47812 on hire to DCR hauls 6 coaches to Canton Pullmans
Riviera Trains' Br Two Tone Green 47812 currently on hire to DCR in miserable conditions rounds the curve at Thornwell whilst powering the 5Z47 09:15 Burton Wetmore to Cardiff Canton Pullman Rail consisting of six Cargo D blue/grey coaches on the 14th April 2012. The coaches are believed to be for Arriva Trains Wales although this is unconfirmed.
47812 returns with 56312 on empty scrap to Stockton
After working the 5Z47 and with no reports of the 6Z34 Cardiff Tidal to Chaddesden empty scrap moving, it became inevitable that 47812 would pair with 56312 to return north, although 56302 was still left in Cardiff. The 6Z56 13:35 Cardiff Tidal to Stockton empty scrap working replaced the 6Z34, and was led by DCR hired-in Riviera Train's Br Two Tone Green 47812 which worked in multi with BAR's 56312 and is illustrated here running over an hour late a
47812 and 56312 work 6Z56 Cardiff Tidal to Stockton
On the 14th April 2012, Riviera Train's Br Two Tone Green liveried 47812 (D1916) worked a 5Z47 Burton (Nemesis Rail) to Cardiff Canton consisting of six Cargo-D Blue/Grey coaches. The Brush Type 4 then returned north by pairing up with 56312 which had worked the 6Z34 down on Thursday (click here for photographs). 47812 on hire to DCR/BARS leads Railfest advertisement branded 56312 on the 6Z56 13:35 Cardiff Tidal to Stockton empty scrap at Thornwell. 56302 remains in Cardiff Central.