Carl's Railway Photos

28th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

A last look at Test Car 6

27th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

66740 is repainted and awaits refitting of its fuel tank following repairs
73109 and 73201 are stabled with a Test Train including one of the new Plain Line Pattern Recognition coaches
455817 is on test in the Works yard
Test Car 6 is added to the scrap line

26th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

64693 is the last vehicle of 508301 left
71498 of 508207 joins the scrap line

25th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

57312 is nearing completion of repairs
31190 arrives with more JRAs for overhaul
66740 has been painted GBRf gold and masked up ready for the blue
47841 and 57002 have had their Compass decals applied
450087 departs and is replaced by 450084

24th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

The last 57 in Virgin livery, 57308 has arrived for repainting
31190 collects three overhauled JRAs
66740 is ready for painting in primer
508301 is next for the chop

21st June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

Mk2 BSO 9525 is being prepared for repainting
64733 (508303) is in the scrap area
508206 is shunted into the scrap line

20th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

508206 is being processed
71524 (508303) is next in the scrap area

19th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

57301 and 57306 carry out tests two car 508207
64690 (508303) is in the scrap area

18th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

66538 is on the trip from Maritime
450039 departs and is replaced by 450083

17th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

57002 is now in DRS blue
64726 (508302) is in the scrap area

14th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

66740 has arrived for repainting and repairs
450547 departs and 450039 arrives
I get a supervised drive of a class 57!

14th June 2013 - Eastleigh

60049 has returned to shunt the virtual quarry

13th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

64683 is scrapped
508303 is moved to the scrap line

12th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

47813 and 47501 collect the DRS Mk2s and 47832
57002 is being prepared for repainting
455817 is the latest unit in for overhaul
64669 and 508302 are in the scrap line

11th June 2013 - A Ride Behind 'CHELTENHAM'

I was privileged to be invited to the re-dedication of 'CHELTENHAM' and opening of the Handyside bridge which was followed by a lovely dinner on the train and a ride on the footplate

11th June 2013 - Opening the Handyside Bridge

Sir William McAlpine opens the 'Harry Potter Bridge' that used to span the platforms at King's Cross and is now installed across the loco yard at Ropley on the Mid Hants Railway

11th June 2013 - Re-Dedicating 'CHELTENHAM'

'CHELTENHAM' is re-dedicated by NRM Director Paul Kirkman in a short ceremony at Alresford on the Mid Hants Railway

10th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

Repairs to 57312 are progressing
66847 is off its bogies
57002 has entered the Paintshop
70008 is on the Maritime trip
455836 receives finishing touches
The DRS Mk2s are ready to leave on Wednesday

7th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

455836 is nearing completion
508302 is nearing the end!

7th June 2013 - Eastleigh

70099 is hauled past the gate on its way to LNWR Eastleigh

5th June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

47841 gleams in its new coat of blue
47832 awaits departure following repairs
More Class 508 vehicles are ready for Scrapping

3rd June 2013 - Eastleigh Works

70019 brings in wagons for repair from Maritime
73212 (and 73207) take TRFB 40745 to Southampton Docks
31105 is back again!



June 2013