railway news

April 2021

23 March 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

Caledonian Sleeper

73968 / 73969 / 73970

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Caledonian Sleeper

73971

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

Chiltern Railways

68011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Chiltern Railways

68014

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has now returned to Wembley TMD to resum it's duties with Chiltern

Colas Rail

56078

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56090

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

Colas Rail

70817

Having suffered mechanical problems back at the end of January, this loco has now completed it's maintenance work at Rugby (Colas) TMD and has now returned to work

DB Cargo

60062

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

DB Cargo

66018 / 66055 / 66063 / 66069 / 66085

All are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66130 / 66136 / 66147 / 66174

All are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66140

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66142 / 66162 / 66177 / 66199

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

DB Cargo

66160 / 66197

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Margam T.C. and have returned to service

DB Cargo

67021

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

DB Cargo

92015

Awaiting maintenance at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

92019 / 92041

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37059

Completed it's maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and is now ready for a return to action

Direct Rail Services

37402

This is the latest of the DRS Class 37 fleet to be deployed as a shunter at the Garston Car Terminal

Direct Rail Services

66430

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66431

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

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

Direct Rail Services

88006

This loco has suffered a failure and is now at Carlisle Kingmoor where it will undergo maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

360117

Has now completed it's maintenance at Northampton (Siemens) TMD and is back out on test/training runs out of Kettering

Freightliner

59004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

66509 / 66587

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66512 / 66592

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

Freightliner

66543 / 66567 / 66585

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66544

Awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66550

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

Freightliner

66557

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66561

Awaiting maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66599

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

Freightliner

66610

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66620

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66952

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66956

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006 / 70020

Both are awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90013 / 90041 / 90044

All have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

Freightliner

90045

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

47749

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

GB Railfreight

66707 / 66743 / 66753 / 66786

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

GB Railfreight

66745

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66751

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

GB Railfreight

66787

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Down Decoy and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73136

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

92010

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and is now ready for a return to action

GB Railfreight

92043

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

Greater Anglia

321365 / 321359 / 321408 / 321439

All of these units have now been sighted at Harwich Parkeston Quay Sidings where it is believed they will be in warm store

Greater Anglia

720553 / 720522 / 720562

These newly built units have now entered revenue earning service with GA

London North Eastern Railway

91109

Having undergone maintenance work at Doncaster Wabtec, this loco has now begun test outings - hopefully a sign of the Mk4 sets making a return to the ECML in the summer as planned

Network Rail

97303

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Shrewsbury Coleham TMD and is now ready for a return to work

RMS Locotec

08809

This shunter has transferred from Ketton to Toton TMD where it will spend some time on the wheel lathe

Railway Support Services

08580

Having previously moved from Bounds Green to Wishaw, this shunter has now moved on to Stoke Marcroft

Southeastern Railway

707006

This ex SWT unit has now commenced mainline testing/driver training runs with Southeastern following it's recent transfer

Swanage Railway

Set 413 (Class 432)

Carriage 76322 from this unit has now been repainted into BR Blue & Grey livery

Transport for Wales

67008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

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