railway news

January 2021

07 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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Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway / ScotRail

314209

The last remaining example of the 314 class of EMU units, this unit has now been transferred from Glasgow Shields Road to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway where it will undergo a conversion to a Hydrogen powered unit. This is a joint-initiative between the railway, Transport Scotland and the University of St Andrews and the plan is to showcase the converted unit to the United Nations Change Conference in November

East Midlands Railway / Greater Anglia

360101, 360105 & 360108

These units have now transferred from Ilford TMD to Cricklewood Sidings and into the hands of EMR after being released by GA. They will now be pending a period of testing before entering service with their new operator

South Western Railway

701016

This is the latest of this new class to come out of the Derby Litchurch works and into the hands of SWR. Today this unit has been transferred to Eastleigh Works where it is now pending a period of testing

Transport for Wales

142069 & 142083

These withdrawn pacer units have now been transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Landore TMD to await their fate....

Transport for Wales

230009

This converted tube stock has now been given clearance for mainline use after it's period of testing