Carl's Railway Photos

29th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66623 66623 is released in its new G&W colours
73109 and 73128 arrive to collect the LU 4-TC set for a railtour

23rd March - Swanage Railway

Flying Scotsman The 'Flying Scotsman' visits the Swanage Railway
Not my favourite engine, mainly due to the circus that usually goes along with it, but it's undeniably a magnificent machine and has captured the interest of the general public in a way that no other locomotive seems to do!
A well organised event by the Swanage Railway with crowd control measures (necessary for the large numbers coming to see the locomotive) and management of those travelling all done very well indeed...well done to all involved

22nd March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66789 66789 arrives to assist the two Class 50s on their debut tour the following day
66623 is ready for the orange in the Paintshop
57305 is nearing completion of its exam

21st March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 59003 has arrived for an exam
66623 is in primer in the Paintshop

20th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GBRf 50s 50007 and 50049 are unveiled to GBRf staff, Class 50 Alliance members and the Press
50007 carries the number 50014 and 'Warspite' nameplate on one side
Riviera's latest acquisition, Mk1 FO 3112 has arrived from East Yard and 66169 returns later with Mk1 NQA 94515

19th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47749 47749 is released in BR Blue with GBRf Rail Services logos
47739 is finally unveiled in GBRf blue with large number GBRf logo as well as GBRf Rail Services logos
The finishing touches are put to 50007 and 50049 ahead of their unveiling tomorrow

18th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

50049 50049 nears completion
47749 receives its decals, including the new GBRf Rail Services logos
Four Barrier Coaches have arrived for exams

16th March - Portcreek Junction (Hilsea)

47810 The Statesman comes to town with 47810 and 47853

15th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47749 47749 has black headcode panels added
50049 is being made ready for the black to go on

14th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

50007 50007 is nearing completion
50049 has the stencils on ready for the blue

12th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47749 47749 is now BR Blue

11th March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66623 66623 is progressing well
50049 is in primer
47749 is ready for primer

8th March - Paris Gare du Nord

Gare du Nord Back to London via this busy station
A good varity of types of TGV in evidence

8th March - Paris Metro

Paris Metro More above ground Metro shots

7th March - Paris Metro

Paris Metro More shots on the Metro, some above ground this time

6th March - Paris Metro

Paris Metro A few shots on the Metro

5th March - Paris Metro

Paris Metro A few shots on the Metro

5th March - Paris Gare du Nord

Gare du Nord A good variety of stock at this busy station, including some loco hauled passenger trains
A lot of the commuter trains are double deckers

5th March - St Pancras

St Pancras Off to Paris on the Eurostar

1st March - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47749, 66623 and 50049 66623 arrives for repainting G&W orange and black and makes quite a line-up in the Piantshop with 50049 and 47749
73966 has arrived for new wheels

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