May 2010 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.

28/05/10: 47739 working 5Z48 from Daventry to Barrow Hill, seen near Chesterfield.
Photo Copyright: Steve Smith

28/05/10: Rear view of the 47739 formation.
Photo Copyright: Steve Smith

29/05/10: 47790 arrives at Great Yarmouth on 5V29, the 0848 from Crown Point.
Photo Copyright: Martin Measures

29/05/10: 47790 at Great Yarmouth before working its first service for National Express, 1V29 1008 Great Yarmouth to Shenfield(?) as far as Norwich.
Photo Copyright: Martin Measures

29/05/10: 47790 at Norwich before 1V18 1205 Norwich-Great Yarmouth.
Photo Copyright: Martin Measures

29/05/10: 47804 at Saltaire on the rear of 1Z44 from Hull to Ravenglass. It would haul the train from Carnforth, 57601 was its top'n'tail partner for the day.
Photo Copyright: Paul Hatton

25/05/10

04/05/10: 47786, Ravenglass.
Photo Copyright: Eliot Andersen

04/05/10: 47804, Ravenglass. Blue Pullman and GWR brown and cream vehicles adding a bit of variety.
Photo Copyright: Eliot Andersen

17/05/10: 47712 leaves Flimby, 1400 Maryport-Workington.
Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

18/05/10: 47580 leads 37264, 45133, 31271 and 50035 through Worcester Shrub Hill station on the 18th May 2010 working the 0Z97 Swanage to Kidderminster SVR.
Photo Copyright: Steve Tucker

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Photo Copyright: Chris Wall

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Photo Copyright: Mike Turner

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Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

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Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

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Photo Copyright: Andy Wade

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Photo Copyright: Eliot Andersen

22/05/10: 47245 on the rear of a Milton Keynes to Carlisle charter, sat in Carnforth Up & Down Goods Loop. A steam loco was at the front of the train.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

22/05/10: 47245 at Carlisle before heading ECS to London Road Sidings.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

22/05/10: 47245 at Carlisle before being on the rear of the return working.
Photo Copyright: Paul Udey

22/05/10: 47306, Bodmin Parkway.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

22/05/10: 47306, Boscarne Junction.
Photo Copyright: Ian Hodge

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Photo Copyright: Martian

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Photo Copyright: Martian

22/05/10: WCRC Class 47 no 47804 accelerates away from Abbotswood Junction with the 1Z52 Birmingham Internation to Fishguard Harbour, The Southern Irishman Railtour operated by the Railway Touring Company.
Photo Copyright: Steve Tucker

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Photo Copyright: Eliot Andersen

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Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

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Photo Copyright: Malcolm Clements

23/05/10: 47804 at Tuxford working 5Z47 1700 Carnforth-Kings Cross.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

19/05/10

15/05/10: 47292 arrives at Ruddington on the 1045 Loughborough to Ruddington.
Photo Copyright: Robert Anderson

15/05/10: 47488 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

15/05/10: 47810 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

17/05/10: 47760 at Plawsworth on the rear of 1Z31 0934 Edinburgh-Kings Cross, it was on the rear to York, hauled by steam 60019. From York steam 6233 worked forward and 47760 followed light engine.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

17/05/10: 47760 on the rear of 1Z31 at Benningborough heading towards York.
Photo Copyright: Phil Precious

17/05/10: 47760 at Tuxford working 0Z47 1559 York-Kings Cross following the same steam charter.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

17/05/10: 47760 at Tuxford.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

18/05/10: Unusually at the Strathspey Railway shed at Aviemore, 47786 was present for brake blocking (the brake blocks are laid out next to the loco).
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

18/05/10: 47853 stabled at Crewe LNWR.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

18/05/10: One of a number of EWS 47s to survive is 47747, owned by Riviera Trains at Crewe. It has not seen any use since its move south from Millerhill after purchase and is stored pending any future developments.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

18/05/10: 47580 at Woodfidley, east of Brockenhurst, returning from the Swanage Railway to Kidderminster.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

18/05/10: 47580 seen later at Lawrence Hill heading for Kidderminster.
Photo Copyright: Mark Austin

19/05/10: 47501 spent a night at Ladywell Sidings at Preston following a speedo fault on the 18th, it was seen before being collected by a 66 to haul it to Kingmoor.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

16/05/10

07/05/10: 47580 at Harmans Cross on a working to Norden.
Photo Copyright: Ian Parish

08/05/10: 47245 lead the Norwich-Aberystwyth charter in to its destination, on the other end was 47826.
Photo Copyright: Steve Simister

08/05/10: 47826 stands at Aberystwyth.
Photo Copyright: Steve Simister

08/05/10: 47580 at the blocks, seen from Swanage High Street.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

10/05/10: 47804 working light back south to Carnforth from Craigentinny at Upperby Bridge, Carlisle.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

12/05/10: 47786 at Tomatin working Royal Scotsman's 1H81 0845 Kyle of Lochalsh to Carrbridge.
Photo Copyright: Roddy MacPhee

12/05/10: 47832 seen on the coast-line between Flimby and Workington North.
Photo Copyright: Marvin Peanuts

12/05/10: 47832 departs Flimby heading to Workington.
Photo Copyright: Marvin Peanuts

13/05/10: 47727 and 47749 pass Saltley on 6Z56 to Boston (previously shown on news page).
Photo Copyright: Ian Sansom

13/05/10: 47770, under restoration at Carnforth Steamtown and still in Res colours at the moment. Last year it was owned by Traditional Traction and stored at Tyseley before changing hands to West Coast Railways.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

13/05/10: 47776 at Carnforth.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

13/05/10: The remains of 47194 also became visible from passing trains for a short while following a clear out of some mk2 TSO vehicles.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

14/05/10: 47367 during its repaint.
Photo Copyright: Andre

15/05/10: 47813 and 47828 stabled at Doncaster. Their brief move in to Doncaster WABTEC was for the topping up of batteries prior to potential onward moves.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

15/05/10: 47292 arrives at Ruddington with stock for the 1000 departure to Loughborough. 56097 was on the other end, and hauled this from Ruddington for the three quarters of a mile to Ruddington South Junction, or Fifty Steps as it is often referred to, where all trains reverse. 292 would then haul the train for the further eight and a quarter miles to outside the works at Loughborough where a station is planned but currently the trains only reverse there.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

15/05/10: 47292 arrives at the other station on the railway which is referred to as East Leake in the railway's timetables, but is shown as Rushcliffe Halt on their map and on the station signs... North of this station is the passing point on the system, alongside gypsum works which is used by freight trains on week days.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/05/10: 47292 departs East Leake/Rushcliffe Halt on the 1000 from Ruddington.
Photo Copyright: Steve Turner

15/05/10: 47292 at Ruddington before the 1200 to Loughborough, which it would haul from Fifty Steps/Ruddington South Junction.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/05/10: 47765 arrives at East Leake on the 1300 from Ruddington to Loughborough, with 47292 in the up recess siding after being removed from the rear of the 1245 Loughborough to Ruddington at East Leake where it was replaced by 46010 which can be seen heading for Ruddington in the distance on the rear of a train hauled by D7629 (25279).
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

15/05/10: 47765 hauling E6016 (73110) depart Ruddington on the 0900 to Loughborough.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

15/05/10: 47765 at East Leake, stabled after being removed from the rear of the 0900 there.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

15/05/10: 47765 being attached to the rear of the 1145 Loughborough-Ruddington. 47292 would soon pass on the 1200 in the other direction.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

15/05/10: 47765 at Ruddington before the 1500 to Loughborough. Because of the failure of a 20, 47765 remained on the same train for three and a half round trips - so there was a 47 on one of the trains at all times from 1000 onwards during this day of the diesel gala.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C.

10/05/10

08/05/10: 47804, North Berwick.
Photo Copyright: Andy Foster

08/05/10: 47804, North Berwick.
Photo Copyright: Andy Foster

08/05/10: 47760 at Mallaig.
Photo Copyright: Andy Foster

08/05/10: 47804 at Mallaig.
Photo Copyright: Andy Foster

08/05/10: 47760 crosses Glenfinnan Viaduct.
Photo Copyright: Andy Foster

08/05/10: 47501 heads 1Z17 from Barrow to Wembley at Winwick Junction.
Photo Copyright: David Holden

08/05/10: 47712 on the rear at Winwick Junction.
Photo Copyright: David Holden

08/05/10: 47501 leading 1Z17 at Kings Sutton.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

08/05/10: 47712 on the rear at Kings Sutton.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

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Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

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Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

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Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

08/05/10: 47580 at Swanage before the 1910 to Norden.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

08/05/10: 47580 departing Swanage.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

08/05/10: 47580 at Swanage.
Photo Copyright: Neil Walkling

08/05/10: 47580 at Swanage shed.
Photo Copyright: Andrew Cameron

09/05/10: 47635 working the 1035 Rowsley-Matlock Riverside.
Photo Copyright: Martian

09/05/10: 47635 working the 1035 Rowsley-Matlock Riverside.
Photo Copyright: Martian

09/05/10: 47635 being towed on to the depot by 37152.
Photo Copyright: Martian

08/05/10

07/05/10: 47580 at the Swanage Diesel Gala.
Photo Copyright: Matthew Hurst

07/05/10: 47580 at the Swanage Diesel Gala, seen at Corfe Castle.
Photo Copyright: Matthew Hurst

08/05/10: 47635 arriving into Matlock Riverside on the 1045 ex Rowsley South.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

08/05/10: Nice day for it... 47635 at Rowsley after arriving on the rear of the 1115 ex Matlock.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

08/05/10: At Darley Dale, 635 working the 1255 Rowsley-Matlock.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

08/05/10: Stabled at Rowsley between duties with fellow large logo 50029 to the left and 08016 to the right.
Photo Copyright: Crumb

08/05/10: 47501 worked 1Z17 0646 Barrow-Wembley, 47712 seen on the rear of 1Z17 approaching Bolton-le-Sands level crossing.
Photo Copyright: Shaun C

08/05/10: 47501 heading through Nuneaton, to Wembley. The train conveyed Barrow football supporters, and not Yorkshire railfans!
Photo Copyright: Jack Mills

08/05/10: Another view of 47501 at Nuneaton.
Photo Copyright: John Glover

08/05/10: 47712 on the rear of 1Z17 at Nuneaton.
Photo Copyright: John Glover

08/05/10: 47245 worked the second ever class 47 hauled charter to Aberystwyth, seen at Nuneaton on 1Z13 0425 Norwich-Aberystwyth.
Photo Copyright: John Glover

08/05/10: 47826 at Nuneaton on the rear of 1Z13.
Photo Copyright: John Glover

06/05/10

01/05/10: 47804 working 1Z47 0626 Cleethorpes-Llandudno at Deganwy.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

01/05/10: 47786 on the rear of the same working at Deganwy.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

01/05/10: 47786 at Llandudno.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

01/05/10: 47786 at Llandudno.
Photo Copyright: Mark Hodgson

01/05/10: 47804 at Llandudno.
Photo Copyright: Mark Hodgson

01/05/10: 47786 arriving at Llandudno Junction on the return working.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

01/05/10: 47804 arriving at Llandudno Junction on the rear of the return charter.
Photo Copyright: Gary Thomas

02/05/10: 47810 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Martian

02/05/10: 47818 at Barrow Hill.
Photo Copyright: Martian

03/05/10: 47786 at Tuxford hauling 1Z48 1340 Carlisle-Huntingdon.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

03/05/10: 47804 on the rear of 1Z48.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

04/05/10: 47805 at Elford on 0Z47, a Midlands route learner.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

04/05/10: 47580 at Langley Mill.
Photo Copyright: Mick Hirst

04/05/10: 47580 hauling 56101, 45133 and 31271 into Elford Loop.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

04/05/10: The formation departing Elford Loop with 47580 under power.
Photo Copyright: Darren Wetherall

04/05/10: 47580 had picked up the loco's at Butterley, having run light from Carnforth in the morning. They are seen here at Sawley on the Sheet Stores to Stenson branch. The formation took refuge on the Severn Valley Railway for the night.
Photo Copyright: Andy Mellors

05/05/10: 47580 accellerates away from Abbotswood with locos 56101, 45133, 31271 and 50135 in tow working the 0Z56 Kidderminster SVR to Swanage in preperation for the Swanage Railway Diesel Gala.
Photo Copyright: Steve Tucker

05/05/10: 47580 and company at Wilton Junction. The 50 on the rear was picked up at the Severn Valley Railway.
Photo Copyright: Matt Hurst

05/05/10: 47580 nears the end of its journey, at Creech Bottom near Furzebrook.
Photo Copyright: Mark Jamieson

02/05/10

01/05/10: 47804 leads 1Z47 0626 Cleethorpes-Llandudno near Kirk Sandall.
Photo Copyright: David Hall

01/05/10: 47786 on the return 1Z48 1600 Llandudno-Cleethorpes at Scunthorpe.
Photo Copyright: David Hall


01/05/10: 47715, with the leading wheels 'on the deck' here having derailed at Bedale station, Wensleydale Railway, on its first trip of the day.
Photo Copyright: Stephen Curry

01/05/10: 47715 at Bedale, awaits re-railing.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

01/05/10: 47715 at Bedale.
Photo Copyright: Brian Sherrington

01/05/10: 47798 at Leyburn on the 1026 Redmire to Constable Burton Loop, the length of the line that was available for use following the 715 derailment.
Photo Copyright: Stephen Curry

01/05/10: 47798 runs around its stock at Redmire.
Photo Copyright: Stephen Curry

01/05/10: 47703 at Leeming Bar.
Photo Copyright: Stephen Curry

01/05/10: 47798 at Constable Burton Loop.
Photo Copyright: Widnes

01/05/10: 47798 at Redmire.
Photo Copyright: Widnes

02/05/10: 47786 at Colton Junction leads 5Z46 1045 Barnetby Down Sidings-Peterborough West Yard for a Bank Holiday Monday charter.
Photo Copyright: Chris Wall

02/05/10: 47786 at the head of 5Z46 at Weston on the ECML.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

02/05/10: 47804 on the back of 5Z46 at Colton Junction.
Photo Copyright: Chris Wall

02/05/10: 47804 on the back of 5Z46 at Weston.
Photo Copyright: Nick Green

02/05/10: 47798 at Redmire on the 1007 shuttle from Leyburn.
Photo Copyright: Gordon Glossop

02/05/10: 47798 at Leyburn before leaving on the 1407 service.
Photo Copyright: Gordon Glossop

02/05/10: 47715 at Leeming Bar, having been recovered by 20166 (see below photos from previous day re: derailment).
Photo Copyright: Gordon Glossop


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