Thursday 29 July 2021

Miscellany at Eastleigh, 26th July 2021

50008 Thunderer departed as 0M61 14:48 Eastleigh - Wembley, in advance of a tour working on Saturday 31st.

One of 50008's nameplates and crests.

Running forward through platform 3. 50008 was new in March 1968.

59003 YEOMAN HIGHLANDER had departed Westbury some 174 minutes late with 6O41, and arrived Eastleigh only 3 minutes up on the scheduled journey time.

08683 was working the yard. Delivered as D3850 from BR Horwich on 5th September 1959.

70016 worked early with 4M99 Maritime - Basford Hall, and was held for another passenger train to use platform 1.