railway news

March 2021

02 March 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

Chiltern Railways

68015

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has now transferred back to Wembley TMD in readiness for a return to work with Chiltern

Colas Rail

56078

Suffered a failure at Millerhill and is now in need of some TLC

Colas Rail

56103

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66846

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

Colas Rail

66848

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

Colas Rail

70803

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

DB Cargo

60001

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

DB Cargo

60007

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66002

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

DB Cargo

66019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66061 / 66066 / 66078 / 66097 / 66099

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66084

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard

DB Cargo

66102

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

DB Cargo

66103

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

DB Cargo

66104 / 66128 / 66154

All are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66148

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66158

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66165

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Acton Yard

DB Cargo

66185

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

DB Cargo

67013

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67021

Has been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Crewe Electric since 16/02/21

DB Cargo

90036

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37716

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and is now ready for a return to action

Direct Rail Services

66126

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

66302 / 66304

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66424 / 66426

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

Direct Rail Services

66430

Undergoing exam/maintenance at the Peak Forest Cemex terminal

Direct Rail Services

66431

Has now transferred from Peak Forest to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD where it will now continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

68009

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88002 / 88005

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

East Midlands Railway

360114 / 360119

Both of these units have now transferred from Cricklewood to Northampton (Siemens) TMD for maintenance

Freightliner

59103

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59204

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

59206

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

Freightliner

66503

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66510

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Southampton Maritime FLT and is ready for a return to service

Freightliner

66523

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

Freightliner

66538

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66539

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66551

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

Freightliner

66557

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it will now continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66566

Is currently at Ipswich L.I.P having suffered a failure

Freightliner

66567

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66568

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

Freightliner

66601

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66606

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66610

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tunstead

Freightliner

66621

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66953

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

70006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70020

Currently at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley having suffered a recent failure

Freightliner

90009 / 90042

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90012

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

Freightliner

90043 / 90048

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

GB Railfreight

59003

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

GB Railfreight

60002

After it's recent repaint into GBRf Blue & Yellow livery, this loco has now received it's "Graham Farish 50th Anniversary 1970-2020" nameplates and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

60085

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Arpley Sidings, Warrington

GB Railfreight

60087

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

GB Railfreight

66701 / 66757

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

GB Railfreight

66713 / 66743

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66778

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66746

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

66749

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Down Decoy and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66760

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66770

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Peterborough GBRf Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73107

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

92044

After a lengthy period of time off the mainline, this loco has completed it's maintenance work at Loughborough Works and has transferred to Crewe Electric TMD to prepare for a return to service

Greater Anglia

720559

The latest of the fleet to come out of the Derby Litchurch Lane production line and this unit has now been transferred to Crewe LNWR/Arriva Traincare

Locomotive Services Ltd / Class 40 Preservation Society

40145

It has been confirmed today that this loco will remain on lease with LSL for a further 12 months and at some point will receive a repaint into BR Green livery

London North Eastern Railway

91101

Has now transferred from Doncaster Belmont to Doncaster Wabtec

Railway Support Services

08480

Has now been transferred from Wolverton Works to
the Humber Refinery at Killingholme

Railway Support Services

08847

Has now transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Whitemoor

Transport for Wales

67015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

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