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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.

september 2005


03/09/05:Remember this one for a 'whats going on here' question in ten years time! Middle left is 47851, middle right 854, and far right is Virgin West Coast standby 47298 on hire from DRS at Carlisle, 851 and 854 being right next to their home depot where the photo was taken at Carnforth although they had been on this particular charter from Crewe. Steam loco 71000 (Duke of Gloucester) on the left hauled the train forward whilst both 47's were removed from the train.
Photo Copyright: Paul Dugdale

03/09/05: 47843 passes through East Didsbury on the 0827 Manchester-Cardiff for the Wales v England match at Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: Peter Weber

03/09/05: 47851 at Crewe, 851 hauled this steam excursion to near Carnforth, with 854 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs
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03/09/05: 47843 (1) at Crewe with 1Z48 from Manchester, and 47811 (2) with the 0928 to Cardiff which began here at Crewe.
Two Photo's Copyright: Rowan Crawshaw
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03/09/05: A selection of four images from Gaer Junction, top (1) is 47848 on 1Z47 0803 Chester-Cardiff, then 47843 (2) on 1Z48 0827 Manchester-Cardiff, (3) 47839 on the rear of 1Z48, and (4) 47811 with 1V75 0928 Crewe-Cardiff.
Four Photo's Copyright: Mark Thomas
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03/09/05: 47843 (1) and 47811 (2) on arrival at Cardiff after working in with 1Z48 and 1V75 respectively.
Two Photo's Copyright: Colin Makcrow

03/09/05: 47145 at Derby station.
Photo Copyright: Rowan Crawshaw

03/09/05: 47847 at Caerphilly with 2R30 1359 Cardiff Central-Rhymney.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

03/09/05: 47847 on 2R30 1359 from Cardiff to Rhymney at Bargoed.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

03/09/05: 47847 at Rhymney after finishing 2R30.
Photo Copyright: Colin Makcrow

03/09/05: 47839 at Goytre with 1744 Cardiff-Manchester, with 843 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

03/09/05: This steam charter from Tyseley to Holyhead returned to Crewe and was booked to be hauled by a diesel loco beyond Crewe, which 47703 worked from here.
Photo Copyright: Alan Crawshaw

03/09/05: 47839 with 47843 out of site on the rear of the train at their destination of Manchester after the 1744 from Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: Peter Weber

03/09/05: 47810 at Chester on Saturday night with 1D26, the retimed 2151 Crewe-Holyhead.
Photo Copyright: Martin Taylor

06/09/05: 47847 leaving Cardiff Queen Street with 2F05 from Rhymney on last Tuesday morning, the most recent 47 working from Rhymney, as viewed from Brunel House.
Photo Copyright: D1069

06/09/05: 47826 at Burton on Trent with three of Barrow Hill's AC loco's (an 83, 81 and 85101?) heading for this weekend Crewe Works open days.
Photo Copyright: Joe Gornall

06/09/05: 47841 passes through Tilehurst with three slam door units heading for scrap, running as 5Z45 0915 Ramsgate-Severn Tunnel Junction.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

09/09/05: 47316 with 90003 on their Loughborough to Willesden trip, at Stafford.
Photo Copyright: Brad Joyce

09/09/05 Crewe Works open weekend photographic preview: This is the rather dull new livery of FM Rail (nice logo though) as demonstrated by 47832, formerly 'Tamar' but looking like it's about to receive a new name...
Photo Copyright: D1069




10/09/05 Crewe Works open day: As shown by these four Crewe Works built class 47's were a few different styles/categories, representing freight loco's was 47150, original styling shown by 47815 - note its new covered nameplates in a more traditional location (now named 'Great Western'), 47826 in traditional Intercity work stained style, and on a different wavelength was FM 47832 - the last class 47 to ever be overhauled there at Crewe Works back in 2000.
Four Photo's Copyright: Colin Makcrow


10/09/05 Crewe Works open day: 47832 and 47854.
Two Photo's Copyright: Nick Green.

10/09/05: 47703 at Sheffield having returned from Edinburgh on Saturday.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

10/09/05 Crewe Works: Dwarfing the model railway in front of it, 47402 hidden away inside on Saturday.
Photo Copyright: C.Adamson

10/09/05 Crewe Works: Two loco's that haven't sat together for a very long time, 47815 and 47826.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

16/09/05: D1705 at Leicester North after working the 1000 from Loughborough Central.
Photo Copyright: Stuart Wood

16/09/05: 47851 working 2Z01 0754 Swindon-Newport via Fishguard and the Heart of Wales route at Llandeilo Junction with saloon 6320.
Photo Copyright: Mark Thomas

16/09/05*: Shiny 47813 ex works with multi jumper fitted, at Oxley (FM Rail's 86212 in the reflection.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

16/09/05*: 47832 at Oxley.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

17/09/05: 47840 at London Paddington awaiting with the morning ECS to Old Oak Common.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

17/09/05: 47714 next to long term resident 47370 stabled at Ipswich.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

17/09/05*: 47188 at Crewe DMD.
Photo Copyright: Brad Joyce

17/09/05: 47818 at Great Yarmouth waiting to work the last booked loco hauled service to Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Jonathan Lewis

17/09/05: The first train to stop here for four years (the train services here are now worked by buses for Central trains, as per at Norton Bridge), here at Stone at 0715 were 47316 and 47813 (providing the train supply only, the multi on 813 being faulty thus 813 provided no haulage for the day) on their way to Carlisle with 1Z56.
Photo Copyright: Brad Joyce

17/09/05: 47316 and 47813 (providing ETS only) at Ribblehead on Saturday's Heartland Rail tour. This is a cropped version of the image shown below.
Photo Copyright: Daniel Ferguson

17/09/05: 47316 and 47813 as shown above, but this being the original image after crossing Ribblehead Viaduct with 1Z56.
Photo Copyright: Daniel Ferguson

17/09/05: 47703 after arrival at Edinburgh with 1Z25 from Little Sutton.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

17/09/05: 47316 and 47813 on the return from Carlisle (1Z57) at Haltwhistle.
Photo Copyright: Paul Dugdale

17/09/05: Here comes winter, a frosty Long Preston and 47703 on Saturdays 'The Edinburgh Cheshireman' Compass Tour from Little Sutton to Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Paul Dugdale

17/09/05: 703 having crossed Ribblehead Viaduct, again on 1Z25 to Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Daniel Ferguson

17/09/05: 703 at Edinburgh waiting to depart with 1Z27 1812 Edinburgh to Little Sutton, oddly on platform 11, charters at Waverley normally going from platforms 20 and 21.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

18/09/05: 47117 in action at Quorn & Woodhouse on the Great Central Railway.
Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

18/09/05*: 47703 stabled at Hooton siding after Saturday's tour, when photo'd it was awaiting a return to Oxley.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

18/09/05*: After a request for the spelling of the name on 47832, here is my answer to it, and for those who compile the fleetbooks note that there are dots on all three letters of the word O.B.E.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

18/09/05*: You don't need an open day to see 47's lined up! Oxley here is the scene of 47832 (about to leave for Crewe) posed on the left next to 47703 (just arrived from Hooton) with 47200 in the very distance just visible, and on the right are 47316 with 47813 just visible (having worked a railtour the previous day). A former Rio HST which has been on hire to Virgin Cross Country this summer and is now owned by Cotswold Rail is on the extreme left and can also be seen from the main railway line from Wolves to Shrewsbury.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

18/09/05*: Another view of 47832, 47703, 47316 and 47813 at Oxley.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

22/09/05: 47811 at Kensington Olympia, it was working 5Z45 0915 Ramsgate-MoD Caerwent with two slam door class 423's.
Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

24/09/05: A freshly painted 47376 (painted by Brush Type 4 Fund volunteers) back in traffic on the Gloucester & Warwickshire Railway.

Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

24/09/05: 47376 at Hailes Abbey working 1042 Toddington-Winchcombe prior to its naming ceremony.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

24/09/05: As fitted to 376.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

24/09/05: 376 at Toddington after its naming.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

24/09/05: 376 at Toddington.
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

24/09/05: 376 working 1445 Winchcombe-Toddington at Hailes Abbey.
Photo Copyright: David Wood

24/09/05: 47105 on a freight working at Winchcombe, the 1555 departure to Toddington
Photo Copyright: David Wood

24/09/05: 47818 and 47714 ran light to Lowestoft on Saturday morning, seen at Bungalow Lane Crossing.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

24/09/05: At Norwich before it was used on passenger service (after the failure(?) of 31452 and 45112).
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

24/09/05: 47832 on the 1242 Great Yarmouth to Norwich (1G03) instead of 31452 and/or 45112 on one of Saturdays ACoRP loco hauled workings. 33103 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

24/09/05: 47840 at Paddington on Saturday morning. See Tuesday's news.
Photo Copyright: Messy

24/09/05: Another view of 47840 at Paddington.
Photo Copyright: Messy

24/09/05: Those signs are finally getting common in 47 pics aren't they! 47826 stands at, errrr, well Mallaig after arriving with the latest SRPS tour.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

24/09/05: The other loco of the pair was again the other traditional WCRC Scottish machine 47854, seen also at Mallaig.
Photo Copyright:

24/09/05: 47854 at Fort William.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

24/09/05: 47376's naming ceremony on Saturday.
Photo Copyright: Patrick Perry




25/09/05: 47105 and 47376 (Winchcombe), and two more of 376 (Cheltenham Racecourse).
Four Photo's Copyright: Mick Hirst






25/09/05 A selection, two of 47105, and four of 47376.
Six Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

25/09/05 (Community Rail Day): 47714 at Cantley working 1G74 1345 Norwich-Great Yarmouth.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

25/09/05: 47714 on the rear of 1G75 at Reedham, with 20096 and 20905 providing the power...(!)
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

25/09/05: 714 again at Reedham returning, looking more at home on the front - this being 1G76 1526 Norwich-Lowestoft.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

25/09/05: 47818 had been a Lowestoft standby, it was seen returning light after the last loco hauled service left there.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

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