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Rail Exclusive DRS Class 47 Models

These ViTrains Class 47s will be available from Rail Exclusive in early November 2014
The DRS liveried pair are now all Sold Out and the Northern Belle sets are close behind
If you want to put your name on the waiting list please contact Rail Exclusive directly
Thanks to all those who took advantage of this offer

23rd October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Diesel Running Shed is getting busier all the time
 

22nd October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Loram Rail Grinder C2103 is preparing for departure
The 73s are back with their Test Train
 

21st October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37405 is taken inside for attention to an AWS fault
73141 and 73138 are stabled with a Test Train
 

20th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57312 returns to service
37405 is stabled with the UTU3Test Train
Loram Rail Grinder C2103 has arrived for repairs
 

18th October 2014 - Basford Hall

The stripped shell of 86247 awaits its fate
 

18th October 2014 - Stafford

DB branded 66088 on the Malcolm train
 

18th October 2014 - Crewe

86605 leads a pair of 90s from Basford Hall to LNWR away from the station
 

16th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

50026 has arrived back for the winter
37688 is stabled with a Test Train
70008 has arrived for repairs
 

15th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Work has begun on returning 59003 to UK spec
The loco is expected to be here for 3-4 months
 

14th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 has arrived back from Germany
First job is to give it a good wash off
There's a re-union with Steve, the engineer who spent 3 months in
Germany back in 1997 when the loco left the UK
 

10th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57305 is shunted into the workshop for the finishing touches and
'Northern Princess' nameplates attached
08947 has entered the workshop for its overhaul
455818 has arrived - only two more after this one
 

10th October 2014 - Eastleigh

08735 in use on permanent way work on the depot entry/exit roads
 

9th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GBRf newbies, 66748 (Ex Netherlands) and brand new 66757
08790 is on test in the yard
455822 is completed and ready to go
 

8th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57305 nears completion in the Paintshop
 

7th October 2014 - Eastleigh

60049 is the new 'super shunter' in the yard
 

7th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

08947 is used for training on Translator Set T7
 

6th October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

70018 on the Maritime trip
57305 is ready to be painted in the Crimson Lake
 

3rd October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Up on the roof so took some aerial shots
 

2nd October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Colas 70s galore outside the Diesel Running Shed
 

1st October 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

73212 and 73213 visit the Diesel Running Shed
70001 is repaired and ready to go
08790 is being put back together
 

26th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Speno RR24MC7 Rail Grinder arrives - it's destined for operation on LU sub surface lines and is receiving modifications to allow this
Work on 4-CEP 61229 has resulted in a large section of bodyside being removed each side just behind the cab - check out their website for more info - www.cep7105.co.uk
 

25th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

47739 joins 70805 outside the Diesel Running Shed
Repairs to 70001 are underway
 

24th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

70805 arrives for a B Exam
The MPVs are being prepared for RHTT duties
 

23rd September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66192 on the trip from East Yard
 

22nd September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57303 returns to traffic
66710 is released from the Paintshop
70001 arrives for turbo replacement
 

19th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

455823 is on test prior to departure
 

18th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

D6515 shows off its recent naming
57312 has received the 'Solway Princess' nameplates from 47832
 

18th September 2014 - Eastleigh

D6515 arrives with four DMU cars from Swanage
 

16th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

317708 and 317729 arrive from Ilford
66540 is on the Maritime trip, also conveying 66848 for repairs
 

15th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57305 arrives for its repaint
 

14th September 2014 - Battlefield Line

GWR 2884 Class no. 3803 in service
Most of the diesel locos were hidden from view but some were visible including 45015 now looking really sorry for itself!
 

13th September 2014 - Derby

No less than eight Class 20s in four different liveries!
 

13th September 2014 - RVEL Derby

Visible from the Open Day at Etches Park
Plenty of variety including an unidentifiable 73/9
 

13th September 2014 - Derby 175 - Etches Park Open Day

An impressive array of locos of Classes
08, 20, 25, 31, 41, 43, 44, 47, 50, 52 and 56
08899 repainted and named
The only surviving original 'Peaks' brought together
Prototype HST started regularly throughout the day
Lifting demonstrations with a Class 222 on the jacks
Derby Lightweight 79900 on display
Re-railing demonstrations with an OBA wagon
 

12th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57301 has been named 'Goliath'
 

10th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A rather rough looking 66528 on the Maritime trip!
 

9th September 2014 - Eastleigh

The Railvac train departs the depot with 56301 and 56103 top 'n' tailing
 

9th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57002 arrives with 57007, Mk2 6064 and PFA 92716 for repair
57310 departs with 57002 and overhauled PFA 92761
 

8th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57312 nears completion in the Paintshop
66710 has arrived for repainting - perfect timing you might say!
 

7th September 2014 - Mid Hants Railway Diesel Gala

08s on brakevan rides at Alresford
27007 parked up in full view at Medstead
A Class 24, two Class 31s, three Class 37s (each with a different power unit), a Class 50 and the Thumper DEMU
Not a bad do!!
 

4th September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

Colas locos continue to visit the Diesel Running Shed for attention
455823 has arrived for overhaul
 

2nd September 2014 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

57312 is masked up ready for painting the Crimson Lake
66160 is on the East Yard trip
A pair of Colas 66s receive attention in the Diesel Running Shed
455824 is nearing completion ahead of departure later in the evening
A rake of LWR wagons has arrived for maintenance

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