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  Hersham 13th April  2009

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DB class 66 locomotive number 66005 in EWS livery hauls train 6N03 on the Down Main track through Hersham station as dusk falls.  The train had been engaged in engineering work at Wimbledon and was returning to Eastleigh yard.
   
 
 
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A closer view of 66005 as it powers train 8N03 through Hersham station.
 
         
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DB  66005 heads into the gathering gloom as it speeds on its way to Eastleigh.  The first five wagons in the train were a set of "Autoballaster" wagons, which were converted from UIC registered Tiphook hoppers.
 

     
  On this day train 6N03 consisted of the following:  
 

Locomotive  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  
Wagon  

66005
380015 HQA-G
380148 HQA-H
380145 HQA-H
380151 HQA-H
380315 HQA-J
NLU 29520 JNA
NLU 29098 JNA
NLU 29202 JNA

 
     


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The train was composed of five type HQA "Autoballaster" wagons in former Railtrack colours followed by three type JNA "Falcon" ballast wagons in yellow livery.
   

         
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At the rear of the train were three type JNA ballast wagons.  These were built by Astro Wagone at Arad in Romania and belong to Network Rail's National Logistics Unit.
   

     
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