Built - Falcon Works, Loughborough. Works No. - BS455
Accepted into traffic- 6th December 1963 as D1693. First Working - 6th December 1963 worked light from Brush, Loughborough to Old Oak Common via the Midland mainline, Welsh Hap Junction, Dudding Hill andActon Wells Junction.
Renumbered - To 47105 on 22nd Jan 1974 at Immingham
Brakes - Vacuum only from new, air brakes fitted Sept-Nov 1969
Train heat - Spanner MkIII boiler from new, isolated April 1986, reinstated 27th Feb 2000 in preservation
Livery - Two Tone Green from new, BR Blue from November 1969, BR Blue + Silver Roof/Black headcode-Dec 87
Name - "GOLDCREST"(unofficial name) applied at Tinsley TMD on 27th Nov 89. Removed August 1994 during preparations for repaint at GWR. Named "Tim Leverton" (temporary name) at Toddington Station on 1st August 2008 to honour the work of BT4F CM&EE. Removed on 2nd August 2008.
Allocated to Bristol Bath Road from new, 47105 spent its 30 year career at various depots around the country, notably spending 10 years at Cardiff Canton from 1975 to 1985 before spells at Tinsley and Stratford. 47105's last depot allocation was Old Oak Common from December 1991.
Last passenger working - 2nd July 1992 worked the 1F50 1750 Padd-Reading, 2C72 1915 Reading-Didcot then ECS to Oxford to work the 2155 Oxford-Padd.
Last Working - 7th October 1993 worked 6Z10 0435 Old Oak Common West Yard to Southall Yard engineers train, then worked 0F70 light to Old Oak Common. 8th October worked 0D00 0830 Old Oak Common to Doncaster Belmont Yard (towing 47019), stored unserviceable at 0845 on 1st November 1993.
47105 was withdrawn on 13th December 1993 and purchased by the Brush Type 4 Fund on 24th January 1994.