railway news

April 2021

09 February 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

221109

This is the latest of the AWC Voyager fleet to head into depot to have some Avanti vinyls applied

Avanti West Coast

390049

This is the the latest Pendolino to go from the 'partial' AWC livery to a full body AWC livery

Chiltern Railways

68013

Has transferred from Wembley TMD to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it is now undergoing exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

37418

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

Colas Rail

56049

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

Colas Rail

56094

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

Colas Rail

70802

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

Colas Rail

70815

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) Depot and has returned to service

DB Cargo

60001 / 60092

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60007 / 60066

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

DB Cargo

60044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66009 / 66013 / 66085

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66015

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

DB Cargo

66020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tees Yard

DB Cargo

66027

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Tidal

DB Cargo

66066

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66074

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66104 / 66147

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

DB Cargo

66120

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66143

Completed it's maintenance work at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66152 / 66171

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66155

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

DB Cargo

66221

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

67016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67021

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37402

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

Direct Rail Services

37407 / 37716

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

Direct Rail Services

57307

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to Rugby to resume it's Thunderbird duties

Direct Rail Services

66302

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

Direct Rail Services

66426

Has suffered a failure in the Mossend area and is now in need of some attention

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005

Has suffered a failure at Mossend and now awaits attention

Direct Rail Services

88009

Has now completed it's maintenance work on the wheel lathe at Doncaster Roberts Road and is now ready for a return to service

Direct Rail Services

88010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59101

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

Freightliner

66507 / 66548

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

Freightliner

66513 / 66539

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

Freightliner

66520 / 66599

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66550

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

Freightliner

66561 / 66590 / 66594

All have completed their exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT and have returned to service

Freightliner

66601

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

Freightliner

66602

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66604

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66951

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

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

70015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70020

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90004 / 90049

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

Freightliner

90008 / 90009

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60021

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

GB Railfreight

60056

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66701 / 66706 / 66788

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

GB Railfreight

66705

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Bardon Hill and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66755

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

GB Railfreight

66769

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66792

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66793

At some point recently this loco has transferred from Longport EMD to Doncaster Roberts Road having been at Longport for conversion work to UK specifications

GB Railfreight

73128 / 73962 / 73963

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73213

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73965

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

92006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

GB Railfreight

92020

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

GB Railfreight

92028

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

321334 / 321344 / 321345 / 321348 / 321349 / 321352 / 321363 / 321364 / 321366 / 321422 / 321425 / 321435 / 321442

Each of these units has now been taken off lease by Greater Anglia and they are now in stored status pending decisions on their future (thanks to Murray J of RailUK Forums for this gen)

Merseyrail

777004 / 777006

Not sure on when this actually occurred but both of these units have recently completed maintenance work at Crewe Arriva Traincare and are now in store at Walton Old Junction Sidings in Warrington

Northern Trains

156447

This unit has now returned to Heaton TMD from Eastleigh Works having had a repaint into the Northern White & Blue colour scheme. It had previously been in the First ScotRail Blue, Pink & White livery

Off Lease (ex First Capital Connect)

319451 / 319453 / 319455

Having been in store at Long Marston for a lengthy period of time, these ex FCC units have been transferred by road to Sims Metals, Newport for scrapping ((thanks to Murray J of RailUK Forums for this gen)

TransPennine Express

68034

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge and is now ready for a return to action

West Midlands Railway

196006

Another of the new WMR fleet to arrive into the UK and this one has transferred to the Telford International Railfreight Terminal for storage pending test/training runs

West Midlands Railway

323222

Completed it's maintenance work at Doncaster Works and has now returned to Soho TMD for a return to service in the West Midlands

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