railway news

May 2021

01 September 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

73971

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

Chiltern Railways

68014

Has now transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

66850

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60019

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

DB Cargo

60044

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tees Yard and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66018

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

DB Cargo

66060 / 66074

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66063

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

DB Cargo

66087

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66088

Has now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Toton TMD since July 2021

DB Cargo

66111

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66170

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

DB Cargo

66198

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

DB Cargo

67012

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

DB Cargo

67021

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60029

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37038

Has completed it's maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and has today returned to Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

37218

Has now transferred from Eastleigh Works to Crewe Gresty Bridge but remains in stored status (XHSS)

Direct Rail Services

37424

Has now transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to Crewe Gresty Bridge to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

57003

Has now transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to Eastleigh Works to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

57304

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66424

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services (DRS)

66091

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Europhoenix

37207

This loco has now departed Leicester L.I.P via road transport (collected from Knighton Junction having been dragged there on rail) and has headed to an unknown location in the West Midlands

Freightliner

59004 / 59203 / 59205

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD and have now resumed service

Freightliner

59101

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59102

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66419

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

66505 / 66522 / 66533

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

Freightliner

66506

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

Freightliner

66508

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66512

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66513 / 66534

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66529 / 66570

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and have returned to service

Freightliner

66553 / 66556 / 66564

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

Freightliner

66562

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66591

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66594

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds FLT where it is now awaiting further maintenance

Freightliner

66623

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70011

Has now transferred from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road where it is currently awaiting maintenance

Freightliner

70014

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

Freightliner

70019

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

90003 / 90012 / 90042 / 90045

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66714 / 66719

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66793

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Down Decoy

GB Railfreight

66795

Currently at the Peak Forest Cemex terminal having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

73962

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

92033

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

Great Western Railway

769927

The conversion of this unit from 319427 is now complete and the unit has been transferred to Wolverton Works for further maintenance work to take place

Island Line (SWR)

484003

This unit has now transferred across from the UK mainland to it's new home at Ryde on the Isle of Wight to begin preparations for entry into service on the IOW network

Rail Operations Group

319373

Now commenced mainline testing after it's recent conversion into a light freight unit

West Midlands Railway

196012

Now transferred from the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Tyseley TMD to undergo preperation work for mainline testing

West Midlands Railway

323240

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Wabtec and has returned to Soho LMD to resume service with WMR