Carl's Railway Photos

5th February - Eastleigh

Temporary Repair The temporary repair to the damaged track following the derailment, showing why no trains for Southampton and beyond can call at Eastleigh
Trains to Portsmouth can still use Platform 3 now the stranded 450s have been removed

4th February - Arlington Eastleigh Works

802205 TPE liveried 802205 departs
Siemens final unit, 444043, is almost complete

3rd February - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Swanage DMU Departure And finally...with access restored....the Swanage Railway Class 117 DMU departs in the rain behind 66787
The train went as far as East Yard where each of the four cars are to be loaded to a lorry and taken to the Swanage Railway by road due to a gauging issue at Brockenhurst

29th January - Eastleigh Apprentices - Then & Now

Eastleigh Apprentices With the imminent demolition of the Apprentice Training School building, Andy Key takes his place in the line up where he was sat in 1978/79

29th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Shunters With nothing in or out due to the derailment in the station, the shunters are at rest!

29th January - Eastleigh

Crane Arrives

Business as usual in the Virtual Quarry despite the derailment
The wagons that didn't derail have been removed and the rear twin set is re-railed and taken away by a DB 66
Colas's 125 tonne Kirow crane has arrived to assist with sorting out the rest
The 450s are still trapped in platform 3

28th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Car No. 17056 Mk2 BFK 17056 is finished and sports it's new name
Colas Rail's 70813 and 70814 are onsite, trapped in by the derailment in the station
The motor coaches of 442405 and 442424 are in the scrap line awaiting final component recovery

28th January - Eastleigh

Oops! 4O05 Birch Coppice to Southampton Maritime hauled by 70001 derails as it departs Eastleigh station - three twin wagons come off the track
450037 and another 450 are trapped in platform 3

22nd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Scrap Tanks Two TIA Tank wagons for scrapping by Raxstar
801225 is onsite for mods

21st January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Jack Frost Having brought in 47815 yesterday for an exam, 'Jack Frost' waits to depart on a frosty morning
802207 departs in TPE livery

17th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57003 and 57002 57002 and 57003 have arrived for charter duty
The motor coach from 442424 is inside being split from the rest of the unit

16th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

CAR No. 17056 Mk2 BFK 17056 now has a name

15th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

86101 86101 is now in primer
800101 is onsite for mods
The first Groupe CAT liveried car carrier is ready

3rd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Spot the Difference! 57312 - Spot the Difference!
37612 is stabled with a Test Train, including ex-Caledonian Sleeper BUO 9801
801220 is prepared for departure

23rd December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57312 57312 has arrived for a small tweak to its livery
66729 arrives with Translator Set T7
801220 is here for mods
The final 450 for refurbishment and renumbering is 450045

18th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

450560/450060 The point where 450560 turned back into 450060!
The first Statesman Rail coaches are going through the Paintshop

17th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

450048 450 refurbishment continues with more renumberings and new arrivals
801219 has arrived for mods

13th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

TSO 5366 LSL's Mk2 TSO 5366 is released from the Paintshop in Crimson and Cream
Freightliner's 47830 is completed and awaits collection
Statesman Rail's BFK 17056 is now in Pullman colours
Another 801 has arrived for mods

11th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

62944 (442405) The first 442 coach is in the scrap line ready for final component recovery

9th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 59003 arrives with the Matisa P95 TRS2 (Track Renewal System 2)
More 450/5s are renumbered
801217 is present for mods

6th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66847 Rebranding of the Colas fleet has started with 66847 the first
802216 is now in full TPE livery
The motor coach of 442405 is inside for component recovery
The Swanage Class 117 is on test again - also check out the Video on my YouTube channel

3rd December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

31128 and 07007 31128 arrives with Generator Car 6310 from Burton
The Swanage Class 117 is on test in the yard
450051 is another renumbering

2nd December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

87002 and 86101 86101 and 87002 are both being prepped
Welcome back 450059, 450064 and 450067
Part vinyled 802216 has arrived

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