47812 Hatton 29 October 2009

47812 (clearly showing its original pre TOPS number D1916) passes Hatton with the 6Z48 13:05 Burton-on-Trent to Dollands Moor Colas Rail steel empties on 29 October 2009. As this train is coming to the end of its period of operation, I made the effort to get this picture despite the poor weather. The fact that a two tone green 47 with full yellow ends was booked for this week's run was the clincher, as I am old enough to remember these locos working freights in this colour scheme, albeit not with these wagons, and definitely not as clean as this! Unfortunately I didn't have a decent camera in those days.