47596
ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL
Built by: Brush of Loughborough
Works Number: 695
Date to traffic: 03/66
Numbers carried: D1933, 47255, 47596
Brakes: Dual braked from new
Train heat: Clayton steam heat boiler,
  boiler isolated 12/82,
  boiler removed and fitted with 600 amp ETH cubicle 10/83,
  ETH isolated 08/88,
  Reinstated 01/89
Liverys: Two Tone Green from new,
  BR Rail Blue 08/73,
  BR Rail Blue & Silver Roof 1977,
  BR Blue with Blue Roof 08/79,
  BR Blue with Silver Roof 01/80
  BR Blue with Blue Roof 10/83
  BR Blue with Silver Roof 03/84
  Revised Network South East (Numbers & NSE Logo carried on No. 1 end both sides) 03/89
  Rail Express Systems 09/93
Named: “Aldeburgh Festival” at Liverpool Street Station by Dr Elizabeth Legg-Schwarzkopf, President of the Friends of Aldeburgh Festival on 08/06/84, Nameplates removed 09/93
Radio telephone: fitted 04/88
AWS : BR Standard
Headlight: fitted 10/83
Classified repairs (overhauls carried out at Crewe Works unless stated otherwise)
1970 : Light 08/79 : General + Heavy General Repair 
08/73 : Intermediate  10/83 : Light + ETH equipment fitted
10/76 : Light 03/89 : Light, work undertaken at Stratford Major
Allocations
03/66 : Bristol Barth Road 21/06/81 : Stratford 02/04/89 : Old Oak Common
16/09/72 : Bescot 03/10/82 : Gateshead 09/04/89 : Stratford
07/07/73 : Tinsley 12/12/82 : Stratford 13/05/90 : Old Oak Common
11/01/75 : Gateshead 05/10/87 : Bristol Bath Road 07/07/91 : Crewe Diesel
08/03/75 : Holbeck 18/07/88 : Tinsley 04/99 : Stored
01/02/76 : Stratford 28/01/89 : Stratford 18/10/02 : Withdrawn
05/10/80 : York 19/03/89 : Old Oak Common    
31/05/81 : Thornby 26/03/89 : Stratford    
Sectors:
04/87 : DXX   03/89 : NWRA   05/90 : NWRA 05/99 : WNXX
  04/88 : DCEW  03/89 : NNEA 07/91 : RXLC  05/00 : WNYX
  07/88 : FGWA   04/89 : NWRA 03/92 : PXLC 11/02 : WNZX
01/89 : NNEA 04/89 : NNEA  04/99 : WHCN
Other details:
On 11 January 1975
47255 while working 1S77 23:15 Kings Cross - Aberdeen was booked to stop at York at 02:45 along with 55007 on 1E40 19:20 Aberdeen - Kings Cross was due at York at 02:49. 1E40 pass through the centre road heading south with 47255 passed a red signal and took a swipe with the rear vehicle ripping the BG on the back of 1E40. Vehicles being reported of been removed by midday the flowing day. 47255 was repaired at Crewe works where a new No. 1 Cab was fitted.
Full report was published in June 1976 ISBN 011550405 2
Withdral and disposal:
Taken of out of traffic for being surplus to requirements

Information supplied by Richard Levett / Peter Jaqcues
coauthors of Class 47 datafiles
 
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