Saturday 4 June 2022

30th May - 4th June 2022


66553 reversing at Romsey,3rd June, on what appeared to be a diver trainer working 0W45(?) 08:45 Chichester - Romsey - Chichester.

Monday 30th May: 47739 0O69 07:32 Doncaster - Eastleigh one two three, 47739 + 47749 DIT 0O70 14:15 Eastleigh - Leicester one two three four five six seven; 769937 + 769944 5Qxx 13:39 Eastleigh - Long Marston one two
Tuesday 31st May:
Wednesday 1st June:
66734 came out of the Works
Thursday 2nd June: 43290 + 43299 1X23 1513½ Salisbury - Southampton UGL - Eastleigh -Salisbury (Redbridge - Romsey blocked by signalling issue); 66734 0V30 18:12 Eastleigh - Westbury one two (rather than booked 0V34 on Friday)
Friday 3rd June: 
Saturday 4th June:

59003 is back outside again at Eastleigh Works, still apparently pending repair. 59205 remains within the Works.

66720, which ran in the rainbow scheme since 2011, has entered Eastleigh Works for paint.

Steam Dreams and 61306 Mayflower acquired by Crewe based Locomotive Services Group

701014 appears to currently be the only active Class 701 unit.

Colourful MFA wagon 391034, noted at Eastleigh in 2018, was sent to EMR Attercliffe for scrap on Wednesday 1st.

Is there no future for locomotives with numbers?

ScotRail have a tender out to replace Class 156, 318 and 320 units, and to electrify in Fife, where it could be completed by 2025.