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January 2021

13 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

73970 & 73971

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Chiltern Railways

68010

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to Wembley TMD to recommence duties on the Chilterns

Chiltern Railways

68011

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

43045

This ex EMR HST power car has now completed it's transfer to Colas Rail and is now in active service with it's new operator

Colas Rail

66846

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

Colas Rail

66847

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Shrewsbury Coleham TMD

Colas Rail

70803

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

Colas Rail

70807

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

Colas Rail

70813

Suffered a failure at Grangemouth and is now in need of some loving care

DB Cargo

60011 & 60059

Both are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60015

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

DB Cargo

60054

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66034

Has now transferred from Arpley Sidings to Toton TMD to conduct it's exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

66047 & 66053

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

DB Cargo

66069 & 66092

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66114

Transferred from Arpley Sidings to Toton TMD where it now awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66115

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66117

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

DB Cargo

66175

Completed it's maintenance at Acton Yard and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66176

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66207

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66221

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard and is now ready for a return to service

DB Cargo

67012 & 67020

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

DB Cargo

90019

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

Direct Rail Services

66303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66423

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

Direct Rail Services

66429

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68009

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003 & 88010

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and have returned to service

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

East Midlands Railway

360107 & 360116

Both of these newly acquired units have been returned to Ilford TMD, presumably for maintenance

Freightliner

59104

Awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66511

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66514 & 66547

Both have now completed their maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66516 & 66550

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66522

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

Freightliner

66546

Has now transferred from Leeds Midland Road to Crewe Basford Hall where it awaits maintenance

Freightliner

66553

Awaiting maintenance at Parkeston S.S

Freightliner

66555

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

Freightliner

66591

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66597

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

Freightliner

66601

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66604

After it's recent reactivation from stored status, this loco has now completed it's exam/maintenance and is ready to return to action

Freightliner

66607

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

Freightliner

66610

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66617

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Stoke Gifford and has returned to service

Freightliner

66619

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66951

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

Freightliner

66957

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

70007

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

Freightliner

70008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

86607 & 86608

Both of these loco's have completed their work on the wheel lathe at Wembley TMD and have returned back to base from where they continue to work despite the apparent end of operations of the 86 fleet

Freightliner

86639

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90009, 90010 & 90045

All of these loco's are undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90014

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90042 & 90048

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

GB Railfreight

60076

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

GB Railfreight

66711, 66727, 66735 & 66785

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66719

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

66768 & 66777

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66779

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66797

The latest of the ex German Class 66 loco's to arrive into the UK for GBRf is now at Immingham with the expectation that this one will become 66797. The loco is pending transfer to depot for UK modification work

GB Railfreight

73962

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

GB Railfreight

73964

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Loughborough Works

GB Railfreight

92018 & 92020

Both of these have completed their exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

92038

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Heathrow Express

332007 & 332010

Both of these units have now transferred to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for disposal :(

Off Lease

153311, 153376, 153381, 153383 & 153385

All of these ex EMR units have now transferred from Derby Etches Park to Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent for continued storage

Rail Operations Group

37510

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

Rail Operations Group

57303

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

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

South Western Railway

701018

This is the latest of the new fleet to be delivered to Eastleigh Works from the production line at Derby Litchurch Lane Works. The unit will be stored until it ventures out for testing/mileage accumulation runs

Transport for Wales

230007

This ex tube unit has reappeared back out of Birkenhead North on test workings between Merseyside and Wrexham

Transport for Wales

67008

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

Transport for Wales

67015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

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