railway news

April 2021

05 February 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.

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Number
Detail

Colas Rail

56094

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66849

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Landore TMD and is now ready for a return to action

Colas Rail

70802

Suffered a failure and is now at Rugby (Colas) Depot where it requires attention

Colas Rail

70805

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Landore TMD and is now ready for a return to service

Colas Rail

70815

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby TMD

Colas Rail

70817

After a recent failure, this loco is now undergoing maintenance work at Rugby TMD

DB Cargo

60019

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

60066

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66009

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66040

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66074

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66079

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Arpley Sidings in Warrington and is now ready to return to action

DB Cargo

66104

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66109 / 66164 / 66169

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

DB Cargo

66143

Awaiting maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66144

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Down Decoy and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66152 / 66155

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66206

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67016

Has now transferred from Tyne Yard to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

90036

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37401

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

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66126

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

Direct Rail Services

66302

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66304

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

Direct Rail Services

66423

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Peak Forest and is now ready for a return to service

Direct Rail Services

66425

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

Direct Rail Services

66427

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services

66432

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68002

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

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

Direct Rail Services

88003 / 88007

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and have returned to service

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88009

Has now transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to Doncaster Roberts Road for use of the wheel lathe

Direct Rail Services (DRS)

66091

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster West Yard and has returned to service

Freightliner

59205

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

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66501

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

Freightliner

66504 / 66507 / 66548

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66511 / 66597

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66513 / 66539

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66529

Has now transferred from Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley to Leeds Midland Road where it will continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66532

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

Freightliner

66556

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66561 / 66590

Both are now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66563

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66564

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66594

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66601

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

70002

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006 / 70008 / 70015

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

Freightliner

70014

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90013

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

Freightliner

90049

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66702 / 66758 / 66761

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

GB Railfreight

66705

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66740

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Iport and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66765

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

GB Railfreight

66788

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

73107

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73964

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

GB Railfreight

73965

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92018

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

GB Railfreight

92020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

317651 / 317654

Both of these units have now transferred from Ilford TMD to Ely Papworth Sidings and into storage

Greater Anglia

720545 / 720564

Both of these units have now commenced testing/training runs along the WCML

Heathrow Express

332006 / 332013

These are the latest 2 of the class 332 units to be transferred from Old Oak Common to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping

Off Lease (ex Greater Anglia)

321350 / 321351

These off-lease, ex GA, units have today been transferred from Clacton to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping

Transport for Wales

142081 / 142085

Both of these units have made the journey, by road, from Landore TMD to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping. Only 142006 is a survivor from the TfW 142 fleet with this one earmarked for preservation

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