Settle and Carlisle Railway
The diversions were generally in February and March each year, and there were always about 5/6 workings each way, so the gricer could have a good day with possibly up to 10 different locos.
In murky conditions, 47841 arrives at Hellifield with 1S46 at 10.03 on Saturday 16/2/2002
Following an hour later, the passengers on this Northern Belle hoping to see the S & C hills would probably end up disappointed, as the fog persisted for another hour or so. Here EWS liveried 47786 enters Hellifield at 11.09 on the same day. 47786 is now in West Coast Railway Maroon.
With the fog lifting, 47781 (originally introduced as 1674 Samson) passes south with 1M18 at 11.55.
Res liveried 47734 and 47790 head 1S55 at 12.18 on 16/2/2002
At Ribblehead, it had started to brighten up as EWS 47744 entered the station with 1S49 at 14.44 on 16/2/2002
Large Logo 47847 heads 1S57 through Ribblehead at 15.07 on Saturday 16/2/2002
A couple of weeks later, and Res 47770 passes Hellifield with 1S46 on Saturday 2/3/2002. This loco is now part of the West Coast Fleet as 47500.
Res 47773 approaching Hellifield with 1M18 at 11.08 on Saturday 2/3/2002. This loco is mainline registered, and based at Tyesley
Another view of 47773
A loco no longer with us, Res 47759 heads 1S55 into Hellifield at 12.25 on 2/3/2002
43166 powers 1V52 through Hellifield at 12.38 on 2/3/2002.
On the rear was an UID 430XX
Another loco to sport numerous different liveries after leaving Virgin Trains, 47818 heads 1S54 through Hellifield at 13.35 on 2/3/2002
Green 47851 approaches Hellifield station
Virgin liveried 47831 heads north with 1S49 at 14.12 through Hellifield.
XP64 liveried 47853 passes the signal box at the entrance to Hellifield station with 1S57 at 15.05 on 2/3/2002