Carl's Railway Photos

31st March 2011 - Nellies on Parade!!

Arlington Fleet Services operates a fleet of electric trucks which have all been overhauled and repainted in recent months. Most are named after Rug Rats characters with Chuckie, Tommy, Angelica and Phil and Lil!

31st March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

08032 is on test in the Works yard
DR98305 and DR98306 are receiving attention

30th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47501 and 47802 depart with VSOE Northern Belle 3247 'CHATSWORTH' after C4 overhaul

29th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47802 and 47501 arrive to collect VSOE Northern Belle 3247 'CHATSWORTH'
66403 arrives to collect some wagons and for refuelling
450096 has arrived for traction motor replacement

25th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

450078 has arrived for traction motor replacement
FO 3247 'CHATSWORTH' is ready to leave

24th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

66581 returns to service with GBRf
66006 arrives with 16 KFAs that have spent many years in store in South Wales
450087 is on test in the yard

23rd March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

73208 has arrived for wheelset attention
66581 is being prepared for release from store
BFK 17159 has been dug out of store and restart of its overhaul
C4 overhaul of FO 3247 'CHATSWORTH' is nearing completion

18th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

66581 is taken out of store and fuelled up for a trip to Cardiff with GBRf to recover a failed loco
47749 arrives with Stoneblower DR80201 for store
47749 and 66842 are then formed up top n tail with four ex Motorail NVAs ready to leave for Rugby
450109 is in for traction motor replacement

17th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

66845 departs after fuel tank replacement and 66842 arrives for a job the following day
D6515 (33012) is used to shunt ex Motorail NVAs and stored Class 66s around the yard

16th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

Work is well underway on the C4 overhaul of Northern Belle 3247 'CHATSWORTH'
KFA wagons continue to be overhauled in large numbers

15th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

450102 is on test and 450108 has arrived for traction motor swaps

11th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

D6515 (33012) poses for her official Works Photo as was the tradition in the good old days, and then has a trundle round the yard - thanks to James Cox and the 71A guys for letting me have a drive :o)
Work to fill in the floor of Bay 3 (South) is completed
450102 has arrived for traction motor swaps and Siemens waste no time getting it up on the jacks

10th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

37409 and 37682 depart with two VSOE coaches
67021 collects one IZA van on the East Yard trip
C4 overhaul begins on VSOE Pullman 3247 'CHATSWORTH'

8th March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

37409 and 37682 arrive with VSOE Pullman cars for attention
66510 departs with three KVB wagons to Carlisle
66845 now has a new fuel tank
450091 is in for traction motor swaps
Work to re-instate the south end of Bay 3 is progressing apace for Arlington Fleet Services

8th March 2011 - Eastleigh

DRS 37409 and 37682 top 'n' tail three VSOE Northern Belle coaches from the depot to the Works

3rd March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

The frames of 'CHELTENHAM' are lifted clear of the wheels

2nd March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

66845 has the fuel tank replaced

1st March 2011 - Eastleigh

08480 shunting the stone yard and 70003 passing

1st March 2011 - Eastleigh Works

66845 has had its fuel tank removed for replacement
D6515 (33012) is on test in the Works yard
444045 is the last Class 444 to receive bogie overhaul
450013 is receiving replacement traction motors

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