Another busy few days in the Works.....
The train to convey two class 508 vehicles to Southampton Docks is being formed up in the Works yard ready for departure just before 16:00 today. The formation was to have included 57310 but it will now be as follows;
Due to reverse in east Yard so the 73s will lead into the Docks.
Yesterday the usual swap of Siemens' units was 450567 in and 450086 out.
Two Test Trains in yesterday, 31233 with DBSO 9701 and top 'n' tailed 73201 and 73107.
455834 is nearing completion with the unit having been formed up yesterday and had it's front numbers applied this morning. It's due out Thursday evening with the next one due in early Friday morning.
07007 has been stood down for a couple of weeks for some much needed maintenance so recently completed 08650 is standing in as Works shunter.
Recent arrival is 57311, one of only two left in Virgin colours, which is already in the prep area in the Paintshop.
That's all for now.....