Shadows of Speedlink

Rare run: the 6M46 Marchwood to Carlisle MoD block train hauled by No 66740 at Eastleigh on the Chandlers Ford branch to Romsey on 25 August 2017. Looking like a consist from the Speedlink era, two VGA/VKA vans and two OCA opens are acting as barrier wagons for the load of containers towards the rear of the consist, loaded with MoD stores. The 6M46 working runs with a normal frequency of once a week to the Central Ordinance Depot (COD) at Bicester, but was running as a special working extended to Carlisle on this occasion. Steve Stubbs