Class-47 Co-Co Diesel as The Works Diesel

Brush "Type 4" Class 47 Co-Co diesel-electrics from 1962 were BR's workhorses of the 1970s and 1980s, to be found in all regions of the system and many surviving into privatised colours. Some 508 of them were in service at their height.

"The Works Diesel" appeared in "James and the Diesel Engines" by Christopher Awdry (1984)

Modeller's Corner:
Hornby logo offers several liveries of Class 47s in their range to choose from.

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