railway news

January 2021

05 January 2021

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

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Chiltern Railways

68010

Has transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge to Doncaster Roberts Road where it will continue maintenance work - presumably on the wheel lathe

Colas Rail

56078 & 56090

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

Colas Rail

70801

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Slateford Yaard

Colas Rail

70803

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) Depot

Colas Rail

70808

Undergoing maintenance at the Grangemouth Oil Terminal

Colas Rail

70811

Showing as failed at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

60010

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

DB Cargo

60039, 60054, 60074 & 60100

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60066

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tyne Yard

DB Cargo

66007 & 66069

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

DB Cargo

66015, 66017, 66084 & 66085

All are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66025 & 66099

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66115

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66127 & 66135

Completed their maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66137, 66154, 66160, 66169 & 66170

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66183

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

DB Cargo

66206

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90020 & 90029

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037

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

DB Cargo

92015

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

DB Cargo

92019 & 92036

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo (Europe)

66211

Still enjoying it's holiday in the UK, this European based loco has recently transferred from Toton to Crewe Electric for continued maintenance

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

50008

Completed it's maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and is ready for a return to service

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60055

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Willesden TMD

Direct Rail Services

20303

After being stuck in the yard at York Works for 12 months, this loco has finally transferred back home to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it is now undergoing exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

37059, 37069

Both are awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37424

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

Direct Rail Services

57308

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to Rugby to resume it's duties as a 'thunderbird' loco for Avanti West Coast

Direct Rail Services

57309

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66091

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

66303

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

68001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

88001

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

Direct Rail Services

88002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88010

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

East Midlands Railway

43299

This ex LNER power car is now officially off lease after release by EMR following a short stint on the Midland Mainline

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

37674

Having spent Christmas parked up in a Yorkshire layby, this loco has now been moved to Allely's Yard at Studley. Previously destined for the Embsay Railway, it was turned away and it's future is now unknown

Freightliner

59202

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

59205

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

Freightliner

66415

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66416

Awaiting maintenance at Whitemoor

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66502 & 66552

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66504

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66505 & 66520

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66510

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

Freightliner

66514

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

Freightliner

66519

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66532

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

Freightliner

66542

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66545 & 66548

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

Freightliner

66547

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66558 & 66565

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66597

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66602 & 66610

Both are awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66607

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66955

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

Freightliner

70001

Having begun maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT this loco has now transferred to base at Crewe Basford Hall where it will complete it's exam/maintenance

Freightliner

70003

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70005 & 70017

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

Freightliner

70008

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime to Leeds Midland Road where it will undergo exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

70016

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

86637

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90006 & 90042

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

Freightliner

90009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90012, 90016 & 90048

All have now transferred from Crewe Basford Hall to Leeds Midland Road where they await maintenance

Freightliner

90015

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

47727 & 47739

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

59003

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

GB Railfreight

60021 & 60047

Both of these are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60087

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

GB Railfreight

66710, 66744, 66755, 66768 & 66773

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66714, 66722, 66741, 66754 & 66782

All of these loco's have completed their latest exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66791

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

GB Railfreight

73141

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

GB Railfreight

73962

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

92018 & 92043

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

GB Railfreight

92032

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

GB Railfreight

92033

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

720537, 720538, 720539, 720540, 720543, 720548, 720550, 720556

All of these newly acquired units have now completed their testing period and are ready for revenue earning service

London Northwestern Railway

350126

This unit has been transferred to Long Marston for maintenance

Rail Operations Group

37510 & 37601

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Rail Operations Group

57305

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

TransPennine Express

68026

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Manchester International Depot and has returned to service

TransPennine Express

68033

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Transport for Wales

142075, 142080 & 142085

These withdrawn units have been transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD for continued storage. There is a strong possibility that this is a positioning move ahead of a final trip to Sims at Newport

Transport for Wales

158819

This unit has now transferred to Doncaster Wabtec for maintenance work

Transport for Wales

67008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

67010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Arriva Traincare

Transport for Wales

67015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

Transport for Wales

67025

Awaiting maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD