Carl's Railway Photos

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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