Carl's Railway Photos

5th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66706 is fresh out of the Paintshop
47739 is ready to leave after its bogie change
The first completed IFA twin set conversion to car carriers
for STVA is nearing completion
 

4th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37706 departs in the morning with two 108 DMUs for Swanage
and returns in the afternoon with three 117 DMUs after being
incorrectly routed into the depot next door at the first attempt!
66706 nears completion in the Paintshop
The new fuel tank is delivered
 

2nd February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

31233 makes a smokey start
07007 receives attention in the workshop
 

29th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Repairs to 57010 are completed
 

28th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66421 is stripped of its old decals
 

27th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Brand new 66766 receives repairs to a coolant leak
57010 is almost complete
 

26th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

No less than four GBRf 66s on shed
 

23rd January 2015 - Eastleigh

66135 is shunting the Virtual Quarry
 

23rd January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

DR80302 is complete and ready to go
57010 is in the Paintshop
Brand new 66766 is fuelled up
31285 is stabled with a Test Train
 

22nd January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73138 and 73213 are lifted
The Stoneblower receives the finishing touches
 

19th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57306 departs with a PFA
57010 receives the new DRS wrap
66421 arrives for painting
A trio of Colas 70s depart with two converted timber
wagons and 56087 on the rear
The cladding is going on the outside of the new Paintshop
BSO 9488 has arrived for overhaul with two others to donate parts
 

16th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57306 is complete and ready to go
The Stoneblower is in primer in the Paintshop
 

15th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73138 has been left behind as it has a bearing problem
 

14th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

56087 has the RILA survey equipment removed after returning
from a day out surveying
 

13th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Two GLVs are ready for winter duties
66095 is on the East Yard trip
 

12th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66706 is the next GBRf loco for repainting
57011, 57310 and 57301 arrive with two PFAs
57312 departs following a bogie change
 

10th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66709 is completed and ready for traffic
57306 has received its DRS vinyls
08947 has received swinghead combination couplers
The Speno SRR16M-1 Rail Grinder is tested in the yard
 

9th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57003 has received its DRS vinyls
66709 is having its vinyls applied
47739 has arrived for fuel
Two LWRT wagons have arrived for repairs
 

8th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Three ex-LBSCR 6-wheel carriage bodies have arrived for storage

Thanks to Nick Felton for the identities
 

7th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66709 is painted and awaiting application of vinyls
DR80302 is in the Paintshop
 

6th January 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Plenty of Colas locos stabled, including a 56
A first look at the almost completed 66709
Repairs to 57010 are almost complete
Stoneblower DR80302 has arrived for repainting
 

Rail Exclusive DRS Class 47 Models


These Rail Exclusive Class 47s have now been received and all those who took advantage of the offer have been contacted to arrange collection of their models and their free tour of Eastleigh Works
 

30th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Three Mendip Rail 59s are here for warm storage over the Christmas shutdown
Repairs to the front of 57010 are moving quickly now
57306 is now in plain DRS blue
66709 is in the Paintshop
50035 is being prepared for repainting
 

30th December 2014 - Eastleigh

Two Colas 56s share the sidings with a Colas 66 and a GBRf 66
 

19th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The first two converted IWAs are ready for traffic
66755 remains on site with the Translators for the last 317 move
37402 is stabled with a Test Train
 

16th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The two ex-Gatwick Express coaches are tripped into the Works
66755 has arrived with the Translators for the 317 move the following day
 

15th December 2014 - Eastleigh

Two ex-Gatwick Express coaches arrive on the Marchwood trip
 

15th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37688 has arrived to collect 57301 and two PFAs
57301 leads the ensemble away from the Works
66701 has arrived back for the GBRf/Europorte branding to be added
The vinyls are off 66709 revealing the original black livery
The Speno SRR16M-1 Rail Grinder has arrived for repairs
 

12th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37402 is inside for AWS repairs
 

11th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66709 has arrived for repainting
66701 is completed in original GBRf livery
57301 is being prepared for departure
57306 receives a wash down before entering the Paintshop
 

10th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A Colas 70 and a GBRf 66 share space in the Running Shed
66701 nears completion in the Paintshop
 

5th December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73109 and 73213 have arrived for bogie overhauls
The track is now in place and concreted in Bay 1 North
 

3rd December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66701 is part way through its repaint
 

1st December 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Wabtec team pose in front of their last unit
37218 has arrived with 57306 for repaint and a
KUA wagon for repair
A very dirty 66719 is refuelled

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