railway news

April 2021

15 October 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

Colas Rail

56113

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

DB Cargo

66028 / 66095

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66039

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

DB Cargo

66094

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Didcot Yard and has now resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

66104

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92042

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

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

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

Direct Rail Services

37407

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Stowmarket Down Goods Loop and has now returned to service

Direct Rail Services

57003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Stowmarket Down Goods Loop

Direct Rail Services

66122

This loco has now transferred from Inverness Yard to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66305

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68002 / 68003

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68007

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

Direct Rail Services

88001

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

Direct Rail Services

88007

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

Fife Heritage Railway / Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

52029 (Class 107)

It has been confirmed by the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway that this unit has now been sold to the Fife Heritage Railway in Scotland. It remains at the GWSR for now whilst it awaits transfer

Freightliner

59201

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

Freightliner

66506

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66518 / 66532 / 66596

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

Freightliner

66523

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

Freightliner

66526

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

Freightliner

66540

Has now transferred from Crewe Basford Hall to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66540

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66561

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

Freightliner

66572

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

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66623

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

Freightliner

66956

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

70017

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

GB Railfreight

47727

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

GB Railfreight

66729 / 66741

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

GB Railfreight

66798

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

GB Railfreight

73962

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

GB Railfreight

92018

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

GB Railfreight

92028

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Great Western Railway

769937

This newly converted unit has made it's first trip to it's new home at Reading Traincare today having transferred from Wolverton Works on completion of maintenance work. It will no doubt now be prepped for mainline test runs in the near future

Great Western Railway

769943

After a period of storage at Eastleigh, this newly converted unit is now back out on mainline testing in the GWR area

Great Western Railway

800313

This unit has received added decals to it's GWR livery with messages regarding how 'green' the railway is as part of the railways "We Mean Green" campaign

Off Lease (ex Greater Anglia)

317722

Having been reported to be sent to scrap at Raxstar, Eastleigh in May of this year, it appears that carriage 62682 has thus far survived scrapping whilst the other 3 carriages have been dismantled. It's future remains unknown so if anyone has any info on this, get in touch via Gen Submit

Transport for Wales

158837

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Arriva Traincare and has now resumed normal status

Transport for Wales

67010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Vintage Trains / Barry Tourist Railway

08503

It had been reported that 2 Class 08 shunters had arrived at Tyseley Locomotive Works earlier this week and after days of digging, we have found that one of them is this shunter. Our hunt for what the other is will go on.....

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