Carl's Railway Photos

30th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66008 arrives for its repaint but 24 hours later is back out earning its keep!
66787 (ex-66184) is now in GBRf gold and masked up ready for the blue in the Paintshop

28th July - Ropley, Mid Hants Railway

Here to see the arrivals since my last visit, 03197, 33202 and 47579 as well as the usual locos with 41312 on the service train and 92212 on a freight

28th July - Eastleigh

Meeting some friends off the train at Eastleigh...surprisingly nothing in the holding sidings!

27th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Decals all now fitted to Translators 68501 and 68504

26th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66846 arrives with 37901 from St Leonards, having been sold by Colas

25th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A big shunt around the Paintshop produces a very colourful line-up!

24th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Wagons galore!
Freightliner have delivered the first batch of coal hoppers for component recovery and scrapping
47813 delivers another 12 coil carriers for conversion
73136 is on stands while its new wheels are fitted to its bogies

23rd July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The second ex-GLV Translator, 68504, is now in green and both receive their Arlington logos and company info
Please Note; For those awaiting photos of 47739 in its new livery, which is now complete, GBRf have requested that it be kept under wraps while other work is carried out on the loco

18th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Riviera's Mk1 RMB 1832 is released from the Paintshop resplendent in Chocolate and Cream livery
73961 is on site as standby for the forthcoming GBRf charter

17th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The 'English' side of 47727
Work has started turning 66184 into 66787

16th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Caledonian Sleeper liveried 47727 arrives with Translator Set T7
66137 arrives back with the Torbay Express empty stock

14th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Riviera's Mk1 FO 3146 is in the train ready for its first run for them since purchase and overhaul

13th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08567 shunts the latest batch of converted coil carriers for 66050 to take to Llanwern
07007 shunts its namesake 450007

12th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73101 and 73139 are now owned by GBRf and have been delivered for storage
Vastly different fates await Swanage Railway 117s, 51346, 51388 and 51392!

12th July - Eastleigh

Two Class 73s arrive from Derby by road

11th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47739 is in primer
66184 has arrived for repainting and will re-emerge as 66787
Riviera's FO 3146 is made ready for its first outing since being completely rebuilt

10th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The next batch of converted coil carriers are coming together

6th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

07007 is busy shunting Desiros
Paul finds out just how protective the Seagulls are of their young as he sees the 07 up the yard!

4th July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

68501 is outside, awaiting completion of partner 68504 which is now in the prep area
37254 and 37175 are stabled with a Test Train
Riviera's RMB 1832 is now in primer

3rd July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A look at 68501 in its new colours
66785 (ex 66132) is outside ready for release

2nd July - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66785 (ex 66132) is completed
Ex-GLV 68501 receives the final touches
Riviera's Mk1 FO 3146 is now Chocolate and Cream

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