railway news

April 2021

19 July 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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Detail

Colas Rail

70808

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

DB Cargo

325014

Completed it's tyre turning maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to Crewe Electric TMD to resume service

DB Cargo

60062

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

DB Cargo

66005 / 66041

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66025 / 66059

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

DB Cargo

66106

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

DB Cargo

66113 / 66118 / 66150

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66115

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

DB Cargo

67028

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

DB Cargo

92042

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

Direct Rail Services

37424

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

Direct Rail Services

37716

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66304

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

Direct Rail Services

66430 / 66434

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68003

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

Direct Rail Services

68006

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88007

Awaiting maintenance at Sellafield British Nuclear

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

59205

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66506

Having begun exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P, this loco has now transferred to Crewe Basford Hall where it awaits further maintenance

Freightliner

66509 / 66534 / 66568

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

Freightliner

66510

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

Freightliner

66518

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66541

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66547

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Lawley Street FLT

Freightliner

66551

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

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66590

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66602 / 66619

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66604

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66607

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

Freightliner

66618

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66951

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70004

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

Freightliner

70020

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90016 / 90045

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

Freightliner

90044

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

GB Railfreight

66703

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

GB Railfreight

66711

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66719 / 66724 / 66726

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

GB Railfreight

66736 / 66756 / 66779 / 66782

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

GB Railfreight

66743

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

GB Railfreight

69002

This loco has transferred north once again from Tonbridge to Longport EMD to undergo further maintenance work

GB Railfreight

73201

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73965

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

GB Railfreight

92038 / 92044

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD

Great Central Railway

37714

This loco has transferred from Loughborough on the Great Central Railway to Derby RTC, presumably for a bout of maintenance work

Island Line (SWR)

483004

This ex LT and Island Line unit is now at Holliers Park on the Isle of Wight, where it is having a clean up. This site is an events centre and so our guess is that it will be converted to be used at their events in the future

Island Line (SWR)

483006 / 483008

These units have been confirmed as being earmarked for preservation on the UK mainland with their ultimate destination believed to be the Epping & Ongar Railway

Island Line (SWR)

483007

This unit is now at Havenstreet on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway where it is part of the 'The Train Story' exhibit

Locomotive Services Ltd

43049

This ex EMR power car has now commenced service with Locomotive Services

London North Western Railway

350118

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

London North Western Railway

350124

Currently at Bletchley TMD receiving the LNWR vinyls

Transport for Wales

150256

Now completed it's internal refurb work at Pullmans, Cardiff and is now sporting the TfW White, Red & Grey livery

Transport for Wales

67015

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

West Coast Railway Company

57314

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Carnforth TMD and has resumed normal working status

West Midlands Railway

196007

Now transferred from the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Tyseley TMD to undergo preperation work for mainline testing

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