Published on 26th March 2017
Sunday 28th March 2017 saw two Colas Rail Freight engineering trains exit from an engineering blockade near Bridgwater.
First to appear was Class 66/8 No.66848 with a mixture of JNA & MLA ballast wagons exiting the track possession 'wrong road' at Cogload hauling the 6C21 14:52 Cogload Junction - Westbury via Fairwater Yard. After running round and reversing direction at nearby Taunton 66848 continued it's journey on to Westbury.
Colas Rail Freight Class 70s No.70805 & No.70808 the 'top & tailed' 7C22 13:58 Cogload Junction – Westbury via Taunton on Sunday 27th March 2017. A twin Jib Crane No. DR78215 with a mixture of JNA & MLA ballast wagons were in the consist. The pair of Class 70s are seen exiting the Bristol line possession wrong line at Cogload Junction. Following a reversal manoeuvre at nearby Taunton the train continued its journey to Westbury.
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