railway news

May 2021

03 November 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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Detail

Battlefield Line

45015

The Battlefield Line have now confirmed that the cutting up of this locomotive has now commenced

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

70803

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Barnetby Sidings and has returned to service

Colas Rail

70816

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

DB Cargo

60065

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66007

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

DB Cargo

66011 / 66093

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66050

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

DB Cargo

66060

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

DB Cargo

66104

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66127 / 66154

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

DB Cargo

66185

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006

Both of these Royal Train locomotives are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD in a sign of a potential outing for the Royal Train in the near future

DB Cargo

67007

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

DB Cargo

90019

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

DB Cargo

92041

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

DB Cargo

92042

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60055

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Direct Rail Services

37059

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37402

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37419 / 37423

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Stowmarket Down Goods Loop

Direct Rail Services

37422

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

This loco has now made the short journey from Crewe Electric TMD to Crewe Gresty Bridge to continue it's maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66422

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at the Cemex facility in the Peak Forest and has resumed active duties

Direct Rail Services

66430

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66434

After it's recent failure, this loco is now undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68003

This loco has now recovered from it's recent failure at Sellafield and has now returned to service

East Midlands Railway

222007

Now outshopped in the EMR Purple & Silver livery having previously been in the ex EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange livery

Freightliner

47830

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

59004

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

Freightliner

59206

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66418

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66512

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66533

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66536

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66541

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

Freightliner

66545

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

Freightliner

66557

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

Freightliner

66560

Currently awaiting maintenance work at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66566

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66593

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

Freightliner

66596

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66613 / 66618 / 66621

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

Freightliner

66614

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tunstead Sidings and has returned to service

Freightliner

70007

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90005

This loco has now completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has transferred to Wolverton Works to undergo a repaint into Freightliner colours

Freightliner

90007

This loco is now sporting the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having had a repaint at Wolverton Works, replacing it's former Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90014

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

56081

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby Litchurch Lane Works

GB Railfreight

59003

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Eastleigh Yard and has resumed active duties

GB Railfreight

60076

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66711

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66714

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

66737

Has now transferred from North Blyth Alcan GBRf to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66763

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

GB Railfreight

66765

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

GB Railfreight

73107 / 73212

Both have now recovered from their recent failure at Slade Green and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

92020

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

GB Railfreight

92044

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

GB Railfreight

ZA723 (66723)

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed active service

Rail Operations Group

57310

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

Transport for Wales

67014

This loco has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Crewe Carriage Sidings to undergo exam/maintenance

Transport for Wales

67025

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

West Midlands Railway

196109

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service