Monday, 1 September 2014

Eastleigh, 31st August

Three images from Chris Finch.

Recent delivery from the USA, 66752 The Hoosier State
70801 at rest

EWS Shunter Cull, 1st September 2014


WNXX.com reports that DBS have stored all of their Class 08 / 09 shunters, with the exception of 08623 at Hoo and 09106 at Warrington. Class 66's take over some of the duties.

08879 survived to this point, latterly at Oxford Hinksey. Seen here at Didcot on 25th May.

08904 was reported to be at Eastleigh to this change.

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Edinburgh Trams, 28th August 2014

 Car 256 in Princes Street

271 in Princes Street

260 at Haymarket

Car 253 was involved in an accident with a bus the following day.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Forth & Tay Bridge Explorer, 22nd August 2014

1Z94 03:50 Crewe - Nuneaton - Peterborough - Dundee
1Z95 17:35 Dundee - Peterborough - Nuneaton - Crewe (arrived 03:17, 18 minutes early)

47501 Craftsman leads northbound at Aberdour.
47810 Peter Bath MBE on the rear.
Some four hours later, 47810 clags uphill on the return.
47501 now on the rear, passing through the station.

25th - 30th August 2014

34067 Tangmere on the 'Dorset Coast Express', 27th August. Image by Ian Knight.

Monday 25th August:
Tuesday 26th August: 56312 6Z34 09:05 Chaddesden - Totton one two
Wednesday 27th August:  34067 + 37706 1Z67 08:44 Victoria - Weymouth one two, 1Z69 16:35 Weymouth- Southampton - Laverstock - Waterloo, 60059 6O42 11:31 Halewood - Eastern Docks one two , 6M38 23:38 Eastern Docks - Halewood, 56103 + 56312 6Y57 22:31 Totton - Guildford
Thursday 28th August: 56103 + 56312 6Y57 05:11 Guildford - Totton , 22:31 Totton - Guildford, 73109 + 73207 + 73005 + 73006 5Y08 09:30 Eastleigh - Tonbridge one two
Friday 29th August: 56103 + 56312  6Y57 05:11 Guildford - Eastleigh, 60091 xxxxx - Eastleigh
Saturday 30th August: 56103 + 56312 6Y57 22:01 Eastleigh - Weymouth, 07:20 Weymouth - Totton

Fife Circle Loco Hauled, August 2014

 67007 arrives at Aberdour with 2K14 18:15 Glenrothes with Thornton - Edinburgh, 19th August.
67009 was in charge on 27th August.

The last three Mk 2d coaches in regular passenger service

The coaching stock has been given some amount of overhaul, since the problems of May, and is now presented in DB red. The full rake is 6110 + 5954 + 5631 + 9522 + 5632 + 5657, and the 56xx TSO coaches are the last Mk 2d coaches in regular service, constructed at Derby to Lot 30822 in 1971. 5631 is seen above.
5632
5657

The Royal Scotsman, 19th August 2014

47854 Diamond Jubilee 1H87 13:43 Edinburgh - Boat of Garten, 19th August.