railway news

December 2020

23 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

37175

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

Colas Rail

56049 & 56078 & 56090

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

DB Cargo

60074

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

DB Cargo

66089 & 66095

Both are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66134 & 66186

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

DB Cargo

92041

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

Direct Rail Services

37038 & 37218

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66301

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

Direct Rail Services

66422

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

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

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

This loco has now transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge to Doncaster Roberts Road where it is now undergoing exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

88005

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

Direct Rail Services

88010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

170418

This ex ScotRail unit is now in EMR Purple livery (ex SR Saltire Blue) and has now entered revenue earning service with EMR

East Midlands Railway

360103 & 360104

Both of these units have now commenced testing/training runs with EMR

East Midlands Railway

43296, 43308, 43314 & 43318

These ex LNER HST power cars have all now been transferred to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage

East Midlands Railway

43423, 43465, 43467, 43468, 43480 & 43484

These recently withdrawn power cars have now been transferred from Barrow Hill to Ely Papworth Sidings for continued storage

East Midlands Railway / Greater Anglia

360117 & 360118

These units have now transferred from Ilford TMD to Cricklewood and into the hands of EMR from GA. They are now pending testing/training runs with their new operator

Freightliner

59205

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66416

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

Freightliner

66509 & 66538

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66529

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

Freightliner

66537

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

Freightliner

66548

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66553

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

Freightliner

66610 & 66617

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings and have returned to service

Freightliner

66951

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

Freightliner

66955

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66956

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

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70007

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

86608

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

Freightliner

90042

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90046

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

GB Railfreight

59003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works

GB Railfreight

60076

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66714

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66731 & 66736

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66733

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

GB Railfreight

66794

Having recently arrived from mainland Europe as a new acquisition for GBRf, this loco has now transferred to Longport EMD where it will undergo maintenance and modifications to bring it in line with UK specifications

GB Railfreight

73963

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

GB Railfreight

92032

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Off Lease

43045

This ex EMR power car has now transferred to Leicester L.I.P. Maybe a future with Colas is on the cards?!?

Transport for Wales

142002, 142073 & 142074

These TfW pacer units have transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD where they will be stored

Transport for Wales

67008

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and is now ready for a return to service

West Midlands Railway

196105

This is the latest unit from the new class 196 fleet to arrive at Tyseley. It has now commenced testing/training/mileage accumulation runs along the WCML

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