railway news

April 2021

06 September 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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Detail

Airedale Hospital / Northern Trains

144001 (Carriage 55801)

This carriage has now transferred from Worksop Sidings to the Airedale Hospital where it will be converted as a space for patients and families to use when visiting the hospital

Colas Rail

66848

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

Colas Rail

66850

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard

Colas Rail

70807

Currently sat at Doncaster Up Decoy having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

DB Cargo

60015

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66007

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

DB Cargo

66011

Currently awaiting maintenance at Wembley TMD

DB Cargo

66018 / 66027

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66105 / 66111 / 66186 / 66194

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66109 / 66119 / 66167

All have now completed their period of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have now returned to service

DB Cargo

66113

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Arpley Sidings, Warrington and has now returned to normal duties

DB Cargo

90039

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92015

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

57304

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

Direct Rail Services

66126

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Peak Forest Cemex facility

Direct Rail Services

66428

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

Direct Rail Services

68001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68016

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68017

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Freightliner

59203

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59206

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66413

Currently at East Usk Yard having suffered a failure and now requiring maintenance

Freightliner

66516 / 66564

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66518

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66541

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

Freightliner

66548 / 66590

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

Freightliner

66549

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

Freightliner

66550 / 66594

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66553

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66569

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Yard

Freightliner

66570

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Leeds FLT and has now resumed normal duties

Freightliner

66572

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66591

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

Freightliner

66603

Currently awaiting maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66614

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66620

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

Freightliner

66623

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it is currently undergoing exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

70006

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

Freightliner

70008

Has now transferred from Leeds Midland Road to Southampton Maritime FLT to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

70011

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70016

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

Freightliner

70019 / 70020

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90004 / 90007

Both have now completed their bout of maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

60047

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

GB Railfreight

66709 / ZA723 (66723) / 66742

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

GB Railfreight

66714 / 66719 / 66777

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

GB Railfreight

66720

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

66773

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

69001

This newly converted, ex Class 56, loco has now commenced revenue earning service for GBRf having worked it's first freight working last week

GB Railfreight

69002

Completed it's maintenance work at Longport EMD and has now returned to active service

GB Railfreight

73965

This loco has now been named "Des O'Brien"

Great Western Railway

802010

This unit now carries the name "Kieron Griffin, Make A Difference, BBC Cornwall" alongside it's previous name "Corporal George Sheard"

*Thanks to Steve via Gen Submit for this information*

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

South Western Railway

701008

Completed it's maintenance work at Alstom, Widnes and has now transferred to Worksop Sidings for storage pending the commencement of mainline testing

Transport for Wales

158837

Now transferred to Crewe Arriva Traincare for maintenance

West Coast Railway Company

57313

Currently at Pengam Sidings having suffered a failure over the weekend and now requiring some assistance

West Midlands Railway

08805

This shunter has now transferred from Soho TMD to Tyseley TMD, becoming the first shunter in nigh on 18 years to grace the rails of Birmingham New Street station in the process

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