Thursday, 29 September 2016

Class 57307 Locomotive 'Lady Penelope' at Rugby

Class 57 Locomotives at Night

Night photo of diesel locomotive Class 57307 'Lady Penelope' stable for the night on sidings at Rugby station 2016
Photo: Charles Moorhen

Railway Homage To 'Thunderbirds' Television Show Character

A night photo of DRS Class 57307 locomotive 'Lady Penelope', named after the popular UK Thunderbirds TV series, standing in a former bay platform looking bright and clean after a sudden downpour at Rugby railway station on the 25th August 2016.

The locomotive was built on the 20 September 1965 by Brush Traction at Loughborough.

This Class 57 locomotive originally carried the number D1901, later to be renumbered 47225.

Apart from its 'Lady Penelope' name, it has also carried the name, 'Cable Thieves: We're Watching You'.

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