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images of 2005

Photographs used on the Class 47 List news page during 2005. Copyrights remain with the original photographer. See the archive news pages for information on the specific workings mentioned.

december 2005


01/12/05: An ECS move from Crewe to Old Oak Common today involved 47839 and 47815 leading in multi with 47853 on the rear, which hauled the set from Crewe Carriage Shed into the station before 839 and 815 worked south.
Photo Copyright: Ian Bowland

01/12/05: 47853 at Crewe, see the photo of 839/815 for info.
Photo Copyright: Ian Bowland


01/12/05: 47813 stands at Blea Moor - hauling 5Z81 MoD Longtown-Wembley.
Photo Copyright: Chris Smetham


02/12/05: 47703 at Wymondham, with 832 on the rear, with an empties from Oxley to Norwich for 03/12/05's Norwich to Skipton NENTA charter.
Photo Copyright: Colin Makcrow

02/12/05: 47826 leading the 5Z60 ECS from Carnforth to Ferme Park, with 33025 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Paul Dugdale

02/12/05: 47840 at Purley near Reading today (Friday) with 5Z36, the 0930 from Willesden to Bristol Parkway, a test run for this loco - the scene marred only by the 57 on the rear (obscured well by the bridge!).
Photo Copyright: Richard Watson

02/12/05: At Richings Park was 47840 leading two 325's and a 57 on a trial to make sure 840 worked for its new leasee GB Railfreight (GBRf).
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

02/12/05: 47840 at West Ealing on its return from Bristol Parkway on test for GBRf.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

03/12/05: 47316 worked 5Z65 1600 Derby Litchurch Lane-Cardiff Canton on 02/12/05 and resided on Friday night at Gloucester and will presumably resume its working on Monday. The carriages are mk3 17173 and 17174.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

03/12/05: 47851 at Lincoln on the rear of a Central Trains additional, 1T02 0927 Nottingham-Lincoln.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

03/12/05: 851 then worked 1T05 1038 from here to Nottingham.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

03/12/05: 851 at Winthorpe during 1T05.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

03/12/05: 851 arrived back at Lincoln later on the rear of 1T04, and would later work one more trip to Nottingham.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

03/12/05: 47826 at Newark hauling 1Z60 0540 Stevenage-Edinburgh, 33025 was acting as a standby loco and was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

03/12/05: 47703 at Norwich on the rear of the Norwich-Skipton charter.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker


03/12/05: 47703 at Carlton on the ECML during a pause on 1Z51 0605 Norwich-Skipton. 832 was on the rear.
Two Photo's Copyright: Nick Green

03/12/05: 47832 after arrival at Skipton, 703 had hauled the train from Ipswich to York, with 832 working the final leg to Skipton.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

03/12/05: 47832 at York on the return leg.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

04/12/05: 1Z28, 0956 Cardiff Central-Rhymney at Llanishen.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 1Z28 at Llanbradach.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 1Z28 at Hengoed.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: The return was 1Z29, 1115 Rhymney-Cardiff Central hauled by 33207 with 854 on the rear, again at Hengoed.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 1Z29 further on at Llanbradach.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: For 1Z40 the 1256 Cardiff Central-Rhymney the loco's swapped ends, 854 being on the rear again (hmm, daylight photo conspiracy), seen at Lisvane - but lets face it - it looks good which ever end of the train it's on (just sounds much better on the front...).
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 1Z40 at Llandbradach.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 1Z40; Hengoed.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 47854 crosses Bargoed Viaduct working 1Z28 0956 Cardiff Central to Rhymney as part of Arriva's 'farewell' day to loco hauled workings.
Photo Copyright: Sam Felce

04/12/05: 47854 at Pontlottyn working 1Z28 to Rhymney.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas


04/12/05: 47805 had moved to Cardiff Canton by Sunday, where it was seen stabled.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

04/12/05: 47854 on the rear of 1Z40 at Ystrad Mynach.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

04/12/05: 854 at Llanbradach hauling 1Z41 1415 Rhymney-Cardiff Central.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: Llanishen on 1Z41.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/12/05: 47854 at Caerphilly.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt




06/12/05: More views of 47402 and 47575 at Bury on the East Lancashire Railway.
Three Above Photo's Copyright: David Layland

06/12/05: 47813 heading light from Doncaster to Derby at Rotherham Masborough on the "old road" heading south at 1530.
Photo Copyright: Peter Weber

08/12/05: 47303 passes through Hartford on 0T15, a north west area route learner.
Photo Copyright: Terry Ough

10/12/05: 47703 at Croft near Darlington with 1Z40 Cleethorpes to Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin

10/12/05: 47832 on the rear of 1Z40 at Croft.
Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin

10/12/05: 47832 at Edinburgh before departure of the 1616 Compass Tours return to Cleethorpes.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

13/12/05: Southampton residents 47309 and 47358 parked up together on Tuesday night.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

14/12/05: 47829, with WCRC 47854 and 33207 lining up at the former Crewe DMD.
Photo Copyright: Brian Battersby

14/12/05: Another view of 47854 and 33207 at Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Brian Battersby

17/12/05: 47703 at Stafford in the early hours on the first leg of the Compass Tour to Carlisle via Derby, Birmingham and the Settle and Carlisle.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

17/12/05: At Derby the train reversed and 47832 hauled the train forward.
Photo Copyright: Jim Murphy

21/12/05: 47703 at London Liverpool Street, it had hauled an empty stock from Clapham for a steam charter to Ely.
Photo Copyright: Milky

21/12/05: 47703 at Carpenters Road North Junction (Stratford) on its way light loco back from Liverpool Street to Clapham Junction Yard.
Photo Copyright: Milky

21/12/05: 47298 passes Poppleton Park near York on 6Z31 0830 Carlisle Kingmoor-York.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

21/12/05: 47826 at Hellifield. This had supplied the stock for Kingfishers 'Dalesman' excursion.
Photo Copyright: Daniel Ferguson

21/12/05: 47841 hauling Network Rails 86901 and 86902 (formerly a pair of Virgin 86/2's) through Stafford. 841 picked the pair up from Rugby and took them to Basford Hall.
Photo Copyright: Brian Battersby

21/12/05: 47841 later at York stabled with the 86's.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

23/12/05: 47818 hauls refurbished mark3's through Frisby, the working being 5N19 1015 Derby Litchurch Lane to Norwich Crown Point (the uncropped version of this image is shown in a smaller size below).
Photo Copyright: Ben Wheeler

23/12/05: The uncropped image of the above - 47818 at Frisby on 5N19 from Derby to Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Ben Wheeler

24/12/05: 47854 at Inverness, waiting for some snow!
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

27/12/05: 47105 heating stock for the 1130 Toddington-Cheltenham Racecourse service. 47376 was also attached to double-head this train.
Photo Copyright: Paul Cobb

27/12/05: 47376 running round at Cheltenham Racecourse after working the 1130 from Toddington, the next working was the 1215 back.
Photo Copyright: Paul Cobb

27/12/05: 47105 then attached to 376 again, and backed on to the stock - allowing 105 to be attached to the stock again to heat it.
Photo Copyright: Paul Cobb

29/12/05: 47826 at Carlisle providing some heat for a steam charter (1Z76 1635 Carlisle-Bedford), steam locos 76079 and 45407 were hauling this tour back Hellifield where 826 and/or 851 would then take over.
Photo Copyright: Steven Crozier

29/12/05: 47851 and a ghoslty driver at Bedford, this Bedford-Carlisle was partially a steam charter running with the steam loco from Hellifield to Carlisle and back but with 826 remaining on the train to provide train heating etc. 851 worked the other parts of the tour.
Photo Copyright: Richard Armstrong

29/12/05: A frosty shot of 47358 and 47309 at Southampton Martime.
Photo Copyright: Steve47005

30/12/05: 47818 at Colchester.
Photo Copyright: James Stearn

31/12/05: 47575 at Rawtenstall.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

31/12/05: 47575 was in action as planned today at the East Lancs Railway, in this photo it was at Heywood having run round its train.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

31/12/05: 47575 stands at Ramsbottom with the 1000 Rawtenstall-Heywood.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

31/12/05: 47575 at Burrs on the ELR on a service to Rawtenstall.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

31/12/05: At Ramsbottom on a southbound working to Heywood.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

31/12/05: 47841 stabled at Southampton Maritime.
Photo Copyright: Steve47005


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