Carl's Railway Photos

8th May 2016 - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 3

D3591 (08476) and 08436 The final day and the 08s are doing brake van rides at Norden, departing Swanage in the morning and returning late afternoon
Another fantastic gala with several first and great weather throughout - well done to everyone involved

7th May 2016 - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 2

D213 (40013) 33111 joins the action having only just been repainted
Plenty to see including a Bride boarding the train! Congratulations!

6th May 2016 - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 1

D182 (46045) First day of the Diesel Gala proper with some notable firsts; the first Class 40 in Dorset and the first Warship on the Swanage line

5th May 2016 - Swanage Diesel Gala Preview Day

D832 Preview day theme of Route 62, Waterloo to Exeter, with D832, 50035, D6515 (33012) and BR Std 80104 all in action

4th May 2016 - Eastleigh

73213 73212 and 73213 top 'n' tail four Mk1 coaches to the Docks
20205 and 20142 pass by on their way to Swanage

4th May 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

58008 58008 loses a cab!

3rd May 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57309 57309 is rubbed down ready for repainting
57007 is almost ready to return to service
58008 is pretty much stripped
The next pair of KHAs for SWT are taking shape

29th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08617 08617 has received the 'Steve Purser' nameplates from 08790

28th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47739 47739 departs with the first five KVA wagons for Colas Rail
Stoneblower DR80206 is released from storage and ready to go back into service
Component recovery on 58008 is well advanced

27th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66748 66748 gleams in the sunshine
57305 arrives with Mk2 BSO 9527 for overhaul
A smokey 07007 shunts locos around in the Paintshop

26th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37219 37219 is stabled with a Test Train

25th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GBRf Charity Bike Ride The GB Railfreight Charity Bike Ride finishes in Eastleigh and the participants pose in front of 59003 - Well Done to all
66748 nears completion in the Paintshop

22nd April 2016 - Eastleigh

66759 66759 'Chippy' departs the depot

21st April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66424 Work has started on 66424

20th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66423 Repainted 66423 departs
66424 has arrived for repainting

19th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

58008 Component recovery has begun on 58008
66423 is released from the Paintshop
59003 arrives behind 73212

16th April 2016 - Avon Valley Railway

31130 and 5518 (31101) 5518 (31101) on service trains
Recently repainted 08202
Plenty of interest to see

15th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66423 66423 is painted and awaits final finishing

14th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

01508 01508 is busy shunting

13th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

DR79221-226 The Speno Rail Grinder has arrived for its annual maintenance
73138 and 73141 have arrived to take over the Test Train
Track laying, inside and out, is progressing well

12th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37175 and 37421 37175 and 37421 are detached from their Test Train ready for a pair of 73s to take over
Mk2 TSO 5700 awaits its turn in the scrap line
The first Colas KVA nears completion

11th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66746 66746 resplendent in its new Royal Scotsman livery...in the rain!

10th April 2016 - Pickering, North Yorkshire Moors Railway

BR 62005 A quick visit, just missing a 37 on one train and seeing 62005 on the next
No time for a ride this time

9th April 2016 - Locomotion Shildon

APT-E At Locomotion for the ICRS AGM followed by a guided tour round some of the key exhibits

8th April 2016 - Shildon

Shildon A look around the station area at Shildon

8th April 2016 - Leeming Bar, Wensleydale Railway

01545 A quick visit to Leeming Bar with a good variety of ex-BR traction visible

7th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66746 The decals are applied to 66746 by Spectrum

6th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66746 66746 nears completion
57305 collects Mk2 5937

5th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

07007 and 442422 The first 442 arrives under its own power
66746 is outside briefly for a better look at the Burgundy
66748 has finally arrived for repainting, the last one in grey

4th April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66746 A first look at 66746 in Burgundy
Work is well underway preparing 66423 for repainting

1st April 2016 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66748 66748 has arrived for an exam...not ready for repainting just yet!
Riviera's RBR 1671 is complete and ready for departure

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