December 2009 News Photography

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The Class 47 List 2000-2010, edited by Shaun C and Crumb. Full copyright details available on the index page.

24/12/09

24/10/09: 47826 at Cleethorpes.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

19/11/09: 47769 and 47749 at Elford.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

04/12/09: 47760 at Eldroth on 5Z28 0910 Carnforth-Doncaster West Yard, 804 was on the rear.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

04/12/09: 47786 at Killingbeck, Leeds, working 5Z34 0809 Carnforth-Norwich to Ely, where 47826 on the rear would take over.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

05/12/09: 47773 and 47580 at Birmingham Snow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

05/12/09: 47826 at Doncaster, 32 minutes late on 1Z34 0518 North Walsham-Skipton.
Photo Copyright: Stephen Holloway

05/12/09: 47773 and 47580 later at Chatham.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

05/12/09: 47580 and 47773 at Banbury.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

06/12/09: 47643 was top'n'tailing with a steam loco (80105 seen here) on both Sat 5th and Sun 6th December 2009, seen on the latter providing banking assistance on an uphill working.
Photo Copyright: Martin Taylor

10/12/09: 47501 on the rear of the 1050 Maryport to Workington, hauled by 37610.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong

10/12/09: 47501 at Workington North on the 1220 Workington-Maryport.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong

11/12/09: 47501 at Workington with 2T34.
Photo Copyright: Martin Weeks

12/12/09: 47270 at Birmingham New Street on the Pathfinder charter, its first passenger working since its heritage refurbishment.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

12/12/09: 47786 at Newcastle with 1Z42 0608 Kettering-Edinburgh.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

12/12/09: 47804 on the rear of 1Z42.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

12/12/09: 47786 at Edinburgh Waverley.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

12/12/09: 47786 with a failed 47804 in tow on the return to Kettering at Sheffield.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

13/12/09: 47760 at Harringay on 5Z71 1333 Kings Cross-Ferme Park.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

13/12/09: 47760 at Kings Cross with 1Z71 1833 Kings Cross-Kings Lynn.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

13/12/09: 47760 after arrival at Kings Lynn.
Photo Copyright: Nick Scott

13/12/09: 47826 at York, having arrived on the rear of a steam charter from Liverpool.
Photo Copyright: David Hennessey

15/12/09: 47205 at Pitsford.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

15/12/09: 47785 at Kirkby Stephen.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

17/12/09: 47790 and 37259 on the rear of 5Z21 2105 Workington-Carlisle Kingmoor at Carlisle, 47790 had failed earlier in the day.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

19/12/09: An icy 47401 at Swanwick.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

19/12/09: 47417 at Swanwick.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

19/12/09: 47707 at Barrow Hill, it's number panel having been flame-cut removed. The loco was expected to leave for scrap during December.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

19/12/09: 47791 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

19/12/09: 47760 at Kings Cross, on the rear of 1Z21 to Newcastle.
Photo Copyright: David Hill

19/12/09: 47760 at Newcastle, heading out to Heaton on the rear of a steam hauled charter ECS.
Photo Copyright: David Hill

19/12/09: 47826 after arrival at Kings Cross at the end of the day before working ECS away to Southall, with 47760 on the rear.
Photo Copyright: David Hill

10/12/09

24/11/09: 47739 at Loughborough after arriving with an HST power car for MTU related attention.
Photo Copyright: Simon Mcglen

24/11/09: 47739 stands at the old Rotherham Central station, during a light engine move to Doncaster West Yard, where on arrival it was stabled with 47813 and 47828.
Photo Copyright: Simon Mcglen

04/12/09: 47790 at Maryport before the 1050 to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

04/12/09: 47790 at Workington after working the 0833 from Maryport.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

05/12/09: 47760 at Edinburgh before heading ECS to Craigentinny.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

05/12/09: 47760 having a temporary pyrotechnics issue before heading off to Craigentinny! Perhaps a brief ETS related problem.
Photo Copyright: Dave Earwaker

05/12/09: 47851 stands at Beattock loop awaiting a path on 1Z32 0555 Wolverhampton-Edinburgh. 57601 was on the rear. Beattock loop, at the foot of the ten mile climb to Beattock Summit, was once the site of one of many stations serving villages between Lockerbie and Carstairs/Kirknewton (the latter formerly known as Midcalder). With all of them closed Lockerbie to Carstairs (or even further to Kirknewton if you avoid Carstairs) has become by far the longest stretch of line in the UK with no stations. Long closed have been Nethercleugh, Dinwoodie, Wamphray, Beattock, Elvanfoot, Crawford, Abington, Lamington, Symington and Thankerton (plus Carnwath, Auchengray, Cobbinshaw and Harburn on the way to Kirknewton). Photo Copyright: Simon Mcglen

05/12/09: 47786 at Keighley on the outward NENTA trip to Skipton.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

05/12/09: 47826 departs on the rear of the Skipton-Carnforth ECS. GNER lives on here at Skipton in the form of the sign on the right of the image.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

10/12/09: 47501 arrives at Flimby station working the 1030 Workington-Maryport.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

10/12/09: After a recent starring role in the Workington-Maryport show, 47832 worked 6Z90 0541 Carlisle Kingmoor to York, seen at Poppleton Gate near York.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

10/12/09: 47832 at York Thrall Works before running light to Norwich to take over standby duties.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

07/12/09

27/11/09: 47575 at Crewe Heritage Centre.
Photo Copyright: Steve Turner

01/12/09: The other side of 47575.
Photo Copyright: Ian Bowland

01/12/09: 47270 at Chester.
Photo Copyright: Concrete Bob, thanks to Teapot

03/12/09: 47270 at Crewe, platform 2, after finishing its day on 0Z47.
Photo Copyright: Rob Reedman

04/12/09: 47786 passes Marholm on the ECS for the NENTA charter, two recently aquired mk2s behind the loco.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

04/12/09: 47826 at Marholm on the rear of the same ECS. The other new-to-West Coast vehicle in the formation is the 'half-brake' BSK next to 826, which is 9493. This was the 'Blue Pullman' BSK, and before that had been used on the North Wales Coast with First North Western after the end of LHCS day turns on FGW.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

04/12/09: 47790 waits at Maryport for departure of the 1625 Maryport to Workington - click here for the Class 47 List page for Workington-Maryport times.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

05/12/09: 47245 at Paddington, having brought an ECS from Southall for a steam charter.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hall

05/12/09: 47245 waits to depart back to Southall, from the end of platform 1 at Paddington.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hall

05/12/09: 47270 having a weekend break at Crewe.
Photo Copyright: Neil Boden (loco owner)

05/12/09: 47826 passes Sutton on Trent on NENTA's 1Z34 0516 North Walsham-Skipton. 826 worked from Norwich through to York.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

05/12/09: 47786 then lead to Skipton, seen leaving York.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

05/12/09: 47826 leaving York on the back of 1Z34.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

05/12/09: 47786 at Shipley on 1Z34.
Photo Copyright: Paul Hatton

05/12/09: 47826 on the rear at Shipley.
Photo Copyright: Paul Hatton

05/12/09: 47804 at Edinburgh Waverley after arriving on the Stevenage-Edinburgh Railtourer charter.
Photo Copyright: Sidcup Ginge

05/12/09: 47760 at Edinburgh before returning to Stevenage.
Photo Copyright: Sidcup Ginge

06/12/09: 47245 at Stevenage on the rear of a Kings Cross-Lincoln steam charter.
Photo Copyright: Sidcup Ginge

06/12/09: 47765, 56097 and 47292 at Ruddington, GCR(N).
Photo Copyright: Steve Turner

06/12/09: 47793 at Mangapps Farm, with preparation underway for a repaint into BR Blue with a silver roof. Note the removed RCH cables and jumper brackets.
Photo Copyright: Steve Simister

03/12/09

19/11/09: A pair in multi on the Burton-Dollands Moor, 47769 and 47749 clagging away at Elford with 6Z48.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky

01/12/09: 47790 arrives at Flimby station on 2Z23 1000 Maryport-Workington.
Photo Copyright: Mark Barber

01/12/09: 47790 coming back on the rear of 2T24 1030 Workington-Maryport at Derwent Junction, Workington. This was where the former route to Penrith left the coast route, passing through Cockermouth and Keswick - which were the other two towns badly affected by the recent flooding - as per Workington.
Photo Copyright: Mark Barber

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 - since 15/12/07.
Photo Copyright: Pip Dunn

01/12/09: 47790 at Maryport before 2Z27 1145 to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Mark Barber

01/12/09: 47270 passing Bescot on the Crewe-Leamington Spa road learner.
Photo Copyright: Matt Spencer

02/12/09: 47790 at Workington after the 1000 from Maryport.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

02/12/09: 47790 leaves Flimby on the 1050 Maryport-Workington.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

02/12/09: Not to forget the new Workington North station, 47790 departs there on the 1145 Maryport to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

02/12/09: 47790 at Maryport leaving on the 1250 to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

03/12/09: 47790 on the rear of the 0940 Workington-Maryport, hauled by 37423, at Flimby.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong

03/12/09: 47790 at Maryport with the 1000 to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong


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