railway news

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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Date
Operator
Number
Detail

27/01/21

Colas Rail

56096

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

27/01/21

Colas Rail

56105

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Boden RLMD and has returned to service

27/01/21

Colas Rail

70815

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

27/01/21

Colas Rail

70817

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

27/01/21

Crewe Heritage Centre

87035

This heritage locomotive has now returned back home to the Heritage Centre (by road) having been moved to Basford Hall to donate some of its parts to Locomotive Services for them to be able maintain their own electric fleet

27/01/21

DB Cargo

60074

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66001

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66003

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66021

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66068

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66069 / 66076

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66101

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66106 / 66109 / 66147 / 66164 / 66169

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66137 / 66158

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

27/01/21

DB Cargo

66144

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

27/01/21

DB Cargo

67020

Awaiting maintenance at the Willesden Princess Royal Distribution Centre

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

37425

Completed it's work on the wheel lathe at Crewe Electric and has now completed the remainder of it's maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge. This loco is ready for service once again!

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

57308

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

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

66126

After a recent transfer to Toton TMD, this loco has become the 2nd of the 5 sheds to be loaned from DBC to receive the DRS Blue & White livery having previously been in the EWS Red & Yellow colour scheme

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

66303

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

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

66425

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

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

88005 / 88008

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

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

88009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

27/01/21

Direct Rail Services

88010

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

27/01/21

East Midlands Railway

360113 / 360121

Both of these units have returned to Ilford TMD from the East Midlands for maintenance work

27/01/21

East Midlands Railway / Greater Anglia

360111

The set is now complete as this unit becomes the last of the ex GA 360's to move to EMR now it has transferred from Ilford TMD to Cricklewood Sidings

27/01/21

East Midlands Railway / West Midlands Railway

170530

This is the first of the WMR Class 170 units to be cascaded across to EMR and it has today transferred from Tyseley TMD to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD. It remains in WMR colours, but is now unbranded

27/01/21

Freightliner

59103

Has now transferred from Merehead TMD to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's maintenance work

27/01/21

Freightliner

66413

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

27/01/21

Freightliner

66505

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

27/01/21

Freightliner

66513

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

66534

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

27/01/21

Freightliner

66537

Showing as having failed at Southampton Maritime FLT and will now require some attention

27/01/21

Freightliner

66555

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

66565

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

66591

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

27/01/21

Freightliner

66596

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

27/01/21

Freightliner

66610

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

66951

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds FLT where it now awaits maintenance

27/01/21

Freightliner

70002

Has now transferred from Leeds Midland Road to Southampton Maritime FLT where it is undergoing some exam/maintenance work

27/01/21

Freightliner

70005

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds FLT and is undergoing exam/maintenance

27/01/21

Freightliner

70006

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

70008

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

70010

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

70014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

27/01/21

Freightliner

86639

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

27/01/21

Freightliner

90007

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

27/01/21

Freightliner

90009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

60002

This loco has been out of action for a while now but maybe better times are ahead as it has had the ex Colas livery scrubbed from it's body and is now in an undercoat in readiness for a new livery

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

60056

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66710 / 66760

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

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66725

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66749 / 66758

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and have returned to service

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66765

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66783

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

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

66797

The latest of the new arrivals to the GBRf fleet from mainland Europe, this loco has now transferred from Doncaster Roberts Road to Longport EMD where it will undergo maintenance work to bring it to UK specification

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

73107

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

27/01/21

GB Railfreight

92018 / 92023 / 92038

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

27/01/21

Greater Anglia

321350 / 321351 / 321356 / 321358 / 321437 / 321438

Each of these units are now officially withdrawn from service with GA and are now in store. Unit 321437 will become part of the 'Breeze' Hydrogen conversion project but the other units are destined for the scrap man (thanks to Murray J of RailUK Forums for this gen)

27/01/21

Greater Anglia

720542

This unit has now returned back to Derby Litchurch Lane Works

27/01/21

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

27/01/21

Rail Operations Group

47812

Has now transferred from Derby RTC to it's home base at Leicester L.I.P where it continues it's exam/maintenance work

27/01/21

Rail Operations Group

57312

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

27/01/21

Transport for Wales

142010 / 142072

Both of these Pacer units have now been transferred from Landore TMD to Sims Metals at Newport Docks for scrapping :( (thanks to Murray J of RailUK Forums for this gen)

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