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13/02/95: 47337 seen under the Carlisle station footbridge. 337 received this livery in March 1986 and carried it in until September 1996 when it received Freightliner livery. These days it can be found Sulzer-less and painted dark blue with First Great Western branding and named 'Restormel Castle'.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong


25/02/95: And 47471 'Norman Tunna G.C.' which had the yellow lower section around the cab extending up to the cab windows and carried black numbers. With the age of the paintwork on this loco at the time the old BR logo can be seen through the paint on the bodyside from the previous blue livery. Some two tone green photographs tomorrow.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong


08/03/95: 47744 before its naming ceremony where it was named Saint Edwin, at Leeds - which has changed quite a bit since. 744 still survives, in EWS colours at Barrow Hill, owned by Nemesis Rail. EWS livery is also still carried by preserved 47785 and 47793 and Riviera's stored 47747.
Photo Copyright: Dave Scarlett


25/05/95: 47847, well known for many years for its blue clag (although not for the last few years as it hasn't been in service...) stands at London St Pancras before working an evening service to Derby. It is thought this date is the 25th, though could have been the 23rd, does anyone happen to have seen/rode 847 that week? 847 last worked on 22/09.07, on the back of 1Z80 0712 Paddington-Paignton (hauled by 47843) and then hauling 1Z81 1735 Paignton-Paddington. It worked a selection of class 325 drags on hire to GBRf that winter, it's last move being a 5V99 1230 Wolverton-Old Oak Common on 25/01/08. It then ended up providing train supply to carriages at Old Oak Common before later moving on 08/05/09 in tow on 6Z61 1011 Old Oak Common-Eastleigh behind 66192 + 67024. It is expected to return to service somewhen and work on various repairs that were needed have begun.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky


18/06/95: 47016 'Atlas' with 37072 in tow working from Eastleigh Yard to Didcot Yard on an engineers train. It was mentioned on 25/03/10 news update that 47318 was the last loco in this livery, the original BR Railfreight style with no red solebar stripe, 318 carrying it until August 2004. However 47318 was certainly not the last in service in this style as it was withdrawn in July 1993! 47016 was withdrawn from traffic in December 1998 (it had been on display at 1998's Toton depot open day - by that point with just one nameplate) and scrapped in April 2000.
Photo Copyright: Howard Osiransky, disposal gen from the comprehensive list at WNXX.com


07/07/95: 47790 at Dawlish Warren. Copyright: Neil Walkling


xx/11/95: 47791 stands at Carlisle with its large Venice Simplon Orient Express nameplate. This loco also survives and may, if it returns to use with DRS, return to Carlisle again. 47768 is to the right, another survivor, although unfortunately another loco to reportedly suffer at the hands of thieves.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong


24/12/95: 47757 'Restitution' with 37211 approach Carlisle heading north on an unknown light loco move.
Photo Copyright: Darren Armstrong


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