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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 - page checked on 10/04/08.

july 2006


01/07/06: 47145 stands at Norwich before working 1Z31 to Newcastle as far as Ipswich.
Photo Copyright: Mouse

01/07/06: 47145 at Doncaster now on the rear of the Newcastle bound charter…
Photo Copyright: Mick Collinson

01/07/06: … with 47703 leading from Ipswich.
Photo Copyright: Mick Collinson

01/07/06: The Saturday Blue Pullman charter was from London to Paignton, 47709 above parked in Paigntons Goodrington Carriage Sidings.
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

01/07/06: 47712 was the other loco
Photo Copyright: Steve Anstey

01/07/06: 47810 worked all the booked drags to/from Great Yarmouth, hauling 90003 on 1V29 1206 Norwich-Great Yarmouth.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

03/07/06: 47848 at Rhyl with 5Z47 from Crewe to Holyhead.
Photo Copyright: John Myers

07/07/06: 47709 at Hexham embarking on the Blue Pullman's weekend away in Scotland.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

07/07/06: 47813 stands with the re-engined 43175 at Loughborough before hauling it as 5Z45 to Landore.
Photo Copyright: D1010

08/07/06: 47813 leads 43175 at Caldicot as 5Z44 from Gloucester to Landore.
Photo Copyright: Chris Smetham

08/07/06: 47813 and 43175 again, at Cardiff.
Photo Copyright: John Binch

08/07/06: After the first week (two Saturdays ago) where the booked 'drags' were covered by units and a 47 worked other services to Great Yarmouth everything has settled down and for the last two weeks the rostered turn has been the one that has seen the 47 action. Working 1V18 1206 Norwich-Great Yarmouth with 90009 in tow at Whitlingham Jct is 47714.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

08/07/06: 47714 with 90002 between Brundall and Strumpshaw working 1V26 1416 Norwich to Great Yarmouth.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

08/07/06: 47709 at Aberdeen working 1Z21 0812 Dumbarton Central-Inverness, part of a weekend Blue Pullman land cruise.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

08/07/06: 47712 at Inverness on 1Z22 1725 Inverness-Dalmuir.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

09/07/06: Continuing the Blue Pullman weekend from yesterday, 47712 photographed at Dumbarton Central, 1Z23 0914 Dumfries-Fort William.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

09/07/06: 47854 at Fort William.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

09/07/06: 854 with 709 at Fort William, 854 was on the Royal Scotsman.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

09/07/06: 47709 at Dalreoch 1Z26 1755 Fort William-Dalreoch at the end of the Sunday move. Over the weekend, the workings of this trip were:
Friday 7th - 1Z50 0754 King's Cross-Hexham(electric to York, then 47712 from York to Hexham)/ 1Z51 1625 Hexham-Dumbarton Central(712)
Saturday 8th - 1Z21 0812 Dumbarton Central-Inverness(709)/ 1Z22 1725 Inverness-Dalmuir(712)
Sunday 9th - 1Z23 0914 Dumbarton Central-Fort William(712)/ 1Z26 1755 Fort William-Dalreoch(709)
Monday 10th - 1Z20 0845 Dumbarton Central-Edinburgh Waverley(703 with 709/12 in tow)
47703 had been at Dumbarton as a standby on the first three days.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

09/07/06: 47854 at Crianlarich after the Royal Scotsman.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

10/07/06: 47839 heading through Bangor on 5Z47 from Crewe Carriage Shed to Holyhead with stock for Arriva's class 57 turn.
Photo Copyright: Eifion Hughes

10/07/06: 47703 and 47709 at Edinburgh Waverley at the end of 1Z20 0845 Dumbarton Central-Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Big Bird

10/07/06: 47703 hauling 47712 and 47709 were later seen at Calderbridge Junction working as 0Z47 to Carlisle after handing over the Blue Pullman to an electric loco at Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Mick Collinson

12/07/06: 47145 at Treeton hauling 6Z59 1114 York North Yard-Coalville.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

12/07/06: 47813 leading 47818 at Adwick, 5Z25 (unsure of journey info).
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

12/07/06: 47145 worked a 6Z59 from York to Coalville, leaving York over three hours late due to problems there.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

12/07/06: 47739 - stored at Motherwell.
Photo Copyright: Steve Parkes

13/07/06: 47839 looking like the north Wales loco hauled services of late 2004/early 2005 (six ex Virgin mk2's and one of the most common Riviera loco's), working 5Z47 from Crewe to Holyhead at Fforyd (west of Rhyl). The 57 hauled service - which incidentally may be finishing shortly - always has two of these mk2's locked out of use, unlike the 47 hauled days.
Photo Copyright: John Myers

13/07/06: 47839 later on at Bangor on the same working.
Photo Copyright: Eifion Hughes

14/07/06: 47813 prepares to run round a ‘One’ Anglia mk3 coach. They had arrived here at Derby with the 0905 (5N08) from Norwich Crown Point depot and the coach was destined for Derby Litchurch Lane for modifications.
Photo Copyright: John Binch

15/07/06: 47712 at Grendon on the WCML with the outward half of a Euston-Llandudno day trip.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

15/07/06: 47709 at the rear of the London Euston to Llandudno working, hauled by 47712.
Photo Copyright: Alan Crawshaw

15/07/06: The return had 712 on the rear - seen at Crewe, hauled by 47709.
Photo Copyright: Brian Battersby

15/07/06: 47826 on the rear of a Leicester-Newport charter, hauled by 57601 - at Tutbury.
Photo Copyright: Jamie Squibbs

15/07/06: 47703 on a Newcastle-Sudbury return railtour working at Copmanthorpe, with the train also containing 31128.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious


17/07/06: Two views of 47365 at Gloucester Horton Road.
Two Photo’s Copyright: Paul Cobb

19/07/06: 47145 and 47703 at Tamworth heading towards Birmingham.
Photo Copyright: John Glover


20/07/06: Two views of 47805 passing through Bangor working 5Z47 from Crewe Carriage Shed to Holyhead, this may be one of the last occurrences of this working as the 57 and stock turn is to shortly revert to DMU operation after the return of 175103 from repairs (it derailed after hitting a landslide south of Lancaster during the winter, although the 57 was initially to replace fire damaged 175008 which has since returned to use).
Two Photo’s Copyright: Eifion Hughes

20/07/06: 47828 about to leave Paddington on 1C99 to Penzance. 47714 was on the other end of the stock after working the ECS in.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

21/07/06: 47401 was in use on a private charter on this day at the Midland Railway Centre, seen here at Hammersmith.
Photo Copyright: Darran Moss

21/07/06: And at Ironville.
Photo Copyright: Darran Moss

21/07/06: Swanwick Junction.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jackson

21/07/06: Swanwick Junction.
Photo Copyright: Darran Moss

21/07/06: 47417 at Swanwick Junction.
Photo Copyright: Darran Moss

21/07/06: 47828 standing at Plymouth in the early hours on its way to Penzance with 1C99 2350 Paddington-Penzance. This is the second 47 to work the First Great Western ‘Night Riviera’ this year, 47813 had an almost week long spell in February, and one brief working on 19th June.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

21/07/06: 47828 crossing the Royal Albert Bridge between Devon and Cornwall with 1C99 2350 Paddington to Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

21/07/06: 47828 reversing the sleeper stock from Penzance to Longrock sidings after working 1C99.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

22/07/06: 1V18 1206 Norwich-Great Yarmouth at Buckenham.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

23/07/06: 47813 at Paddington after working 5C99 from Old Oak Common, 47828 worked 1C99 that evening and was on the other end of the train.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

24/07/06: 47828 at Penzance after 1C99.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

25/07/06: 47703 at Swindon on 0Z86 Cardiff Canton to Clapham Junction after taking some new MURCO tanks to Robeston on Monday. On Wednesday 703 worked a steam charter to Canterbury from London and back.
Photo Copyright: John Binch

26/07/06: An adorable view of 47854 at Invershin working 5Z41 0948 Tain to Dunrobin with the Royal Scotsman set.
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

26/07/06: 47802 and WCRC mk1’s at Greenholme climbing Shap on a training run that may be connected with some charters running later in August for DRS train crew and families to celebrate the 10th anniversary of DRS and the beginning of DRS’s involvement in charters. Unfortunately though the trains will involve a 66 and a 20/37 combination, so as usual – no DRS 47 on a charter train to be seen (yet... although both 501 and 802 worked to Holyhead for Virgin West Coast in 2005 vice 57).
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

27/07/06: 47818 crossing Reedham swing bridge, and 47810 on the rear working 5G91 1040 Lowestoft-Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

27/07/06: 47839 hauls 5Z47 from Crewe to Holyhead through Llanfair PG.
Photo Copyright: Eifion Hughes

27/07/06: 47810 at Reedham on 1G92 0950 Norwich-Lowestoft (these were all top'n'tail throughout the day, 818 was at the other end of the train).
Photo Copyright: Steve Woodhouse

27/07/06: 47818 working ECS 5G91 1040 Lowestoft-Norwich between 1G92 above and 1G94 below at Reedham Swing Bridge.
Photo Copyright: Steve Woodhouse

27/07/06: 47810 at Whitlingham Junction working 1G94 1157 Norwich-Lowestoft.
Photo Copyright: Des Harris

27/07/06: 47810 after Cantley with the sugar beet factory in the background, 810 was working 1G91 1157 Norwich-Lowestoft. 818 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

28/07/06: 47810, Haddiscoe - 5G95 1650 Norwich-Lowestoft.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum

28/07/06: 47818 at Haddiscoe hauling 1G95 1800 Lowestoft-Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Steve Goodrum.

29/07/06: A nice combination, 47145 and 47832 and the Blue Pullman set at Copmanthorpe on 1Z51.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

29/07/06: 47245 at York on 1Z53.
Photo Copyright: Neil D.

29/07/06: 47401 and the face of ‘Diesel’ at Swanwick at a Thomas weekend.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

29/07/06: 47854 at Haymarket with the Royal Scotsman stock.
Photo Copyright: John Edwards

29/07/06: 47145 and 47832 double heading at Croft on the way to Durham.
Photo Copyright: Andy Galpin

29/07/06: The multi cable between 47145 and 47832 at York.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

29/07/06: 47145 and 47832 leaving York on the return in multi, plenty of power coming in useful on the ECML.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

29/07/06: 47245 at York on 1Z37.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

29/07/06: 47810 at Great Yarmouth arriving with 5V29 from Norwich Crown Point.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

30/07/06: 47854 climbing Slochd on 1H90 1252 Aviemore-Perth.
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

31/07/06: A GNER rake hauled by 47714 at Sandall & Agbrigg - this was 5Z25 1600 Neville Hill-Doncaster.
Photo Copyright: Tim Ward

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