railway news

August 2020

26 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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Avanti West Coast

390119

Even though I haven't got to the stage of adding 390 detail onto the site yet, I felt this deserved a mention. This Pendolino is now in a full, incredibly colourful and superb looking Pride livery

Colas Rail

56078

Has moved to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66849

Moved to Westbury TMD for exam/maintenance

Colas Rail

70809

Back at Westbury TMD for exam/maintenance

DB Cargo

60020

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

DB Cargo

60039

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66012

Moved to Crewe Electric for exam/maintenance

DB Cargo

66014 & 66027

Both now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66018 & 66063

Both have been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 23/04/20 & 11/08/20 respectively

DB Cargo

66051

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66055 & 66086

Completed their exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66077

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66088

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

DB Cargo

66096

Has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 12/06/20

DB Cargo

66104, 66131, 66134 & 66136

All have completed their bouts of maintenance at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66110

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Arpley Sidings, Warrington

DB Cargo

66162

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

DB Cargo

67020

Completed it's maintenance and has returned to service

DB Cargo

90024

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

DB Cargo

90028

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

60055

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

57304

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

57309

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to Avanti Thunderbird duties

Direct Rail Services

66031

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

66427

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

68005 & 68016

Completed their exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and have returned to service

East Midlands Railway

43076 & 43089

Both of these power cars have been released by EMR and transferred to Leicester L.I.P

Freightliner

59001

Transferred to Toton TMD where it now awaits maintenance

Freightliner

66502

Moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66503

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

Freightliner

66509

Showing as failed and requiring attention at Merehead

Freightliner

66511

Moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance

Freightliner

66525

Now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66572

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

Freightliner

66951

Back at Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance

Freightliner

66956

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70005

After a recent failure this loco is now undergoing maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

86607 & 86639

Completed their bout of maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

Freightliner

86608 & 86614

Both are now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60076 & 60095

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66712 & 66715

Completed their exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot & Doncaster Roberts Road respecitvely, and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66726, 66747 & 66762

All are now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66789

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

73109

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73128

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tonbridge

GB Railfreight

73212

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

GB Railfreight

73961

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

GB Railfreight

92010

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

GB Railfreight

92018

Showing as failed and in need of attention at Wembley TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

40145

LSL have added this loco to their fleet on a 6 month lease from the Class 40 Preservation Society

Locomotive Services Ltd

47593

Completed it's recent bout of maintenance and has returned to the S&C for the final weeks of the Rail Charter Services 'Staycation' Express working between Appleby and Skipton

Rail Operations Group

37800

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P