Monday, 28 December 2009
Monday 28/12/09, updated 1550
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Sunday, 27 December 2009
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thanks for news today: David Moorcraft.
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Friday, 25 December 2009
Next update will be on Monday 28th - just a reminder that the photo page was updated on the 24th with 31 new images. Below here though are some recent 'festive' style images that weren't added to yesterday's news;
19/12/09: 47826 at Newcastle, on the rear of 1Z22 to Kings Cross during last weekend's snowfall.
Photo Copyright: David Hill
20/12/09: 47786 the following day, hauling a different WCRC set from Hull station back to Carnforth, with 47804 on the rear.
thanks for news today: Some reindeer.
Posted by Class 47 List at 12:47
Thursday, 24 December 2009
Thursday 24/12/09, updated 1015, 1500(photo page updated), 1920(news)
Locations and Pool Codes today;
47150/289(DHLT)=Basford Hall(stored). 47237(ADFL)=Gloucester. 47501(XHAC)=Carlisle Kingmoor(exam). 47575(RTLS)=Crewe Heritage Centre(stored). 47709(XHHP)=Eastleigh(OOS). 47712(XHAC)=Crown Point. 47727/739/749(COLO)=RugbyOLE. 47747(RTLO)=CreweLNWR(stored). 47769(RTLO)=RugbyOLE. 47790(XHAC)=Carlisle Kingmoor. 47791(XHHP)=Barrow Hill(OOS). 47799(WNXX)=Eastleigh(stored). 47802(XHAC)=Gresty Bridge(OOS). 47805/812(RTLO)=DerbyRTC(exams). 47810(HNRL)=Barrow Hill. 47811(DFLH)=Dagenham Dock Yard(shunter). 47813(HNRL)=Doncaster West Yard. 47815/839/843(RTLO)=CreweDMD. 47816/830(DFLH)=Basford Hall(stored). 47818(HNRL)=Barrow Hill. 47828(ADFL)=Doncaster West Yard. 47829(HNRS)=Long Marston. 47832(XHAC)=Norwich. 47841(XHHP)=Eastleigh(OOS). 47847(RTLO)=Eastleigh(OOS). 47848(RTLO)=Crewe(somewhere). 47853(RTLO)=CreweDMD.
Also in MBDL - 47292, 47402, 47635, 47701, 47750(scrapped), 47761, 47840.
thanks for news today: Driff47844, Spin, Eliot Andersen, Steve Goodrum, Neil Jones, Mr T.
Wednesday, 23 December 2009
23/12/09: 47245 leads 47826, 37706 and 47760 on 5Z81 1130 Southall-Carnforth, seen standing at Preston late this afternoon awaiting a road to the north.
Photo Copyright: Andy Cleaver (image from a camera phone)
thanks for news today: Biggs, class47man, Mike47449, Andy Cleaver, Steve Goodrum, Matt Spencer, Mr T, Chris Warman, Paul Willacy.
Posted by Class 47 List at 15:33
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
24/12/09 = Battlefield Line - four round trips, 1000 start - 47640
26/12/09 = GWR, 1615 Toddington-Cheltenham and return, 47105.
27/12/09 = GWR, Diesel Gala, 47105 47376.
28/12/09 = GWR, 1615 Toddington-Cheltenham and return, 47105.
31/12/09 = GWR, 1615 Toddington-Cheltenham and return, 47105.
01/01/10 = GWR, 1615 Toddington-Cheltenham and return, 47105.
02/01/10 = Wensleydale Railway, Sulzer day, 47703 47715 in use.
09/01/10 = ELR (though nothing on their website), 47402 working Diesel turn?
thanks for news today: Driff47844, Mike47449, Simon Hulse.
Monday, 21 December 2009
2T32 1445 Wkg-Mry/ 2Z33 1510 Mry-Wkg/ 2T34 1550 Wkg-Mry & 2Z35 1625 Mry-Wkg were cancelled following the failure of 47501.
thanks for news today: Runcorn Sprog, Biggs, Crumb, Gwot, Eliot Andersen.
Posted by Class 47 List at 12:11
Sunday, 20 December 2009
thanks for news today: Eliot Andersen, Stephen Holloway, Ian Mclean, Tim W, Crumb.
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Saturday, 19 December 2009
thanks for news today: 158793, Crumb, Mike47449, Phil Gelson, Mick Hirst, Jon Oakley, Nick Scott, James Stearn, Darren Wetherall.
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Friday, 18 December 2009
thanks for news today: 37609, Eliot Andersen, Neil Boden.
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Thursday, 17 December 2009
thanks for news today: 37609, Crumb, Mike47449, Widnes, DP, Brian Sherrington.
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Wednesday, 16 December 2009
47727=Washwood Heath(failed before 6Z56 0615 Washwood Heath-Boston Docks - should run tomorrow instead).
5Z50 10+00 Crewe HS–Warrington Arpley Sidings/ 5Z51 11+45 Arpley Sidings–Crewe LNWR/
5Z52 13+00 Crewe LNWR–Crewe HC/ 0Z52 13+30 Crewe HC–Crewe HS.
thanks for news today: 37609, Simon Mcglen, DP, Ben Wheeler, Crumb, Matt Spencer.
Posted by Class 47 List at 05:12
Tuesday, 15 December 2009
27/05/86: 47480 'Robin Hood' stands amongst other 47s at Old Oak Common.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson
Ironically, 47705 is now 57303 and is today coincidentally working in top'n'tail form with another 57 on Cardiff-Taunton passenger workings!
Railtourer - Bridlington-Edinburgh
0555/2153 Bridlington, 0617/2130 Driffield, 0638/2108 Beverley, 0650/2056 Cottingham, 0751/2030 Hull, 0800/2012 Brough, 0815/1957 Howden, 0829/1943 Selby, 1227/1617 Edinburgh (seats still available to book in standard).
Railway Touring Company - Kings Cross-Newcastle
5Z21 0430 Southall Yard-Kings Cross - diesel hauled from Hornsey/
1Z21 0648 Kings Cross-Newcastle - diesel on rear (1215/1242 at York)/
5Z22 1440 Newcastle-Heaton - diesel on rear/
5Zxx 1xxx Heaton-Newcastle/
1Z23 1735 Newcastle-Kings Cross (diesel hauled, 1838 arr York, 2007 arr Peterborough, 2054 arr Stevenage, 2126 arr Kings Cross).
thanks for news today: 47829, Railtourer.co.uk, uksteam.info, Andy Wade.
Monday, 14 December 2009
12/12/09: You'd be forgiven for thinking that this is another archive shot, after the recent images of 1500 and 1534, but here is 47402 in its new guise as 'D1501' following repairs etc as listed in yesterdays news. Bogie painting has been completed since this photo was added. A white sticker warning of overhead electricity will be added in the centre of the lower green band on the front end, rather than beneath the corner of each cab window - the centre of the green band was the position that the first lot of Brush Type 4's had theirs located, see the recent images shown on this page of 1500 and 1534. Some more photo's of 1501 taken over the weekend can be found on Fotopic.
Photo Copyright: Gilbert Hammond
thanks for news today: 37609, Eliot Andersen, Big Al, Birchwood, Crumb, Mike47449, Neil C, DP, Mike T.
Posted by Class 47 List at 05:15
Sunday, 13 December 2009
11/03/64: The pioneer 47, D1500, stands at York shed as a Deltic passes by. Of course this and D1501 are now preserved, the latter (47402, and now devoid of Gateshead nameplates) has had its body overhaul and repaint into original two tone green livery completed and on Saturday it left East Lancs' Castlecroft shed. Finishing touches including bogie painting will be completed on this within the next week or so and 'D1501' will make its full working debut on 09/01/10 at the East Lancs Diesel Theme day.
In 2009 D1501 has received a lot of work, having a lot of new steelwork a lot of new steelwork around all cab doors both floor and door pillars following extensive rot. All of the steel gutters on the roof were replaced with aluminium ones and a lot of steelwork had to be replaced around them, most of the glass including windscreens were replaced and all windows had new rubbers, and the headcode blinds and mechanisms were overhauled (it'll be remembered that at least one end was stuck for a long time). Mechanically, only new brake blocks and traction motor brushes needing attention was all that was needed and the loco started first time after six months in the shed.
The loco now looks very tidy, especially compared to it's faded BR blue style last seen, and to add to the authenticity the headlights and of course the nameplates have been removed.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington collection, info thanks to Team 1501 at the Bury Diesel Group
thanks for news today: Crumb, Mike47449, Shaun C, David Hennessey, Mark Hodgson, uksteam.info.
Posted by Class 47 List at 20:08
Saturday, 12 December 2009
thanks for news today: Crumb, Driff47844, Mike47449, RuncornSprog, Neil Boden, David Hall, Ian Hodge.
Posted by Class 47 List at 11:20
Friday, 11 December 2009
47727/739(COLO)=RugbyOLE. 47769(RTLO)=Ashford Up Sidings. 47805/812(RTLO)=DerbyRTC(exams). 47815/839/843/848/853(RTLO)=Crewe. 47847(RTLO)=Eastleigh(OOS).
27/09/63: D1534 when new, I'll admit this is a great 'guess-the-location' shot (been a few years since we had one of those) - mainly because there is no record of where it was taken! Anyone recognise that field, pile of stone, the signal including a distant, or crossover layout?! Educated guesses welcome to email@example.com . Anyway, this was later 47426, note the original roof details and the one lone 'danger overhead wires' sign near to where the headlight would be in later years, and also a temporary tail light attached.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington collection
0608 Kettering, 0703 Loughborough, 0745 Alfreton, 0830 Sheffield, 0905 Pontefract Baghill, 1004 Thirsk, 1040 Durham, 1058 Newcastle Central and arrive at Edinburgh Waverley at 1258.
Pathfinder, 47270 departs Toton at 1748* for Birmingham, arriving at New Street at 1904.
thanks for news today: Crumb, Driff47844, RuncornSprog, Ryan Tranmer, Martin Weeks.
Posted by Class 47 List at 16:30
Thursday, 10 December 2009
31/05/03: It will not be the first time 47270 has worked a Pathfinder charter, 47270 was seen above at Wolverhampton working 1Z47 1455 Ironbridge-Crewe via Walsall return half of a mini charter that was hauled outwards by 66561. 47810 is on the left, seen at about 1615, not sure what 810 was working as the only gen posted here that day was; # 47736=1D89 Crewe-Holyhead # 47739=1G95/ 1D67/ 1G11/ 1D82 # 47784=1V61 Aberdeen-Penzance from Exeter-Plymouth # 47813=1C99 last night # 47826=1A17 etc # 47832=1A99 last night/ 1C22 1030 Paddington-Penzance
# 47840=1D87/ 1A62 # 47841=1A32 etc. Further info from that day welcome.
Photo Copyright of James Steward
thanks for news today: Crumb, Driff47844, Mike47449, Northeastheavy, Darren Armstrong, Neil Boden, Ian Hall, Howard Osiransky, Phil Precious, Andy Wade.
Posted by Class 47 List at 11:21
Wednesday, 9 December 2009
09/12/09: 47501 is admired as it arrives at Workington to work the 1220 passenger service to Maryport (Workington shuttle times link). 37610 was on the rear - 37 news fans should view the Class 37 Loco Group website, the format for which inspired The Class 47 List website back in 2000 when there was no 47 gen on the internet.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C
thanks for news today: Shaun C, Calum Hepplewhite.
Posted by Class 47 List at 10:26
Tuesday, 8 December 2009
2T30 1335 Wkg-Mry/ 2Z31 1400 Mry-Wkg cancelled due to late running of Northern units
37706 (further to earlier question) worked ECS / light engine moves 5Z86 0615 Southall-Waterloo/ 0Z86 1012 Waterloo-Clapham Jn/ 0Z87 2120 Clapham Jn-Victoria/ 5Z87 2205 Victoria-Southall for an Ely charter.
06/03/88: 47050 at Castle Cary on an engineers train, during a Sunday 'possession'. 050 carried large logo railfreight grey at the time, but unusually without black cab window surrounds and only part of the buffer beam painted red. It also has a white stripe below the roof line. Recorded no-heat passenger train workings involving 47/0s on this day involved 47019 1W13 0844 Waterloo-Weymouth from Basingstoke-Eastleigh and 47296 1H39 1520 Euston-Manchester Piccadilly from Stockport - an AC drag, 350 was also in use on these (Class 47 List March 1988 workings page).
47050 itself worked a few passenger trains during 1988, recorded workings being; 06/05/88 = 2C68 0702 Exeter-Penzance from Plymouth, 15/05/88 = 1A80 1825 Hereford-Paddington from Oxford, 19/05/88 = 2C20 1015 Bristol TM-Taunton and 2C69 1131 Taunton-Bristol TM, 20/05/88 = 1F75 1700 Oxford-Paddington, 09/07/88 = 1E35 1241 Poole-Leeds to Birmingham New Street, 29/07/88 = 1D43 0950 Euston-Holyhead from Rhyl, 30/07/88 = 1A41 0932 Llandudno-Euston to Crewe, 03/11/88 = 1A02 2245 Penzance-Paddington to Plymouth, 04/11/1988 = 2V13 1310 Waterloo-Exeter from Andover-Salisbury (according to the NB 1988 passenger workings page.
Further contributions to us for these lists are very welcome.
Photo Copyright: Colin Grafham
thanks for news today: Neil C, Michael George, Simon Mcglen, Kevin Melia.
Monday, 7 December 2009
thanks for news today: Steve47005, Teapot, Neil C.
Posted by Class 47 List at 12:38
Sunday, 6 December 2009
05/08/88: Believed to have been taken on Friday 5th August 1988, this is the uniquely liveried 47522 at Sheffield. The following day it is listed in The Class 47 List archives as working 1M03 0731 Hull-Holyhead and 1A78 1615 Holyhead-Euston to Crewe on Saturday 6th August 1988. It's also listed as 1A78 1615 Holyhead-Euston to Crewe on Monday 8th August 1988.
Photo Copyright: Charles Steele
thanks for news today: Geoff, Mike47449, Teapot, Nick Green, Martin Taylor.
Posted by Class 47 List at 18:48
Saturday, 5 December 2009
47270=CreweLNWR(exam, to continue route learning duties next week).
thanks for news today: 56301, CGW, DBT, NDL, Sidcup Ginge, Neil Boden, Nick Green, Ian Hall, Paul Hatton, Nick Ling, Martin Taylor, uksteam.info
Posted by Class 47 List at 14:11
Thursday, 3 December 2009
thanks for news today: 31466, Big Al, Crumb, Fastline56301, Mike47449, Shaun C, Dave Earwaker, Nick Scott, Roger Smith, Darren Wetherall, Ben Wheeler.
Posted by Class 47 List at 22:45
01/12/09: 47790 departs Workington ECS to the sidings to allow 37423 to cross to the northbound platform for the return working. 790 had worked the 1120 from Maryport to Workington, this being its first day in passenger service for almost 24 months.
Photo Copyright: Pip Dunn
790 (and 47792 - now 47804 with WCRC) were both withdrawn on 01/04/04, the day after the final EWS worked LHCS train in north wales (47750 with 1H44).
01/04/04 was also the first day since the 1960s that no locomotive hauled train was scheduled to be hauled by class 47s, although in the event there were two Liverpool-Eustons which were 47 hauled throughout vice electric following problems - which were the only two trains to commence their journies on the 1st as 47811 had worked 31/03/04's 1C99 from Paddington to Plymouth where it was replaced by a 57.
Sulzerpower.com's archives have 47790's last train (before DRS days) as 21/03/04's 1C86 14xx Euston-Carlisle from two miles north of Crewe-Crewe station, and 47792's last working as 792 was 30/03/04's 1H44 0638 Bangor-Manchester Piccadilly.
790's previous train was on 17/03/04 when it hauled 1F24 2000 Euston-Liverpool throughout (a bit further than the two miles of 21/03/04!)
In DRS times, 790's most recent passenger working before 01/12/09 had been 1Z47 0726 Kings Cross-Skipton from Finsbury Park on 15th December 2007, the return working saw 790 on the rear of 832 - they had been top'n'tail all day.
After that, on 17/12/07 47790 and 47802 (the latter had been at Wembley stabled) were allocated 5Z47 1255 Wembley-Carnforth, though 790 failed at Ledburn and the formation was dragged by an 0Z15 (EWS 66s???) to Bletchley/ then 47802 hauled the train forwards. 790 did not work again until the unknown test run previously mentioned at the end of November 2009.
thanks for news today: Crumb, Driff47844, D.Armstrong, Mick Hirst, Rob Reedman.
Posted by Class 47 List at 15:38
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
02/12/09: 47270 departs Birmingham New Street heading back to Crewe from Leamington Spa.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.
47786 + 47826 t'n't, NENTA (Norwich to Skipton and return);
Fri - 5Z34 0809 Carnforth-NorwichJS via Settle (0949@LDS, 1252@PBO).
Sat - 5Z34 0432 NorwichJS-North Walsham/ 1Z34 0516 North Walsham-Skipton (arr 1254, 0907@PBO, 1055/1124reverse@YRK)/ 1Z35 1710 Skipton-North Walsham(1828/1841reverse@YRK, 2034@PBO).
Sun - 5Z35 1415 Norwich-Carnforth (arr 2155, PBO@1634).
47760 + 47804 t'n't, Railtourer (Stevenage to Edinburgh and return);
Fri - 5Z28 1010 Carnforth-Doncaster West Yard via Settle (Leeds@1248).
Sat - 5Z29 0200 Doncaster West Yard-Stevenage/ 1Z30 0547 Stevenage-Edinburgh(arr 1227)/ 1Z31 1634 Edinburgh-Stevenage(arr 2320)/ 5Z31 2327 Stevenage-Hitchin Up Yard.
Sun - 5Z33 1416 Hitchin Up Yard-Carnforth (arr 1955, PBO@1600)
47851 + 57601 t'n't, Statesman Rail (Wolverhampton to Edinburgh and return);
Sat - 5Z32 0350 CreweDMD-Wolverhampton via Basford Hall/ 1Z32 0555 Wolverhampton-Edinburgh(arr 1358) via Man.Vic(@0756)/ 1Z33 1657 Edinburgh-Wolverhampton via Man Vic.
47580 + 47773 t'n't, Vintage Trains on Saturday (Tyseley to Rochester and return);
Sat - 5Z36 0636 Tyseley-Birmingham Snow Hill/ 1Z36 0659 Snow Hill-Rochester(arr 1120, 0959 thru Kensington Olympia)/ 1Z37 1657 Rochester-Birmingham Snow Hill(arr 2159).
thanks for news today: Big Al, Crumb, Mike47449, Pogo, Teapot, Shaun C, Andy Cleaver, AN, Nick Scott, Roger Smith, Geoff T, Andy Wade, Paul Warren, Ben Wheeler.
Posted by Class 47 List at 01:21
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
47501/832=Carlisle Kingmoor. 47709/841/847=Eastleigh(OOS). 47712/802=Crown Point. 47769=Ashford Up Sidings. 47805/812=RugbyOLE. 47815/839=DerbyRTC. 47843/848/853=CreweLNWR.
30/11/09: 47245 crosses the Holes Bay Causeway yesterday working 5Z83 1200 Swanage to Southall ECS move with steam loco 34067 'Tangmere' on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Dorset Rail
thanks for news today: Crumb, Mike47449, Runcorn Sprog, Sharpo, Mark Barber, Neil Jones, Steve Kibble, Matt Spencer.
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