'Oakham Station '
Class 47580 into Oakham Station in 2009
Class 47580 came into Oakham Station in 2009 past the Oakham Level Crossing signal box. Class 47580 is on the return leg of The Stapleford Park Open day & Harringworth Specials which were on the August Bank Hoilday Monday which was on the 31st August in 2009.
This class 47 has been painted in "Stratford large logo blue" and with the name "'County of Essex" and the number 47580. it is owned (run by) by Statford 47 Group.
Some other photos of this class 47 on this site.
Photo in 2004 when it was numbered class 47 732 named Restormel at the Peterborough EWS Depot in 2004
Class 47 580 just befor it was re-named County of Essex at the Tyseley Open Day in 2008.
'County of Essex" 47 580 at the Mid-Norfolk Railway in March 2011
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 4953 Pitchford Hall was at the rear of this train,which had been used on the run to Corby. The train had started from Tyseley Warwick Road at 7:42am that morning. Corby station has no turntable so the 47 was needed for the leg of the trip back to Leicester.
Cross Country class 170 637 at Oakham station on th 31st of August 2009.
Oakham station is on the line from Syston Junction to Peterborough. Most passenger trains are class 170 or 158 units from Birmingham via Leicester to Peterborough March Ely and Cambridge and to Stanstead airport. Container trains and stone hoppers and Ballast are the main freight trains.
Oakham Station Pages
Oakham station in 2020