railway news

April 2021

14 June 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

Avanti West Coast

390103 / 390125 / 390134 / 390148 / 390153

All of these Pendolino units are now sporting the full AWC Green & White vinyls throughout the train after spending time in the partial ends only livery

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

56078

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

Colas Rail

70817

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

DB Cargo

60001

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60019

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

60044

This loco has now transferred from Immingham TMD, where it had begun maintenance work, to Toton TMD where it is now currently awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66020

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66059

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Arpley Sidings and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66060

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

DB Cargo

66086 / 66090

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

DB Cargo

66114 / 66133 / 66192

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66127

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66130

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

DB Cargo

66188

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66200

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90029

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037

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

DB Cargo

92036

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60055

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37038

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37402

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37407

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

Direct Rail Services

66031

Having started it's maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD, this loco has now transferred to Toton TMD where it currently awaits further maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Peak Forest Cemex facility

Direct Rail Services

66434

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

360103 / 360113 / 360115

These are the latest of this fleet to enter revenue earning service with EMR following their transfer across from Greater Anglia

Freightliner

59202

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66414

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66506 / 66562

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

Freightliner

66509 / 66518 / 66554

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

Freightliner

66517

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Hoo Junction Up Yard and has returned to service

Freightliner

66519

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

Freightliner

66520 / 66563

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66524

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66546

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66557 / 66570

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66617

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

Freightliner

70002

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70006

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it is currently awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

70008

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

Freightliner

70019

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

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90009 / 90012

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

Freightliner

90043

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66723 (ZA723) / 66730 / 66755 / 66759 / 66791

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

GB Railfreight

66733

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

GB Railfreight

66739 / 66760 / 66771 / 66780

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

GB Railfreight

66774

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

GB Railfreight

66785

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

69001

This loco has now appeared out of the paint shop at Eastleigh Works sporting the GBRf Blue & Yellow livery with the extra addition of British and American flag decals. The loco also now owns the nameplate "Mayflower"

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

E6036 (73129)

Has today transferred from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway to it's new home at Oswestry on the Cambrian Heritage Railway

Greater Anglia

317729 / 317732

Transferred from Ilford EMUD to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage having been taken off lease by Greater Anglia

London North Eastern Railway

91130

This is another of the fleet to return to active passenger service after a period of heavy maintenance

Merseyrail

777002

This unit has transferred to Long Marston to be used as a demonstrator unit at the Rail Live event

UK Rail Leasing / Chinoor & Princes Risborough Railway

08629

This shunter has transferred from the Chinoor & Princes Risborough Railway to Leicester L.I.P for use by UK Rail Leasing as the depot shunter

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