I don't know if there
was a potential problem with "Blue Peter" but
as it left platform 12 there was a class 47 ticking over in platform
6. As soon as the pacific had cleared the crossover and onto
the down slow, the diesel powered off up the down fast. Maybe
coincidence I don't know but I would have given anything to have
been in the class 47 cab with a video camera if it ran alongside.
47746 "The Bobby" is seen here leaving at a