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483004 at Lake.0 views483004 approaches Lake Station with the 08.38 Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head service on the 2nd July 2011. The whistle board is for the footcrossing at Lake Clifftop Gardens.
483007 at Brading Station.0 viewsViewed from the restored footbridge, 483007 awaits custom as it heads south with the 10.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin Service on July 4th 2011. There are plans afoot to re-instate a crossing loop at Brading, which will permit an equal balanced 30 minute service, instead of the current 20/40 minute frequency.
483004 arrives at Sandown.0 viewsThe 16.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin, arrives at Sandown, formed by 483004 on the 9th July 2011.
483007 at Brading.0 viewsHaving just departed from Brading, 483007 approaches Jones Footpath Crossing with 09.38 service from Shanklin, on the 11th July 2011.

Class 02, 0-4-4T, Number 24-'Calbourne' at Haven Street.0 viewsSole survivor of the class, Number 24-'Calbourne', stands in the loco depot yard at Haven Street on the 13th July 2011. Calbourne & No.31-'Chale', were retained after the end of BR steam on the Island in 1966, for use on electrification engineering trains. Whilst Calbourne was saved for preservation in 1967, Chale was not so fortunate. Despite an 11th hour attempt to halt its scrapping at St Johns Road, the £900 could not be raised, and consequently the loco slipped away.
D2554 at Haven Street.0 viewsThe former sole member of the British Rail Class 05 fleet, D2554 (05001) stands at Haven Steet on July 19th 2012. Built by Hunslet in 1956 it was originally numbered 11140, until renumbered to D2554 in February 1959. It worked on the Eastern Region at Parkeston Quay until fame was to come its way in May 1966 when the loco was transferred to the Isle of Wight. It was sent for use on engineering trains in connection with the electrification of the Ryde-Shanklin Line. It became 05001 in 1973.
483009 arrives at Brading.0 views483009 is about to pass over Jones Footpath Crossing on the approach to Brading whilst working the 15.49 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin on June 29th 2013.
D2059 departs from Haven Street.0 viewsBR Class 03 D2059 gets underway from Haven Street with the 14.38 Smallbrook Junction to Wootton Heritage Diesel Service on July 9th 2015. The Doncaster built 03 dating from 1959 was hauling four vintage bogie coaches.

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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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