railway news

April 2021

15 September 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

Chiltern Railways

68013

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

56302

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

70813

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

DB Cargo

60065

This loco has been placed into store at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66011

Completed it's maintenance work at Wembley Yard and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

66061

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66090

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

DB Cargo

66148

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66171

Completed it's period of maintenance work at Mossend and has now resumed service

DB Cargo

66221

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67016

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

DB Cargo

90039

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37038

Having donated it's bogies to 37218, this loco is now officially in stored status (XHHP) at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37218

This loco is now officially out of stored status, having been in store since February 2021, and is continuing it's maintenance work at Gresty Bridge having recieved a bogie donation from 37038

Direct Rail Services

37407

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57308

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

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

Direct Rail Services

88010

Currently sat at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD having suffered a recent failure and now needing maintenance

Freightliner

59102

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

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66416

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66505

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

Freightliner

66508 / 66567

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66518 / 66592 / 66597

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

Freightliner

66520

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

Freightliner

66536

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

Freightliner

66537

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66571

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66603

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

Freightliner

66616

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66622

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at East Usk Yard

Freightliner

70015

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70020

Has now made the short hop from Leeds FLT to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

90006

Now transferred to Wolverton Works where it will undergo a repaint into FLR colours

Freightliner

90009

This loco is now sporting the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having had a repaint at Wolverton Works, replacing it's former Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90010 / 90043 / 90047

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

GB Railfreight

60002

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

GB Railfreight

60021

This loco has now transferred from Tuebrook Sidings to Arpley Sidings at Warrington to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

60085

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66743 / 66795

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

GB Railfreight

66729

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

GB Railfreight

66730 / 66783

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

GB Railfreight

66748

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66782

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Arcow Quarry

GB Railfreight

66794

Currently at Doncaster Roberts Road having suffered a recent failure and requiring attention

GB Railfreight

66796

This loco is now wearing a Green & Blue livery with "It's Cleaner By Rail decals" along with "Working on behalf of HS2" on the cab sides after a repaint from it's Beacon Blue livery at Eastleigh Works.

It has also been renamed "The Green Progressor" by teenagge rail enthusiast Jermaine Allen during the official opening of the HS2 Willesden Euroterminal hub

GB Railfreight

66797 / 66798

Both of these loco's have now commenced mainline workings with GBRf following their arrival from mainland Europe in the early months of 2021

GB Railfreight

73109 / 73136 / 73141

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92043

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

720558 / 720559 / 720568

All of these units have now entered revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

720573

This unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wembley Yard, presumably to be readied for mainline testing

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853

Currently sat at Crewe Diesel TMD having suffered a recent failure and now needing attention

London North Western Railway

350106

Currently at Bletchley TMD receiving the LNWR vinyls

London North Western Railway

350113

Now sporting the full LNWR Green and Grey livery having previously been in the unbranded Grey

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Railway Support Services

08703

This shunter has been named "Jermaine" after young enthusiast Jermaine Allen who came up with the name "The Green Progressor" for 66796

South Western Railway

701507

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

Transport for Wales

197001

This unit has today returned to Crewe Arriva Traincare from the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington having spent time at CAF in Newport, South Wales undergoing maintenance workl

Transport for Wales

67008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

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