railway news

April 2021

15 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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Great Western Railway

769922

This unit is now fully converted from 319422 and has now transferred from Loughborough Works to Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent for storage pending mainline testing

Great Western Railway

769959

Having completed it's 769 conversion back in April, this unit has now transferred from it's storage location at Nemesis Rail in Burton-Upon-Trent to it's new home at Reading Traincare Depot. The unit will perform mainline testing from here prior to an entry into revenue earning service

West Midlands Railway / East Midlands Railway

170517

Having recently transferred across from WMR to EMR, this unit has now appeared sporting the EMR Purple livery.

It has also transferred back to Tyseley TMD to return to the WMR fleet on a short term lease to fill gaps in their fleet

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