Sunday 3 November 2019

47500 has been broken up

47500 has now been broken up at Carnforth, some retrospective pictures are presented here. Parts from 47500 are now understood to be contributing to the repair of 47787.

In BR days, seen on shed at Haymarket on the morning of Saturday 2nd April 1983, which was the Easter weekend. Sporting white painted wheel rims, the Western Region OC allocated locomotive was sometime used for Royal Train duties, although it is not clear how it came to be in Scotland on this occasion.

On the rear of a steam special at Ashurst, 23rd October 2010.

On the rear of a steam special at Lockerley, 8th December 2012.