47338 "Flying Dragon" was the 4th 47 constructed by Brian, in 1997, shortly before the move to Wyevale. It is based on the ubiquitous 2,750hp Class 47 built by Brush during the 60's and 70's for BR as a powerful general-purpose diesel locomotive. Flying Dragon is powered by a 9hp Villiers petrol engine and driving an Eaton 7 hydraulic gearbox. It is the first loco of choice for the railway; consequently it sees a very high mileage every year; in excess of 5000 trips every year. It is also the first loco that drivers are trained on.
No. 2 "David" was a joint build between Brian and another Brookside volunteer Norman Pendlebury. It worked at