railway news

April 2021

14 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

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73967 / 73968

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73969

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

Colas Rail

56090

Has now transferred from Barnetby Sidings to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

59103 / 59201

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Colas Rail

66848

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

Colas Rail

70811

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

Colas Rail

70813

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

DB Cargo

60015 / 60062 / 60100

All are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66025

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Arpley Sidings

DB Cargo

66027 / 66076 / 66085

All have completed their bout of maintenance at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66044 / 66056 / 66080

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66084

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peak Forest

DB Cargo

66095

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Dollands Moor and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66119 / 66130

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

DB Cargo

66128

Has now transferred from Toton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD where it is awaiting maintenance work

DB Cargo

66151

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66165

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peak Forest

DB Cargo

66167

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

DB Cargo

66221

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67012

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

DB Cargo

67016

Completed it's exam/maintenance work undertaken between Doncaster & Crewe Electric and has returned to service

DB Cargo

67021 / 67024

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90029

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037 / 90039

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92041

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has returned to service

DB Cargo

92042

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

57309

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66031

This is the latest of the on-loan sheds to be repainted into the DRS Blue & White livery

Direct Rail Services

66091

Currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66305

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68001 / 68004

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

Direct Rail Services

68002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68034

Is currently at the Longsight Wheel Lathe where it awaits maintenance work

Europhoenix

37146

Sadly, this loco has been cut up and scrapped on site at Leicester L.I.P

Freightliner

66416

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

Freightliner

66501

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

Freightliner

66508 / 66546

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

Freightliner

66511 / 66538

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

Freightliner

66517 / 66525

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66534 / 66585

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

Freightliner

66557

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66559 / 66561

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

Freightliner

66560

Awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66566

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

Freightliner

66570

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66610

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Earles Sidings and has returned to service

Freightliner

66955

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

Freightliner

70003 / 70007 / 70017

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90008 / 90047

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90011

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

GB Railfreight

47727

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

GB Railfreight

47749

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

GB Railfreight

56098

After a period at Longport EMD, this loco has now returned back to Leicester L.I.P. There doesn't appear to have been any change in it's stored status as of yet

GB Railfreight

60085

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

GB Railfreight

60096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66712

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

66715

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

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66722 / 66746 / 66767 / F231 (66775) / 66779

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66724

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66736 / 66789

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66759

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

GB Railfreight

66790

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

GB Railfreight

73109 / 73119 / 73962

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonards Depot

GB Railfreight

73212

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

GB Railfreight

92018

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

Great Northern

365528

This is the latest of the 365 fleet to go off lease and be transferred to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage

Great Western Railway

43056 / 43087 / 43193 / 43197

All of these stored HST power cars have now been transferred from Long Marston to the Laira TMD at Plymouth. These have recently been reinstated to a GWR pool code but it is anticipated this will be for nothing more than to be stripped for parts for the GWR active fleet

Great Western Railway

43086 / 43196

Both of these stored GWR power cars have been transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Long Marston for continued storage

Greater Anglia

317348 / 317855

These units have now been transferred across to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage

Greater Anglia

317650 / 317658

These units have today been transferred from Ely Papworth Sidings to Sims Metals at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped

Harry Needle Railroad Company

47714

This stored loco has been transferred by road from Old Dalby to the HNRC base at Worksop

Rail Operations Group

37510

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Rail Operations Group

57305

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

South Western Railway

701023

Has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for an entry into service with SWR

Transport for Wales

197001

Having arrived into the Midlands at Donnington Railfreight Terminal yesterday, this new unit has today been dragged from their to the Crewe Arriva Traincare (LNWR) depot where it will presumably begin test workings from

Transport for Wales

67008

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and is now awaiting a return to duties with TfW

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