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railway news

January 2021

22 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.


GB Railfreight


Feels like it has been an age since we heard anything about the Class 69 conversions but finally 69001 has an engine that powers and has completed load bank testing. It is now awaiting a move to the Severn Valley Railway where it will undergo further testing

Transport for Wales

142002 & 142076

Both of these TfW pacer units have now been transferred from Landore TMD to Sims Metal, Newport by road to meet their end :(

Transport for Wales


This withdrawn pacer unit has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Landore TMD for continued storage

Transport for Wales


This is the latest of the pacer fleet to head into storage, with this one being stored at Landore TMD

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