railway news

April 2021

07 October 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

DB Cargo

60065

This loco has been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Toton (WQAA) since September 2021

DB Cargo

90035

Having been used on the DATS trains for testing the new overhead wires at the Southern end of the MML, this loco has finally been returned back to Crewe IEMD having spent a lengthy period of time sat at Rectory Junction where the DATS set was stored. Presumably it will undergo maintenance at the depot prior to returning to normal service for DBC

GB Railfreight

66748

This loco has now reappeared out of the paint shop at Toton wearing a new coat of the standard GBRf Blue & Yellow livery but with the additions of "Safer - think before you act" decals to show the need for safety when working on or around the railways

Great Western Railway

769923

This is the latest of the GWR Class 769 fleet to complete it's conversion at Loughborough Works and has today transferred to Wolverton Works to undergo further maintenance

Great Western Railway

769932

Transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Wolverton Works to undergo further maintenance following conversion from a Class 319

Greater Anglia

720577

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wembley Yard for storage pending mainline testing

Nene Valley Railway / Midland Railway Butterley

44044

This loco has today transferred from the Midland Railway Centre to the Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway / Midland Railway Butterley

46045

This loco has today transferred from the Midland Railway Centre to the Nene Valley Railway

Transport for Wales

158823

Now transferred to Crewe Arriva Traincare for maintenance

West Coast Railway Company

86401

After transferring from Caledonian Sleeper back in February 2020, this loco has finally made it's debut for West Coast Railway Company. It has today worked the electric bits of the Northern Belle working between Coventry and Carlisle

West Midlands Railway

172103

This unit is currently at Wabtec in Doncaster undergoing maintenance to have wheelsets replaced

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