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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.

november 2005


02/11/05: 47769 at Barrow Hill with roof sections removed so the air tanks can be re-certified and tested.
Photo Copyright: Lee Kenny

02/11/05: 47851 at Baiter Park outside Poole with 1Z45 from Kensington Olympia-Weymouth with the usual salooon; 6320. Evidently the weather was poor everywhere today!
Photo Copyright: Steve47005Anstey

03/11/05: 47851 at Farlington Junction with an officers special from Weymouth to Rugby.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

03/11/05: 47515, and a smart car putting its paintwork (what's left of it!) to shame at the former Crewe DMD.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul


03/11/05: 47829, Crewe DMD.
Two Photo's Copyright: Phil Saul



03/11/05: Various shots of 47847 and 47848 arriving at Crewe from Basford Hall, with their multi workings cables/sockets on test, hauling 47575, 20096 and 20905. The last one shows clag coming from 848 with the air vents closed, 847's are open but no clag is visible (either they weren't still connected, or the tree is covering the view, but if 847 wasn't connected it's vents would be closed, surely?)
Three Photo's Copyright: Phil Saul

03/11/05: 47851 stabled at Rugby after returning from Weymouth..
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

04/11/05: 47832, Wolverhampton, 5Z32.
Photo Copyright:

04/11/05: 47703, Wolverhampton, rear of 5Z32.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer

04/11/05: 47832, still on the front of 5Z32 at Basingstoke.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

04/11/05: 47853, Cardiff, rear of 1V76.
Photo Copyright: Cwmbran

05/11/05: 47839 at the blocks at Liverpool Lime Street having worked an ECS for a class 40 tour.
Photo Copyright: John Melia

05/11/05: 47829 and 47575 at Crewe DMD.
Photo Copyright: Brian Battersby

05/11/05: 47703 at Baiter Park, Poole with a Weymouth-Nottingham footex. 47832 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Steve47005

05/11/05: 47832, Baiter Park near Poole, on the rear of 1Z91 0710 Weymouth-Nottingham.
Photo Copyright: Steve47005

05/11/05: 47703, Attenborough, 1Z91.
Photo Copyright: Stuart Wood

05/11/05: 47832, Attenborough, rear of 1Z91.
Photo Copyright: Stuart Wood

05/11/05: 47703, Micheldever, 1Z91.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47832, Micheldever, rear of 1Z91.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47805, Goytre, 1Z10.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47843, Cwmbran, 1Zxx.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47853, Cwmbran, rear of 1Zxx.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47843, Pontir, 1Zxx.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47853, Pontir, 1Zxx.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47843, Pontir (towards Panteg), 1Zxx.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47848, Goytre, rear of 1Z10.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

05/11/05: 47805 (848 was on the rear) at Hereford with 1Z10 0915 Crewe-Cardiff (via Wrexham).
Photo Copyright: Steve Kibble

05/11/05: 47805 leaves Newport on 1Z10.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

05/11/05: 47843 (853 on the rear) 1Z11 1010 Hereford-Cardiff, approaching its destination.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

05/11/05: 47815 approaching Cardiff (at Green Lane) on 1V75 0914 Crewe-Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

05/11/05: 47853 in the distance leads 5Z13 Cardiff to Cwmbran over the River Usk at Newport.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

05/11/05: 1Z13 1410 Cwmbran-Cardiff, with 843 leading.
Photo Copyright: Steve Kibble

05/11/05: 47805 at Cardiff Canton, stabled prior to working 1N15 (shown below).
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

05/11/05: 47805 at Cardiff with the 1N15 1815 Cardiff-Newport.
Photo Copyright: Steve Kibble

05/11/05: 47815 waiting to leave Cardiff on 1Z14 1820 Cardiff-Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Steve Kibble

07/11/05: 47839 at West Ealing hauling a set of carriages used on a class 40 tour on Saturday, 839 having worked this from Edge Hill Carriage Sidings. The class 40 was used to take 47575 to the East Lancs Railway.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

08/11/05: I don't think we've had a photo of a 47 here on this website (although we've had one at Carmarthen), this is 47355 at Swansea with a SERCO train.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

08/11/05: 47703 at Worting Junction with 5Z33 Weymouth Jersey Sidings to Oxley which should have ran on the 7th but was cancelled.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

08/11/05: 47813 stabled at Norwich, with 47714.
Photo Copyright: Des Harris

09/11/05: Around South Wales this week 47355 and 47709 have carried on putting in appearances, this is 47355 leading '1Z14' on Wednesday at Loughor.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

09/11/05: 47709 on the rear of the 355 pic, again at Loughor.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

09/11/05: 47709 leading at Llanelli.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

11/11/05: 47303 passes through Eastleigh with the 1003 Wentloog-Southampton Freightliner.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

12/11/05: 47575 backs onto a service at Ramsbottom after the failure of the class 45 in use. This became 47575's first passenger working in just over five years, since its EWS days. See the 47575 page for its last year and a bit of passenger train workings.
Photo Copyright: Cwmbran



12/11/05 National Railway Museum: 47715, 47798 and 47813 (with a similarly owned HST power car) at this latest 'cab-it' event. 47715 was even used top'n'tail with a class 20 on short shuttle workings, 715's first working since.....?
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

12/11/05: 47575 at Heywood after working its first train for many years, see news below.
Photo Copyright: Cwmbran

12/11/05: From a few weeks ago, 47402 at Ramsbottom working 1J60 1105 Rawtenstall-Heywood.
Photo Copyright: Cwmbran

16/11/05: 47303 at Shawford with 4M55 1000 Southampton Maritime to Lawley Street (its wagons continuing around the corner behind the train (not the signal as I said before), following some empty flat wagons!).
Photo Copyright: David Wood

18/11/05: Stratford 47 Group's 47596 at Tyseley Railway Museum.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer
The following were taken between Newport and Cardiff, near to Coedkernew:

19/11/05: 47815 between Newport and Cardiff with 1Z11 1010 Hereford-Cardiff Central, with 47839 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

19/11/05: 47853 1V75 0914 Crewe-Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

19/11/05: 47847 1Z10 0915 Crewe-Cardiff via Wrexham, 843 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

19/11/05: 47843 on the rear of 1Z10 (note the familiar white/blue clag from 847 filling the air!).
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

19/11/05: 47839 with 5Z13 1303 Cardiff-Cwmbran.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

19/11/05: 47815 on the rear of 5Z13.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis


19/11/05: 47205 showing the problems of the recent freezing weather as it is de-iced and prepared for a day out on the Northampton and Lamport Railway.
Two Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs


19/11/05: Images of 47205 in action.
Two Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

19/11/05: 47839 with 5Z13 1303 Cardiff-Cwmbran and 47815 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

19/11/05: The attractive looking 47854 now with snow ploughs (the only 47 with them that has electric train heating supply, apart from 643 - 200+316 still have ploughs too) at Cambridge after 57601 had arrived with the charter from Preston. 854 had been started up to take the train to Cambridge TMD.
Photo Copyright: Martin Fuller

19/11/05: 47854 at Calder Bridge (Wakefield) on the rear of the Preston-Cambridge charter.
Photo Copyright: Mick Collinson

19/11/05: 47854 leaving Ely with the return half.
Photo Copyright: Martin Fuller


25/11/05: The driver of 47815 being given the right away by the guard at Hereford working the 1541 Crewe-Cardiff on Friday evening.
Photo Copyright: Steve Parkes


25/11/05: 47815 after arriving at Cardiff with 1V86 1541 Crewe-Cardiff on Friday.
Two Photo's Copyright: Mr C

26/11/05: 47805; it was expected to work services between Rhymney and Cardiff on this day but due to an incident with the detached carriage at the rear it remained at Rhymney as seen here.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

26/11/05: 47715 (near) with 47709 at York.
Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin

26/11/05: 47839 stands at Crewe before running around its stock for a trip to Cardiff and back, it worked down with 1V75 at 0914.
Photo Copyright: J Tromans


26/11/05: 47848 at Crewe before working 1Z10 0915 Crewe-Cardiff via Chester and Wrexham.
Two Photo's Copyright:

26/11/05: 47815 and 47853 had made the southbound trip to Wales the previous afternoon with the 1541 from Crewe, and 853 was seen at Caerleon after a night at Canton hauling an ECS to Hereford for 815 to form 1Z11 back to Cardiff Central.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

26/11/05: 47815 at Panteg with 1Z11 1010 Hereford-Cardiff, with 47853 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

26/11/05: 1V75 during its journey, at Pontir.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

26/11/05: 47848 at Goytre still on 0915 Crewe-Cardiff, evidently sunnier than Crewe earlier on. 843 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

26/11/05: 47843 on the rear of the 0915 Crewe-Cardiff, at Goytre as above.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

26/11/05: 47853 after arrival at Cardiff Central with the 1255 Swansea-Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

26/11/05: After 853 had worked the 1255 from Swansea, 815 was seen leaving Cardiff Central for Canton depot ECS.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

27/11/05: 47853 at Hereford on Sunday with 1Z47 1254 Cardiff-Crewe, 853 had been on the rear of 815 in the Friday image, and 815 was on the rear of this service heading back to Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Mr C


27/11/05: Two views, one of each end of 47596, undergoing its restoration at Tyseley Railway Museum.
Two Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs


27/11/05: Another one undergoing restoration is 47768 at Barry on the Vale of Glamorgan Railwau, the first image showing one side having been filled and sanded down awaiting undercoat, whilst the other side of the loco in the latter photo shows the undercoat already applied.
Two Photo's Copyright: Mark Thomas


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