Carl's Railway Photos

30th September - The Torbay and Dart Explorer

The first run for Mk1 RBR 1657, fresh out of Overhaul and performing faultlessly
My thanks to everyone at Riviera Trains, Pathfinder Tours and Frying Scotsman Catering for their hospitality on this wonderful trip

28th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66725 is complete and looks fantastic in the sunshine
66769 is on the DB East Yard trip!
Canadian Pacific is back on its wheels

27th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66725 has had the Sunderland adornments added in the Paintshop

26th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Resident at the Works since December 2008, Mk1 RBR 1657 has finally made it out! Looking very smart in BR Blue and Grey and marshalled into the Riviera Charter for the coming weekend as a proving run

25th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

DMU 51356 is now in BR Green
66725 is in GBRf Gold
Canadian Pacific is almost ready to go back on its wheels
Preparations in Bay 1 for the arrival of the first 442s are well underway

22nd September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The supports for the Wheel Shop crane have been blasted and painted and are ready to be shunted inside for fitting
Painting of the floor in Bay 1 is progressing

19th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66055 brings in 21245 and 6310 from Burton

15th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A Class 47 triple header as 47812, 47815 and 47813 depart on 9 KFAs destined for Dollands Moor
08790 is in use in the yard

14th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Installation and Commissioning of the Wheel Lathe is underway
Training has started on the Wheel Press
Mk1 FO 3121 is the first to have its roof repainted
Mk1 FO 3120 is masked up ready for blasting back to bare metal as part of its Overhaul

13th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08790 is repaired and out in the yard ready for testing
66434 has arrived with 57003 and departs with two KXA-Cs
73119 is inside being disconnected ahead of a wheel change

12th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66724 is complete
Work has already started on 66725, the final one in 'Barbie' livery

9th September - ICRS @ Eastleigh Works

The Inter City Railway Society annual Eastleigh Works event
Cab rides and 'Driver for a Fiver' in 07007, 08879 and 47818
The weather was wet and windy at times but with some sunshine too

7th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

'Sarah Siddons' arrives by road
66721 arrives with Translator Set T7
Views of the almost completed new roof, with only part of Bay 3 to complete
The new Wheel Lathe is being installed

6th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73110 is offloaded

6th September - Eastleigh

73110 arrives by road

5th September - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66147 on the East Yard trip

4th September - Eastleigh

Old and new passing....
33025 and 37518 return the LU 4-TC set from Swanage to Ruislip
SWR's first 444 in their new livery returns from the launch in London

2nd September - From London

Willesden Junction to home

2nd September - Old Oak Common Open Day

What a fantastic Spectacle!
So much to see and great weather too
It was also great to catch up with so many people I haven't spoken to in a while

2nd September - To London

Petersfield to Willesden Junction for the Old Oak Common Open Day

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