Stratford 47 Group's class 47 no.47580 'County of Essex' seen at Newton St Loe with the ECS working following a charter the previous day.
Due to the failure of ex-LNER B1 no.61306 'Mayflower', the Stratford 47 Group's class 47 no.47580 'County of Essex' was drafted in to work the Cathedrals Express charter from Ashford International... (more)
A rare main line outing for preserved class 47 loco 47580 "County Of Essex".The loco was used to convey empty coaching stock from Carnforth to Bristol,in conjunction with a railtour the following ... (more)
47580 "County Of Essex" waits at the North end of a very wet Dereham Station on a short rake of Blue and Grey's.
Splendidly restored and main line certified, Class 47, 47580 works the 0900 East Dereham to Wymondham Abbey service during the Mid Norfolk Railway's Spring Diesel Gala.
Newly restored to BR large logo livery returns a train of classic late 50s, early 60s motive power back to their respective homes after starring in the North Yorkshire Moors Railway diesel gala
Also visiting from the Brimingham Railway Museum was their mainline diesel 47580 in BR Blue with Large Logo, seen on teak LNER stock as it attacks the climb through Eardington
47580 "County of Essex" waits at Nuneaton 20/06/09
6V47 hauled by 47580 and conveying 73006, 50026 & 50035 from Eastleigh to Long Marston approaches Bath Spa, 5/6/09. Bath's famous Abbey probvides a backdrop. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - John Chal... (more)