Rail Freight

Covering for a shortfall: DB Cargo has stopped using the six Class 59/2s in order to allow prospective new owners to inspect them at Westbury, following a change of contract arrangements on Mendip stone traffic. A number of locomotives have been drafted into the area to cover the traction shortfall, including two Class 60s: here No 60039 accelerates away from Eastleigh on the Chandlers Ford branch with the lunchtime Fareham to Whatley quarry empties on 20 August 2019. Steve Stubbs