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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 Park Road Ryde.0 viewsHaving left Ryde St Johns Road behind, 483004 negotiates the curve as it approaches the bridge at Park Road, Ryde with 08.18 Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head service on the 4th July 2011. The unit is passing the now disused Southern Vectis Northlight bus garage dating from 1938.
485041 at Sandown.1 views485041 powers up the 1:80 gradient between Sandown and Lake on the hot afternoon of the 19th July 1989. The train is approaching Drabbles Footpath Crossing alongside Los Altos Park. The gradient here was a real test for the six-coach steam hauled trains of the past.
Withdrawn Class 483s at Ryde.1 viewsFour individual cars were withdrawn in 1998, and stripped for spare parts. The redundant bodyshells were placed in the car park at Ryde St Johns Road awaiting disposal. Cars 223, 125 & 225 are seen lanquishing in July 1999. They were broken up in situ in April 2000.

483004 at Ryde.1 viewsHaving left Ryde Tunnel behind, 483004 passes the Distant Signal for Ryde St Johns Road as it travels Southbound with the 15.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service on a warm & sunny July 21st 2012.
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.
483009 at Smallbrook Junction.2 views483009 comes off the double track section at Smallbrook Junction as it prepares to call with the 15.49 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin on July 6th 2014.
483007 (127) at Ryde St Johns Road Depot.0 views483007 stands on Number 1 road at Ryde St Johns Road Depot on the afternoon of June 30th 2015.

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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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