The BR Class 47 is a class of British Railways locomotive built in the 1960s and used to the present day in the UK. They were historically used for both passenger and freight services, however since the introduction of newer locomotives they are only operated on freight services now. 32 Class 47s have survived into preservation including D1661 'North Star' which is featured in Train Sim World's West Somerset Railway route.

Whilst only D1661 is advertised as part of the West Somerset Railway, all 32 preserved examples are featured in the dlc in BR Green livery.

D1661, the resident Class 47 on the West Somerset Railway, was introduced into service in 1965, allocated to Landore Depot in Swansea, before being moved to Old Oak Common TMD in 1973, followed by a move to Cardiff Canton. D1661's final allocation was Bristol Bath Road in 1998, and was preserved in 2007.

The BR Class 47 is also included in the Northern Trans-Pennine route DLC, set in 1983, where the Class 47 is used for hauling TransPennine passenger services. The version in Northern Trans-Pennine is in BR Blue livery.

West Somerset Railway
Locomotives BR Class 09 - BR Class 47
Rolling Stock BR Mk1
Locations Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
Operators West Somerset Railway
Tutorials Class 47 Introduction - Class 09 Introduction
Scenarios Preparation Work - To the Beach - Minehead Shunter Part 1 - Minehead Shunter Part 2 - Land Cruise - Finishing Up
DLC BR Class 33
Northern Trans-Pennine
Locomotives BR Class 45 - BR Class 47 - BR Class 101
Rolling Stock BR Mk1 - BR Mk2
Locations Manchester Victoria - Huddersfield - Leeds
Operators British Rail
Tutorials Diesel Locomotives Introduction - Class 101 Introduction
Scenarios Trans-Pennine - Driving Rain - Down and Out - Rescue Run - Red Bank Rotation