railway news

April 2021

31 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

DB Cargo

66004

Has now returned to service after it's recent repaint into the Green livery

GB Railfreight

66799

This is the latest of the ex European Class 66's to arrive into the UK and has now transferred from Immingham Docks to Doncaster Roberts Road where it will commence maintenance work to bring it in line with UK specifications

Great Western Railway

387202 / 387204

Both of these units have now commenced service with GWR following their recent transfer from Great Northern with them being on lease from Gatwick Express

Great Western Railway

769935

The conversion of this unit from 319435 is now complete and the unit has been transferred to Wolverton Works for further maintenance work

Off Lease / ex Great Northern

365508 / 365518

Both of these units have today transferred from Hornsey Depot to Doncaster Belmont Yard for further storage

South Western Railway

701029

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

Transport for Wales

150245

Currently at Pullmans, Cardiff Canton where it will become the latest of the TfW fleet to undergo an internal refurb and receive the TfW livery on it's exterior

Transport for Wales

153909

Mod work complete at Landore TMD and has now received the new TfW Red & White livery and is ready for a return to service

Transport for Wales

153922

Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD where it will undergo modification work and receive the TfW livery

Transport for Wales

197001

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

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