railway news

April 2021

13 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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Detail

East Midlands Railway

43274

This ex LNER power car has now been outshopped in the EMR Purple colour scheme having previously been in the full red 'Ferrari' colours

Great Northern

365512

This unit has now been transferred from Hornsey EMUD to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage having been taken off lease by GN

Greater Anglia

317665 / 317667

These GA units have made their final journey from the Anglia region to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped

Greater Anglia

321352 / 321422

Both of these units have today become the latest of the 321 fleet to be transferred to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped

Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway / Chrysalis Rail Services

08795

Has now been loaned from the Llanelli Railway to Chrysalis Rail Services at Landore TMD

South Western Railway

701005

This unit has made the journey from Wimbledon to the Alstom site at Widnes, presumably for maintenance work of some degree

TfL Rail

315826 / 315851

With rumours abound of 315s heading for scrap in the near future, these 2 units have now been stood down from duties

Transport for Wales

197001

The first unit of this new fleet for TfW is now complete and has been transferred to the International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington

West Midlands Railway / East Midlands Railway

170503

This unit has now been outshopped from Crewe Arriva Traincare in the EMR purple colour scheme. However, it has returned to Tyseley TMD to resume duties with WMR until, we suspect, the May 2021 timetable change

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