railway news

January 2021

19 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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Detail

Chiltern Railways

68011

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

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66846

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Landore TMD

Cross Country

170620 (ex 170520)

This unit has now returned to Tyseley as a 3 car unit having received carriage 56632 (formerly of 170632 now 170532) and will now operate as a 3 car unit (thanks to Spirit555 of RailUK Forums for the info)

DB Cargo

60039

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

DB Cargo

60066

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60074

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Scunthorpe Trent Yard

DB Cargo

60100

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66035 & 66060

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66054

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66068

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66105

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Arpley Sidings and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66110 & 66164

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66114, 66130, 66137 & 66170

All are undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66115

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

DB Cargo

67013

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67024

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37422

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

Direct Rail Services

66421

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

Direct Rail Services

66422

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66426

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

Direct Rail Services

68008 & 68009

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88002 & 88003

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

08950

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Neville Hill TMD

East Midlands Railway

43290

This stored power car has transferred from Nemesis Rail in Burton to Derby RTC. We await further news of plans for this power car

East Midlands Railway / Greater Anglia

360110 & 360114

These 2 ex GA units have now transferred from Ilford TMD to Cricklewood Sidings and both are now pending a period of testing with their new operator EMR

Freightliner

66414

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whitemoor

Freightliner

66507

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66519, 66538 & 66546

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66524

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66534

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66549

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66567

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

Freightliner

66572 & 66597

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

Freightliner

66591

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

Freightliner

66596

Awaiting maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66601

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

Freightliner

70001 & 70005

Both are awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70008

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

Freightliner

86604 & 86607

Both have now officially been placed into store (DHLT) at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90004 & 90047

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

Freightliner

90041

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

Freightliner

90049

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

56081

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

GB Railfreight

60085

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

GB Railfreight

66701 & 66763

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66755, 66756, 66771, 66781 & 66791

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66767

Showing as having suffered a failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and will now be in need of some attention

GB Railfreight

73109 & 73212

Completed their exam/maintenance at Slade Green T&RSMD and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

73213

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works

Greater Anglia

720522

This unit has now arrived into GA's hands and is already out on mileage accumulation / test runs on the WCML

Harry Needle Railroad Company

08924

After recent maintenance work at Barrow Hill this shunter has now moved to Garston where it has resumed it's duties

Harry Needle Railroad Company

20311 & 20314

Both have now recovered from their mechanical issues suffered during a loan to DRS and are back active at Worksop

Locomotive Services Ltd

20096

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

37521

Completed it's recent maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD and is currently in service

Locomotive Services Ltd

47712

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

London North Eastern Railway

43317

This HST power car has today transferred from Neville Hill to Barrow Hill for storage

London North Eastern Railway

91101, 91105, 91106, 91107, 91109, 91110, 91111, 91114, 91119, 91124, 91127 & 91130

All of these LNER loco's have been taken out of service and moved from Bounds Green to Neville Hill TMD. Current talk is that each of these will undergo maintenance work (along with their Mk4 sets) and be reinstated to traffic in the summer - when we all hope that normality is coming our way once again!

Off Lease

142003

This ex Northern pace unit is currently in the paint shop at Eastleigh undergoing a repaint - into what though?

Off Lease

43299

This ex EMR and LNER stored power car has transferred from Nemesis Rail in Burton to Derby RTC. We await further news of plans for this power car

Orion Logistics

319373

This ex Thameslink unit has now been fully converted into a freight only unit & is now in the Orion Logistics Dark & Light Blue livery. Has now transferred to Birch Coppice via Castle Donington Railfreight Terminal where it is now on show for prospective customers

Rail Operations Group

57303 & 57310

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

Severn Valley Railway

50007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Kidderminster TMD

South Western Railway

701017

This unit is now complete and has moved from Litchurch Lane to Worksop before returning to Derby

Transport for Wales

142082

Another pacer suffers a sad end as this unit has now transferred from Landore TMD to Sims Metals at Newport for scrapping :( (thanks to Murray J of RailUK Forums for this info)

Transport for Wales

230006

This ex tube unit has been back out on test workings between Birkenhead and Wrexham

Vintage Trains

20189 & 20205

Both of these loco's are now back at Tyseley Locomotive Works having previously spent time at Derby RTC

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