Monday 29 May 2023

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 12th May 2023 Part 3: 47830 'BEECHING'S LEGACY'

A locomotive leading something of a charmed life, currently mostly working driver trainers for Freightliner, although it seems not to have moved from Maritime since it returned from Swanage.

47830 was new on 24th December 1965 from BR Crewe. Seen on the blocks of platform 1 in Swaange.

47830 backing down into platform 1 from the stabling sidings.

Departing Swanage with 2C08 12:15 Swanage - Corfe Castle.

A return arrival with 2C07 12:39 Corfe Castle - Swanage.

"Freightliner Eastleigh on Tour" !

Arriving at Harman's Cross with 2C14 15:15 Swanage - Corfe Castle.