Saturday, 17 September 2016

12th - 17th September 2016

66779 Evening Star at Eastleigh, 12th September. The coaching stock from GBRf 15 was being returned to Burton, having been worked empty from Paddington. Image by Ian Knight.

66721 Harry Beck at Eastleigh, 16th September.

70801  6O31 17:30 Westbury - Eastleigh passing Romsey in declining light, 12th September.

Monday 12th September: 66715 + 66779 5Z18 00:01 Reading - Eastleigh one two three, 66779 5Z15 11:22 Eastleigh - Burton-on-Trent Wetmore Sidings one two three four five six seven; 66121 5Z29 11:38 Bristol - Eastleigh; 47812 Three Bridges - Eastleigh one two
Tuesday 13th September: 47815 0O42 07:52 Ely - Eastleigh one two
Wednesday 14th September: 47815 + 442415 + 442416 5E42 12:51 Eastleigh - Ely (2415, one of the recent tour units, now sent to Ely) one two three four five six
Thursday 15th September:
Friday 16th September: 68016 +68017 1Z80 08:04 Norwich - Winchester one two three four five, 5Z80 13:12 Winchester -Eastleigh, 5Z81 16:23 Eastleigh - Winchester,1Z81 17:13 Winchester - Norwich one two three four; 66727 0Z27 18:45 Eastleigh - Peterborough in new Maritime colours one two three four five six; xxxxx 5Z59 23:00  Eastleigh - Tame Bridge Parkway
Saturday 17th September: 67006 + 67007 1Z56 11:42 Victoria - Eastleigh - Preston Park (Brighton) one two three; 47812 09:30 Eastleigh - Stewarts Lane, 47812 + 442412 5T42 12:20 Stewarts Lane - Eastleigh one two three four five

Freightliner Class 70s out of traffic advises that while not stored, there are a six Class 70s currently out of regular traffic awaiting repairs at Leeds Midland Road - five reported to now be in a single line there. 70013 was dragged to Maritime on 14th, presumably for attention.

70009  DFGI  26Aug  28Aug  04Sep  09Sep
70010  DFGI  (dragged on 31Aug04Sep  09Sep  09Sep
70013  DFGI  09Sep then to Maritime on 14th
70014  DFGI  (in use on 07Sep)  09Sep
70017  DFGI  01Sep  05Sep  
70019  DFGI

Colas 70803

Meanwhile Colas 70803 remains at Laira, here is a catch-up of some photos from summer months. It's does not appear that substantial work has taken place - rumours of parts awaited from USA. There is also understood to be a gap between cab roof and roof section that is not fully explained.

May: one two three four
July: one
Not dated: one