Central Trains Class 47 Haulage, 2005-2008

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Background - Central/ East Midlands Trains use of class 47s

Central Trains hired from West Coast Railway Company stock and locomotives for a selection of moves;
those in March of 2006 and 2007 were for race meetings at Cheltenham,
trains in December of 2005 to 2007 were for the christmas market at Lincoln,
extras in summer 2008 were to increase capacity on trains to Skegness.
An extra date (Sunday 20th July 2008) was provided following industrial action amongst East Midlands Trains staff.