Todays post, 23rd August 2011, features four pics from four photographers with five class 47 locomotives to view.
Pic number one is from Alan Rigby. DRS class 47, 47501 Craftsman, is shown heading north through Winwick on 21st August 2011. In front is the Network Rail, Control Inspection Saloon No. 975025, Caroline.
Next up is a pic from John Smith showing BR blue (small logo) class 47, 47270 Swift, heading an empty stock move, southbound, through Winwick on 19th August 2011.
The third shot was taken by Jeff Nicholls on 21st August 2011. WCRC class 47, 47760, was banking the 'North Wales Coast Express', southbound, through Winwick. The 47 is visible through the clag from BR 'Standard' class 7, 70013 Oliver Cromwell, out of picture, at the head of the railtour.
The final shot in this series of class 47 pics is from Geoff Monks. The 'Northern Belle' national railtour is featured, northbound through Winwick, on 20th August 2011. The working was Euston - Edinburgh; the double heading locos were, DRS class 47, 47790 Galloway Princess in distinctive 'Northern Belle' livery, and DRS class 47, 47818.