Category:British Rail Class 47 D1656 (TOPS 47072, 47609, 47834, 47798)
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English: This is a British Rail Class 47 locomotive built in 1965 and given the number D1656 but after the TOPS numbering system came into use it became 47072 in 1974. Its steam heating boiler was replaced by electric train heating in 1984 and therefore renumbered 47609. The following year it was given the name Fire Fly to commemorate an historic Great Western Railway steam locomotive and was further renmubered to 47834 in 1989. In 1995 it was renumbered once more to 47798 and the name changed to Prince William; it was also repainted in plum colour as one of the locomotives allocated to pull the British Royal Train. It was withdrawn in 1984 and preserved in the National Collection of historic locomotives.
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