railway news

August 2020

03 August 2020

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

Chiltern Railway

68011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

DB Cargo

60010

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

60011

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66005

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66009

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66024

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66063

Moved to Crewe Electric TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66089

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

DB Cargo

66093

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

DB Cargo

66137

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66139

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66164

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66177

Returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

60028

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

Direct Rail Services

37407

On a one day loan to Locomotive Services Ltd on Monday 3rd August 2020 to cover their Appleby to Skipton Charter workings after the failure of 37521

Direct Rail Services

66126

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

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66433

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

Direct Rail Services

68009

Returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service

Direct Rail Services

88001

Showing as failed at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59203

Failed and is requiring attention at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66413

Moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for maintenance

Freightliner

66507

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

Freightliner

66511

Moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66541

Moved to Ipswich L.I.P for further maintenance having only recently completed other maintenance

Freightliner

66543

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

Freightliner

66568

Failed at Sandiacre Ballast Sidings and is requiring attention

Freightliner

66570

Moved to Crewe Basford Hall and is now awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

66572

Moved from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road for it's exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66593

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66594

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

Freightliner

66602

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

Freightliner

66952

Moved to Ipswich L.I.P for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

70015

Moved to Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance

Freightliner

70017

Moved to Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance

Freightliner

86638

Moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

86639

Moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

47727

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

GB Railfreight

66705

Returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service

GB Railfreight

66736

Returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service

GB Railfreight

66752

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66754

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66767

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

GB Railfreight

66776

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66780

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73966

Moved to Craigentinny TMD for exam/maintenance

Locomotive Services Ltd

20107

Now in BR Green livery having previously been in BR Blue and has also been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 28/04/20. Due to work on the Appleby to Skipton Charter workings as of Tuesday 4th August 2020

Locomotive Services Ltd

37521

Failed at Blackburn on Sunday 2nd August whilst hauling the empty stock from Crewe to Appleby in readiness for this week's charter operations between Appleby and Skipton. The loco was returned to Crewe Diesel TMD but has since moved back to Appleby with 20107

West Coast Railway Company

37516, 37669 & 37685

WCRC have commenced mainline freight operations on a short term basis hauling timber between Georgemas Junction and Inverness in Scotland. These locos have all moved north to Inverness and it is anticipated that 2 locos will be working and the remaining loco will be on standby at Inverness at any given time.