railway news

April 2021

29 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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Operator
Number
Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Craigentinny TMD and has resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

60011

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

DB Cargo

60024

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

DB Cargo

66004

Having been shown preview pics of it's new green livery recently, this loco is now showing off it's full livery which is green in colour with a leaf emblem and "I am a climate hero" branding. The loco will also operate with HVO fuel

DB Cargo

66024

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

DB Cargo

66047

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

DB Cargo

66054

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66102

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66115

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66150

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

DB Cargo

67013

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67024

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37402 / 37423

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37422

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

Direct Rail Services

66429

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

Having failed recently in the York area, this loco has now been transferred from Holgate Sidings to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to undergo maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66414

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Hunslet Sidings

Freightliner

66534 / 66557

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66538

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

Freightliner

66547

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

Freightliner

66555

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66556

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66585

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tunstead Sidings

Freightliner

70004

Currently awaiting maintenance at Hunslet Sidings

Freightliner

70019

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90047

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

GB Railfreight

66735

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

GB Railfreight

73965

Has now transferred from Tonbridge Yard to St. Leonard's Depot where it now continues to await maintenance

GB Railfreight / Colas Rail

73962

This loco has now returned back to GB Railfreight after a short term lease to Colas Rail for driver training

Great Western Railway

769930

This newly converted unit has now transferred from Reading Traincare Depot to Eastleigh for storage

South Western Railway

442415

This unit has now been transferred from Bournemouth TMD to Wolverton Works where it will be stripped of parts before being sent off for scrap

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