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photo 03-D-0938
Birmingham Area
057 Birmingham - Derby
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Class 47 Swansong

47.840 was was repainted into BR blue for its last few months on cross country services before Voyagers took over. The displaced Class 47s had a final fling on diverted WCML services in August 2003.

The blue beast is seen here at Washwood Heath, working 1A32, the 10:19 Wolverhampton to Euston service, diverted via Nuneaton on 3 August 2003.
camera : Fuji S2Pro
 
lens : 24-85mm f/2.8-4.0
 
focal length : 70 mm (105 mm eq.)
 
shutter : 1/750sec
 
aperture : f/6.7
 
ISO : 200
 
original : Digital 12MP JPEG
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