First North Western Class 47 haulage 2002

First North Western re-introduced loco haulage for the summer timetable of 2002 to cope with low availability of class 175 units. The stock comprised refurbished Mk II coaches from sister company First Great Western. 47 757 Restitution is seen at Bangor on 15th June

This locomotive is adorned with a cartoon as well as a name!

...and on its way to Holyhead. Only one diagram operated, making two return trips daily between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead