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railway news

January 2021

26 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.


Greater Anglia

321357 / 321446

Both of these units have become the latest of the older Greater Anglia fleet to be sent off to meet their maker. Today these have transferred from Ilford TMD to a train's worst nightmare at Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping

Greater Anglia


Another of this new fleet is complete and has today transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wolverton Works where it will now be pending a period of test runs

Northern Trains


This unit has today transferred from Heaton TMD to Crewe Carriage Sidings at the Arriva Traincare Depot where it will undergo a transformation into the new Northern Trains livery

Plym Valley Railway / Northern Trains


This ex Northern pacer unit is the latest to avoid the scrap man has it has now transferred from Heaton TMD to the Plym Valley Railway where it will enjoy a new life in preservation

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