railway news

April 2021

04 December 2021

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Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73966

This loco has now recovered from it's recent failure and has now resumed normal duties

Caledonian Sleeper

73970

Having suffered a recent failure in the Dumbarton area, this loco has now transferred to Craigentinny TMD where it is now awaiting further maintenance

Colas Rail

56302

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

Colas Rail

70815

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

DB Cargo

60007 / 60040

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

DB Cargo

66023

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66030 / 66077

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

DB Cargo

66053

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

DB Cargo

66065

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66130 / 66176 / 66199

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

DB Cargo

66142

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66143

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Toton TMD where it currently awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006

Both of thewse Royal loco's are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD - usually an indicator that the Royal Train is scheduled for use in the imminent future

DB Cargo

90019 / 90034

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37424

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

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66430

Has now transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to Longport EMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66432

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68006

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

Direct Rail Services

68007

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

Direct Rail Services

68008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

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

East Midlands Railway

360109

Transferred from Cricklewood to Eastleigh Works to undergo maintenance and to receive a repaint into the EMR livery

Freightliner

47830

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

Freightliner

59201 / 59203

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

59204

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Merehead TMD and has returned to service

Freightliner

66513 / 66519

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

Freightliner

66529

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66546

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66590

Has now made the short hop from Leeds FLT to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66592

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

Freightliner

66601

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Hope Earles Sidings and has returned to service

Freightliner

66622

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

Freightliner

70003 / 70004 / 70006

All are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70008 / 70011

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

Freightliner

70015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70016

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

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90008

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

Freightliner

90010 / 90015

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90049

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock

GB Railfreight

60076

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66706

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

GB Railfreight

66713 / 66757

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

GB Railfreight

66722

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

GB Railfreight

66767

This loco has now made the short trip from Doncaster Iport to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66783

Having suffered a failure earlier this week at Colnbrook, this loco has now been transferred across to Whitemoor Yard for further inspection

GB Railfreight

92028

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

GB Railfreight

92043

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Great Western Railway

769949

This newly converted bi-mode unit has now completed it's period of maintenance at Wolverton Works and has now transferred to Reading Traincare to be readied for mainline testing

Greater Anglia

720535

This unit has now entered revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

720567

This unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wembley Yard, presumably to be readied for mainline testing

Hanson & Hall

50008

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Kidderminster TMD and has now resumed normal duties

Merseyrail

777004

This is the latest of the new Merseyrail fleet to commence mainline testing

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

365538

This is the latest of the 'happy' fleet to endure it's final journey as it has now transferred from Doncaster Belmont Yard to Sims Metal at Newport Docks to be scrapped

Rail Adventure

43468

The Rail Adventure decals have now been added to this power cars new 2 Tone Grey livery that it received back in October 2021

Rail Adventure / Hanson Hall

43296 / 43308 / 43423 / 43467

Each of these HST power cars have now been transferred from their storage location at Willesden to Eastleigh Works

Rail Operations Group

37611

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and has returned to service

TransPennine Express

68033

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Transport for Wales

175112

Transferred to Alstom at Widnes to undergo an internal refurb and to receive the TfW livery

Transport for Wales

175114

Completed it's refurb and repaint into the TfW Red & White livery at Alstom, Widnes

Transport for Wales

67015

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Holyhead Siding 2

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