04/10/03: 47853 on the Severn Valley Railway.
Photo Copyright: Gareth Williams
06/10/03: 47714 at Norwich, shortly after repaint into Anglia livery.
Photo Copyright: ?
07/10/03: 47815 at Penzance after working 1C99. On its way back to London it would provide a lift for Original Ronnie from Plymouth, which was attached to the rear. Go/coming the other way on the evenings of the 6th/7th was 47811, on 1C99 on the evening of the 7th it hauled 47813 to Bristol.
Photo Copyright: Gez
08/10/03: 47793 at Crewe after working 5Z88 from Birmingham. It had worked 1Z47 0740 BNS-Kensignton Olympia and 1Z88 1625 Kensington Olympia-BNS.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Royle
12/10/03: Fresh out in this more attractive version of WCRC maroon, 47854 stands at Derby. It had arrived there on the rear of the previous days steam hauled 1Z62 1439 Carlisle-Derby though had worked 1Z50 0740 Derby-Carlisle earlier in the day.
Photo Copyright: Frank Kutta
18/10/03: 47854 stands at Newcastle on 1Z72 1750 Edinburgh-Lancaster, it hauled this charter to Doncaster, 47701 worked forward via Man Vic to Preston where the train terminated because of engineering works. The outward run was 1Z71 0603 Lancaster-Edinburgh and 854 hauled this to Doncaster for 701 forward.
Photo Copyright: Martin Taylor
18/10/03: The first charter pairing of silver Cotswold 47s was this Pathfinder 1Z37 0715 Newport-Peterborough West Yard, which 47316 and 47200 hauled im multiple from Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal to Peterborough West Yard.
Photo Copyright: Ray Chamberlain
23/10/03: 47843 passes through Carlisle. I don't have a record of this working, but on the 24th 843 could be found at Rugby.
Photo Copyright: Mikk Holland