Sunday 28 October 2018

Eastleigh, 27th October 2018

Bright midday sunshines as 70007 passses straight through with 4O14 07:09 Lawley Street - Maritime.

Similarly 66556 passed through with 4O90 05:27 Leeds - Maritime. The Saturday turn from Leeds has resumed after the Derby blockade. Note the various solutions to restricted loading gauge on this route.

66545 arrived with the flats  4B06 11:10 Maritime - East Yard for weekend storage. It then shunted the yard and moved dead red 66206 to the DBC T&RSMD, as seen here.

66553 + 66420 were 0O26 10:50 Hinksey - Eastleigh which continued immediately to Maritime .

370185 is one of the Freightliner HHA wagons delivered to Raxstar at Eastleigh for cutting up, with recovery of the bogies.

Similarly 370126, both were delivered to the works on Thursday 18th.

DR98923 + DR 98973 was one of only four trains on the Chandler's Ford line, as RMT - SWR were on strike, running as 06:20 Effingham Jn. C.H.S. -Effingham Jn. C.H.S,at this stage on a return journey from Warminster.

G-CIVX (August 1998) was really low as it was approaching Bournemouth. It is the first BA 747 to go there for maintenance with GAMA, flying in direct from New York JFK as BA 9175, having gone technical there on 16th.