Friday 30 March 2018

6O31 17:30 Westbury - Eastleigh, Eastleigh 28th March 2018

With the coming of "summer time" it is once again possible to capture the Colas operated 6O31 17:30 Westbury - Eastleigh in daylight. 

70806 leads the train.
Closer to Campbell Road. The consist is of YHA, MHA, MPA and MTA wagons. the 4 wheel types getting rarer following MXA introduction.

YHA DB 996558 is an 'Osprey' converted in 2009 by Marcroft or DBS. The underframe was built by Teesside B&E in 1958 to BR Lot 3065. Another example in the train, 996117, has a 1952 underframe.

MHA 394345, running on the underframe of a HAA coal hopper, converted at RFS Doncaster in 1997-98.