The Class 47 List - Class 47 Fleet, updated 17/01/17

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The Class 47 List 2000-2017, fleetlist compiled by Shaun C with assistance on this update from Crumb, help also on initial list from Nick Scott, since helped by Nigel47417 and Steve Kibble. Full copyright details available on the index page.
'D1524' 47004
-
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds
Owned by Newton Heath Traction Group, at Embsay. Stored.
'1693' 47105
-
BR Blue
Owned by Brush Type 4 Fund, at Toddington, undergoing overhaul
'D1705' 47117
-
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds
SPARROWHAWK
Owned by Type 1 Association, at Loughborough. Out of traffic for repairs
'D1842' 47192
MBDL
Two tone green, yellow cab surrounds
Owned by Railway Age, Crewe. TOPS number is 89442.
47194
AWCX
m
Two tone grey, RfD logo
For spares at Carnforth, heavily stripped
47205
-
m
Two tone grey, with RfD logos
Owned by G.Austin, at Pitsford. Carries '47395' at number 1 end.
47236
-
m
RfD's later (European) version of two tone grey
For spares at Carnforth
47237
AWCA
m
Maroon
47245
AWCA
m
sp
Maroon, 08/14
47270
AWCA
BR Blue
SWIFT
Owned by D.Smith, under custodianship of West Coast Railways. Out of service
47292
MBDL
m
BR Large Logo Blue, blue cabsides
Owned by R.Whalley & S.Turner, at Ruddington
47306
-
m
RfD's later (European) version of two tone grey, paint rubbed down as part of body repairs/repaint
Owned by D. Ricketts, at Bodmin
47355
AWCX
m
Black with large red Fragonset branding
stored at Carnforth
47367
-
m
BR Blue
KENNY COCKBIRD
Owned by Stratford 47 Group, at Weybourne
47368
-
Two tone grey
For spares at Carnforth
47375
(NRLO)
m
BR Blue
Exported to Hungary.
47376
-
Two tone grey, Freightliner branding
Freightliner 1995
Owned by Brush Type 4 Fund, at Toddington
47401
MBDL
BR Blue
North Eastern
Owned by 47401 Project, at Swanwick. TOPS number is 89401.
'D1501' 47402
MBDL
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds
Owned by P.Waterman, under custodianship of Bury Diesel Group. Out of traffic for repairs.
'D1516' 47417
-
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds
Owned by 47401 Project for restoration, at Swanwick
'D1566' 47449
MBDL
Two tone green, yellow cab window surrounds
ORION
Llangollen Diesel Group, at Llangollen. Out of traffic for repairs. TOPS number is 89466.
47484
TTLS
Green
Owned by Pioneer Diesel Group, at Sutton Coldfield, restoration underway 2011, on hold by 2012?
47488
NRLS
Two tone green, green cab windows
Owned by 47488 Ltd???, stored at Burton with Nemesis Rail.
47492
AWCX
Res/ undercoat
Carnforth based, acquired for spares only
(47770) 47500
AWCX
Maroon, 08/10
Out of traffic with derailment damage.
47501
MBDL
m
DRS
Craftsman
Stored. Owned by Locomotive Services Limited.
47524
-
Res
Owned by J.Harris, custodianship of Staffordshire 47Group, at Cheddleton
47526
-
BR Large Logo Blue
For spares at Carnforth
(47793) 47579
MBDL
BR Blue, silver roof
James Nightall G.C.
Owned by J.Jolly, Mid Norfolk Railway
(47732) 47580
MBDL
BR Blue, silver roof, Union flags on bodyside
County of Essex
Owned by Stratford 47 Group
47596
MBDL
Network SouthEast
Aldeburgh Festival
Owned by Stratford 47 Group, at Dereham.
47635
-
BR Large Logo Blue
Jimmy Milne
Owned by 47635 Group, in use on Battlefield Line
47640
NRLS
BR Large Logo Blue
University of Strathclyde
Nemesis Rail, in use at Battlefield Line
47643
RAJV
Original Intercity style with Scotrail branding
Owned by Bo'ness Diesel Group, at Bo'ness
47701
NRLO
Two tone green (not BR livery)
Waverley
Stored at Burton. Has a Nemesis Rail logo under its nameplates.
47703
HNRL
Fragonset black with red stripe (rubbed down as part of a stalled overhaul)
Owned by Harry Needle, carriage heater at WABTEC Doncaster
47712
MBDL
Scotrail (BR), 07/15
On display at Crewe Heritage Centre, owned by Crewe Diesel Preservation Group
47714
HNRL
m
Anglia turqoise
Owned by Harry Needle, currently based at the Old Dalby test track.
47715
MBDL
Fragonset black with red stripe
POSEIDON
Owned by MTT Rail, at Leeming Bar
47727
COLS
m
Colas black/yellow/orange
Rebecca
47739
COFS
m
Colas black/yellow/orange
Robin of Templecombe 1938 - 2013
47744
NRLS
EWS
Nemesis Rail, stored at Burton
47746
AWCA
Maroon
Chris Fudge 29.7.70 - 22.6.10
Withdrawn in 2004, reinstated in 2014
47749
COFS
m
Colas black/yellow/orange
CITY OF TRURO
47760
AWCA
sp
Maroon
47761
MBDL
Res
Owned by 47401 Project for spares only, at Swanwick
47765
MBDL
Scotrail (BR)
Owned by M. Fowler, at Ruddington.
47768
AWCX
Green undercoat, all over
At Carnforth, purchased for spares
47769
HNRS
m
Virgin
Resolve
At Barrow Hill for repairs and a return to traffic with HNRC.
47771
-
Res
Class 47 Locomotive Society, at Castle Hedingham
47772
AWCX
Res
Awaiting restoration to begin at Carnforth
'D1755' 47773
MBDL
Two tone green, green cab windows
Owned by Vintage Trains
47776
AWCX
Res
Carnforth based, used as a spares source for other locos
47785
-
EWS
Owned by A. Harris, stored at Leeming Bar
47786
AWCA
Maroon, 06/14
Roy Castle OBE
47787
AWCX
Maroon
Windsor Castle
Last passenger working 24/04/10
47790
MBDL
m
Northern Belle, with cast numberplates
Galloway Princess
Out of traffic at Eastleigh, expected to be repaired.
47798
MBDL
Royal, with cast numberplates
Prince William
On display at York NRM
47799
-
Royal
Owned by x, stored at Eden Valley Railway, Warcop
47802
AWCA
m
Maroon, 06/15
(47792) 47804
AWCA
Maroon
47805
MBDL
m
DRS
47810
MBDL
m
DRS
Peter Bath MBE 1927-2006
47811
DHLT
Dark green
Basford Hall shunter
47812
GROG
m
Blue, 03/15
47813
XHSS
m
DRS
Solent
47815
GROG
m
Blue, 02/14
GREAT WESTERN
47816
DHLT
Dark green
Stored at Basford Hall
47818
MBDL
m
DRS
47826
AWCA
Maroon, 08/12
Stored, undergoing repairs
47828
MBDL
m
DRS blue
'D1645' 47830
DFLH
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds, 04/15
Painted at Barrow Hill. Spent July 2015 at Midland Road, Leeds
47832
AWCA
m
Maroon, 09/14
'D1661' 47840
MBDL
Two tone green, green cab window surrounds, 05/07
NORTH STAR
Owned by Diesel & Electric Preservation Group, at Williton
47841
MBDL
m
DRS
At Eastleigh, expected to donate parts to 47790
47843
GROG
m
Blue
VULCAN
Last passenger working 29/09/09
47847
GROG
m
BR Large Logo Blue, 11/01 + 06/14
Returned to traffic in 2014
47848
GROG
m
Blue
TITAN STAR
Returned to traffic in 2014. Last passenger working 16/06/07
47851
AWCA
Maroon, 10/10
47853
GBHN
m
DRS
RAIL EXPRESS
Out of service at Crewe
47854
AWCA
sp
Maroon, 06/11
Diamond Jubilee

47150
DHLT
m
Freightliner green & yellow
Scrapped, Stockton, 10/10
47289
m
Two tone grey with Freightliner branding
Scrapped, Stockton, xx/xx
47295
Two tone grey
Scrapped, ???, xx/11, ex HNRC
47363
Two tone grey
Scrapped, was for spares at Carnforth
47489
BR Parcels Sector Grey/Red
Scrapped, was for spares at Carnforth
47525
SDXL
RfD's later (European) version of two tone grey
Scrapped, was for spares at Carnforth
47540
-
BR Blue with cabside BR logo
Scrapped, Stockton 04/16, was owned by A. Morgan at Leeming Bar
47550
Original Intercity 'Mainline' livery
Scrapped, was owned by Traditional Traction, for spares, at Sutton Coldfield
47575
(RTLS)
BR Blue
Scrapped xx/10, ex Crewe Heritage Centre. First BR blue loco cut since 47478
47707
(NRLS)
Res
Scrapped, was owned by Nemesis Rail, Barrow Hill
47709
XHHP
m
DRS
Scrapped at Eastleigh 09/12, donated parts to 47841
47716
(NRLS)
Res
Scrapped, was owned by Nemesis Rail, at Barrow Hill.
47747
XHHP
EWS
Scrapped, Booth's, June 2013. Was stored unserviceable at Crewe LNWR.
47791
XHHP
Dark Blue
Scrapped, Booth's, March 2013. Had been stored at Barrow Hill
47829
HNRS
White, 'POLICE' branding and stripes
Scrapped, Booth's, February 2013
47839
XHHP
m
Blue
Scrapped, Eastleigh
47972
Red/light grey
Scrapped, was being used for spares at Carnforth

17/01/17 update (changes since July 2015);
47192 - add pool MBDL (on TOPS as 89442)
47306 - The Sapper name removed.
47375 NRLO - 375 is still on TOPS but has left the country. TINSLEY TRACTION DEPOT name removed.
47401 - add pool MBDL (on TOPS as 89401)
47449 - add pool MBDL (on TOPS as 89466)
47500 - from AWCA to AWCX
47501 - from XHSS to MBDL
47540 - scrapped 04/16
47727 - from COFS to COLS, was serviceable but now stored
47749 - from COLS to COFS, name changed from Demelza to CITY OF TRURO, was stored but now serviceable.
47765 has returned to use after an overhaul.
47790 - from XHSS to MBDL
47805 - from XHAC to MBDL
47810 - from XHSS to MBDL
47812/815/843/847/847 - from GBDF to GROG, owner changed from Riviera to ROG (Riviera's last 47s).
47813 - from XHAC to XHSS
47816 - from DFLH to DHLT
47818 - from XHAC to MBDL
47828 - from XHAC to MBDL, livery changed from DRS to DRS blue
47841 - from XHSS to MBDL
47853 - from XHSS to GBHN

Also still listed in MBDL (as at 12/01/10) despite being scrapped is 47750.

28/02/09 update: Removed from the above list are scrapped 47309 and part scrapped 47358, the status of 47375 has been changed to stored.

07/03/09 update: Status of 47798 changed to reflect its return to main line service. It has received the light blue colour to show that it is an officially preserved loco that is a main line runner, as per 47580 and 47773.
47701 location changed from Toddington to Meldon Quarry after a recent move.

17/03/09 update: 47270 and 47292 'pool code' area background colour changed from black/green respectively - these should have been white to show that they are privately owned or owned by a minor company.

18/03/09 update: 47787 renamed Windsor Castle.

30/03/09 update: 47375 owner changed from Cotswold Rail to Booths.

10/06/09 update: 47197, 47224, 47279, 47302, 47303 (all scrapped) and 47270, 47292 (both preserved) have been deleted from the DHLT pool. 47145 has moved to Darlington from Gloucester. 47540 has moved by road from Sinderby to Langley Mill. 47643 no longer has a Scotrail blue stripe. 47714 now at Great Central Railway. 47716 moved from Dartmoor to Gloucester to Barrow Hill. 47799 moved from Old Oak Common to Eastleigh. 47818 sold by Cotswold Rail to HNRC and presumed de-named. 47832 from XHNC to XHHP, considered stored serviceable.

03/07/09 update: 47292 from no pool to MBDL for movement to ELR (had been DHLT until a month ago). 47375 from no pool to MBDL, owner now unknown - loco moved to Barrow Hill. 47484 from no pool to TTLS. 47643 from MBDL pool to RAJV (a defunct Inverness loco pool). 47818 from MBDL pool to HNRS. 47828 from CRRH pool to ADFL following thunderbird contract loss, 828 now being used on freight work and just 810 and 813 left in CRRH. 47832 reinstated to service from XHHP back to XHNC.

02/09/09 update: 47270 returned to mainline operation, ex preserved status.
47292 repaint finished - ex Freightliner. 47402 repaint started, ex BR Blue. 47488 added(was missing from list), owner unknown.
47540 moved from Langley Mill (Heanor Haulage Yard) to Leeming Bar.
47798 returned to YorkNRM for display.
47810 + 47813 from CRRH to HNRL. 47818 from HNRS to HNRL.
Scrapped; 47145 ex HNRS, 47370 ex DHLT, 47767 ex NRLS.
Names; 47402(Gateshead) 47810(Captain Sensible) 47813(John Peel) denamed - 47790 named Galloway Princess.

12/01/10 update:
47150 + 47289 owner changed to Harry Needle.
47270 moved from MBDL to HTLX (Hanson Traction), and then to BREL (Boden Rail Engineering Ltd).
47375 in NRLO pool, ex MBDL.
47402 repaint complete in two tone green, ex BR Blue, now carries original number D1501.
47501, 47712, 47802, 47832 from XHNC to XHAC pool.
47575 painted from BR Parcels sector Grey/Red to BR Blue.
47701 repainted from Fragonset black to a non standard two tone green.
47770 owner changed to WCRC, having moved from storage at Tyseley whilst owned by Traditional Traction.
47790 from XHHP stored pool to XHAC, status changed from stored to mainline serviceable.
47791 changed from MBDL to XHHP pool.
47791 (done before last update) and 47810 painted dark blue, 810 having moved from Doncaster to Barrow Hill.
47854 status changed to stored, unused since April 2009 with fire damage.

19/10/10 update - added to 26/10/10:
47150, 47363, 47489, 47525, 47550, 47575, 47707, 47716 and 47972 all scrapped.
47237 to HNRL pool, ex ADFL, still stored at Gloucester.
47270 from Neil Boden to custodianship of West Coast Railways, still BREL pool.
47289 removed from DHLT pool, to Stockton for scrap.
47355 from European Metal Recycling to West Coast Railways ownership.
47367 painted into BR blue from Freightliner grey.
47375 painted BR blue.
47402 spent time in summer 2010 stored at Crewe, now returned to Bury with wheelsets from scrapped 47575, which had previously been under 47839.
47488 to NRLS pool, previously in no pool.
47492 from T.Gadd to West Coast Railways, for spares only.
47765 to MBDL pool, previously in no pool.
47770 renumbered to 47500, repainted from Res to WCR maroon, reinstated to main line service.
47776 status changed from 'stored' to 'likely to be scrapped', once component recovery is eventually completed.
47793 undergoing repaint from EWS to BR Blue.
47810 HNRL pool to XHHP before 09/10.
47811 Dagenham Dock Yard shunter to Basford Hall stored status.
47813 moved from store at Doncaster to Barrow Hill, changed to stored status from main line runner, Cotswold Rail branding removed. To XHHP pool 21/10/10.
47818 still HNRL pool but repainted from unbranded One livery to DRS blue. To XHHP pool 21/10/10.
47828 ADFL pool to HNRL, moved from store at Doncaster to Barrow Hill, changed to stored status from main line runner. Joe Strummer names removed, Cotswold Rail branding removed. To XHHP pool 21/10/10.

04/02/11 update:
47150 is still in the DHLT pool, albeit now scrapped.
47237 now CROL pool, 01/11 ex ADFL. It moved from Gloucester to Carnforth on 31/01/11. Status changed from serviceable to stored however, seeing as it's been sat around for a long time!
47289 cutting complete.
Previously listed as not being in a pool, 47703 is in HNRS.
47810 now XHAC 01/11, previously in XHCK which it moved to in 12/10 from XHHP, regarded as still serviceable although yet to work a train for DRS.
47811 and 47830 have moved from Basford Hall to Barrow Hill.
47841 moved from XHHP to XHAC 12/10, status changed from stored to serviceable though yet to work a train for DRS, it was however noted shunting another loco at Barrow Hill late last year.
47851 was repainted maroon 10/10, now without names, previously named 'Traction magazine'.

08/02/12 update:
47105 - now numbered 1693.
47150 - still in DHLT pool, was scrapped in 2010.
47192 - changed to *yellow* cab surrounds, it lost the green cab surrounds at the last repaint.
47205 - repainted 10/11, two tone grey as before but now with RfD branding. Also numbered '47395' at number 1 end cab side and front only.
47237 - operational status changed from orange (stored) to blue (mainline operational). Pool code changed from CROL to MBDL, returned to service 07/11. Repainted 11/11 DRS blue with Advenza branding to WCR maroon.
47245 - 'sp' note added to show loco is fitted with snowploughs.
47295 - scrapped, ex HNRC.
47355 - livery changed (just said black on fleet page previously) to 'black with red Fragonset branding'.
47367 - repaint to BR blue completed.
47375 - status changed from orange (stored) to blue as it returned to mainline use.
47484 - owner changed from Traditional Traction to Pioneer Diesel Group, restoration now underway.
47501 - unique to DRS multiple working socket removed.
47525 - although it was scrapped in 2010 it returned to TOPS in the SDXL pool in 2011.
47575 - removed from RTLS pool, it had been scrapped in 2010.
47635 - moved to x for repairs (is it still there?). Removed from TOPS in 2011, taken out of MBDL pool.
47701 - status changed to new pink code; 'Business tool on private line' which is used to describe this and 47714.
47703 - has changed somewhen from HNRL to HNRS pool.
47707 - removed from NRLS pool, it had been scrapped in 2010.
47712 - stored with high engine hours 08/11 and moved from XHAC to XHSS pool, last working 17/08/11. Now in use as a shunter/carriage heating loco at Crewe LNWR. Status changed from blue (mainline operational) to red (yard shunter/ETH source).
47714 - was removed from TOPS in 2010 though has returned, now in the HNRL pool and is at the Old Dalby test track. Status changed to new pink code; 'Business tool on private line' which is used to describe this and 47701.
47715 - Wensleydale loco returned to MBDL pool, having been off TOPS.
47716 - removed from NRLS pool, it had been scrapped in 2010.
47746 - from Brush Type 4 Fund to WCR at Carnforth for restoration and a return to service, 24/07/11 to MBDL pool (previously off TOPS), status colour changed from yellow to orange.
47747 - from Riviera to DRS, pool code RTLO to XHHP.
47750 - deleted from TOPS pool MBDL, it had been scrapped in 2008. Last recorded date on TOPS was 16/11/11.
47760 - 'sp' note added to show loco is fitted with snowploughs.
47768 - from C.Hookings of Barry to WCR at Carnforth for spares, status colour changed from yellow to orange. Re-entered on TOPS in MBDL pool to allow it to be hauled to Carnforth.
47785 - repainted xx/11 in to same EWS style.
47787 - loco saw no use through year so status changed from blue (mainline operational) to orange (stored). Undergoing repairs to return to service.
47790 - repainted 05/11 from DRS livery to Northern Belle colours.
47799 - status changed from orange (stored) to yellow (preserved). Removed from WNXX pool and deleted from TOPS.
47802 - unique to DRS multiple working socket removed.
47805 - from Riviera to DRS, pool code RTLO to XHHP. Denamed 'Talisman'. Repainted xx/11 from Riviera blue to DRS blue, received DRS branding 01/12.
47810 - received DRS branding early in the year, previously all blue. Named Peter Bath MBE 1927-2006.
47811 - spent 2011 until 13/05/11 at Barrow Hill under repair and on that date returned to Basford Hall where it is used as a shunter. Status colour changed from orange (stored) to red (yard shunter/ETH source).
47813 - not sure when this became a DRS loco but has been at Eastleigh since 2011 under overhaul for DRS after moving from Barrow Hill.
47818 - received DRS branding after beginning year in plain blue. XHHP pool by 02/11, fitted with multiple working for first time, to XHAC on 18/06/11. Entered traffic 19/06/11.
47828 - status changed from orange (stored) to blue (mainline operational), XHHP to XHAC pool, returned to service 10/11.
47832 - repainted 07?/11 from DRS livery to Northern Belle colours.
47839 - from Riviera to DRS, pool code RTLO to XHHP. Denamed 'Pegasus'.
47841 - returned to mainline service, had already been in XHAC pool at start of year though didn't enter service until 20/06/11.
47843 - loco saw no use through year so status changed from blue (mainline operational) to orange (stored).
47847 - loco saw no mainline use through year so status changed from blue (mainline operational), though to red (yard shunter/ETH source) as it sees use in Eastleigh yard.
47848 - loco saw no use through year so status changed from blue (mainline operational) to orange (stored).
47851 - no longer carries number D1648, was removed at 10/10 repaint from two tone green to maroon but had not been removed from list.
47853 - from Riviera to DRS, pool code still RTLO though. Repainted 01/12 from xp64 light blue to DRS blue. Denamed 'Rail Express'. No longer carries number D1733.

08/01/13 update:
47105 - currently out of service undergoing an overhaul.
47375 - named TINSLEY TRACTION DEPOT xx/09/12.
47488 - now stored at Burton.
47501 - spent some of 2012 in the stored XHHP pool, now back in service.
47579 - see 47793.
47580 - repainted 05/12 from BR Large Logo with blue cabsides and silver roof to BR Blue with silver roof and Union flags on bodysides.
47596 - BR Blue to NSE livery, named Aldeburgh Festival xx/09/12, also in MBDL pool by 01/13 having previously not been on TOPS.
47635 - moved from Peak Rail to the Battlefield Line for repairs and then remained there.
47640 - operational status changed from orange to pink; business tool in use on private line. Shouldn't have been orange as it wasn't in store!
47703 - moved from Leeming Bar to Burton Wetmore Sidings.
47709 - from XHSS pool at Eastleigh to scrap, 09/12, removed from TOPS.
47744 - moved from Barrow Hill to Burton Wetmore Sidings.
47746 - note changed from awaiting restoration to restoration underway.
47765 - repainted from Res livery to undercoat at NVR by 09/12.
47769 - status changed from blue to red ('depot shunter/ETS supply') as it hasn't operated on the mainline for some time but does still shunt at Crewe.
47786 - name corrected to add OBE to end of name.
47791 - status changed from orange to white ('loco expected to be scrapped') as it is unlikely to be restored.
47793 - renumbered to 47579. Repainted by 09/12 from EWS livery to BR Blue with silver roof. Named James Nightall G.C. xx/09/12.
47804 - maroon repaint 06/12.
47805 - XHHP to XHAC pool.
47811 - now says Basford Hall shunter, shouldn't have said stored at Barrow Hill!
47813 - from silver to full DRS livery by 06/12. Named Solent 17/08/12. From XHHP to XHAC pool and serviceable status changed from orange to blue.
47826 - maroon repaint in 07/12 saw it lose Scarborough Spa advertising.
47828 - corrected, - had returned to service in prior to last update, livery also corrected to DRS from silver.
47839 - stored at Eastleigh, serviceable status changed from blue to orange to reflect this.
47843 - serviceable status changed from orange to blue as it operated during 2012.
47847 - moved from Eastleigh to Crewe's former DMD.
47853 - renamed RAIL EXPRESS xx/xx/12 (by September). From DRS blue to DRS full livery 05/12 and moved from RTLO top XHHP pool same month. Later to XHAC pool.
47854 - named Diamond Jubilee xx/05/12, first working with the name was on 01/06/12.


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