railway news

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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Operator
Number
Detail

21/12/20

Avanti West Coast

390001, 390046, 390115, 390118 & 390126

Each of these Pendolino's have now received the partial AWC Green & White liveries. They are partial as only the driving cars have received vinyls instead of every carriage

21/12/20

Chiltern Railways

68010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

21/12/20

Chiltern Railways

68013

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to Wembley TMD in readiness for a return to action with Chiltern

21/12/20

Colas Rail

37175

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

Colas Rail

56094 & 56096

Both of these have now completed their exam/maintenance and have returned to service

21/12/20

Colas Rail

66848

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

21/12/20

Colas Rail

70809

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

21/12/20

Colas Rail

70813

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) Depot and has returned to service

21/12/20

DB Cargo

60015

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

60054

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

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66065

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66113, 66161, 66194 & 66198

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

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66118 & 66183

Both of these loco's are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66129 & 66158

Both are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66151

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

21/12/20

DB Cargo

66186

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

67007

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

67008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

67016

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

21/12/20

DB Cargo

67020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

90026

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

21/12/20

DB Cargo

90037

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

20301, 20304, 20308, 20309 & 20312

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Barrow Hill

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

20303

Awaiting maintenance at York Works

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

37423

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

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

57003

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

66429

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

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

68004

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

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

68005

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

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

68008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

21/12/20

Direct Rail Services

88005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

21/12/20

East Midlands Railway

43047, 43049, 43073 & 43299

These HST power cars have all now been transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent for continued storage

21/12/20

East Midlands Railway

43423, 43464, 43467, 43468 43480 & 43484

Now retired from duty with EMR, these HST power cars have transferred to Barrow Hill for storage

21/12/20

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

37674

This preserved loco has now trabsferred from the Wensleydale Railway to the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

21/12/20

Freightliner

59102

Awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

21/12/20

Freightliner

66416

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

21/12/20

Freightliner

66509

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

21/12/20

Freightliner

66514 & 66529

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

21/12/20

Freightliner

66517

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Leeds FLT and has returned to service

21/12/20

Freightliner

66537

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

21/12/20

Freightliner

66553

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

21/12/20

Freightliner

66567 & 66570

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

21/12/20

Freightliner

66592

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

21/12/20

Freightliner

66610 & 66617

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

21/12/20

Freightliner

66621

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

21/12/20

Freightliner

66951

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

21/12/20

Freightliner

66953

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

21/12/20

Freightliner

70008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

21/12/20

Freightliner

70011

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

21/12/20

Freightliner

90004, 90010, 90014 & 90047

All of these have now completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

47739

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

66722, 66733, 66741, 66754, 66776 & 66782

All of these loco's are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

66731 & 66736

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

66750

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and has returned to service

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

66753

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

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

66794

This recently acquired, ex European, loco has now transferred from Doncaster Roberts Road to Hams Hall, via Peterboroug, on an anticipated journey to Longport EMD for modification work to bring it to UK standards

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

73128

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

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

73213

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

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

73963

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

21/12/20

GB Railfreight

92014

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

21/12/20

Great Western Railway

143612

This stored unit has now been transferred from St Phillips Marsh to Wishaw where it remains stored pending a possible move into preservation

21/12/20

Greater Anglia

317505 & 317670

Both of these GA units have now been transferred to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage

21/12/20

Northern Trains / Vintage Trains

144014, 144019 & 144023

After their transfer to Tyseley last week, it has now been confirmed that these units have been acquired by Vintage Trains for preservation, with a plan to use them on the mainline very much on the cards

21/12/20

Rail Operations Group

37884

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

21/12/20

Rail Operations Group

57310

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

21/12/20

Transport for Wales

67017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Arriva Traincare

21/12/20

Transport for Wales

67025

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to active service

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