railway news

April 2021

07 April 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

Avanti West Coast

221113

This is the latest Voyager to receive the AWC vinyls having previously sported the ex VTWC red/silver colours

Avanti West Coast

390130

This Pendolino is now sporting the full AWC Green & White livery throughout the length of the train

Chiltern Railways

68010

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to base at Wembley in readiness to resume work for Chiltern

Chiltern Railways

68012

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

56051 / 56087

Both are awaiting maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66848

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

Colas Rail

67023 / 67027

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

Colas Rail

70810

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

Colas Rail

70813

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Oxwellmains

DB Cargo

60019 / 60074

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60020

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

DB Cargo

66011 / 66085 / 66090 / 66093

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

DB Cargo

66014 / 66035 / 66088

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66019

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

DB Cargo

66041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66050 / 66055

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

DB Cargo

66101 / 66162

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66119 / 66194

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66155

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electrict TMD

DB Cargo

66164 / 66174

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

DB Cargo

67024

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

DB Cargo

92041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

56091

Awaiting maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Direct Rail Services

37059

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

Direct Rail Services

37424

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57308

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Now at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD following a recent failure

Direct Rail Services

66429

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

68006

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

Direct Rail Services

68009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005

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

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Freightliner

59104

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66505 / 66589 / 66594

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66508 / 66533

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

Freightliner

66522 / 66545

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66541 / 66572

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

Freightliner

66566

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66567

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66571

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66607

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66955

Awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70004 / 70017

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70007

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT and is now ready for a return to service

Freightliner

90012 / 90042

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

Freightliner

90044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

59003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

60085

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66726

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

GB Railfreight

66728

Currently at Doncaster Down Decoy and showing as failed and in need of attention

GB Railfreight

66739 / 66788

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66746

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

GB Railfreight

66756

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Whitemoor Yard and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66759

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66760 / 66792

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

GB Railfreight

66770

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

GB Railfreight

66778

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66790

Has now transferred from Doncaster to Eastleigh Works to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

92032 / 92043

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and are now ready for a return to action

GB Railfreight

92033

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

Great Northern

365511 / 365539

These units are now officially off lease from GN and have been transferred from Hornsey to Crewe South Yard to join their class mates in storage there

Greater Anglia

317505 / 317670

Both of these units have today been transferred from Ely Papworth Sidings to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped

Harry Needle Railroad Company

08892

This shunter has now moved to Worksop having completed it's duties at the Old Dalby test track

Harry Needle Railroad Company

08956

This shunter has now moved to Barrow Hill having completed it's duties at the Old Dalby test track

London North Eastern Railway

91119

Has now transferred from Doncaster Belmont Yard to Neville Hill TMD

London North Eastern Railway

91127

Has now transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Doncaster Belmont Yard

RMS Locotec

08809

Completed it's maintenance work at Toton TMD and has returned to duty at Ketton

Rail Operations Group

37601

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Railway Support Services

08580

Has now transferred from Stoke Marcroft wagon works to the Old Dalby test track

Railway Support Services

08730

Has now transferred from Whitemoor Yard to it's home base at Wishaw

Railway Support Services

08922

Has now transferred from the Chasewater Railway to the Old Dalby test track

Transport for Wales

150241

This is the latest TfW unit to receive the White, Grey, Red colours

Transport for Wales

67015

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

West Coast Railway Company

37710

Having been stripped of parts and then cut in half at Carnforth, the remains of this loco have been transferred to a scrap merchants in Preston for final scrapping

West Midlands Railway

323201

This unit has now transferred from Soho TMD to Wabtec at Doncaster for maintenance work

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