railway news

April 2021

18 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

70813

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

Colas Rail

70817

Suffered a recent failure at Doncaster Carriage Holding Sidings and is now requiring some attention

DB Cargo

60074

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66003 / 66060

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66076 / 66095

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

DB Cargo

66104

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

DB Cargo

66186

Completed it's period of maintenance work at Toton TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66206 / 66221

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37419

This loco has now transferred from Eastleigh Works to Willesden Brent Sidings where it is now the under exam/maintenance status

Direct Rail Services

37423

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

Direct Rail Services

57304

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

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

East Midlands Railway

222016

Now outshopped in the EMR Purple & Silver livery having previously been in the ex EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange livery

Eversholt Rail

321428

This ex Greater Anglia unit has today transferred from Worksop Sidings to Wolverton Works to undergo conversion work. We are currently unsure if this is for conversion to a parcels unit or as part of the Class 600 "Breeze" conversion programme

Freightliner

59004 / 59206

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66506

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

Freightliner

66512

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

Freightliner

66529

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66540

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

Freightliner

66562

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66956

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

Freightliner

70017

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

Freightliner

90048

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66726

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66727

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66746 / 66777

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

GB Railfreight

66774

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings

GB Railfreight

66785

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

GB Railfreight

66788

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

66790

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

GB Railfreight

73213

Currently at Tonbridge Yard having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

Great Western Railway

769930

This unit has now re-commenced mainline testing in the GWR area having returned from a period of storage at Eastleigh at the end of September (thanks to the anonymous submission via Gen Submit for this info)

Great Western Railway

769946

Having commenced mainline testing in GWR land, this unit has now transferred to Eastleigh for a period of storage, presumably to free up space at Reading to get other units out on test

Greater Anglia

720570 / 720574

Both of these new GA units have now commenced mainline testing

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Southeastern Railway

465238 / 465249

Both of these units have now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Transport for Wales

67014

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to duties

West Midlands Railway

170502

Now in the EMR Purple livery after a repaint from the WMR colours at Crewe Arriva Traincare but remains with WMR for now on lease

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