railway news

April 2021

20 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

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

Chiltern Railways

68015

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

DB Cargo

60039

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66013

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

DB Cargo

66040 / 66080

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

DB Cargo

66079

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66090

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Belmont Yard and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

66112

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

DB Cargo

66115

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Knottingley TMD and has now returned to normal working status

DB Cargo

66119

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66136

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

DB Cargo

66149

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66221

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

DB Cargo

90019

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

Direct Rail Services

66424

Has now made the short journey from Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to Crewe Electric TMD to continue it's maintenance work - presumably to make use of the wheel lathe

Direct Rail Services

68017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

47830

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

59103

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66416

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

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66510

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66558

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

Freightliner

66567

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66571 / 66598

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

Freightliner

66615

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70010

This loco has now transferred from Leeds Midland Road to Doncaster Wabtec Works where it is currently awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

70015

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it is currently awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90045

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90049

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

GB Railfreight

60076

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

GB Railfreight

66715

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

GB Railfreight

66728

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

GB Railfreight

66748

On 15/09/21 we reported that this loco had arrived at Toton TMD for maintenance work. It has now been noted as being in a 'rubbed down' state indicating that the maintenance work is to be a repaint from it's GB Blue & Yellow livery into something new - and considering GBRf's love for a good livery, who knows what it will come out of the paint shop looking like!

GB Railfreight

66762

Undergoing exam/maintenance at the Bletchley Cemex facility

GB Railfreight

66780 / 66790

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

GB Railfreight

66786

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

73109 / 73136 / 73141

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot and have resumed normal duties

Northern Trains

142071

We reported last week that this unit had gone for scrap but we were unsure where. It is believed to have travelled by road to Sims Metal at Newport Docks for disposal

Rail Operations Group

37510

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and has returned to service

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Rail Operations Group

57303

This loco has today transferred back from Crewe Gresty Bridge to Eastleigh Works. Having returned north earlier this month in the undercoat for it's new livery, presumably it has returned back to Eastleigh to complete it's livery transformation

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