Virgin-liveried Class 47 No. 47817 heads through Starcross on 19th August 1998 with the 15:55 Plymouth - Manchester cross country service. Previously No. 47662 and subsequently named The Institution of Mechanical Engineers No. 47817 was converted to Virgin Thunderbird class 57/3 No. 57311 in 2003 and named Parker before subsequently transferring to DRS ownership and being renamed Thunderbird.
Chris Powell       


Chris PowellView All Images

Welcome to the new Railway Herald website. You have requested access to the part of the site that is only available to members.

Why not subscribe now for

£ 28 per year

Subscribe now and get access to our weekly digital magazine and online news content.

Or sign up for a FREE account, and share your railway imagery with thousands of enthusiasts across the globe.

Already Registered?

Enter your username and password below
to login to the website

Keep me logged in ? Forgotten your password?