Friday 4 December 2020

Afternoon time at Dunbridge, 1st December 2020

A reasonable afternoon with low sun, as the winter solstice approaches. Three Class 59s.

66606 continues to "own" 7V16 11:56 Fareham - Whatley. Its current run appears to have started about 9th November. The rake here was fully formed from O&K JYA wagons, built in 1988.

DR98924 passes with 06:15 Totton Yard - Totton Yard.

59002 ALAN J DAY with return empties, 7V62 13:21 Up Yard - Whatley.

The first KEA wagon was VTG 3178, built 1987-88 for Channel Tunnel construction. The second was VTG 3243, which was seen a week preceding.

66516 was leading with 4M65 13:46 Maritime - Lawley Street.

59104 Village of Great Elm with further empties 7V09 13:41 Chichester - Merehead, running 64 minutes early!

59003 YEOMAN HIGHLANDER has returned from Doncaster, and is back on its usual 'pet' turn, 6V41 14:48 Eastleigh-Westbury, which included 66160 in the formation.