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March 2021

09 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

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73968

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

Colas Rail

56094

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56105

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

DB Cargo

60015

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bristol East Depot

DB Cargo

60017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60019

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

DB Cargo

60024

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

DB Cargo

60062

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60100

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

66004 / 66006 / 66034

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66050 / 66085

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66051

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66061 / 66066 / 66097

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

DB Cargo

66112 / 66129

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66148

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

DB Cargo

66167

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66169

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90024

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

DB Cargo

90026 / 90036 / 90039

All of these loco's have been officially stored (WFMS) at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92011

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

DB Cargo

92015

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

DB Cargo

92019 / 92041

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

66122

This is the latest of the long term leased 66s to head into the paint shop at Toton for a change into the DRS colour scheme

Direct Rail Services

66304

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

Direct Rail Services

66421

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

360108 / 360114 / 360119

Each of these units have now commenced mainline testing work with EMR

Freightliner

59204

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66503

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

Freightliner

66510 / 66531 / 66563

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66542 / 66571

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

Freightliner

66558

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66561

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66562

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66566

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66570

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

Freightliner

66604

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

Freightliner

66606

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

Freightliner

66623

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66956

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

Freightliner

70002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006

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

Freightliner

70014

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

Freightliner

70020

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

90004 / 90005

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

Freightliner

90012

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90047

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

GB Railfreight

56312

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

GB Railfreight

60095

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66778

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

GB Railfreight

66717

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

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66785

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66771 / 66772

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66789

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Tonbridge Yard and is now ready for a return to service

GB Railfreight

73136

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

GB Railfreight

73962

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tonbridge Yard

Great Western Railway

43056 / 43069 / 43078 / 43087 / 43193 / 43197

Each of these stored power cars have been reinstated to a GWR pool code having previously gone off lease. They remain at Long Marston in store at the moment but may have a use to GWR yet

Great Western Railway

769938

Another of the converted Class 319s to break cover in it's new guise, this unit has today transferred from Loughborough Works to Nemesis Rail at Burton-on-Trent

Greater Anglia

321347 / 321444

Both of these units are now in warm store at Harwich Parkeston Quay Sidings

London North Eastern Railway

91104 / 91132

Both of these loco's have recently transferred across from Doncaster Belmont Yard to the Wabtec Works

London North Eastern Railway

91107

This loco has been transferred from Doncaster Belmont Yard to Neville Hill TMD

London North Eastern Railway

91114

This loco has moved from Neville Hill TMD to Doncaster Belmont Yard

Off Lease

43296 / 43308 / 43423 / 43467

Having recently arrived at Eastleigh, these ex EMR power cars have been on the move once again, this time moving from Eastleigh to Willesden TMD for short-term store. It is believed that these power cars are due to be leased to Hanson & Hall and the rumour-mill is in full swing with regards to their future operations but it is a case of watch this space at the moment....

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Railway Support Services

08511

Has now transferred north from Eastleigh Works to the RSS depot at Wishaw

Railway Support Services

08922

Having moved from Longport EMD to Wishaw recently, this shunter has now moved on to the Chasewater Railway where it will be warm stored (thanks to Tug500 on Train Siding for this gen)

South Western Railway

701013

This is the latest of the 701 fleet to venture out for some mainline testing

Southeastern Railway

465932

This unit has transferred north to Doncaster Wabtec Works for maintenance

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