railway news

August 2020

11 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

Moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for further maintenance

Chiltern Railway

68015

Moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance

Colas Rail

56087

A lengthy period of maintenance at both Cardiff Canton and Nottingham Eastcroft is now complete and loco is back active

Colas Rail

70809

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

DB Cargo

60020

At Toton TMD awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

60074

Has been out-shopped from the Toton paint shop in it's new Puma Energy Blue livery after previously being in DB Red

DB Cargo

66019

Placed into store (WFMS) at Arpley Sidings

DB Cargo

66044

At Toton TMD awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66050

Reinstated to an active pool after being in store at Crewe Electric since 26/07/20

DB Cargo

66063

Placed into store (WFMS) at Crewe Electric

DB Cargo

66085

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

DB Cargo

66104

Has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits further maintenance

DB Cargo

66131

At Toton TMD awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66136

At Toton TMD awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66140

Has moved from Tees Dock to Toton TMD for it's exam/maintenance

DB Cargo

66155

Moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance

DB Cargo

66158

At Toton TMD awaiting maintenance

DB Cargo

66164

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

DB Cargo

66167

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

DB Cargo

66175

Moved to the DB depot at Didcot for exam/maintenance

DB Cargo

66177

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66194

Moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

37401 & 37405

Has now moved to Derby RTC for maintenance

Direct Rail Services

37407

Moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66303

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

Direct Rail Services

66421

Has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for further maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66426

Moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66434

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

68008

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has moved to Wembley for use on Chiltern LHCS services

Direct Rail Services

88001

Moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

88005

Moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for further maintenance

Direct Rail Services

88006

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

East Midlands Railway

43043

Stored SBXL at Neville Hill TMD

East Midlands Railway

43050 & 43060

Moved to Derby RTC and placed into store. Planned for testing with the PLPR test train to find out if HST power cars are able to work with the stock

East Midlands Railway

43054 & 43066

Have been in use on DATS test trains along the ECML

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66508

Reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 01/04/20

Freightliner

66509

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

Freightliner

66513

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

Freightliner

66519

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66520

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

Freightliner

66525

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

Freightliner

66531

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

Freightliner

66532

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

Freightliner

66539

Moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66551

Moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66552

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

Freightliner

66561

Completed a short period of maintenance and has returned to service

Freightliner

66564

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

Freightliner

66565

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66568

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66570

Previously at Crewe Basford Hall awaiting maintenance, this loco has now moved to Leeds Midland Road where it continues to await maintenance

Freightliner

66591

Moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66598

Reinstated to an active pool after being stored since 08/04/20

Freightliner

66606

At Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66613

Showing as failed at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66617

Undergoing maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66951

Now undergoing further maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70016

Now at Leeds Midland Road awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

86604

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

Freightliner

86613

At Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

86614

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

Freightliner

90014

Having recently received it's face-lift, this loco is now undergoing mainline testing with a view to enter freight service in the near future

Freightliner

90042

Back at Crewe Basford Hall for further maintenance

Freightliner

90045

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

Freightliner

90048

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

GB Railfreight

60021

Moved to Tyne Dock for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66721

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

GB Railfreight

66723 (ZA723)

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66729

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

66743

Returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further maintenance

GB Railfreight

66751

Showing as failed and requiring attention at the GB depot at Peterborough

GB Railfreight

66752

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

GB Railfreight

66755

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

GB Railfreight

66780

Returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further maintenance

GB Railfreight

66787

Moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance

GB Railfreight

73201

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

GB Railfreight

92014

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD and has returned north of the border to resume CS workings

GB Railfreight

92028

Moved to Wembley TMD for exam/maintenance

Grand Central

90026

Moved to Crewe Electric for exam/maintenance

Locomotive Services Ltd

37521

Has now returned to Crewe Diesel TMD having become surplus to requirements on the Appleby-Skipton charter workings

Locomotive Services Ltd

47712

Now working the daily Appleby-Skipton charter trains with 47593

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Rail Operations Group

57310

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Rail Operations Group

91122 & 91128

Been active on the DATS test train operating along the ECML