47501 Craftsman & 57004, 2Z33, 18 December 2009 1 - 1530. DRS's 1510 Maryport - Workington shuttle leaves Workington North. This is one of 12 emergency shuttles each way between Workington and Maryport operated by DRS from 30th November. They run Mondays - Fridays only in addition to the normal Northern service. Travel between Maryport and Workington is free of charge. One train is in use, comprising coaches 9496, 11019, 11046 and 11054. In the three weeks from the start of the shuttle to this photograph, DRS deployed six locos: 37423, 37610, 47501, 47790, 47832 and 57004. They also scrambled 37259 when 47790 failed on the 17th. Northern are running their normal Saturday service, but have strengthened their Sunday Carlisle - Whitehaven service, operating five shuttles each way between Maryport and Workington.
Workington flood shuttle train photos2009Workington North station47501Class 47DRSDirect Rail Services