Monday 11 June 2018

Friday evening at Eastleigh, 8th June 2018: Mendip Rail / DB Cargo

59002 ALAN J DAY 7O40  FO 13:35 Merehead - Eastleigh Foster Yeoman

59002 brings the train from the Chandler's Ford line,  to cross an already badly congested main line - at 17:06.

Slowing to pick up the local crew (17:07). The train proved an effort for 59002 to get going again, eventually getting going on a second attempt at 17:14, the main line being blocked through this period.

OK 19309 is an outer (buffered one end) JHA built by Orentstein & Koppel in 1989.

81.70.6957.078-3 HOA built by Astra Rail, Romania in 2015-16.