Carl's Railway Photos

31st January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66250 has arrived for repainting, it will become 66789
Riviera's RK 80042 is shunted back into the set for use on the next charter
37608 has arrived for Class 442 moves the following day

30th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The first two LU Spoil and Ballast Wagons arrive ahead of a program to carry out overhauls to them

29th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GBRf's second 66, 66781 (ex 66016) is released from the Paintshop
Work has started on 66238 (to become 66788)

19th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Signwriting on 80042 is completed
TSO 5366 has had the centre doors plated over
Road 10 in Bay 4 has been extended the full length of the bay

18th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66782 (ex 66046) is released from the Paintshop in it's modified GBRf livery advertising GBRf Charity Railtours
67023 and 67027 are swapped out for 73961 and 73965 on the Test Train
66016 is next into the Paintshop
66743 arrives with two FEA-S wagons

17th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Colas Rail's 'Stella' and 'Charlotte' pay their first visit on a Test Train
66782 (ex 66046) nears completion in the Paintshop
80042 is now chocolate and cream

11th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Five Statesman Rail coaches have arrived for exams
GBRf's first ex-DBC 66 is being painted
Riviera's RK 80042 is part way through transformation into BR (W) chocolate and cream

10th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47812 is inside having replacement wheels
47810 is being overhauled for its new owners
Bodywork repairs to 50021 are progressing well

9th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Swanage DMUs are having their bogies and engines refitted
66046 is in the paint booth and is now officially renumbered 66782
66016 (to be 66781) is now inside for work to begin
66238 (to be 66788) is also inside and will be the third to be painted
Over the fence, DB liveried and still DB owned, 66097 is shunting the Virtual Quarry

8th January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Stoneblower DR80303 has arrived for repainting and is shunted into the old Paintshop

3rd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Another recent GBRf acquisition, 47739 arrives behind 66717
A last look at 66046 before it officially becomes 66782

2nd January - Arlington Eastleigh Works

 

Prep and corrosion repairs to 66046/66782 are well underway
Outside the fence, 180108 departs the Arriva depot next door in its new Grand Central livery

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