railway news

April 2021

25 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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Number
Detail

Avanti West Coast

221116

This is the latest Voyager to head into Central Rivers for it's re-colouring into AWC livery

Caledonian Sleeper

73968 / 73969 / 73970

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

Colas Rail

70814

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Yard

DB Cargo

66003 / 66085

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

DB Cargo

66006

Has now transferred from Knottingley TMD to Toton TMD and is now undergoing exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

66041

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66050 / 66055 / 66069

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66089

Awaiting maintenance at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

66147

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

DB Cargo

66156 / 66164

Both are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66162 / 66170

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90026

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

DB Cargo

90029 / 90039

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Mossend

DB Cargo

92015

Completed it's maintenance work at Dollands Moor and is now ready for a return to action

DB Cargo

92019

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and is now ready for a return to service

Direct Rail Services

37716

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

Direct Rail Services

57308

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66108

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

Direct Rail Services

66426 / 66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59001

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

Freightliner

66509

Has now transferred from Leeds FLT to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66531

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

Freightliner

66538

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66544

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

Freightliner

66557

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

Freightliner

66570

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66585

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

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66593 / 66596

Both are now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66610

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

Freightliner

66614

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings

Freightliner

66617

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66620

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

Freightliner

66952

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and is now ready for a return to service

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

70004

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

Freightliner

70006 / 70020

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90007

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

Freightliner

90045

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66734

This number has reappeared on the system in readiness for another GBRf import to take it on as it's UK classification

GB Railfreight

66743

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Belmont Yard

GB Railfreight

66744

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66745

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66777

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66798

This is the latest of the European imports to arrive into the UK and the loco has already transferred from Immingham Docks to Doncaster Decoy with a forward to plan to move to Eastleigh

GB Railfreight

73963

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

GB Railfreight

92038

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

317659 / 317671

Both of these units have today been transferred from their storage location at Ely Papworth Sidings to Raxstar at Eastleigh Works where they will be disposed of

London North Eastern Railway

91110

This is the 2nd of the fleet to return back to the rails after undertaking maintenance work. This loco has been working loaded test runs along the ECML in preparation for a return to service

Rail Operations Group

37884

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

Transport for Wales

150253

This unit is now in full TfW Red, White & Grey livery having previously been in the ATW Blue livery

Transport for Wales

158838

This unit has now transferred from Wales to Crewe Arriva Traincare where it will undergo a full refurb

Transport for Wales

67008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

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