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483009 at Lake.0 views483009 approaches Lake Station with the 07.49 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service on the 2nd July 2011. The train has just crossed over the subway connection to Heath Road.
483009 at Shanklin.0 views483009 bowls along as it approaches Alresford Road Footbridge on the outskirts of Shanklin, with the 09.18 service to Ryde Pier Head on July 2nd 2011.
483009 at Smallbrook Lane.0 viewsHaving left Ryde behind, 483009 speeds along the double track section to Smallbrook Junction with the 16.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin Service on the 3rd July 2011. The unit is about to pass under the road bridge at Smallbrook Lane.
483007 at Ryde St Johns Road.0 viewsViewed from the footbridge, erected at the south end of Ryde St Johns Road in 2000, 483007 runs in with the 08.38 service from Shanklin on the hot & sunny morning of the 11th July 2011. The down starting home signal is off, ready for the 08.49 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service formed by 483009.

Spare Car Number S10 at Brading. 0 viewsIn 1966, the stock was formed into 3-Car and 4-Car sets, additionally a spare driving motor car was sent to the Island. S10 was not allocated to any set, and was used as required to cover failures or routine maintenance. The car was fitted with a stencil type number display that could be altered to whatever set it was part of. Here in July 1978, S10 is running with set 035, as it crosses Barnes Footpath Crossing on the south side of Brading Station as it runs in with a service from Shanklin.
485045 at Ryde St Johns Road.0 viewsDriving motor car number 9 leads set 485045 into Ryde St Johns Road with a service to Shanklin on the 16th July 1989. Stabled on the former down loop in the foreground is car number 6, a product of the Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co. being built in 1931. At the far end of the loop against the block, can be seen withdrawn trailer car number S92, still in blue & grey livery. This car was one of the oldest on the system, being built by Cammell Laird in 1923.
485045 departs from Ryde Esplanade.0 views1989 would be the last Summer when the old stock held sway, as replacement 1938 stock arrived on the Island from July onwards. On a scorching July 19th 1989, Driving Motor Car S9, dating from 1931, departs from a busy Ryde Esplanade with a Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service. The train is about to plunge into Ryde Tunnel, the brick wall of the pumping station to keep the tunnel clear of water is on the lower left of this scene. Behind S9 is trailer S94, a real veteran - built by Cammell Laird in 1923.
Ex Wightlink 'St Helen'/ Delcomar 'Anna Mur' at Hythe, Southampton Water.0 viewsThe withdrawn Wightlink Car Ferry 'St Helen' was berthed at Hythe on Southampton Water on July 11th 2015. The vessel had been repainted in Delcomar livery ready for its new life working between Sardinia and Italy. The ship was the last Isle of Wight car ferry ordered by BR/Sealink and was constructed in Leith and delivered for cross Solent duties in November 1983. Its final day with Wightlink was on March 26th 2015. Fellow Wightlink vessel 'St Catherine' was sold to Delcomar in 2010.

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483004 arrives at Shanklin.0 viewsHaving travelled the 8.5 miles from Ryde Pier Head, 483004 arrives at Shanklin whilst working the 15.49 from the Pier Head on July 10th 2015.Jul 22, 2015
483006 approaches Shanklin.0 views483006 approaches journeys end as it runs into Shanklin with the 16.07 from Ryde Pier Head on July 10th 2015.Jul 22, 2015
483006 at Shanklin.0 views483006 stands in the sun at Shanklin awaiting departure with the 15.38 to Ryde Pier Head on July 10th 2015. Once a passing place on the way to Ventnor until the line southwards from Shanklin was closed in April 1966, the disused former Up platform is visible on the left of this scene.Jul 22, 2015
483004 at Shanklin.0 viewsThe end-of-the-line at Shanklin as 483004 awaits departure with the 15.18 to Ryde Pier Head on July 10th 2015.Jul 22, 2015

483004 - Heath Road Subway, Lake Station.0 views483004 passes over the subway that connects Heath Road and Araluen Way, as it departs from Lake Station with the 18.18 Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head on July 9th 2015.Jul 22, 2015
BR Class 03 D2059 arrives at Haven Street.0 viewsD2059 rolls downgrade into Haven Street whilst working the last train of the day (16.19 Departure) from Smallbrook Junction to Wootton on July 9th 2015.Jul 22, 2015
D2059 at Haven Street.0 viewsAt a quiet looking Haven Street, BR Class 03 D2059 stands with the 15.40 Wootton to Smallbrook Junction on July 9th 2015.Jul 22, 2015
D2059 departs from Haven Street.0 viewsD2059 climbs away from Haven Street whilst working the 14.38 Smallbrook Junction to Wootton Heritage Diesel Service on July 9th 2015.Jul 22, 2015

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