Carl's Railway Photos
30th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works
66846 is being prepared for repainting
66847 and 66848 depart for Rugby
 
26th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works
An attempt is made to start 47853 resulting in much clag!
66848 receives the finishing touches in the Paintshop
450036 is up on jacks and 450025 is ready to leave
 
25th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works
73141 has arrived for repairs
73202 has arrived for replacement wheelsets
 
23rd August 2011 - Eastleigh Works

Dull and drizzly but no shortage of colour at the Works today!
47832 is completed in Northern Belle livery and ready to depart
Northern Belle liveried 47790 arrives with XP64 blue liveried 47853 for attention by AFSL
47853 is shunted into the shed and the two Northern Belle 47s are coupled together ready for an ECS move to Crewe the following day - quite a sight!
Just to round off the day, 66720 in its new livery arrives off the Mountsorrel to Eastleigh for refuelling
450025 is up on jacks

 
19th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47832 is almost complete and moved from the Paintshop to the main workshop
66723 arrives from Telford with two more Class 508 units
66848 (ex 66575) is being prepared for repainting
73208 is ready to leave after repairs
450008 is ready to depart and 450013 is up on jacks

 
16th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47832 is almost complete in the Paintshop
66111 departs after dropping off a wagon for repairs
66712 has had its turbocharger replaced
66723 'Chinook' arrives to collect the AFSL Translators
450073 is ready to depart and 450008 is up on jacks
Work on the second new siding at the south end of the site is progressing well

 
12th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47832 is in primer in the Paintshop
66742 makes a brief visit on a Colas Rail route learning run from/to Ashford
MPV DR98922 is up on jacks being overhauled
450073 is also up on jacks
The first of two new sidings at the south end of the site is completed and already in use

 
12th August 2011 - Eastleigh

66063 shunts the stone yard in place of the usual 08

 
9th August 2011 - Eastleigh Works

47832 is in the Paintshop being prepared for repainting
50026 is shunted into position to be load bank tested
66705 is being overhauled and 66712 is being load bank tested by EMSI
450010 is ready to depart and 450113 is up on jacks
Track laying for the first new siding at the south end of the site is progressing well
A female Sparrowhawk visits the Van Shop

 
3rd August 2011 - Isle of Wight Steam Railway

A good variety of steam engines and a ride on some vintage stock

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