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483002 & 483006 Ryde St Johns Road Depot.0 viewsTwo of the six strong fleet of class 483s stand in the depot yard at Ryde St Johns Road on the late afternoon of the 29th June 2011. The far unit is 006 stabled in the cleaning road. Nearest is unit 002, currently out of traffic and stripped internally.
483004 at Lake.0 views483004 is into the last lap of its journey with the 15.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin Service on the 2nd July 2011. Having called at Lake the train is about to pass under the A3055 Skew Bridge. In the background can be seen the Footcrossing at Lake Clifftop Gardens.
483009 at Brading.0 viewsThe footpath curving away to the right, follows the trackbed of the branch from Brading to Bembridge, closed to passengers in September 1953. 483009 approaches Jones Footpath Crossing, as it prepares to call at Brading with the 09.49 service from Ryde Pier Head on the 11th July 2011.
483009 at Drabbles Footpath Crossing, Sandown.0 views483009 has just passed over Drabbles Footpath Crossing, and is going away from the camera as it approaches Sandown Station with 14.18 service from Shanklin on the 14th July 2011. The 15 sign is the advanced speed restriction warning for the turnout into the loop at Sandown Station.

Ryde Pier Head - Sign.0 viewsThis outdated sign (Stagecoach Island Line), greets people arriving at Ryde Pier Head. June 26th 2013.
483006 approaches Ryde St Johns Road.1 views483006 prepares to call at Ryde St Johns Road with the 17.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service on July 1st 2014. Behind the unit is the former down loop, now converted to a siding.
Wootton Signalbox.1 viewsThe signalbox at Wootton on July 12th 2014. For the time being the box is non-operational as all movements are controlled by the train crew using a ground frame. The box was originally located at Freshwater but when the branch closed in 1953 it became a bus shelter. It was rescued and moved to Wootton in 1987.
483007 - Park Road, Ryde.0 views483007 heads for its next call at Ryde St Johns Road with the 15.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service on July 8th 2015. The wall on the right hand side of this view is part of the former Southern Vectis Bus Depot dating from 1938. It is now the home of the Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum.

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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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