Carl's Railway Photos

31st July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08879 shunts more Wheel Shop equipment inside
Swanage's 51356 is now in the Paintshop

28th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A first look at 1657 in BR blue and grey, awaiting finishing touches
The two 37s are formed up ready to depart with the charter

27th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37059 and 37069 have arrived for the following day's charter

25th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47771 is lifted off its bogies onto stands
50021 is positioned ready for shot blasting of the engine bay

24th July - Bitton, Avon Valley Railway

A quick visit and, purely by chance, 5518 being loaded for its visit to the Spa Valley Railway

23rd July - Bristol Temple Meads

The Torbay Express returns to Temple Meads
37405 is stabled with Caroline

A massive thank you to all at Riviera Trains and the Torbay Express staff for a wonderful day out and an experience never to be forgotten....if you get the chance, do it, you won't regret it!

23rd July - Paignton and Dartmouth Railway

A Manor on the service trains
Both 03s stabled at Churston and the 08 at Paignton
Louise finds her name on a Mk1 coach!

23rd July - The Torbay Express

Bristol to Kingswear on The Torbay Express
The Cross Country Voyager crew show a keen interest in Tornado
Water stops at Taunton in each direction

23rd July - Bristol Temple Meads

Tornado arrives with stock for The Torbay Express
68004 is stabled with BR Blue and Grey stock from another charter
166212 is the new order on Severn Beach services

21st July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47771 is moved into the workshop for work to begin
RBR 1657 is now BR blue and grey

20th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Northern Belle departs top 'n' tailed by 57303 and 57301

19th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37601 is complete and poses between showers
68025 arrives with two more KXAs for overhaul

18th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Repairs to 444002 are almost complete and it's collected by 450041
The blue goes on RBR 1657
Work continues in building the Wheel Shop

17th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37601 is nearing completion and has had its 'Perseus' nameplates fitted

17th July - Eastleigh

A trio of 66s 'over the fence'

16th July - Eastleigh

A bulleid in the town centre!
A varied collection of GBRf and Colas locos at the station

14th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

With the impending end of Francise for SWT, the colourful MPVs are being repainted into standard livery - DR98914/964 is the first one repainted
37601 is having the yellow and red applied

13th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

C2103 Rail Grinder is ready to leave
Work on the Northern Belle coaches is in full swing
Mk1 RBR 1657 has been painted grey

12th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57307 has arrived for an F Exam
37601 has had the Falcon Grey applied
56303 arrives to collect repaired wagons
Two Test Trains stabled on site

10th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66775 is rolled out for pictures before being covered up and taken away by 66719
C2103 Rail Grinder has arrived for maintenance

7th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66775 Complete with flags, crests and ship's number
Mk1 RBR 1657 is in primer

6th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A look at 66775, completed and awaiting its embellishments

5th July - Eastleigh

Clan Line on the Bournemouth Belle... celebrating the end of steam on the Southern

5th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Repairs to 444002 are well advanced
66775 nears completion in the Paintshop

4th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37116 and 37057 stable with a Test Train
Work has started on 37601

1st July - Mid Hants Railway

Celebrating the end of steam on the Southern.... a wonderful collection of locos in action



July 2017