Carl's Railway Photos

31st August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Specialist lifting machines are used to lift the wheel press into position while even more lorry loads of concrete are laid for the floor in the new Wheelshop

30th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Finished 66726 poses alongside 66724 and 66740

29th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66724 has arrived for repainting
37608 and 37611 are stabled with a Test Train

25th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Another look at 47771 outside

24th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66726 makes an apperance outside but still needs final finishing
Translator Set T5 has arrived for maintenance

23rd August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08879 shunts more equipment inside for the new Wheelshop

23rd August - Eastleigh

Union of South Africa passes on the Dorset Coast Express

22nd August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08650 is collected for return to Whatley
47771 is back outside on accommodation bogies while work progresses on it's own set
66726 is in gold in the Paintshop
Mk1 FO 3121 is the fisrt to have it's roof repainted as an interim measure
The concrete for the Wheelshop floor is now being laid - 15 or more lorry loads per day!

17th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57307 is undergoing an F Exam

15th August - Eastleigh

Having missed 66723 departing when I was on Holiday, I caught up with it here

14th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66726 is next for repainting
Another repainted MPV stops over on it's way back to Effingham Junction

12th August - Peak Rail

The magnificent D8 and an ex-Stocksbridge Steelworks steam loco on either end of the service train
A recently arrived Class 25 and a good selection of other locos on view

12th August - Sheffield Trams

A last trip on the tram before heading home

11th August - Sheffield Trams

Into Sheffield on the tram from Meadowhall

10th August - Deepcar

The old station is now a private residence and the Woodhead line is no more. Now Deepcar is on the branch to Stocksbridge Steelworks which used to branch off the Woodhead line just north of Deepcar station

9th August - Stocksbridge

Wagons waiting for work in the sidings just outside Stocksbridge Steelworks

9th August - Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

A lovely ride to Oxenhope and back behind WD 2-8-0 90733 and a visit to the shed at Haworth

9th August - Keighley

Waiting for the train to Oxenhope, a chance to see plenty of 333s and a GBRf freight

9th August - Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway

'Beatrice' in action on the service train
Several diesel locos stored at Bolton Abbey, with the serviceable ones in the yard at Embsay

8th August - Sheffield

A chance to sample a pacer or two between Meadowhall and Sheffield then a very wet 90 minutes in Sheffield!

7th August - Sheffield Trams

New Tram-Trains on test and the normal fleet in action

4th August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66720 arrives with 59003
66723 is now blue in the Paintshop
The second repainted MPV pays a visit

3rd August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A look at 66723 with Chinook stencils applied
1657 has the decals applied
Rails are laid in the Wheel Shop

2nd August - Arlington Eastleigh Works

07007 shunts the next batch of wagons into the scrap line

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