railway news

April 2021

09 August 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

Colas Rail

66849

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

DB Cargo

60007 / 60074

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60019

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

DB Cargo

66068

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66075

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66082

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

DB Cargo

66087

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66097

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

DB Cargo

66103

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66118 / 66134

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

DB Cargo

66119 / 66144 / 66183

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66136

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

DB Cargo

66139

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

67012

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

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

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

Direct Rail Services

37038

Having commenced maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD, this loco has now been transferred to Eastleigh Works to await further maintenance. Rumours are circulating that this loco may be used as a parts donor to get 37218 back up and running so we shall monitor developments on this in the coming weeks

Direct Rail Services

37218

Having been in store at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD since February 2021, this loco has now transferred south to Eastleigh and although it remains in stored status for now, it appears it is heading to Eastleigh for maintenance with rumours abound that 37038 will be donating parts to get this loco back up and running

Direct Rail Services

37419

Currently awaiting maintenance at Eastleigh Works

Direct Rail Services

57308

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

Direct Rail Services

66092

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Hither Green and has now resumed normal duties

Direct Rail Services

66305

Having suffered a failure at the Daventry Tesco terminal, this loco has now transferred north to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to undergo maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66425

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68001

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001 / 88006

Both are currently awaiting maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88010

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

Freightliner

59001

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

Freightliner

59201

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66413

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66506 / 66570

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66508

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66533

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66534 / 66555

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

Freightliner

66545

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

Freightliner

66556

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66559

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

Freightliner

66563

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66598

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

Freightliner

66610

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

Freightliner

66614

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70004

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

Freightliner

70006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70015

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90007

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

Freightliner

90011

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal

GB Railfreight

60056

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60095

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

GB Railfreight

66708

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Trafford Park

GB Railfreight

66715

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66724

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Yard

GB Railfreight

66754

Currently at Peterborough (GBRF) TMD having suffered a recent failure & needing attention

GB Railfreight

66776

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66778

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

GB Railfreight

66784

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed active service

GB Railfreight

66792

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

73128 / 73141 / 73213

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot and have resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

92038 / 92043

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD and have resumed normal duties

Head of Steam Museum / Network Rail

37198

This loco has now made the trip from Derby RTC to it's new home at the Head of Steam Museum in Darlington where it will become an exhibit

Rail Operations Group

37510

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

Rail Operations Group

37800

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and has returned to service

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

South Western Railway

701506

This unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for store pending the commencement of mainline testing / fault free running

Transport for Wales

67015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

West Coast Railway Company

47848

Having transferred to WCRC from ROG back in March of this year, this loco has now been repainted into the WCRC Maroon colour having previously worn a Rivieria Blue livery

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