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railway news

April 2021

26 June 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.


East Midlands Railway


It appears that this is one that we missed, but this unit is now stored at Barrow HIll appearing to have made the move weeks ago

East Midlands Railway


Now in the EMR Purple livery after a repaint from the WMR colours at Crewe Arriva Traincare

GB Railfreight


Has now lost the Caledonian Sleeper branding from it's BR Blue livery

Greater Anglia


Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

Greater Anglia


This unit has now entered revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Harry Needle Rail Company


Has now transferred from Longsight to Eastleigh Works

Llanelli Goods Shed Trust / Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway / Transport for Wales


CORRECTION: On 24/06/21 we reported that this unit had left TfW and moved to the Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway but that is not in fact the case. It has actually moved to the Llanelli Goods Shed Trust who are an organisation who are converting the old goods shed at Llanelli into a community hub and this pacer will be used as a part of that

London North Western Railway


Now sporting the full LNWR Green and Grey livery having previously been in the unbranded Grey

Network Rail


Repainted into BR Green at Derby RTC with current rumours suggesting it has a future at the Head of Steam museum at Darlington North Road

Transport for Wales


Now completed it's internal refurb work at Pullmans, Cardiff and is now sporting the TfW White, Red & Grey livery

Transport for Wales


Transferred to Alstom at Widnes to undergo an internal refurb and to receive the TfW livery

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