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August 2021

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73971

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31 May 2021

Caledonian Sleeper

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD and has returned to service

56094

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Colas Rail

This loco has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

70816

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Colas Rail

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Rugby (Colas) TMD and has returned to service

325009

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing tyre turning maintenance at Toton TMD

325015

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's bout of tyre turning maintenance at Toton TMD and has now returned to service

60007

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and has returned to service

60017

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

60066 / 60100

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66014

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

66034 / 66090

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66067

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

66097

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Currently awaiting maintenance at Hoo Junction

66107

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66107 / 66158 / 66168

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66113

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

66131 / 66149

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

67001

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

92015

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

DB Cargo

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

57308

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

66122 / 66126

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and have returned to service

66303

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

66424

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

66428

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Currently at Motherwell (DRS) TMD having suffered a recent failure

68003

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

88004

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Direct Rail Services

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

47830

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

59002

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

After it's recent failure, this loco is now awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

59205

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

66502

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

66505 / 66520 / 66525

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

66532

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

66537

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

66565

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

66566

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

66587

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds FLT and has returned to service

66602

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Has now receovered from it's recent failure at Theale FLHH and has returned to service

66605

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

After it's recent failure, this loco is now at Leeds Midland Road where it is undergoing maintenance work

66615

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

66622

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

70008

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

70008 / 70020

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

70010

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's bout of maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

70019

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

90003

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

90004

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

90006

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

90011

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

90011 / 90016 / 90046

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Freightliner

All have completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and have now returned to service

66708 / 66721 / ZA273 (66723) / 66730 / 66748 / 66773

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

66715 / 66770

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and have returned to service

66719

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Has now transferred from the Peterborough GBRf Depot to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

66724

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Yard

66742

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

66742 / 66785

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

66765

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and has returned to service

66765 / 66768

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to service

66777

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

GB Railfreight

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

08799

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Harry Needle Rail Company

This shunter has transferred from Shepherdswell on the East Kent Railway to Shackerstone on the Battlefield Line

87002

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Locomotive Services Ltd

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

350119

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

London North Western Railway

Transferred to Long Marston for maintenance work

33053

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Northampton & Lamport Railway

This loco has transferred from the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway to the Northampton & Lamport Railway

57303

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Rail Operations Group

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works which could include a possible repaint

153305 / 153370

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

ScotRail

Both of these units have now completed the conversion to create more space for cycles on board and are now in the ScotRail Saltire Blue livery with added cycling decals - (with thanks to Daniel Frost for this gen via the Gen Submit page)

442402 / 442420

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

South Western Railway

Both of these units have now been transferred from Eastleigh to Wolverton Works where they will be stripped for parts prior to disposal

68019

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

TransPennine Express

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

143607 / 143616

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Transport for Wales

Both of these units have now been transferred to Landore TMD for storage

153921

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

Transport for Wales

Has now transferred to Landore TMD for storage

37669

Date

Operator

Detail

31 May 2021

West Coast Railway Company

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Fort William and has returned to service

66004

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

DB Cargo

Has now returned to service after it's recent repaint into the Green livery

66799

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

GB Railfreight

This is the latest of the ex European Class 66's to arrive into the UK and has now transferred from Immingham Docks to Doncaster Roberts Road where it will commence maintenance work to bring it in line with UK specifications

387202 / 387204

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Great Western Railway

Both of these units have now commenced service with GWR following their recent transfer from Great Northern with them being on lease from Gatwick Express

769935

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Great Western Railway

The conversion of this unit from 319435 is now complete and the unit has been transferred to Wolverton Works for further maintenance work

365508 / 365518

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Off Lease / ex Great Northern

Both of these units have today transferred from Hornsey Depot to Doncaster Belmont Yard for further storage

701029

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

South Western Railway

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

150245

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Transport for Wales

Currently at Pullmans, Cardiff Canton where it will become the latest of the TfW fleet to undergo an internal refurb and receive the TfW livery on it's exterior

153909

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Transport for Wales

Mod work complete at Landore TMD and has now received the new TfW Red & White livery and is ready for a return to service

153922

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Transport for Wales

Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD where it will undergo modification work and receive the TfW livery

197001

Date

Operator

Detail

31 July 2021

Transport for Wales

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

221143

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Avanti West Coast

Currently at Central Rivers receiving the AWC vinyls

43272 / 43274

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Colas Rail

Both of these HST power cars have now begun mainline testing with Colas Rail after their transfer from EMR

56078

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Colas Rail

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD and has returned to service

70811

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Colas Rail

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Rugby (Colas) TMD and has returned to service

70816

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Colas Rail

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

66002 / 66013

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

66015

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66057

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

This loco has been reinstated to an active pool having been in storage at Toton TMD since April 2021. It is now awaiting maintenance at Toton

66150

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

66177

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Scunthorpe Trent Yard

66207

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

This loco has been reinstated to an active pool having been in storage at Toton TMD since April 2021. It is now awaiting maintenance at Toton

67024

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's maintenance work at Stewarts Lane TMD and has now returned to normal workimg status

92015

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has resumed active duties

92036

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD and has returned to service

66108

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

66305

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

66428

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

66432

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

66433

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at the Cemex facility in the Peak Forest and has resumed active duties

68002

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

68009

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

88003

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

88007

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Direct Rail Services

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

803003

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

East Coast Trains

This is the latest of the Class 803 fleet to be completed for East Coast Trains' Lumo services and is now out on mainline testing. It is also the first of the fleet to receive the Lumo branding on top of the blue livery

222102

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

East Midlands Railway

This unit is now sporing the EMR Purple, White & Grey livery after a repaint from it's previous EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange colours

222102 / 222103

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

East Midlands Railway

Both of these units are now sporing the EMR Purple, White & Grey livery after a repaint from their previous EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange colours

156402

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

East Midlands Railway / Northern Trains

Not so long after receiving the EMR purple colours, this unit is now sporting the Northern Blue & White livery but with EMR branding. The unit is due to transfer to Northern at some point but the EMR branding would suggest that the unit will remain with them for the forseeable future whilst they await the cascade of other units to them

59202

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD and has returned to service

66414

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

66420

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

66505 / 66522 / 66533

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

66506

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P and has now returned to service

66518 / 66564

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

66532

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

66550

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

66557

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

66606

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

66620

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's bout of maintenance at East Usk Yard and has now returned to service

70001

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

70019

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

70020

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

90004 / 90005 / 90043

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

All have completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and have now returned to service

90015 / 90044

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Freightliner

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

56018

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

This loco has now ceased to exist under this TOPS number having completed it's conversion to Class 69 69003

59003

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and has returned to service

66705

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Completed it's exam/maintenance at March Yard and has now returned to service

66707

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and has returned to service

66737 / 66749

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

66745

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

66751 / 66756 / 66772 / 66782

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

All have now completed their exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and have returned to service

69003

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

This loco is now officially registered on TOPS having completed it's conversion from 56018. It was due to transfer to Eastleigh on Tuesday but encountered issues on a test run between Longport and Crewe and so this transfer will have to wait for another day

92032 / 92038

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

GB Railfreight

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD and have resumed normal duties

180112

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Grand Central

This unit is currently undergoing testing using LNG fuel which is a more environmentally friendly fuel compared to diesel. The unit has also received a green stripe on one of the driving cars, replacing the standard orange stripe, to indicate the use of a greener fuel

769928

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Great Western Railway

This newly converted unit has now transferred from Reading Traincare Depot to Eastleigh Works, presumably for storage having completed a period of mainline testing

769930

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Great Western Railway

This unit has now returned to Reading Traincare Depot after a period of storage at Eastleigh Works

769938

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Great Western Railway

This newly converted unit has now transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Reading Traincare Depot, presumably to be prepped for the commencement of mainline testing

769949

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Great Western Railway

Transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Wolverton Works to undergo further maintenance following conversion from a Class 319

720574

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Greater Anglia

This is the latest of this fleet to be completed at Derby Litchurch Lane and it has now transferred to Wembley Yard where it will remain pending the commencement of mainline testing

47828 / 47853

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Locomotive Services Ltd

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

86101

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Locomotive Services Ltd

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

87002

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Locomotive Services Ltd

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD and has returned to service

730102

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

London North Western Railway

This unit has now transferred from Crewe Arriva Traincare to Old Dalby test track for some non-mainline test running

43307 / 43317

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Off Lease (ex East Midlands Railway)

Both of these ex EMR HST power cars have now transferred from Neville Hill to Ely Papworth Sidings for ongoing storage pending a decision on their future

365501 / 365511

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

The scrapping of the Class 365 fleet is underway with these 2 units making their move from Crewe South Yard to CF Booths at Rotherham to be disposed of

43480 / 43484

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Rail Adventure

Both of these HST power cars are currently enjoying a tour around Germany as they are displayed by Rail Adventure to their European market

24081

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Severn Valley Railway / Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

This loco is currently on loan from the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway to the Severn Valley Railway for the Diesel Gala which commenced today

701030

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

South Western Railway

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wimbledon Depot for storage pending mainline testing

701510

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

South Western Railway

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

197003

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Transport for Wales

This unit is now complete and has been transferred to the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington for storage pending onward transfer to a depot.

There is a path in the system for this unit to transfer from Donnington to Crewe Arriva Traincare tomorrow

67008

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

Transport for Wales

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to duties

57313

Date

Operator

Detail

30 September 2021

West Coast Railway Company

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carnforth TMD

60066

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Immingham TMD and has now resumed normal service

66003 / 66020

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

66007

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

66063 / 66066 / 66074

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

66087

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

66105

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

66131 / 66151

Date

Operator

Detail

30 August 2021

DB Cargo

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

92042

Date

Operator

Detail