railway news

May 2021

01 July 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

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66846

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

Colas Rail

70801

Now transferred from Carlisle Yard to Rugby (Colas) TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

66030 / 66092

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66061

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

DB Cargo

66063

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

DB Cargo

66067

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard and has resumed normal service

DB Cargo

66135

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66169

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

DB Cargo

67005

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67028

Has now transferred from Toton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD where it is currently undergoing exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

92015

Completed it's maintenance work at Dollands Moor and has resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

92041

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has resumed active duties

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

56049

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

Now returned to Leicester L.I.P after spending time on the wheel lathe at Leeds Midland Road

Direct Rail Services

37038

Has transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it continues to await maintenance

Direct Rail Services

57002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66302 / 66303

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

Direct Rail Services

66429

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68016

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

Direct Rail Services

88009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services (DRS)

66091

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

East Midlands Railway

360102

This is the latest of this fleet to enter revenue earning service with EMR following it's transfer across from Greater Anglia

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

66505

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66506

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

Freightliner

66510

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66512

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

Freightliner

66524

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Stoke Gifford and has now resumed normal duties

Freightliner

66537

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66569

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66618

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

Freightliner

70004 / 70010

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

Freightliner

70006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70015

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70019

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

GB Railfreight

66706

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Washwood Heath and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66724 / 66747 / 66753

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to active duties

GB Railfreight

66746 / 66769

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

GB Railfreight

66792

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

92028

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

Greater Anglia

321332 / 321407

Both of these units have now transferred from Ilford EMD to Worksop Sidings for storage

London North Western Railway

350114

Currently at Bletchley TMD receiving the LNWR vinyls

London Overground

317888

Having been taken off lease a while back, this unit has finally made it's final trip from Ely Papworth Sidings to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where it will be scrapped

Transport for Wales

150256

Currently at Pullmans, Cardiff Canton where it will become the latest of the TfW fleet to undergo an internal refurb and receive the TfW livery on it's exterior