Carl's Railway Photos

29th May 2015 - Havant

By the time 59003 returned the rain was lashing down!
 

29th May 2015 - Bedhampton

59003 (with 66717 in tow) on its first mainline run since
returning from Germany in October 2014
 

28th May 2015 - Hayling Billy Line - Part 1

A walk down memory lane from Langstone to Havant along the course of the old Hayling Billy line....to be continued
 

27th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GWEN is nearing completion
66418 has had the yellow applied
 

26th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66418 is shunted into the Paintshop for painting to begin
31233 is stabled with a Test Train

 

25th May 2015 - Warwick to Birmingham

A trip from Warwick Parkway to Birmingham Moor Street,
via Snow Hill, with 68011 returning us to Warwick

24th May 2015 - Stratford upon Avon

Examples of Chiltern 168s and London Midland 172s
 

23rd May 2015 - Stratford upon Avon

Some views of the station with the new footbridge being installed
 

22nd May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

A line-up of MPVs
 

21st May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The first two KHA conversions are having their high level connections fitted
GWEN is masked up ready to be sprayed brown
 

20th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GWEN has had the cream painted
Some views taken from the fire escape of the main office show the sheer scale of the place!
 

19th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 is being finished off
 

15th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

GBRf's 09009 arrives from Whitemoor by road for repairs and repaired 09002 returns to Whitemoor
 

14th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works


59003 goes gold
66742 departs for Peterborough with Translator Set T5 and D6757 (37057) on its way back to Barrow Hill for repairs
 

13th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

59003 and 'GWEN' are swapped round in the Paintshop
 

12th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66741 arrives from Swanage (via Didcot) with D6757 (37057) on the first stage of its journey back to Barrow Hill for repairs having failed with generator problems at the Swanage Railway Diesel Gala
59003 has yellow ends
66418 arrives for repainting
'GWEN' is now in primer
 

11th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

66702 is being prepped for repainting
444036 is the first 444 in the current program with Siemens, they will alternate with the 450s from now on
 

11th May 2015 - Eastleigh

A busy morning with locos departing the depot
 

10th May 2015 - Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

The finale of an excellent Gala
Well done to everyone involved - Looking forward to next year already
 

9th May 2015 - Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

Another excellent day, a shame the 37 failed with a generator problem which meant it took no further part in the Gala
 

8th May 2015 - Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

Excellent day with plenty of BR Blue bringing back good memories
 

7th May 2015 - Swanage

The Diesel Gala Preview Day had a 'Go West' theme this year
Looking forward to a busy and enjoyable weekend on the
ICRS Sales Stand
 

7th May 2015 - Naming 66741 at Swanage

66741 is named 'Swanage Railway' by Wave 105 DJ Mark Collins
 

6th May 2015 - Swanage

The locos have all arrived safely and some last minute tinkering with 50035 in preparation for the following day
 

6th May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

The Swanage Railway Diesel Gala convoy stabled overnight
66741 has its new nameplates re-covered
The convoy departs with 56006 leading into the station!
 

1st May 2015 - Arlington Eastleigh Works

37688 arrives to collect the ScotRail MK2s

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