Sunday 28 December 2014

Around Eastleigh Works, 14th December 2014

73109 (formerly Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary) and 73213, both for bogie overhauls.
De-icer coaches 68505 and 68501. Originally constructed as 61299 and 61281, 2-HAP (Class 414/3) DMBSOs, to Lot 30452 at Ashford (underframes) and Eastleigh (body) in September and July 1959 for sets 6101 and 6093. Converted to Class 489 DMLV for the Gatwick Express in March and January 1984(all respectively).
Speno SRR 16M-1 is a rail grinder, which has been used for tram systems in Brussels one two. Has been in UK since at least September.
08790 Steve Purser, which has been at Oxley until moved to Eastleigh in June. New as D3958 in May 1960, allocated to 84E Tyseley.