Carl's Railway Photos

9th April 2015 - Didcot Railway Centre

The unique Gas Turbine loco 18000, a Class 14 and
all the usual steam engines
 

9th April 2015 - Didcot

The usual fare of HSTs and DMUs
including one HST with 'BUILDING A GREATER WEST' livery
 

27th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The four ScotRail liveried coaches, along with a DRS liveried BSO, are complete The four ScotRail liveried coaches, along with a DRS liveried BSO, are complete and shunted into the yard for final checks before departing behind 68009
 

26th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

6183 is the third Mk2 in ScotRail livery 6183 is the third Mk2 in ScotRail livery
5965 and 5945 are outside in the yard being tested
Repaired 08650 is positioned for loading for return to Isle of Grain
 

25th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

5945 becomes the second ScotRail liveried Mk2 5945 becomes the second ScotRail liveried Mk2
 

24th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The first of DRS's ScotRail liveried Mk2s is 5965 The first of DRS's ScotRail liveried Mk2s is 5965
Plenty of wagons coming and going on the East Yard trip behind 66112
 

21st March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Recent arrivals 08650 and 09002 pose in the sunshine Recent arrivals 08650 and 09002 pose in the sunshine during
the Inter City Railway Society AGM and visit to the Works
 

20th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

09002 arrives from Whitemoor for repairs 09002 arrives from Whitemoor for repairs
That's an 07, three 08s and an 09 all on site together
 

19th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08650 has arrived from Isle of Grain for repairs 08650 has arrived from Isle of Grain for repairs
 

18th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66711 poses in the sunshine in GBRf's version of Aggregate Industries Livery 66711 poses in the sunshine in GBRf's version of Aggregate Industries Livery
DLR wagon 998 is loaded and returned to London
 

17th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66175 brings in an assortment of wagons on the East Yard trip 66175 brings in an assortment of wagons on the East Yard trip
 

16th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Stored Rail Grinder DR79265 is loaded onto a lorry for the trip to York Stored Rail Grinder DR79265 is loaded onto a lorry for the trip to York
66711 nears completion in the Paintshop
57008 arrives with foiur more Mk2s for the DRS ScotRail project
5965 is the first Mk2 into the Paintshop
 

13th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66711 is silver! 66711 is silver!
 

11th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Speno SRR16M-1 Rail Grinder undergoes maintenance Speno SRR16M-1 Rail Grinder undergoes maintenance
 

10th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The first of two new 30T gantry cranes is lifted into position in Bay 1 The first of two new 30T gantry cranes is lifted into position in Bay 1
 

9th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57310 departs with 57011 in tow 57310 departs with 57011 in tow
66414 returns to Maritime on the trip
 

8th March 2015 - Hythe Pier Railway

The oldest continuously operating electric pier railway in Britain! The oldest continuously operating electric pier railway in Britain!
 

7th March 2015 - Lymington

A 450 is working the branch today A 450 is working the branch today
 

6th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 has had its sides shotblasted to remove the old paint 59003 has had its sides shotblasted to remove the old paint
The first two Mk2s are being prepared for repainting
 

4th March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Work on stripping out the inside of the 4-CEP 61229 is progressing well Work on stripping out the inside of the 4-CEP 61229 is progressing well
 

3rd March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A busy day with more IHAs arriving with other wagons for repair A busy day with more IHAs arriving with other wagons for repair and a varied assortment departing behind 66012
66711 is now in the Paintshop
Speno RR24MC7 arrives by lorry from London
 

2nd March 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

'Dick Preston' is complete and poses in the sunshine 'Dick Preston' is complete and poses in the sunshine
57008 has arrived with stored 47828 and two PFA wagons
 

27th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66414 is released from the Paintshop
 

26th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66414 is nearing completion in the Paintshop
66711 has arrived for repainting
 

24th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08721 is undergoing repairs
17 IHA steel wagons arrive on the East Yard trip
 

23rd February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66421 is complete and ready to leave
57008 has arrived with four Mk2 coaches for repainting into ScotRail livery for the DRS Fife Circle diagram which starts at the beginning of April
After shunting the coaches, 08721 is moved into the workshop for repairs
66414 is in the Paintshop being transformed into Powerhaul livery
70802 departs with the RILA survey equipment attached
 

21st February 2015 - West Meon Station

The remains of West Meon station on the now closed
Meon Valley Line from Alton to Fareham
The station buildings have gone but the platforms remain largely intact
Beyond the bridge the railway continues for a couple of hundred yards before reaching the site of West Meon Viaduct which used to cross the Meon River and West Meon High Street
 

20th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 is shunted into the Paintshop to be prepared for repainting
MPV DR98914/98964 has been vinyled in orange and named
'Dick Preston' by South West Trains
66414 is being painted green
37604 is stabled with a Test Train
 

17th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66421 is removed from the Paintshop for final finishing,
with 66414 replacing it
66154 is on the East Yard trip bringing in an assortment of wagons
for repair and departing with various STVA wagons,
including the first converted IFAs with frames
 

16th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37608 leads a convoy of departing DRS vehicles
 

13th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66421 nears completion in the Paintshop
 

11th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08721 arrives from Edge Hill and 08790 departs to Oxley
 

10th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66414 has arrived for repainting
66421 is ready to be painted blue
 

9th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

PFA 92777 is lifted onto its new wheels
 

5th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66706 is fresh out of the Paintshop
47739 is ready to leave after its bogie change
The first completed IFA twin set conversion to car carriers
for STVA is nearing completion
 

4th February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37706 departs in the morning with two 108 DMUs for Swanage
and returns in the afternoon with three 117 DMUs after being
incorrectly routed into the depot next door at the first attempt!
66706 nears completion in the Paintshop
The new fuel tank is delivered
 

2nd February 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

31233 makes a smokey start
07007 receives attention in the workshop

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