Saturday, 8 August 2015

Colas Variety at Eastleigh, 7th August 2015

60056 was only returned to traffic on 1st August, following its Toton rebuild for Colas. 
It was worked to Eastleigh from Hinksey with two other locomotives, on Friday morning. 60056 was new in May 1991 to Immingham and was named William Beveridge,
One day earlier, 56087 (BREL Doncaster, December 1980) resides in the yard on one end of the LWR train. 56105 was at the other end.
47739 Robin of Templecombe (BR Crewe, August 1964) was at Eastleigh Works on the 7th, following its little incident there on Tuesday.

66846 (formerly 66573, delivered to UK December 2003) worked south from Hinksey on Monday, but has been out of service since then.