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046 at Ryde Works.5 viewsIn September 1975, the Driving Motor Car of 4-VEC set number 046, car number S25S, was fire damaged at Ryde St Johns Road, and was withdrawn from service, as being beyond economic repair. The unfortunate S25S is seen nearly three years later, lanquishing at the rear of Ryde Works, awaiting its fate in July 1978. A product of the Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Company in 1927, its original fleet number with London Transport had been 3313.
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483007 departs Ryde Pier Head.1 viewsWith the Spinnaker Tower at Portsmouth visible on the horizon, 483007 sets out from Ryde Pier Head with the 18.07 service to Shanklin on the 10th July 2011.
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045 at Ryde Depot.2 views4-VEC, 045 with car S23 nearest the camera, is seen stabled in the Depot yard at Ryde St Johns Road in July 1978. To the right can be seen the three cars of former set 046, its driving motor car missing due fire damage in 1975, which damaged car S25 beyond repair. The three trailers, S46, S49 & S8 were used as a spare add-on set at peak periods. The building in the middle of the picture with the twin doors is the original Isle of Wight Railway Engine Shed, dating from the opening of the line in 1864.
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483008 departs from Ryde Esplanade.0 views483008 departs from Ryde Esplanade with the 08.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin service on the 12th July 2012. In the adjacent Bus Station, Southern Vectis Scania Omnicity Double Decker, HW58 ASV, awaits its next working.

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483007 at Lake.0 views483007 approaches Lake Station with the 16.38 Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head on June 25th 2013. 483007 was the first of the fleet to regain LT style red livery back in 2003. Unfortunately in the intervening years the 'London Transport' gold lettering and numbers on the bodysides have disappeared.
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LBSCR/SR Composite S6349 at Ashey.0 viewsWith the Isle of Wight Steam Railway flagship locomotive, Class 02 No.24-'Calbourne' being returned to service in early BR black livery, some of the vintage coaches have been turned out in BR Carmine livery to match. S6349 an 8-Compartment Composite built in 1924 to a LBSCR design, was formed in the 18.00 Smallbrook Junction to Wootton on June 29th 2013. The coach was sent to the IOW in 1937 and was withdrawn in September 1966. It was stored at Newport intially for use on the Westerham Branch project.
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483008 at Ryde St Johns Road.1 views483008 stands on number 1 road in the depot yard at Ryde St Johns Road on July 6th 2014.
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483006 arrives at Brading - Arnolds Yard.1 views483006 passes Arnolds Yard as it approaches Brading whilst working the 17.07 Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin on July 10th 2014.

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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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