Monday 13 February 2023

Eastleigh notes, 7th February 2023


70017 running as 1Z99 from Maritime to Micheldever to rescue 70011 which had failed on 4M55 08:23 Maritime - Lawley Street, and was blocking the Up line to Basingstoke. Some workings, including 70017, ran over the slow line using bi-directional signalling in the Micheldever area. Southbound trains from Garston and Hinksey were diverted via Laverstock.

DR 98974 arriving from the Works as 3Z24 1114 to Effingham Jn. The front end was freshly touched up, but numberless, after repairs following a collision with a tree near East Grimstead on 23rd November, while working from Totton.

66192 4O39 09:43 Morris Cowley M.A.T. - Southampton Eastern Docks.

66503 The Railway Magazine running with 4O90 06:04 Leeds F.L.T. - Southampton M.C.T.

08683 shunts DC 967642, a rare YQA 'Parr' rebuilt from 1960 built Bogie Borail Flat 946104 in 1981 The replacement yellow '4524' FEA-W deliveries to Network Rail appear to have been completed, many residing in Eastleigh Yard, but apparently yet to see service.