Thursday 15 February 2024

In the Yard at Eastleigh, 13th February 2023


Both 08683 (above) and 08511 were shunting.

66780 The Cemex Express with the large box wagons for 6M26 08:50 Eastleigh East Yard - Mountsorell Gbrf, to pick up more granite for the virtual quarry.

66128 arrived with a short take of IGA Cargowaggon flats, loaded with rails.This appears to have been 6X03 03:06 Dollands Moor Sdgs - Eastleigh East Yard, so these may have been imported.rails from Austria

33.80.4736.030-4 was the leading IGA.

I believe that there are only about 30 of the OCA wagons left on the network. 112055 is seen attached to some track / S&C wagons. This appears to be the rake which was the consist of 6X24 09:39 Hinksey Yard - Eastleigh Yard on 7th, where it remained attached to YRA 979112. Later in the day it was worked to Hinksey and Bescot.UPDATE: To EMR Attercliffe for scrap, 18th April 2024.

The test train was the same set of coaches as 4 weeks previously, but with locomotives 73962 Dick Mabbutt (above) and 73963 Janice.