Saturday, 30 March 2013

Eastleigh Works, 30th March 2013

47839 (new from Brush in April 1964 as D1728) has been put out to grass, partially stripped. Stored since January 2008, PEGASUS nameplates removed. DBSO 9710 beyond.
47790 Galloway Princess (new from Crewe as D1973 in November 1965) recently arrived at Eastleigh, possibly for cooler group replacement.
20305 Gresty Bridge, originally D8095 delivered in October 1961 from Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn, rebuilt by Brush in 1996 and renumbered.
57303 has not worked since its failure at Dorchester in January. New from Brush in January 1967 as D1957, and later 47705 Lothian.
57305 was new in May 1964 from Brush as D1758, and later was Union Jack D1964 in 1977. Now on the SITT with 57310.