Carl's Railway Photos

10th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47812 is inside having replacement wheels
47810 is being overhauled for its new owners
Bodywork repairs to 50021 are progressing well

9th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Swanage DMUs are having their bogies and engines refitted
66046 is in the paint booth and is now officially renumbered 66782
66016 (to be 66781) is now inside for work to begin
66238 (to be 66788) is also inside and will be the third to be painted
Over the fence, DB liveried and still DB owned, 66097 is shunting the Virtual Quarry

8th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Stoneblower DR80303 has arrived for repainting and is shunted into the old Paintshop

3rd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Another recent GBRf acquisition, 47739 arrives behind 66717
A last look at 66046 before it officially becomes 66782

2nd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Prep and corrosion repairs to 66046/66782 are well underway
Outside the fence, 180108 departs the Arriva depot next door in its new Grand Central livery

21st December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Riviera's RK 80042 is being prepared for repainting

20th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Four of GBRf's latest acquisitions have arrived for repainting with 66046 the first to be started...it will emerge as 66782
37025 is stabled with a Test Train
The final SWR 455 for AC traction conversion departs

18th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08887 is moved into position for collection by road transport the following day
Bay 4 South is now clear and can be prepared for the next project

14th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57302 arrives between 37059 and 37259
The Swanage DMUs and LU Saloon are moved into the Van Shop

13th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57307 has had its cabs repainted

12th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The overhaul of 47810 is stepped up
07007 has new springs on the centre axle

11th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66117 arrives from Burton with three Riviera coaches
73212 is almost ready to depart

9th December - Churnet Valley Railway

ex-GWR 2-6-2 no. 4277 and 33102 top 'n' tail the 'Santa Express' in the snow!

7th December - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73212 is back on its bogies with new wheels
07007 is having another broken spring replaced

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