railway news

December 2020

03 December 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

Colas Rail

70802

Has now recovered from it's recent failure and has returned to action

DB Cargo

66007

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

DB Cargo

66106, 66111 & 66140

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66125

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66137

Undergoing maintenance work at Millerhill Yard

DB Cargo

66147

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

DB Cargo

66168

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

66126

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services

66425

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68017

Has failed and is now at Toton TMD where it awaits some tender loving care

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66420

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66538

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66548 & 66552

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66603

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

Freightliner

86638

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

Freightliner

90041 & 90044

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66702

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66719

Has now transferred from Bescot Yard to Peterborough GBRf Depot to complete it's maintenance

GB Railfreight

66733 & 66758

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66771

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

GB Railfreight

73212

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

Northern Trains

142004, 142018, 142070 & 142090

After the recent finale of Pacers in revenue earning service for Northern, these 4 units have today trannsferred from Newton Heath TMD to Heaton TMD for storage. We await news on their fate going forward....

Off Lease (Ex GWR)

43159

This ex GWR power car has now been transferred from Long Marston to Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent for continued storage

West Midlands Railway

170632 (170532)

Has now had centre car 56632 removed to become a 2-car unit and has been renumbered to 170532

West Midlands Railway

170633 (170533)

Has now had centre car 56633 removed to become a 2-car unit and has been renumbered to 170533

West Midlands Railway

170635 (170535)

Has now had centre car 56635 removed to become a 2-car unit and has been renumbered to 170535