top of page

railway news

May 2021

03 June 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.


Avanti West Coast


Currently in Central Rivers receiving the Avanti Green vinyls on top of the White livery it had previously

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight / Harry Needle Railroad Company


After it's return to the mainline recently, this loco has begun a short term lease with DCR to help cover a shortage of traction within their ranks

Greater Anglia

321402 / 321405

Both of these units have now transferred from Clacton EMUD to Gascoigne Wood Sidings for ongoing storage having been taken off lease by GA

Hanson & Hall Rail Services Solutions


This loco has now broken cover showing off it's new H&H Grey livery with Green & White lettering. The livery matches the Rail Adventure livery on the HST power cars as H&H are a part of that enterprise.

This new livery replaces the previous BR Blue livery

Transport for Wales


Yesterday's prediction of all the TfW 143's being saved was slightly out as it transpires that this unit has been transferred to Sims Metal at Newport Docks for scrapping. Latest information suggests that 8 of the remaining TfW units are earmarked for preservation with the remaining ones taking the same journey as 605

bottom of page