railway news

April 2021

09 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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Number
Detail

Chiltern Railways

68009

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD and has resumed duties with Chiltern

Colas Rail

56087

Completed it's maintenance work at Nottingham Eastcroft and has returned to service

Colas Rail

56090

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Barnetby Sidings

DB Cargo

60024

Currently at Goole Docks where it is awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66012

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66017 / 66037 / 66057

All of these loco's have been placed into store at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66076

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

DB Cargo

66078 / 66083 / 66085

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66095

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

66100

Has been placed into store at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66104 / 66130

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66155

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

DB Cargo

66162

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

DB Cargo

66167

Has now transferred across from Doncaster Belmont Yard to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66176

Having been under maintenance codes since January, this loco is now showing as being available for service

DB Cargo

66194

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

DB Cargo

66207

Having been under maintenance since January of this year, this loco has now been placed into stored status at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67016

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Belmont Yard

DB Cargo

90020 / 90024

Both of these loco's have now been stored at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037

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

Direct Rail Services

66031

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

Direct Rail Services

66305

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66428

After a recent failure, this loco is now undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services

66432

Has now transferred back to Carlisle Kingmoor from Doncaster Roberts Road - presumably having spent time on the wheel lathe there - to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

68001 / 68004

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

This loco has now transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

88006

This loco has now transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to Crewe Basford Hall to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Eastern Rail Services / Dartmoor Railway

31452

This loco has now transferred from the Dartmoor Railway to Eastern Rail Services at the Vauxhall Sidings at Great Yarmouth

Freightliner

59102

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59104

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

Freightliner

66505

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

Freightliner

66506 / 66567

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P and have returned to service

Freightliner

66508

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66522 / 66545

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

Freightliner

66538

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66571

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66607

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

Freightliner

66610

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66955

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

70004 / 70017

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT and have returned to service

Freightliner

90011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90044

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

GB Railfreight

47749

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

GB Railfreight

66715

Suffered a failure & is now at Doncaster Roberts Road in need of some attention

GB Railfreight

66724

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66726 / 66739 / 66789

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

GB Railfreight

66728

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Down Decoy and is ready to resume duties

GB Railfreight

73201

Awaiting maintenance at Easleigh Works

GB Railfreight

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

GB Railfreight

73971

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works

GB Railfreight

92018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight / North Yorkshire Moors Railway

66754 / 66760

Both of these loco's have transferred, via road due to accessibility issues at their destination, to the NYMR at Grosmont to be used for filming purposes

Greater Anglia

321346 / 321353

The latest of this class to face their fate, these 2 units have today been transferred from Clacton to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping

Greater Anglia

720504

This unit is now fully built and has been transferred from the production line at Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage

Locomotive Services Ltd

D213 (40013)

After a very lengthy period undergoing maintenance work, this loco has today run under it's own power from Barrow Hill, where it has been undergoing work, back home to LSL's Crewe Diesel Depot

London North Western Railway

730101

Having spent time at the Velim test track in the Czech Republic, this new unit has now moved to the UK. Arriving at Dollands Moor, it was then transferred across to Wembley before making the move north to Derby Litchurch Lane

Plym Valley Railway / Weardale Railway

31190

This loco has now completed it's transfer from the Weardale Railway to the Plym Valley Railway

Rail Operations Group

57305

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

South Western Railway

701025

This is the latest of this new fleet of units for SWR to have commenced mainline testing

South Western Railway

701506

The build of this unit is now complete and it has transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending future testing

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