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47270 & D1501 at Clay Cross on 21st August 2012

BR blue liveried Class 47 No. 47270 "SWIFT" tows two tone green liveried sister machine D1501 as the 0Z27 11:00 Butterley M.R.C. to Castleton light engine move on 21st August 2012. The locos had been visitors to the Midland Railway Centre's Class 47 Gala over the previous weekend, celebrating the 50th year of operation for the class. After dropping D1501 off at the East Lancs Railway, 47270 continued to its WCRC base at Carnforth.