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05/04/81: 47078 and 47484 in the background at Crewe Works. Copyright: Richard Boyd

05/04/81: Another view at Crewe Works. Copyright: Richard Boyd

01/07/81: 47147 at Thirsk with the 0835 Taunton-Newcastle. Copyright: Richard Boyd

01/07/81: 47574 and the Royal Train at Newcastle. Copyright: Richard Boyd

09/07/81: 47479 after leaving Kirkham on the 1707 Blackpool North-Crewe. Copyright: Joe Gornall

01/08/81: 47076 arrives at St Austell with the 2355 overnight from Liverpool to Penzance. Regarding over-nights - the photo of 47555 taken on Tuesday 31st May 1988 shown on 1st March - the time for the Glasgow-Plymouth working was 2200 the previous evening. It returned on 31st from Plymouth on 1M56 from Plymouth to Manchester.
Photo Copyright: Richard Boyd

12/09/81: 47086 'COLOSSUS' at Bournemouth hauling the 0750 Leeds-Weymouth.
Photo Copyright: Richard Boyd

19/09/81: 47574 stands at York before 1550, to depart with a York-Liverpool train and seen before the 1980s works mods were undertaken on it. Note also the early style headlight fitted and the loco still looks smart from its Royal Train appearance on 1st July 1981, see the 1981 photo page for an image of it. It had been painted at its home depot of York.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky

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