railway news

April 2021

14 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

73968

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

Caledonian Sleeper

73971

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

66846

Has now transferred from Rugby (Colas) TMD to Toton TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

70801

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Grangemouth Oil Terminal

Colas Rail

70808

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

Colas Rail

70810

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

Colas Rail

73962

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

Colas Rail / Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

56105

After a short lease to Devon & Cornwall Railfreight, this loco has now returned back to Colas

DB Cargo

60007

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60044

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

DB Cargo

66007

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tees Yard and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66018 / 66053

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66023

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

DB Cargo

66060 / 66075

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

DB Cargo

66066

Awaiting maintenance at Arpley Sidings, Warrington

DB Cargo

66107 / 66154

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

DB Cargo

66134

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

DB Cargo

90020 / 90037

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

90026 / 90029

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

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

Direct Rail Services

37402

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

Direct Rail Services

37422

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

Direct Rail Services

57003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66126

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

66303

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

Direct Rail Services

66423

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Longport EMD

Direct Rail Services

66425

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

Direct Rail Services

68007

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

Direct Rail Services (DRS)

66091

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

East Midlands Railway

153302

This ex EMR unit has now been transferred from Worksop Sidings to EMR at Kingsbury where it will be scrapped

Freightliner

59001

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

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66505

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66506 / 66590

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

Freightliner

66512 / 66516

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P and have now resumed normal workings

Freightliner

66513

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

66517

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

Freightliner

66546 / 66565

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

Freightliner

66556

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

Freightliner

66570

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66585

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66951

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70006 / 70015

Both have now completed their bout of maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT and have now resumed normal duties

Freightliner

70007

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70017 / 70019

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

Freightliner

90016

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90042

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

GB Railfreight

59003

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

GB Railfreight

60002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66719 / 66787

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

GB Railfreight

66720

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66738

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

GB Railfreight

66744 / 66784

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

GB Railfreight

66796

This loco has now completed it's journey to Longport EMD, having had a brief layover at Hams Hall, where it will now continue it's maintenance work to bring it into line with UK specification following it's recent arrival from mainland Europe

GB Railfreight

92043

After it's recent failure in the Polmadie region, this loco has now transferred south to Crewe Electric TMD to undergo maintenance work

Great Northern / Off Lease

365502 / 365504

These units have today transferred from Hertford North Carriage Sidings to Doncaster Belmont Yard for continued storage having been taken off lease by Great Northern

Locomotive Services Ltd

D1944 (47501)

This loco has now completed it's maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and is heading back to base at Crewe Diesel TMD

Off Lease

43061 / 43071 / 43079

These HST power cars have all now transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Long Marston for continued storage

Transport for Wales

153910

Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD where it will undergo modification work and receive the TfW livery

Transport for Wales

153921

Mod work complete at Landore TMD and has now received the new TfW Red & White livery and is ready for a return to service

Transport for Wales

158826

Now transferred to Crewe Arriva Traincare where it will undergo an internal refresh

West Coast Railway Company

57314

Currently at Carnforth TMD having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

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