A few years earlier 60003 was part of a Tadpole unit.
The Hastings vehicles had already been repainted in anticipation of it being reformed into a full Hastings set when seen by Tony Watson at Tonbridge West Yard on 23/03/79
Seen on a fast service at Petts Wood in the early 80's 1002 is lead by 60003
Image by Southern Reg
Departmental Unit 1066
Motor Car 60003
Awaiting its fete at Gwent Demolition's scrapyard in South Wales in 1994, paired up with 6002 it was there for a few months before being scrapped. At the time the guys from Hastings Diesels were there recovering parts and the doors have been marked with 'HAS' which is their mark for the bits they wanted