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images of 2006

Photographs used on the Class 47 List news page during 2006. Copyrights remain with the original photographer. See the archive news pages for information on the specific workings mentioned.

february 2006


01/02/06: 47839 arrives back into Cardiff from Gloucester on 5Z51.
Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

01/02/06: 47848 leaves Cardiff with 5Z48 heading back for Crewe, with 47805 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

02/02/06: Late in the evening of the 2nd, 47813 stands at Paddington waiting to leave with 1C99 2350 Paddington-Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

02/02/06: 47839 leads 5Z48 from Cardiff to Crewe, betweem Cardiff and Newport.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky

03/02/06: Penzance welcomed back 47813 on this morning, having worked 1C99 from London last night.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

03/02/06: 47843 at Hereford working 5Z48, the 1200 Cardiff Canton to Crewe driver trainer. 47805 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Matt Clarke

04/02/06: 47813 back at Paddington early on Saturday morning after working 1A40.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker


04/02/06: 47709 (top) and 47712 (lower) top'n'tailing the Blue Pullman set at Tonbridge.
Two Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

04/02/06: 47712 arrives at Ashford, leaving the Hastings line after the trip to Dungeness on the return half of this Blue Pullman charter which had been to Folkestone. 709 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

04/02/06: 47709 on the rear of 1Z83, taken shortly after the one of 712 above.
Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

04/02/06: 47812 passes Toton on its route learner, heading south on 0Z47.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

04/02/06: 47709 climbing up leaving Folkestone, 1Z83 1230 Folkestone Harbour-London Victoria.
Photo Copyright: James Stearn

05/02/06: 47828 at Gloucester.
Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks




06/02/06(am): Four images of 47813, the top one is it and its train at Yeovil Junction, at Exeter St Davids after running around its stock (after hauling the train via Yeovil which is a booked Sunday diversionary route), then later at Plymouth on platform 8 dropping off the front sleeper carriage which always comes off at Plymouth with passengers for there. The final image is of 813 back on the front of the stock on platform 4 waiting to head off into Cornwall.
Three Photo's Copyright: Tre Pol Pen

06/02/06: 47830 passes Magor on an 0Z87 Basford Hall-Carmarthen Freightliner route refresher trip.
Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks


07/02/06: 47818 on an empty stock movement working as 5Z92 1425 Long Marston-Gloucester Horton Road at Lower Moor (top) and Coombe Wood (lower).
Two Photo's Copyright: Howard Osiransky

08/02/06: 47847 slows down approaching Church Stretton with 5Z48 1200 Cardiff Canton-Crewe. 47805 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

08/02/06: 47847 at Church Stretton on 5Z48.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

08/02/06: 47805 on the rear of 5Z48, also at Church Stretton.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

08/02/06: 47818 at Richings Park on a different 5Z92, the 0830 Gloucester Horton Road-Old Oak Common on the day after, with just one carriage (the usual BFO).
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

09/02/06: 47714 at Stratford, it was working 1P30 1300 London-Norwich with matching liveried stock after a DBSO fault.
Photo Copyright: Chris Holt

09/02/06: Having lost quite a bit of oil, 813 stands at London Paddington after working 1A40. 818 completed the 47 theme by working the ECS to Old Oak Common. 840 worked the same ECS on 25/01/06 when 813 first worked 1A40 this year.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

10/02/06: 47802 leads 87006 and a selection of MPMV-less 325's (the vehicle with the pantograph/motors has been removed) at Carluke on 1M44 1531 Shieldmuir-Warrington. The matching DRS coloured 87 is actually now used by GBRf, and had failed - prompting the use of the DRS 47.
Photo Copyright: Gary Lennon

10/02/06: 47802 with failed 87006 on the way to Warrington.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Naylor




11/02/06: 47714 at Doncaster, after arriving from Norwich with a mk3 buffet, and also shown after being detached from its vehicle.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green


11/02/06: On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 47818 was used to haul sleeper ECS's (for 1C99 and from 1A40) between Paddington and Old Oak Common, seen at Paddington on Saturday morning waiting to haul 5A40 to OOC.
Two Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs



11/02/06: 47004, 47756 and 47782 in storage at Old Oak Common.
Three Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

11/02/06: 47826 at York National Railway Museum, seen from York station.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

11/02/06: 47854 at North Muskham, a few miles north of Newark.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green


11/02/06: 47854 at Retford.
Two Photo's Copyright: Nick Green

11/02/06: 47854 at Ashford (the one near Staines...)
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

11/02/06: 47854 at Windsor, somewhere a 47 hasn't been since 22/04/95 when 47716 went there on a tour from Preston.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

13/02/06: 47715 at York National Railway Museum.
Photo Copyright: David Guy


13/02/06: 47798 at York.
Two Photo's Copyright: David Guy

13/02/06: 47826 at York.
Photo Copyright: David Guy

13/02/06: 47811 at Rugby.
Photo Copyright: David Johnson

13/02/06: 47841 with 47150 at Rugby, during a crew change, before proceeding to Basford Hall having come from Dagenham Dock.
Photo Copyright: David Johnson

14/02/06: 47145 at Doncaster on 6Z47.
Photo Copyright: Des Harris

14/02/06: 47145 at Colton, 6Z47.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

14/02/06: 47709 leading 1Z40 to Salisbury at Potbridge near Winchfield.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky

14/02/06: 47709 arriving at Salisbury on 1Z40.
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

14/02/06: 47712 at Salisbury.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

14/02/06: 47712 at Salisbury.
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

14/02/06: 47712 at Salisbury.
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

14/02/06:
Photo Copyright: Alan Field

14/02/06:
Photo Copyright: Alan Field

14/02/06:
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

16/02/06: 47798 finally arrives at Carnforth for a repaint, having been hauled by 47826.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Naylor


16/02/06: Not something you see every day, a 47 hauling a class 442! This was unit (44)2401, fresh from overhaul, and being hauled approaching Basingstoke by 47811.
Two Photo's Copyright: James Stearn


16/02/06: Two views of 47811 arriving at Poole.
Two Photo's Copyright: Steve Anstey

17/02/06: 47813 was dead on the rear of a test train from Old Oak Common, the train hauled by troublesome 57603 which had come 'off repairs' prior to this test run, seen at Steventon. It was this 57 (mostly anyway) that gave 813 extensive use recently on the sleeper services, and still looks a bit work stained!
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky
  • Photo's below from 18/02/06 are of:
    47709 + 47712=1Z42 Kings Cross-Kidderminster/ ECS to Worcester.
    47818=5D07 Norwich Crown Point-Derby.
    47826=1Z42 Cleethorpes-Windsor.
    47316
    47709 Connington
    47826 Connington
    47712 Worcester
    47709 Worcester
    18/02/06: 47316 at Gloucester, 47709 at Connington on the ECML on the rear of the charter from Kings Cros, 47826 also at Connington with the Cleethorpes-Windsor, and later on 47712 arriving at Worcester from Kidderminster on the ECS and 47709 on the rear.
    Five Photo's Copyright: Jamie Squibbs


    18/02/06: 47712 leading, 47709 on the rear, pullman ECS at Droitwich Spa.
    Two Photo's Copyright: P.Sharpe
    47818 March
    47826 Peterborough
    18/02/06: 47818 at March, hauling 5D07 Norwich-Derby, and 47826 at Peterborough on the front of 1Z42 Cleethorpes-Windsor.
    Two Photo's Copyright: Colin Makcrow
    47145 + 47818 Derby
    47712 Leicester
    47709 Leicester
    47818 Derby
    18/02/06: 47145 and 47818 at Derby, 47712 arrives at Leicester, with 47709 on the rear, and 47818 at Derby with a different set of stock (either that or they painted it rather quick!!! Maybe not...)
    Four Photo's Copyright: Brian Battersby
    709
    709
    712
    712
    818
    818
    826
    18/02/06 Peterborough: 47709: two images of this on the rear, and 47712: two photo's of this on the front of todays Kings Cross-Kidderminster blue pullman charter. 47818: two pics of it on a Norwich Crown Point to Derby Litchurch Lane(?) empty stock move, and finally 47826: leading a Cleethorpes-Windsor charter, with 57601 on the rear.
    Seven Photographs Copyright: Darren Wetherall

    18/02/06:
    Photo Copyright: Darran

    18/02/06:
    Photo Copyright: Darran

    18/02/06:
    Photo Copyright: Darran

    18/02/06:
    Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

    18/02/06:
    Photo Copyright: Darran



    18/02/06:
    Three Photo's Copyright: John Tromans

    18/02/06: 47575 at Heywood.
    Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

    18/02/06: 47830 at Mossend.
    Photo Copyright: Steve Parkes

    18/02/06: 47402 at Heywood with the 1051 to Bury.
    Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin


    18/02/06: Later on, 402 at Rawtenstall on the 1507 to Bury.
    Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin


    18/02/06: On the same day 47575 was also in use, photographed at Rawtenstall before working the 1217 to Heywood. 402 worked the 0900 Bury-Rawtenstall and 1051 Heywood-Rawtenstall, 575 worked the 1217 Rawtenstall-Heywood and both loco's later worked the 1630 Bury-Rawtenstall.
    Photo Copyright: Keith Webber


    18/02/06: 47712 at Worcester.
    Photo Copyright: David Guy


    18/02/06: 47826 worked 1Z42 0630 Cleethorpes-Windsor & Eton Riverside, with 57601 on the other end which hauled the return working. 826 is seen at Grimsby Town in the morning.
    Photo Copyright: Brian Calladine


    18/02/06: 47826 at Newark Northgate.
    Photo Copyright: Brian Calladine


    18/02/06: And 826 after arrival at Windsor.
    Photo Copyright: Brian Calladine


    20/02/06: The first 47 on a Valley's train this year, 47843 worked this - the 0744 from Rhymney-Cardiff Central.
    Photo Copyright: Cwmbran

    20/02/06: 47355 at Magor on 0Z30 Derby-Landore.
    Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

    20/02/06: Later the same day, 47843 worked back to Rhymney with the 1701 from Cardiff Central.
    Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

    21/02/06: On Tuesday - 47843 at Cardiff Queen Street on the 0744 from Rhymney.
    Photo Copyright: Josh Bliszko

    22/02/06: On Wednesday between it's Rhymney-Cardiff and Cardiff-Rhymney peak time workings, 843 worked a 5Z50 to Gloucester and 5Z51 return for crew training. A class 50 was expected to work 5Z50/5Z51 the following day, crews training for the summer Fishguard run.
    Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

    22/02/06: 47843 at Severn Tunnel Junction on the same working.
    Photo Copyright: Garry Sparks

    23/02/06: 47847 and 47815 at Birmingham International, on a 'Private Train' (for private people?) to Euston.
    Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

    23/02/06: On the rear was 47805 which had hauled the ECS for the train.
    Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

    23/02/06: 47853 went out on a trip to Stafford (driver training?), seen at Crewe returning to the LNWR shed.
    Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

    23/02/06: 47839 hauled the regular twice weekly stock move to Holyhead, pictured leaving Crewe at tea time.
    Photo Copyright: Andrew Naylor


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