Carl's Railway Photos

Rail Exclusive DRS Class 47 Models

These ViTrains Class 47s will be available from
Rail Exclusive in October/November 2014
Each of the four locos modelled were overhauled and painted by
Arlington Fleet Services
at Eastleigh Works
The DRS liveried pair are now all Sold Out and the Northern Belle sets are down to single figures
If you want to put your name on the waiting list please contact
Rail Exclusive directly
Thanks to all those who took advantage of this offer
 

7th September 2014 - Mid Hants Railway Diesel Gala

08s on brakevan rides at Alresford
27007 parked up in full view at Medstead
A Class 24, two Class 31s, three Class 37s (each with a different power unit), a Class 50 and the Thumper DEMU
Not a bad do!!
 

4th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Colas locos continue to visit the Diesel Running Shed for attention
455823 has arrived for overhaul
 

2nd September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57312 is masked up ready for painting the Crimson Lake
66160 is on the East Yard trip
A pair of Colas 66s receive attention in the Diesel Running Shed
455824 is nearing completion ahead of departure later in the evening
A rake of LWR wagons has arrived for maintenance
 

29th August 2014 - Eastleigh

70801 by the station
 

29th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Busy scenes in the Diesel Running Shed with two Colas 70s
 

28th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73207 and 73109 depart with the two JAs for Loughborough and the Translator Set T7 for Tonbridge
Freightliner branded 66418 on the Maritime trip
 

27th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57303 has been named 'Pride of Carlisle'
73109 and 73207 arrive with brand new 66752 for the move of the JAs and Translators the following day
The first two IWA conversions are underway
 

22nd August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Another recently named GBRf 66 visits,
66738 'HUDDERSFIELD TOWN'
31285 is back with its Test Train
 

20th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

70801 is in the Diesel Running Shed
66076 on the East Yard trip
 

18th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66751 is released from the Paint Shop
Recently named 66740 pays a visit
31285 visits with a Test Train
70019 on the Maritime Trip
455824 has arrived for Wabtec
Siemens' changeover day with new arrival 450103 already up on jacks,
450005 moved across for interior attention and 450012 ready to go
 

14th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The new Diesel Running Shed hosts a 73 and a 70
66848 is back, this time for repairs
 

13th August 2014 - Eastleigh

60091 is the latest 'super-shunter' in Eastleigh Yard
 

13th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Work continues on repairing SPML15
66572 is on the Maritime trip
 

12th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

56311 is in the Diesel Running Shed for repairs, having been left behind the previous day
Ten IWA timber wagons have arrived from the depot next door
 

11th August 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Catching up after a week away;
66751 has arrived for re-painting
56301 and 56311 are in with the Railvac train
66848 is on hire to Freightliner on the Maritime trip
Loram SPML15 Rail Grinder is in for repairs
 

11th August 2014 - Eastleigh

66743 departs the Works through the station
The usual collection of stabled locos
 

11th August 2014 - Hilsea

Car in the garage again so train to work!
 

9th August 2014 - Barrow Hill

Plenty to see and plenty not quite visible - always difficult but interesting!
 

9th August 2014 - Peak Forest

A last look at this interesting location before heading for home
 

8th August 2014 - Peak Forest

A quick visit at the end of a busy day
 

8th August 2014 - Middleton Top

The top of one of the inclines on the Cromford and High Peak Railway
 

8th August 2014 - Crich Tramway Museum

If you like trams then this is the place to come
A wonderful afternoon spent riding and viewing the excellent exhibits
 

7th August 2014 - Peak Forest

A good place to see 60s
 

7th August 2014 - High Peak Junction

The bottom of the first incline on the Cromford and High Peak Railway
 

7th August 2014 - Matlock

D8 and the Hunslet on duty today
 

6th August 2014 - Peak Forest

A busy scene with 60s and 66s
 

6th August 2014 - Dunford Bridge

The eastern end of the old Woodhead tunnels
 

6th August 2014 - Glossop

A 323 on the workings from Manchester Piccadilly to Glossop
 

5th August 2014 - Matlock

14901 and the Hunslet on duty
 

5th August 2014 - Duffield

The southern end of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway where it used to join the main line
 

5th August 2014 - Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

A good collection of DMUs and a Class 31 and 33
A big thank you to the very friendly staff, especially the gent who took us around the sheds allowing us to get photos of everything
Well worth a visit!
 

4th August 2014 - Woodhead

The western end of the old Woodhead tunnels
Easily accessible from the main road above but not a lot to see apart from the tunnel mouths themselves
 

4th August 2014 - York

A pair of 20s and a 66 stabled plus the usual units
 

4th August 2014 - National Railway Museum, York

A lot less people than last time I was here!
 

3rd August 2014 - Wirksworth

A quick visit to see when they were open later in the week
 

3rd August 2014 - Peak Rail

D8 and an Austerity on the service train
It was a 1940s weekend with an excellent mock battle
Plenty of locos of all types in the yard to see but unfortunately the Heritage Shunters Trust shed was all locked up
 

2nd August 2014 - Peak Forest

A pair of 60s and the resident shunter
 

1st August 2014 - Clapham Junction

Plenty to see including a 'new' 458/5 and the latest 377/6s
 

1st August 2014 - Kensington Olympia

A 59 and the usual units

Previous months photos can be found in the

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