GBRf 66773 Receives New Livery

GBRf 66773 to be named this week

Brighton Pride takes place this weekend, which sees GBRf’s class 66 number 66773 named “Pride of GB Railfreight”.

66773 has been undercover in the paint shop at Eastleigh Arlington for the past week.

The locomotive is in standard GBRf livery, with rainbow font colour on GBRf, rainbow flags on front left cab, and GB Railfreight overlined & underlined with rainbow. Cab doors also have rainbows.

Many other trains have seen a LBGT related livery, such as Govia Thameslink’s 700155 and numerous class 377 Southern pride branded logos.

This follows a number of recent locomotive relivieries, by freight operating companies, namely 66747 into NWT livery, Freightliner’s 66587 into As One We Can livery, and DB Cargo’s 66109 into PD Ports livery.

66773 will work 0Y65 Eastleigh Arlington to Brighton on Friday 2nd July 2019, where it will be named in platform 1. The locomotive then returns on 0Y66 back to Eastleigh a short time later.

0Y65 Eastleigh Arlington to Brighton, 
operated by GB Railfreight

Location P Times
0 Eastleigh Arlington (Zg) d. 1106
1 Eastleigh 2 a. 1111 d. 1114
2 Eastleigh South Jn p. 1116
3 Botley p. 1121
4 Fareham North Jn p. 1126
5 Fareham 3 p. 1142
6 Cosham p. 1152
7 Cosham Jn p. 1153
8 Farlington Jn p. 1154
9 Havant 1 p. 1159
10 Emsworth p. 1203
11 Chichester 1 p. 1213
12 Barnham 3 p. 1221
13 Ford 1 p. 1225
14 Arundel Jn p. 1227
15 Angmering p. 1231
16 West Worthing p. 1236
17 Worthing 2 p. 1240
18 Shoreham-By-Sea 1 p. 1247
19 Hove 2 p. 1259
20 Brighton 2 a. 1305
0Y66 Brighton to Eastleigh Arlington, 
Operated by GB Railfreight

Location P Times
0 Brighton 1 d. 1506
1 Hove 3 p. 1510
2 Shoreham-By-Sea 2 p. 1520
3 Worthing 3 p. 1530
4 West Worthing p. 1531
5 Angmering p. 1538
6 Arundel Jn p. 1543
7 Ford 2 p. 1546
8 Barnham 2 p. 1552
9 Chichester 2 p. 1600
10 Emsworth p. 1610
11 Havant 1 p. 1613
12 Farlington Jn p. 1617
13 Cosham Jn p. 1621
14 Cosham p. 1622
15 Fareham 1 p. 1632
16 Fareham North Jn p. 1647
17 Botley p. 1652
18 Eastleigh South Jn p. 1657
19 Eastleigh 3 a. 1659 d. 1704
20 Eastleigh Arlington (Zg) a. 1709

Live train times links (valid for up to 1 month after running):

0Y65 to Brighton Out: https://live.rail-record.co.uk/rail/liverail/train/728747/02/08/19

0Y66 to Eastleigh Arlington Return: https://live.rail-record.co.uk/rail/liverail/train/728748/02/08/19

It’s unlikely the platform will be closed off to the public so there’s no reason why you wouldn’t be allowed to attend the naming ceremony.

*Whilst we can’t guarantee the name or locomotive number until some formal confirmation is made, it’s safe to assume so, as it has been in Eastleigh Arlington paint shop all week so most likely for the purpose of being repainted. Given the timing with pride 2019 and the spontaneous nature of the light engine move.

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