Saturday 16 May 2020

On the Main Lines at Eastleigh, 16th May 2020

Taking advantage of the recent relaxation of some lockdown rules, and also the current suspension of parking charges in Eastleigh.

Rainbow theme for our times on 66720 arriving as 0B23 11:33 Western Docks - Eastleigh.

Applied in 2011 to a design by schoolgirl Emily Goodman.

There were only two daytime arrivals at Maritime this Saturday, wher this is 4O27 06:51 Basford Hall - Maritime, which used to be the train from Garston.

66561 leads the train, which was a short "fresh air express", reflecting coronavirus and changes to the economy. 66553 was hauling the later 4O29 from Basford Hall, which was loaded.

GERS 97741 a KTA pocket wagon (Rautaruukki, Finland 1997-98 - now Transtech).

RLS 92614 a KFA wagon (Standard Wagon, Heywood, 1985).