Visions International

47 Fade-Away

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47 Fade-Away is the story of Class 47 in the 21st Century and looks at how the fleet and its fortunes have declined since the arrival of the new millennium. 90 minutes of fantastic action coupled with an informative script and on-screen graphics bring you the whole story.

Highlights include:

Freight:

  • RES-liveried 47 on China Clay at Golant
  • 47749 on barrier wagons at Carlisle
  • Large-logo 47847 on car train
  • Anglia 47714 on empty well wagons at Water Orton
  • 47734 and 750 at Radlett on Serco train
  • 47298 on DRS flasks at Kensington Olympia
  • 47830 rescuing two 86s on a Freightliner at Stafford
  • 'Police' liveried 47829 on freightliner at Leamington
  • 47308 and 358 double head a Southampton liner
  • Freightliner's 47150 hauling a Rio HST set to Laira and power cars to Bicester
  • 47355 pairing up with 73107 on a scrap train on the ECML
  • 47776 on Penzance fuel
  • 47848 on Calvert Bins

Mail:

  • 47s on Mail trains in the West Country
  • EWS 47778 at South Wigston with Postal EMUs
  • Highland Rail large logo 47635 on mail at Durham
  • 47786 at Bardon Mill with London mail service
  • 47799 on mail at Lapworth
  • 47737 and 47784 at Exeter.

Passenger:

  • A superb collection of Virgin Cross-Country services, including the celebrity repaints, 'borrowed' locos including Great Western 47816 in the north east and 47701, plus the farewell runs.
  • Great Western Paddington - Penzance / Paignton services
  • The North Wales duties
  • Midland Mainline service with 47488
  • West Midland drags
  • Welsh Marches services
  • Rescues including HSTs and 47714 on the Great Eastern and plenty of Railtour & special action including Royal Trains, the VSOE and the ACoRP East Anglian trains.

Diesel Galas:

  • Visiting locos including 47052, 47150, 47212, 47224, 47289, 47349, 47358, 47839 and 47853 at the East Lancs, Severn Valley and Mid Hants.
  • All this plus plenty more!

A detailed narration by David Maxey gives you a complete insight into the last years of the 47s. This DVD includes motion menus, scene selection and the ability to turn off the commentary


Produced by - Visions International
Running time - 90 Minutes
Format - 4:3
DVD only
Released - 2005


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