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railway news

April 2021

04 January 2021

Please note that the dates specified are the dates the detail was changed on this website and are not specifically when the event happened. The actual event stated in the detail section would have occurred between the date stated below and the previous site update date.


East Midlands Railway

153311, 153376, 153381, 153383 & 153385

Each of these units have been withdrawn from service by EMR and are now off lease

Heathrow Express

387130, 387132, 387133, 387136, 387139 & 387141

Each of these ex GWR units have now commenced service with Heathrow Express

Island Line (SWR)

483002, 483004, 483006, 483007, 483008 & 483009

It's time up for these incredible machines as, after 82 years of service across the London Underground and then on the Island Line on the Isle of Wight, these fantastic little units have been withdrawn from service. All is not lost though as it is anticipated that some may be re-homed at preserved lines when their future's are decided in the coming months

Transport for Wales

142006, 142069, 142072, 142077, 142080, 142081, 142083 & 142085

Each of these pacer units have now been withdrawn from service and placed into storage

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