List of preserved British Rail Class 47 locomotives

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A significant number of British Rail Class 47 locomotives have been preserved on heritage railways, the current total standing at 32 as of October 2016. These are listed below.

Of note are the first built locomotive, 47 401 'North Eastern', and one of the Royal Train locomotives, 47 798 'Prince William'.

Four locomotives (47 270, 47 580, 47 773 and 47 798) are mainline registered and as such may operate on Network Rail.

Locomotives that do not currently carry their names are shown with the name in brackets.

Numbers carried
(Current number in bold)
Name Livery Location Owner
D1107 47 524 - - - (Res Gestae) Rail Express Systems Churnet Valley Railway Staffordshire Type 4 Ltd[1]
D1500 47 401 - - - North Eastern BR Blue Midland Railway - Butterley The 47401 Project[2]
D1501 47 402 - - - (Gateshead) BR Green East Lancashire Railway Privately Owned[3]
D1516 47 417 - - - - BR Green Midland Railway - Butterley The 47401 Project[2]
D1524 47 004 - - - (Old Oak Common) BR Green Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway Newton Heath Diesel Traction Group
D1566 47 449 - - - Orion BR Green Llangollen Railway Llangollen Diesel Group[4]
D1606 47 029 47 635 - - Jimmy Milne BR Blue Large Logo Epping Ongar Railway Privately Owned
D1643 47 059 47 631 47 765 - (Ressaldar) BR Scotrail Blue Stripe Great Central Railway (Nottingham) GCRN Diesel Group[5]
D1654 47 070 47 620 47 835 47 799 Prince Henry Royal Train Maroon Eden Valley Railway Privately Owned
D1656 47 072 47 609 47 834 47 798 Prince William Royal Train Maroon National Railway Museum National Railway Museum[6]
D1661 47 077 47 613 47 840 - NORTH STAR BR Green West Somerset Railway Diesel & Electric Preservation Group[7]
D1662 47 484 - - - (Isambard Kingdom Brunel) GWR Green Wishaw Pioneer Diesel Group
D1693 47 105 - - - - BR Blue Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Brush Type 4 Fund[8]
D1705 47 117 - - - Sparrowhawk BR Green Great Central Railway Type 1 Locomotive Company[9]
D1755 47 161 47 541 47 773 - (The Queen Mother) BR Green Tyseley Locomotive Works Vintage Trains[10]
D1762 47 167 47 580 47 732 - County of Essex BR Blue with Union Jack (Stratford grey roof) Mid Norfolk Railway Stratford 47 Group[11]
D1778 47 183 47 579 47 793 - James Nightall GC BR Blue/Large Logo (Stratford Grey Roof) The Watercress Line Privately Owned
D1787 47 306 - - - The Sapper Railfreight Distribution Bodmin & Wenford Railway Bodmin & Wenford Main Line Diesel Group[12]
D1842 47 192 - - - - BR Green Crewe Heritage Centre The Railway Age Trust Crewe
D1855 47 205 47 395 47 205 - - Railfreight Distribution Northampton & Lamport Railway Privately Owned
D1886 47 367 - - - - BR Blue Mid Norfolk Railway Stratford 47 Group[11]
D1895 47 376 - - - Freightliner 1995 Freightliner Grey Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Brush Type 4 Fund [8]
D1909 47 232 47 665 47 820 47 785 (Fiona Castle) EWS Wensleydale Railway Privately Owned
D1921 47 244 47 640 - - University of Strathclyde BR Blue Large Logo Battlefield Railway Privately Owned
D1933 47 255 47 596 - - Aldeburgh Festival Network SouthEast Mid-Norfolk Railway Stratford 47 Group[11]
D1945 47 502 47 715 - - Poseidon Fragonset Black Wensleydale Railway MTT Rail[13]
D1946 47 503 47 771 - - (Heaton Traincare Depot) Rail Express Systems Colne Valley Railway Class 47 Preservation Project[14]
D1948 47 505 47 712 - - Lady Diana Spencer BR Scotrail Blue Stripe Crewe Heritage Centre Crewe Diesel Preservation Group[15]
D1966 47 266 47 629 47 828 - (The Institution of Civil Engineers) BR Inter-City Great Central Railway Nottingham Owned by the D05 Preservation Company
D1970 47 269 47 643 - - - Intercity (ScotRail branding) Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Owned by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society Diesel Group[16]
D1971 47 270 - - - Swift BR Blue Carnforth MPD Privately Owned
D1994 47 292 - - - - Variation on large logo blue Great Central Railway (Nottingham) Privately owned

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ST4.org news page Archived 3 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine. Staffordshire Type 4 Limited website
  2. ^ a b 47401 Project Organisation homepage
  3. ^ Fleet Details Bury Diesel Group
  4. ^ D1566 page Archived 14 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine. Llangollen Diesel Group
  5. ^ Fleet List Archived 4 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine. GCRN Diesel Group
  6. ^ NRM fleet list NRM website
  7. ^ 47840 page D&EPG website
  8. ^ a b Homepage Brush Type 4 Fund
  9. ^ D1705 page Archived 2 May 2006 at the Wayback Machine. Type 1 Locomotive Company
  10. ^ 47773 page Archived 9 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Vintage trains website
  11. ^ a b c Homepage Stratford 47 Group Homepage
  12. ^ Bodmin Diesels website Archived 30 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ 47715 page Preserved Diesels website
  14. ^ 47771 page[permanent dead link] Preserved Diesels website
  15. ^ CDPG website
  16. ^ 47643 page Archived 12 January 2008 at the Wayback Machine. SRPS Diesel Group website