railway news

April 2021

29 November 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

Aggregate Industries

08650

This shunter has now transferred back to Merehead TMD after a period of maintenance at Wishaw

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works

Colas Rail

56090

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

Colas Rail

56302

Currently sat at Crewe Basford Hall having suffered a failure and needing attention

Colas Rail

70806

This loco has now transferred from Grangemouth to Doncaster Carriage Holding Sidings, presumably for onward transfer to another depot as it has recently been under maintenance

Colas Rail

70807

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

DB Cargo

60024

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Peak Forest Cemex facility

DB Cargo

66006 / 66025

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

DB Cargo

66023 / 66039 / 66077 / 66088 / 66090 / 66097

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66076

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

DB Cargo

66172

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

DB Cargo

66185

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Warrington Arpley Sidings

Direct Rail Services

66426

This loco has now transferred from York Works to Doncaster Roberts Road for either onward transfer to a DRS depot or to continue to await it's bout of maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66431

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at York Works and has noe returned to service

Direct Rail Services

68006

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

East Midlands Railway / Northern Trains

156412 (ex 156912)

This unit has been renumbered back to 156412 from 156912 in preparation for it's forthcoming transfer to Northern Trains

Freightliner

66504

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Yard

Freightliner

66520 / 66560

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

Freightliner

66537

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66549 / 66561

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

Freightliner

66551

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

Freightliner

66564

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

Freightliner

66568

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66618

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

Freightliner

66621

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66622

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66955

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

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

70007

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70016

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it is currently awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

90013 / 90047

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

Freightliner

90042

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

GB Railfreight

60026

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Edge Lane Junction

GB Railfreight

60087

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

GB Railfreight

60096

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66703 / 66777

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

GB Railfreight

66713 / 66719 / 66724 / 66729 / 66757

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

GB Railfreight

66722

Has now transferred from Tonbridge Yard to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66730 / 66749

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings

GB Railfreight

66735

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Peterborough (GBRf) Depot and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66767

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

GB Railfreight

66790

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

92020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

87002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Rail Operations Group

319373

Having been converted to a parcels unit, this has now commenced mainline operations for Orion Logostics by ROG

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Rail Operations Group

768001

Having undergone conversion to a tri-mode unit as well as having an internal refit to be a parcel carrying unit, this has now commenced mainline operations for Orion Logistics by ROG

Transport for Wales

197003 / 197004 / 197101

These newly built units for TfW have now commenced mainline testing out of Crewe and along the North Wales Coast

West Midlands Railway / East Midlands Railway

170513 / 170514

Both of these units have now been repainted into the EMR Purple & Silver livery from their previous WMT Orange, Black & White livery but are currently WMR branded as they remain in the West Midlands for now

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