Thursday 8 June 2023

Peak Rail Diesel Gala, 16th April 2023 Part 4: 47402

The mighty 'Generator' Class 47.of the ECML. The second Brush Type 4, D1501 was delivered to Finsbury Park in November 1962. Renumbered to 47402 in February 1974. Withdrawn in June 1992, and entered preservation in 1993 at the East Lancashire Railway, under the ownership of Pete Waterman. In 2013, it visited the Mid-Hants Railway Diesel Gala. Moved in 2022 to Peak Rail, to join more items in the Waterman Railway Heritage Trust.

Standing between trains at Rowsley South.

Coupling up for a train to Matlock.

At the platform end at Matlock.

Pushing a departure away from Matlock, to run around at Matlock Riverside.

Running into Darley Dale, alongside D7659 (25309).