Friday 9 June 2017

June Friday Evening Freight at Eastleigh, 2nd June 2017 - 1: Mendip Rail / DB Cargo Aggregates Return Working to Merehead

An advantage of the longer June evenings is the opportunity to photograph some evening workings.

When it operates:
7O40 13:35 Merehead - Eastleigh (loaded)      passes Romsey 16:32½, arrives Eastleigh 17:00
7V33 20:00 Eastleigh - Merehead (empties)    passes Romsey 20:33½

59202 Alan Meddows Taylor MD Mendip Rail Limited runs around the train, which it had already pushed back from the aggregates unloading area.

Ready to depart.

JHA OK19374,built by Orenstein & Koppel in Germany in 1989.

JHA OK19374 is a similar vehicle, configured as an outer vehicle in the rake (away from the camera).