47376

  • Built - Falcon Works, Loughborough. Works No. -BS657
  • Accepted into traffic - 1st September 1965 as D1895
  • Renumbered - To 47376 February 1974 whilst allocated to Thornaby
  • Brakes - Dual brakes fitted from new
  • Train heat - None
  • Livery - Two Tone Green from new, Two Tone Green with full yellow ends, BR Blue, Triple Grey w/Freightliner Decals - Aug 95
  • Name - "SKYLARK"(Unofficial name) applied at Tinsley TMD on 21st Nov 1989. Removed during overhaul August 1995. "Freightliner 1995"at CreweBasford Hall open day on 28th August 1995. Names removed at Southampton Maritime between June and October 2001. "Freightliner1995" at Toddington on Glos Warks Railway - 24th Sept 2005
  • Allocated to Tinsley from new, 47376 spent a large portion of its career in the North East with spells at Holbeck, Thornaby, Knottingley, Healey Mills and Immingham. By the late 80s the loco was a Tinsley charge before ending its days working out of Crewe Diesel for Freightliner.
  • Last passenger working - 6th January 2001 worked the "Power Porter" railtour from Manchester Piccadilly to Tower Colliery taking the tour from Man Pic to Newport then onto Tower Colliery before being dragged back to Newport by a Class 60, 47376 then worked to Birmingham New Street.
  • Last Working - 8th June 2001 : 20.27 Leeds - Southampton freightliner (4O07), in the Oxford area a piston dropped into the engine sump writing off the Sulzer 12LDA 28C engine. The train was assisted to Southampton by a Class 57.
  • Notes • As per all of the 47/3 fleet, 47376 was built without train heating although the loco did carry boiler water tanks and a through steam pipe from new. These were removed during successive overhauls
  • •47376 was the first loco to carry Freightliner Triple Grey livery