47805 & 47501, Islip Crossing, 0Z30, 14th February 2014
DRS Class 47s Nos. 47805 "John Scott 12.5.45 - 22.5.12" and 47501 "Craftsman" took 4X30 from Crewe Coal Sidings to Bicester C.O.D. the previous day and were stabled overnight at Bicester. The two locos ran back light engines as 0Z30, 09:20 from Bicester C.O.D. to Crewe Gresty Bridge, here having just passed Islip Mill Crossing at 09:45¼ on Friday 14th February 2014, a very wet and miserable day. Also the last day that Chiltern's service ran between Oxford and Bicester Town before closure for the line to be upgraded as part of the "Evergreen Three" project. Digital Image No. IGMP2623.