railway news

April 2021

28 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.

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Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73966

Now returned back to Craigentinny TMD to complete it's exam/maintenance work having undergone work at Eastleigh Works

Caledonian Sleeper

73969 / 73971

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

Chiltern Railways

68013

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to Wembley TMD to prepare for a return to service with Chiltern

Colas Rail

56302

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at the Grangemouth Oil Terminal and has now returned to service

Colas Rail

66847

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

Colas Rail

66849

Now transferred from Barnetby Sidings to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Crewe Heritage Centre

43018

Currently undergoing a repaint at Crewe Heritage Centre

DB Cargo

60011

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

60019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66006

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66020

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

DB Cargo

66067

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66084

Has now been out-shopped in the DBS Red livery having undergone a repaint from it's previous EWS Red & Yellow colours at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66099

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66105 / 66172

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66125

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66133 / 66150 / 66169

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

DB Cargo

66134

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

66136

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

DB Cargo

66161

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Scunthorpe Trent Yard

DB Cargo

66200

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006

Both have complete their bout of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

90036 / 90039

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92041

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Wembley TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

57304

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to Rugby to resume it's 'Thunderbird' duties for Avanti West Coast

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66426

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

Direct Rail Services

66434

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

Direct Rail Services

88003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88007

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

East Midlands Railway

170515

Commenced mainline service with EMR following it's recent transfer across from WMR

Freightliner

59203

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

Freightliner

66414

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

Freightliner

66420

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66506

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66522

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Bristol St Phillips Marsh TMD and has now resumed active service

Freightliner

66533 / 66534

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P and have now resumed normal workings

Freightliner

66538 / 66551 / 66594

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

Freightliner

66545

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

66557

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

Freightliner

66572

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66593

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70001 / 70006

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

Freightliner

70002

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70015

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

70017

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90003

Now transferred to Wolverton Works where it will undergo a repaint into FLR colours

Freightliner

90010

This loco is now sporting the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having had a repaint at Wolverton Works, replacing it's former Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90046

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

GB Railfreight

66719

Currently at Peterborough (GBRF) TMD having suffered a recent failure & needing attention

GB Railfreight

66750 / 66764 / 66769 / 66772

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

GB Railfreight

66751 / 66782

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

GB Railfreight

66756

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tuebrook Sidings and has resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

66758

After it's recent failure at Birch Coppice, this loco has undergone the relevant maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66760

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Wellingborough Sidings and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73107

Now completed it's exam/maintenance work between both St. Leonard's Depot and Eastleigh Works and has now returned to normal duties

GB Railfreight

73128

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

GB Railfreight

92014

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

GB Railfreight

92033

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Wembley TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Great Western Railway

800006

Has now been named "Tulbahadur Pun" in honour of the former Gurkha soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

90001

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

London North Western Railway

730103

The latest of the new Class 730 fleet to be built, this unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane Works to Old Dalby to undergo testing

Network Rail

97302

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

Rail Operations Group

37608

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Railway Support Services

08730

Now operational at Whatley Quarry having moved there from it's base at Wishaw

South Western Railway

701009

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

Southeastern Railway

465010

Now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Southeastern Railway

466024 / 466043

Both of these units have now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Transport for Wales

143607

Now transferred from TfW to the Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway and into it's new life in preservation

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