railway news

April 2021

12 July 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

73966

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

Chiltern Railways

68010

Completed it's exam/maintenance work between both Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and Doncaster Roberts Road and has now returned south to Wembley TMD to resume it's duties with Chiltern Railway

Colas Rail

56113

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Barnetby Sidings

Colas Rail

70808

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Carriage Holding Sidings and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

60040

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60062

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60074

Having started exam/maintenance work at Arpley Sidings, this loco has now transferred to Toton TMD where it is currently awaiting further maintenance work

DB Cargo

66007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tees Yard

DB Cargo

66023

Currently awaiting maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

66025 / 66060 / 66075

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66030 / 66070

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

DB Cargo

66032 / 66073

Having arrived into the UK last week and then having moved from Dollands Moor to Belmont Yard over the weekend, these loco's have now transferred from Doncaster to Toton TMD where they will undergo conversion work to bring them in line with UK specifications

DB Cargo

66061 / 66098

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66106

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66116 / 66135

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66125

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

DB Cargo

66142

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

DB Cargo

66154 / 66172 / 66185

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66169

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

66205

Having arrived into the UK last week and then having moved from Dollands Moor to Belmont Yard over the weekend, this loco has now transferred from Doncaster to Toton TMD where it will undergo conversion work to bring it in line with UK specifications

DB Cargo

67001

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

DB Cargo

67006

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

92041

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has resumed active duties

Dean Forest Railway / Severn Valley Railway

31466

This loco has now transferred from the Dean Forest Railway to Kidderminster TMD on the Severn Valley Railway. Our last records indicate that this loco was undergoing a period of heavy overhaul and so our assumption is that it has transferred north to continue that work in the fantastic facility at Kidderminster

Direct Rail Services

37059

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

Direct Rail Services

37402

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66425

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

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

Direct Rail Services

88009

Currently sat at Dagenham Dock having suffered a failure and now requiring attention

Freightliner

47830

Has now transferred from Leeds Midland Road to Crewe Basford Hall to continue it's maintenance work

Freightliner

59001

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66512 / 66516

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66513

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66536 / 66560

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

Freightliner

66556

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66598

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

Freightliner

66607

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66614

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

Freightliner

66620

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70006 / 70015

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70008

Has now transferred from Crewe Basford Hall to Leeds Midland Road where it now awaits further maintenance

Freightliner

70017 / 70019

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90004 / 90006 / 90013

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

Freightliner

90008 / 90044

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

GB Railfreight

60002

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60087

After many months of waiting, this loco has now been sighted sporting it's new GBRf Blue & Yellow livery having previously been in Colas Orange, Yellow & Black

GB Railfreight

66713

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

GB Railfreight

66717 / 66719 / 66741 / 66787

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

GB Railfreight

66724 / 66744

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66769

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

GB Railfreight

66796

This newly acquired loco has transferred from Doncaster Roberts Road to Hams Hall, probably for onward transportation to Longport to continue it's maintenance work

GB Railfreight

73109

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

GB Railfreight

92043

Currently at Polmadie TMD having suffered a failure and now requiring attention

Greater Anglia

720546

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

Locomotive Services

43058 / 43059

After months of work at Eastleigh Works, these 2 power cars have now appeared out of the paint shop sporting a Green livery with a silver stripe throughout and Rail Charter branding in preparation for their work on the Settle & Carlisle line in the coming weeks and months

Locomotive Services Ltd

47593

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

47828

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

Network Rail

43062

Has now completed it's bout of maintenance work at Neville Hill TMD and has returned to Derby RTC to ready for a return to duties on the test trains

Rail Adventure

43467

After it's recent transfer to Rail Adventure / Hanson & Hall this power car has now had it's "British Transport Police Nottingham/Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service" nameplates removed

Rail Operations Group

37608

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

Rail Operations Group

57312

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

Transport for Wales

230008

This unit is currently side-lined at Birkenhead North EMUD having suffered fire damage on a recent test outing (thanks to Trainspotter2004 on Train Siding for this information)

Transport for Wales

67025

Having begun exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD, this loco has now transferred to Crewe Electric TMD where it is currently awaiting further maintenance

West Coast Railway Company

47815

After it's recent transfer from ROG to WCRC, this loco is now sporting a 2 Tone Green livery having previously been in an unbranded version of it's ROG Blue livery

West Midlands Railway

196103

Having been out on mainline test runs from Tyseley TMD, this unit has now transferred from there to the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington for a period of storage

West Midlands Railway

196109

This is the latest of this new fleet to make an appearance following it's new build. It has transferred to the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington for storage pending it's first venture out onto the mainline

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