August 2009 News Photography

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The Class 47 List 2000-2009, edited by Shaun C and Crumb. Full copyright details available on the index page.

30/08/09

26/08/09: 47773 leads 47580 at Saltley Viaduct on 0Z47 0950 Tyseley to Derby RTC.
Photo Copyright: Patrick Perry

27/08/09: 47540 at the Heanor Haulage yard.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

27/08/09: The other side of 47540.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

28/08/09: 47786 before leaving Scarborough vice steam on 1Z65 1705 Sacarborough to Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Widnes

28/08/09: 47786 on 1Z65 at Wakefield Kirkgate.
Photo Copyright: Neil Exley

28/08/09: 47786 departs Huddersfield on 1Z65, still heading for Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

28/08/09: 47643 operating at Bo'ness on Friday.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

28/08/09: 47643 operating at Bo'ness on Friday.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

28/08/09: 47643 operating at Bo'ness on Friday.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

29/08/09: 47640 on Saturday on the Battlefield Line working the 1520 Shackerstone to Shenton.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer

29/08/09: 47643 at Birkhill, running round to form 2B06 1153 Birkhill to Bo'ness.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

29/08/09: 47643 at Birkhill, before working 2B06 1153 Birkhill to Bo'ness.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

29/08/09: 47643 departs Bo'ness with 2K11 1410 Bo'ness to Birkhill, proving that more 'modern' liveried locos don't look out of place on heritage liveried stock on private lines - one of the reasons so many 47s end up in two tone green.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

29/08/09: 47832 at Dalston on the rear of the Carlisle-Huddersfield return charter.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong

28/08/09

27/08/09: 47727 on 6Z48 1305 Burton Yard-Dollands Moor at Bentley Heath Crossing near Dorridge.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer

27/08/09: Also in use was 47739, at Rugby on 4Z91 1200 Dollands Moor-Hams Hall, it then ran light to Tyseley.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

27/08/09: 47787 at Dawlish working 1Z93 0610 Nottingham-Paignton with 47760 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Bod

27/08/09: 47787 passing Goodrington Waterside Camp on 1Z93. As per the last Statesman tour, several Riviera carriages were used which involved light loco/ECS moves to/from Crewe as well as Carnforth.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

27/08/09: 47760 at Kingswear before the return.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

27/08/09: 47760 on the return 1Z94 1715 Kingswear-Nottingham at Greenway Viaduct, with 787 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

27/08/09: 47760 at Torre on 1Z94 to Nottingham.
Photo Copyright: Bod

27/08/09: 47787 at Torre on the rear of 1Z94.
Photo Copyright: Bod

28/08/09: 47739 at Nuneaton on 0Z47 1104 Tyseley-Ashford Down Sidings.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

28/08/09: 47739 departs Nuneaton on 0Z47.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

25/08/09

17/08/09: 47802 in tow behind 37423 at Barnt Green on 0Z47 Exeter to Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Phil Saul

22/08/09: 47292 at the GCR(N).
Photo Copyright: Simon Travers

22/08/09: 47292 at the GCR(N).
Photo Copyright: Simon Travers

22/08/09: 47292 at Lougborough, the two blue+grey carriages behind the loco were making their debut in service at the railway.
Photo Copyright: Steve Turner

22/08/09: 47771 at the Colne Valley Railway.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

22/08/09: 47771 at the Colne Valley Railway.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

23/08/09: 47786 leads a Norwich-Carnforth ECS.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

23/08/09: 47760 on the rear of the ECS, both photos at Retford.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

23/08/09: 47787 at Inverkeithing, having arrived light from Bo'ness to pick up stock from a steam charter.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

23/08/09: 47787 leaving Inverkeithing with the ECS, heading back to Bo'ness.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

24/08/09: 47804 at Inverkeithing on Royal Scotsman move 1H79 1341 Edinburgh-Keith.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

25/08/09: 47804 at Delnies, west of Nairn hauling 1H80 1000 Keith-Kyle of Lochalsh.
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

22/08/09

09/08/09: 47791 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

09/08/09: 47488 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

15/08/09: 47501, with 47802 behind it out of sight, arrive at East Midlands Parkway.
Photo Copyright: Pete Callaghan

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 stand at East Midlands Parkway on 1Z47 to Paignton.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 at East Midlands Parkway.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 at Paignton before 1Z48 return to Chesterfield.
Photo Copyright: Pete Callaghan

15/08/09: 47501 on the curve at Westerleigh Junction on the return, when it was running alone. Not a lot of photographs exist from the lineside of this return journey with just 501 leading after 802 was left behind after suffering a control circuit breaker fault. The Rail-blue Charters website reports that 501 managed the top of the Lickey Incline at 22mph.
802 returned north from Exeter on Monday hauled by 37423 to Crewe for repairs.
Photo Copyright: Pete Callaghan

17/08/09: 47401 at the Midland Railway Centre.
Photo Copyright: Richard White

18/08/09: 47401 from the other side.
Photo Copyright: Martian

18/08/09: 47417.
Photo Copyright: Martian

18/08/09: 47635 at Rowsley.
Photo Copyright: Richard White

18/08/09: Riviera Trains 47847 stands amongst withdrawn locos and some carriages at Eastleigh. On the same day, DBS 47799 was seen moving light around the facility, and DRS 47712 was seen shunting a carriage. RT 47853 is also present here.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

19/08/09: 47804 comes off the 109 year old Forth Railway Bridge heading north with the Royal Scotsman (not entirely sure on the headcode as there's no allocations on the news page from this day, but it could be 1H85 1332 Edinburgh-Spean Bridge). There's a Compass Tour heading this way on Friday 25th September to Dundee and Aberdeen.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

19/08/09: 47804 passing through North Queensferry.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

19/08/09: By Wednesday, 47810 had moved to the north end at Doncaster, with 828 and 813 still parked where they were. 57006 is the blue loco.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

19/08/09: 47828 and 47813 at Doncaster.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

21/08/09: 47760 at Killingbeck, Leeds on 5Z60 0830 Carnforth-Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Andy Ward

21/08/09: 47786 at Killingbeck on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Andy Ward

21/08/09: 47760 on the Carnforth-Norwich move at East Markham.
Photo Copyright: Richard Green

21/08/09: 47760 at Weston on the ECML on 5Z60.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

21/08/09: 47786 on the rear at Weston.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

17/08/09

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 arrive at Chesterfield.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

15/08/09: 47501 stands at Chesterfield before 1Z47.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

15/08/09: 47501 leading 47802 before departing from Birmingham on the 1Z47 Chesterfield-Paignton charter.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 at Cossington.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer

15/08/09: 1Z47 approach Cam and Dursley station.
Photo Copyright: Martin Measures

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 at Paignton.
Photo Copyright:

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 leave Paignton heading for Goodrington Sidings.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 - the multi connection, the cable connecting the pair is resting on the coupler.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

15/08/09: A further multi connection view.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

15/08/09: After arrival at Goodrington Sidings.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 stand at Paignton before the return.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

15/08/09: 47802 leads 47501 at 'Red Rock', Dawlish, on 1Z48 shortly before 47802 was removed at Exeter.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

16/08/09: 47802, abandoned at Exeter St Davids Fuelling Point.
Photo Copyright: Nigel47417

16/08/09: 802 again, seen a bit later on.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

15/08/09

13/08/09: 47739 with 47727 on 6Z48 pass Wichnor.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

13/08/09: 739+727 again, this time at Banbury on 6Z48.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

13/08/09: 47727, behind 47739, at Banbury.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

15/08/09: 47840 hasn't worked too often on the WSR this year, on this day though it worked a duty which is diesel hauled instead of steam on Saturday's only during August, the 1125 one way only trip from Bishops Lydeard (above) to Minehead, seen before departure.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/08/09: 47840 at Crowcombe Heathfield on the 1125 Bishops Lydeard-Minehead.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/08/09: 47840 at Williton on the 1125 Bishops Lydeard-Minehead.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/08/09: 47501 and 47802 stand at Nuneaton, working 1Z47 0713 Chesterfield-Paignton using the DRS (rather than green circle) multiple working system.
Photo Copyright: David Johnson

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 at Goodrington Sidings before the return.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/08/09: 47802 and 47501 arrive at Paignton for 1Z48 1639 Paignton-Chesterfield. 47802 would be left behind at Exeter following 'circuit breaker' problems, which caused a brief shut down and emergency stop soon after leaving Paignton. The pair had worked faultlessly though on 1Z47.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

14/08/09

02/07/09: 47793 in use at a private event at the Mangapps Railway Museum.
Photo Copyright: Iain Stewart

25/07/09: 47701 at Meldon Quarry, seen from a passing train.
Photo Copyright: David Guy

25/07/09: 47701 at Meldon Quarry, seen from a passing train.
Photo Copyright: David Guy

03/08/09: 47367 at the North Norfolk Railway.
Photo Copyright: Aaron Browning

04/08/09: 47771 at the Colne Valley Railway.
Photo Copyright: Aaron Browning

13/08/09: 47760 departs from a brief window cleaning opportunity at Carlisle on 5Z98 1100 Carnforth-Bo'ness.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong

12/08/09

06/08/09: 47501 departs Burton on 6Z48 to Dollands Moor.
Photo Copyright: John Edwards

06/08/09: It's not often we receive images of 47s to the south east of London, other than from tour passengers of 47 hauled tours to Canterbury and other Folkestone Harbour shots, but here is 47501 approaching Bromley South on 6Z48 to Dollands Moor.
Photo Copyright: James Stearn

10/08/09: 47715 ran at Wensleydale on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, seen running round the stock at Redmire on Monday.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Mc Donald

09/08/09: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

09/08/09: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

09/08/09: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

09/08/09: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

09/08/09: 47744 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

09/08/09: The remains of 47973 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

09/08/09

25/07/09: 47826 at the blocks at Liverpool Lime Street having arrived here on 1Z47 0523 Norwich-Liverpool.
Photo Copyright: Mark Hodgson

28/07/09: 47727 and 47739 at Tonbridge Yard.
Photo Copyright: John Glover

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 cross Coombe-by-Saltash Viaduct on 1Z91 heading for Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Cheese Sandwich

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 cross the Royal Albert Bridge on 1Z92.
Photo Copyright: Cheese Sandwich

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 leading 1Z92 at Coombe Cellars, near Shaldon.
Photo Copyright: Bod

01/08/09: 47843 at Exeter on 1Z92.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

01/08/09: 47292 propels the 1130 Ruddington-Rushcliffe onto the 'mainline' at Fifty Steps Footbridge.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

01/08/09: 47292 leaves Fifty Steps Footbridge on the 1130 from Ruddington.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

01/08/09: 47292 at Ruddington on the 1550 from Rushcliffe.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

01/08/09: 47292 shunting at Ruddington.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

01/08/09: 47707, 47818 and 57006 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Martian

02/08/09: Three mainline registered loco's with TPWS and data recorders but doing nothing, 47810, 47828 and 47813 at Doncaster.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

02/08/09: 47813 at Doncaster.
Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

04/08/09: Another mainline loco sat around doing nothing, 47798 at York NRM.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

06/08/09: The weather shown is one of the reasons that this was the only shot received of the rarest working so far on 6Z48 with Colas Rail hiring in 47501 and 802 remaining at Tonbridge. On 6Z48, 501 was seen at Kings Sutton heading for Dollands Moor.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

08/08/09: 47818 in use at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

08/08/09: 47818 in use at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

08/08/09: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Martian

08/08/09: 47375 at Barrow Hill, not doing much.
Photo Copyright: Martian

08/08/09: 47488 also at Barrow Hill, having not done much either, but for a lot longer than 375.
Photo Copyright: Martian

03/08/09

01/08/09: 47786 at London Victoria prior to working 5Z93 after a class 73* hauled charter.
Photo Copyright: James Stearn

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 stand at Nantwich before working Compass Tours 1Z91 0517 Nantwich-Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Andy Ward

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 arrive at Bristol.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

01/08/09: 47843.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 heading through Newton Abbot.
Photo Copyright: Driff47844

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 climb away from Totnes on 1Z91.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 arrive at Plymouth.
Photo Copyright: NLC

01/08/09: 47812, behind 47843, after arrival at Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 reverse to the up siding for the locos to run-round.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

01/08/09: 47843 and 47812 reversing.
Photo Copyright: Andy Ward

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 after the run-round and before heading back into the station.
Photo Copyright: Andy Ward

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843, the two number one end cab rooves at Penzance.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 at Penzance before the return 1Z92 1523 Penzance-Nantwich.
Photo Copyright: Keith Webber

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 cross Coombe-by-Saltash Viaduct on 1Z92.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 at Plymouth.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 at Exeter St Davids.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

01/08/09: 47812 at Exeter St Davids.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 at Cullompton.
Photo Copyright: Big Sky

01/08/09: 47812 and 47843 at Westerleigh Junction.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

01/08/09: 47245 at Edge Hill Sidings, seen from a passing train.
Photo Copyright: Tim Hall-Smith

02/08/09: 47245 on the rear of 1Z43 1008 Liverpool-Holyhead at Earlestown.
Photo Copyright: Tim Hall-Smith

02/08/09: 47848 at the former Crewe DMD, seen from a passing train.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.


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