railway news

April 2021

12 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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Number
Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73968

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

DB Cargo

60020

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

DB Cargo

66080

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

DB Cargo

66160

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

DB Cargo

90020 / 90039

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

66092

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

66304

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

Direct Rail Services

66305

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

Direct Rail Services

66429

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

Direct Rail Services

88009

Currently at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD having suffered a recent failure

East Midlands Railway

360106

Transferred to Northampton EMD for maintenance work to be carried out

Freightliner

59103 / 59206

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66503

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66506

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

Freightliner

66509

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

Freightliner

66512 / 66516

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

Freightliner

66518

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66549

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

Freightliner

66572

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

Freightliner

66585

Completed it's period of maintenance work at Leeds FLT and has now resumed service

Freightliner

66602

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70004

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

Freightliner

70006

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

Freightliner

70016

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

Freightliner

90016 / 90048

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

GB Railfreight

66720

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66731 / 66743 / F231 (66775)

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

GB Railfreight

66761

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66769

After a repaint at Eastleigh Works, this loco is now sporting "Prostate Cancer UK" decals on it's GBRf Blue & Yellow livery and has also been named "League Managers Association" as well as having "Paul Taylor Our Inspiration" on the cabsides

GB Railfreight

69001

Completed it's maintenance work at Longport EMD and has now returned to active service

GB Railfreight

92010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

92018

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

Great Western Railway

769922

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

Locomotive Services Ltd

43055

This HST power car has now completed it's maintenance work at Neville Hill following a depot mishap and has returned back to Crewe Diesel TMD

Rail Operations Group

319441

Having transferred from Crewe South Yard to Castle Donington earlier this week, it is now confirmed that this unit has transferred from being off lease to being part of the Rail Operations Group fleet

South Western Railway

450067

This unit has been repainted into the SWR Grey & Blue livery but with a special Blue, Grey & Yellow livery on each driving car with "Thank You All Key Workers" decals

South Western Railway

701019

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

Southeastern Railway

707009 / 707010

These recently repainted units have now commenced mainline driver training runs for Southeastern following their transfer across from South Western Railway

TransPennine Express

68025

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to duties

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