Thunderbirds are go…

Todays update starts with the class 57 galleries.  Today three ex-Virgin Thunderbirds, now allocated to DRS, pool XHAC (Direct Rail Services ETH fitted locomotive) made their way south to Eastleigh where they will be prepared for service with DRS.

57 304 leads 57 302 & 57 309 on 0Z30 through Rugby on the 4th April 2012

57 304 leads 57 302 & 57 309 on 0Z30 through Rugby on the 4th April 2012

TRN ENQUIRY RESPONSE FOR 320Z302D04. BOOKED ID 0Z302

0843 WO LGSIGHTCS - EGHT RSMD

BUSINESS SECTOR F TRAIN CATEGORY F

DEPT LGSIGHTCS 0839 04
09 SETOUT 86093 EGHT RSMD
57304 XHAC A 2750 117 60 6 095 E V M KM F00?2223 0000A 0000B 38
57302 XHAC A 2750 117 60 6 095 E V M KM F00?1719 0000A 0000B 18
57309 XHAC A 2750 117 60 6 095 E V M KM X00?2305 0000A 0000B 02

0 LDS 0 MTYS 0 TONNES 0 FT/ 0MTR 0 POTENTIAL AIR BRAKE FORCE

3 UNITS 8250 HORSEPOWER 351 TONS 192 FT/ 59MTR 180 BRAKE FORCE

192 FT/ 59MTR-TOTAL TRAIN LENGTH 180 TOTAL TRAIN BRAKE FORCE
END
End of output message ---------------------------------------------------------

Also uploaded is this shot of 57 308 illuminating the murky night at Rugby station on the 2nd March 2012 whilst working 5A39 21:45 Crewe to Wembley Depot

57 308 stands at Rugby whilst working 5A39 21:45 Crewe to Wembley empty coaching stock move on the 2nd March 2012

57 308 stands at Rugby whilst working 5A39 21:45 Crewe to Wembley empty coaching stock move on the 2nd March 2012

Also updated are some shots of 57 601 in the the 57/6 gallery.

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~ by gingespotting on April 4, 2012.

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