Carl's Railway Photos

29th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

313121 has arrived for storage
66785 (ex 66132) is now GBRf Gold
66124 collects the first five converted JSA coil carriers in the pouring rain

28th May - Bedhampton

Back to Bedhampton for the yellow 313 on its way to Eastleigh Works

25th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

RBR 1691 now has decals
The first batch of converted JSA Coil Carriers are nearing completion

23rd May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66784 is having a traction motor replaced

22nd May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Riviera's Mk1 RBR 1691 is out of the Piantshop in its new BR Blue and Grey livery
RMB 1832 is now being prepared for repainting

18th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47815 has been shunted inside for repairs to begin

17th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

07007 shunts converted JSAs

16th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

442406 arrives from Bournemouth with 442403 and departs with 442408
47812 arrives with 47815 for repairs
RBR 1691 is almost completed in the Paintshop

15th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The 50s and 45 depart for Kidderminster

14th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The convoy from Swanage arrives to drop off 73133
66783 departs for East Yard and the rest stable overnight
67018 arrives back with the Riviera Charter stock

13th May - Purbeck Mining Museum, Norden

Have always promised myself I'd have a look around the museum and never found the time so made sure I did this time and it's well worth it...very interesting with lots of exhibits and useful info...will come back again!

13th May - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 3

Day 3 and a bit of welcome sunshine!

An excellent Gala as always and a credit to all those who made it happen...well done guys!

12th May - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 2

Day 2 of the Gala with plenty more action including D6515 and 50049 on the Corfe Castle to Wareham shuttles

11th May - Swanage Diesel Gala - Day 1

First day of the Gala proper with 20007, 20142, D6515, 33111, D7017, 45041, 50031, 50049, 73133 and 73136 all in action

10th May - Swanage Diesel Gala - Preview Day

The prelude to the Annual Swanage Diesel Gala with Hymek D7017 and Battle of Britain 34053 on the service trains, 33111 providing Driver Experience runs from Norden towards the NR boundary and D6515 arriving from London with a charter with 20007 and 20142 on the rear of the LU 4-TC set

9th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66783 and 73136 arrive with ten JRAs for repairs and to collect 73133 to make up the second convoy of locos to Swanage

8th May - Eastleigh

Two Class 50s and a Class 45, on their way to Swanage

8th May - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37884 is complete and ready to depart, complete with new nameplates
66132 has arrived for repainting, to become 66785 in due course
66784 (ex 66081) is in primer
Riviera's Mk1 RBR 1691 is also in primer
The first of the coil carrier conversions are underway

3rd May - Bedhampton

A short trip out for some fresh air and a bit of exercise, hoping to see the blue and grey 313 but was not to be this time!

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