Tuesday 30 June 2020

47815 on 442 drag, Ashurst, 29th June 2020

47815 + 442411 5Q70 0635 Bournemouth T&R.S.M.D - Wolverton Centre Sidings, passing Ashurst New Forest. A fair bit of time was lost between Poole and Christhurch, but was made up later in the journey. 

442411 has been operational following storage at Ely in 2016-17, and has been sent to Wolverton with the original 4-REP equipment fitted.

47815 Lost Boys 68-88 leads the train with four barrier coaches.

Barrier ADB 977087 is attached to 442411, the third-rail shoes and beam have been removed.

There is an interesting tail lamp hook arrangement.