Saturday, 24 April 2021

19th - 24th April 2021

 

56096 passing Redbridge, 18th April. Image by Ian Knight.

66957 pauses at Redbridge with 7V09 13:41 Chichester - Merehead, 20th April. Image by Ian Knight. More pictures of this working.

Sunday 18th April: 56096 0Z97 12:35 Westbury - Redbridge - Eastleigh one two, 56096 + 66850 T+T 6C97 14:58 Eastleigh - Romsey - Lisvane & Thornhill one two three four five six seven eight
Monday 19th April:
Tuesday 20th April: 73964 + 73965 1Q65 20:42 Woking - London area - Eastleigh
Wednesday 21st April: 73964 + 73965 1Q66 13:39 Eastleigh - Kennington - Basingstoke - Ascot - Didcot - Petersfield - Woking - Eastleigh one two three four five six
Thursday 22nd April: 73964 + 73965 1Q67 1423 Eastleigh - Cannon Street; 73971 0Z73 19:23 Eastleigh - Winchester Baltic Siding - Eastleigh one two, 0D02 Eastleigh - Doncaster (and booked onward to Craigentinny on Saturday morning).
Friday 23rd April:
Saturday 24th  April:


Class 43 HST power cars now painted for Rail Adventure: one two three The 6 buffer fitted cars be operated as power twin locomotives for stock transfers in UK, in partnership with Hanson & Hall, although European numbers have been allocated. The two ex-LNER red power cars are for spares.

59003 remains at Doncaster.

484005 reported as delivered to Eastleigh on 19th.

Class 701 Arterio test workings are currently being operated by GBRf. It seems that ASLEF for SWR have some issues with the cab design and layout, which may delay eventual entry into service. A further discussion.