railway news

April 2021

21 January 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

37418

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56090

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

70801

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

Colas Rail

70807

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

60010

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60074

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

DB Cargo

66002

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66114, 66131 & 66160

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

DB Cargo

66133

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37407

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

57308

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

66303

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

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

Direct Rail Services

68001

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

Direct Rail Services

68003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

68006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005 & 88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway / Greater Anglia

360109, 360112, 360115 & 360119

All of these ex GA units have now transferred from Ilford TMD to Cricklewood Sidings and into the hands of EMR. They will now be pending a period of testing/training runs

Freightliner

66414

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

Freightliner

66507

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

Freightliner

66516

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66526

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

Freightliner

66534 & 66569

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66538

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

Freightliner

66541

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

Freightliner

66549

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66550

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66555 & 66560

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66596

Completed it's maintenance work at Stoke Gifford and has returned to service

Freightliner

70001

Completed it's maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70019

Showing as having suffered a failure and is at Freightliner's Guide Bridge depot in need of some assistance

Freightliner

86609

Has now been placed into store (DHLT) at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90003 & 90008

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90049

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

GB Railfreight

56081

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

GB Railfreight

66701

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and has returned to serice

GB Railfreight

66720 & 66768

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66735, 66771, 66785 & 66791

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

GB Railfreight

66767

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66797

The latest of the new batch of sheds to arrive into the UK for GBRf has now transferred from Immingham Docks to Doncaster Roberts Road. It will now undergo maintenance and modification work to bring it to UK standards

GB Railfreight

73119

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92023

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

92044

Currently undergoing maintenance work at Loughborough Works

London North Western Railway

350108

This unit has received Anti-Trespass Blue / Black vinyls on its driving cars

Rail Operations Group

37611

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

Southeastern Railway / South Western Railway

707005 & 707006

These units have become the second pairing to be transferred from Wimbledon to Ashford and into the hands of Southeastern having previously worked with SWR

Transport for Wales

142073 & 142074

Both of these pacer units have now been transferred from Landore TMD to Sims Metals at Newport Docks where their luck will run out and they will face the scrappers torch

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