Sunday 27 November 2022

Test trains at Eastleigh, 23rd November 2022


37421 was the motive power for an Ultrasonic Test Train.

62287  Ultrasonic Test Train coach - UTU2. This was the MBSO in Class 421 4-CIG 1303 (previously 1816, 1237 and 7337 built in 1970).

9808 is on hire from Eastern Rail Services. Reconfigured in 2000 for Caledonian Sleeper usage from Mk2e TSO 5871 of January 1973.

6117 was recently converted at Cardiff from a DRS Mk2f TSO, which saw service on the Fife Circle, and before that was in the Wessex Trains pink set.

A further view of 37421 across the platforms.

73961 and 73965 with the regular monthly train, which was not coming out to play, resuming later in the afternoon.