Sunday 29 September 2019

Eastleigh Works and T&RSMD, Saturday 28th September 2019

08507 has arrived at the works, this was previously noted at Crewe in July 2014. Understood to be in the ownership of Riviera Trains, painted in their Oxford Blue, moved in January 2018 to the Nemesis Rail premises at Burton where it shunted Riviera stock. Completed at Doncaster Works, and delivered to Sheffield Darnall 41A on 20th June 1958. Withdrawn on 13th August 1993 from Reading, later noted in storage at Bicester. The reason for its arrival at Eastleigh is unclear, whether to work for Riviera or for repairs.

37069 arrived on 14th and 70805 appears to have been on C exam since 9th.

801205 and 802212 appear to be ready to go. 801205 arrived in a drag about 10th September, 802212 arrived on 24th July, the vinyls have been applied at the works premises.

801209 had arrived the previous evening, 27th September.