railway news

April 2021

24 May 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

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73970

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

56094

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

Colas Rail

66849

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

DB Cargo

60011 / 60054

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60015

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

DB Cargo

66021

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66034 / 66082

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

DB Cargo

66068 / 66078 / 66086

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66105 / 66128 / 66158

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

DB Cargo

66124

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Tees Yard and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66131 / 66133 / 66142

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66136

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

DB Cargo

66143

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

DB Cargo

66149

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66150

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

DB Cargo

66162

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Toton TMD where it currently awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66175

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67005

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

DB Cargo

92042

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37059

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37069

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

Direct Rail Services

37419

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

57304

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

Direct Rail Services

66302

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66422

Has now transferred from Motherwell (DRS) TMD to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

68001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68003 / 68004

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

Direct Rail Services

68016

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

Direct Rail Services

68017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

Has now transferred from Motherwell (DRS) TMD to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

East Midlands Railway / West Midlands Railway

170517

This ex WMR unit has transferred from Tyseley TMD to Crewe Arriva Traincare where it will undergo a repaint into EMR colours having made the move from WMR to EMR

Freightliner

47830

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

Freightliner

59206

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

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66505

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66519

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

Freightliner

66528

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66531

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

Freightliner

66537

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66550

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

Freightliner

66551

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66605

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

Freightliner

66606 / 66614

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

Freightliner

66951

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

Freightliner

70002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70014 / 70020

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Hunslet Sidings

Freightliner

90003

Currently awaiting maintenance at Hunslet Sidings

Freightliner

90006

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90006 / 90009

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90007 / 90012 / 90014

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

GB Railfreight

47739

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

GB Railfreight

60085

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66704

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

GB Railfreight

66706

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

GB Railfreight

66706 / 66738 / 66755

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

GB Railfreight

66714 / 66725 / 66736 / 66786 / 66790

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

GB Railfreight

66719 / 66722

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66739

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Down Decoy

GB Railfreight

66750

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

GB Railfreight

66761

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

GB Railfreight

66783

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

GB Railfreight

73107

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73961

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

GB Railfreight

73963

Recovered from it's recent failure at St. Leonard's Depot and has resumed active work

GB Railfreight

92044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Great Northern

365510

This is the latest of this fleet to be transferred from Hornsey EMUD to Hertford North Carriage Sidings for storage pending a decision on it's future

Great Western Railway

769939

The conversion of this unit from 319439 is now complete and the unit has been transferred to Nemesis Rail at Burton-upon-Trent for storage pending the commencement of testing

London North Eastern Railway

91105

This is the latest of the fleet to return to the mainline, heading out of Neville Hill for a set turning run via Newcastle

Southeastern Railway

466030 / 466037

Both have now transferred from Slade Green Depot to Wabtec at Doncaster Works for maintenance

Transport for Wales

769445

This unit has now entered revenue earning service

West Coast Railway Company

47813

After it's recent transfer from ROG to WCRC, this loco has now commenced active service with it's new operator

West Midlands Railway

730001

The 3rd unit of this new fleet to be completed, this unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to the test track at Old Dalby for a period of testing

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