railway news

April 2021

28 July 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

66849

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Yard

Colas Rail

70802

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

Cross Country

220019

This unit has now received "Voyager 20" decals to it's livery to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Voyager units on the national network

DB Cargo

66047

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66075

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

DB Cargo

66120

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

DB Cargo

66135

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

DB Cargo

66140

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard

DB Cargo

66147

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66147 / 66174

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66149

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

DB Cargo

66177

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Hither Green and has now resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

90020

Completed it's exam/maintenance work between Mossend and Crewe Electric TMD and has now resumed service

DB Cargo

90037

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard and has resumed normal service

Direct Rail Services

37069

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

Direct Rail Services

37716

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

Direct Rail Services

57002 / 57003

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and have returned to service

Direct Rail Services

57304

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66432

Currently sat at Holgate Sidings in York having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some assistance

Direct Rail Services

68008

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

Direct Rail Services

88010

Currently at Crewe Coal Sidings having suffered a failure and now needing some attention

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

D1842 (47192)

Having been confirmed to be heading to the EVR earlier this month, this loco has now transferred to Wirksworth on the EVR from Crewe Heritage Centre to begin it's long term lease on the railway

Freightliner

59001

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry, this loco has now transferred to Merehead TMD where it now awaits further maintenance

Freightliner

59002

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

Freightliner

59005

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66522

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry, this loco has now transferred to Merehead TMD where it now continues it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66538

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66543

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66553

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

Freightliner

66604

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry, this loco has now transferred to Merehead TMD where it now continues it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66618 / 66619

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

Freightliner

66955 / 66957

Both of these loco's remain in stored status (DHLT) but have been spotted out and about on normal freight workings

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

70003

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90003

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90009 / 90010

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

Freightliner

90015 / 90047

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60002

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

GB Railfreight

60095

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66738 / 66749

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

GB Railfreight

66751 / 66756 / 66764 / F231 (66775) / 66776 / 66781

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

GB Railfreight

66767

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

GB Railfreight

66779

Currently at Bescot Yard having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

92038

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Great Northern

387207 / 387209

Both of these units have now received the Great Northern branding on top of the Gatwick Express livery following their lease to GN

Great Western

387201 / 387203

Both of these units have now moved from West Ealing to Reading Traincare Depot, presumably to be readied for service with GWR following their transfer from Gatwick Express/Great Northern

Great Western Railway

769928

This newly converted unit has now transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to it's new home at Reading Traincare Depot from where it should commence mainline testing at some point in the near future

Rail Operations Group

37611

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

South Western Railway

442418 / 442422

Both of these units have now transferred to Wolverton Works from Eastleigh where they will be stripped of parts to be used on the Class 458's

Transport for Wales

67008

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

67010

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

Transport for Wales

67017

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to duties

West Midlands Railway

170509

Now in the EMR Purple livery after a repaint from the WMR colours at Crewe Arriva Traincare - retains WMR branding for now though as operations with them continues to boost their fleet levels whilst waiting for the 196s to enter service

West Midlands Railway

196010

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

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