railway news

May 2021

01 December 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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Operator
Number
Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73970

Currently in the Dumbarton area having suffered a recent failure and now requiring attention

Colas Rail

37607 / 37610

Both of these loco's are undergoing exam/maintenance work at Barrow Hill

Colas Rail

56302

Having suffered a failure at Crewe Basford Hall recently, this loco has now transferred to Nottingham Eastcroft to undergo exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

70806

This loco has now transferred from Doncaster Carriage Holding Sidings to Doncaster Roberts Road to await further maintenance

Colas Rail

70815

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

66039 / 66063 / 66077

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66053

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

DB Cargo

66088 / 66090 / 66097

All have now completed their period of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have now returned to service

DB Cargo

66101

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66129

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

DB Cargo

66164 / 66199

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66185

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Arpley Sidings and has resumed duties

Direct Rail Services

37424

Undergoing maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

66426

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

Direct Rail Services

66428

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

Direct Rail Services

68007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59204

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66504

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tyne Yard and has now returned to service

Freightliner

66526 / 66561

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

Freightliner

66534 / 66567

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66568

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

Freightliner

66590

Currently awaiting maintenance work at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66592

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66601

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66605

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

Freightliner

70007

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

Freightliner

70016

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90015 / 90041

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

GB Railfreight

60026

Has now completed it's exam/maintenance work at Edge Lane Junction and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal

GB Railfreight

66706

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66719 / 66724 / 66729

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

GB Railfreight

66730 / 66749

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings and have now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66732

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66767

Currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Iport

GB Railfreight

66783

Currently sat at Colnbrook Lafarge terminal having suffered a recent failure and now requiring attention

GB Railfreight

66790

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

GB Railfreight

69003

This is the latest of the fleet to head out onto the mainline for some test runs - unfortunately, it's first outing didn't go too well and it was returned to base at Tonbridge

GB Railfreight

92020

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

GB Railfreight

92028

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Northern Trains / East Midlands Railway

156401 / 156402

Both of these units have now departed Etches Park and transferred to Newton Heath having moved across from East Midlands Railway to Northern Trains

Rail Adventure / Hanson Hall

43480 / 43484

Both of these HST power cars have now returned back to the UK from their recent tour of Germany to showcase the latest additions to the Rail Adventure fleet

Rail Operations Group

360201

This unit has left it's long term storage location at MOD Bicester to head to Lydney on the Dean Forest Railway where it will be used for filming purposes

Rail Operations Group

37611

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Rail Operations Group

57312

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

Southeastern Railway

707027

This is the latest of this fleet to receive the Southeastern Railway Blue livery with "City Beam" branding following it's transfer from South Western Railway

Transport for Wales

67010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD