Saturday, March 17, 2012

12th - 17th March 2012

66418, 66420 returned to traffic from Maritime by Freightliner along with 66416 from Crewe, 66414 still in NTBU status under C-exam at Maritime, and observed there 17th March. It is understood that lease terms for the Freightliner 66/4's are based upon usage, so are first to be taken out of service according to traffic requirements and availability. 66413 may be going to Poland.

70019 makes its first visit to Southampton, as 0Z70 Tilbury to Maritime, 17th March, approaching St Denys (location and date for all of these pictures)
50 minutes later, 70017 headed north light engine, noted later passing Reading West to Reading Main
66416, back in traffic, with 4O27 05:26 Garston - Maritime
66093 heads north with 4M15 11:00 Western Docks - Bescot
66132 with fresh air express 4O63 20.16 (Fri) Birch Coppice - Western Docks

Monday 12th March: 31465 3Q37 12:54 Derby - Eastleigh, 21:44 Eastleigh - Southampton DGL - Hither Green
Tuesday 13th March:
Wednesday 14th March: 73138 + 73201 1Q85 06:07 Woking - Waterloo - Southampton DGL - Southampton - Southampton UGL - Hither Green 1 270017 0Z90 09:30 Maritime - Eastleigh TMD, 66418 + 70020 DIT 09:23 4O49 Crewe - Maritime, 70020 4M99 16:57 Maritime - Trafford Park (first visit)
Thursday 15th March: 66558 + 70020 0Z70 09:13 Maritime - Eastleigh - 70020 into works (and is out again as noted in Peterborough area on 16th), 66558 + 70017 0Z71(?) Eastleigh - Maritime.
Friday 16th March:
Saturday 17th March: 70019 0V70 Tilbury - Maritime

Eastleigh Works update (47853 and 47813 painted in DRS colours)