railway news

May 2021

05 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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Detail

Chiltern Railways

68010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

37057

Has now been renamed "Barbara Arbon" in honour of a Colas Rail employee who has sadly passed away recently

Colas Rail

56096

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

Colas Rail

70801

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

Colas Rail / Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

56049

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD and has also now returned to duties with Colas Rail having been on lease to Devon & Cornwall Railfreight since June

DB Cargo

60001 / 60092

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

DB Cargo

60007

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

DB Cargo

60044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66047 / 66070

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66092 / 66099

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66098

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

DB Cargo

66105

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66116 / 66124

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

DB Cargo

66135

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

DB Cargo

66167

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66192

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66198

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66200

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

DB Cargo

67001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67006

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90039

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

DB Cargo

92042

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

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

Direct Rail Services

37038

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37069

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

Direct Rail Services

37419

Suffered a failure whilst hauling the "Summer Syphons" Railtour along the Settle & Carlisle line and is now requiring maintenance

Direct Rail Services

57002

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66305

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66421

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

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

Direct Rail Services

68018

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88009

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

East Midlands Railway

360109

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

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

59004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66511 / 66529 / 66544

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

Freightliner

66520

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66526 / 66569

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

Freightliner

66528

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66536 / 66548

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

Freightliner

66537

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

Freightliner

66564

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at London Gateway

Freightliner

66614

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

Freightliner

66619

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006

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

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70019

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

Freightliner

90011 / 90041

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

Freightliner

90013

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock

GB Railfreight

60076 / 60085

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock

GB Railfreight

66728

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

GB Railfreight

66740 / 66749 / 66760 / 66789

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66753

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

66762

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Birch Coppice terminal

GB Railfreight

69001

Undergoing maintenance work at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

69002

Has today transferred from Longport EMD to Eastleigh Works to undergo further maintenance work

GB Railfreight

92033

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

Great Western Railway

769943

Transferred from Reading Traincare to Eastleigh Works for storage

Nene Valley Railway / Transport for Wales

143602

This is the latest of the ex TfW fleet of pacers to find it's way to a new life in preservation - this unit has transferred from Landore TMD to the Nene Valley Railway

Off Lease

43045 / 43060 / 43073 / 43075

Each of these ex EMR HST power cars have now transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Long Marston for ongoing storage

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Southeastern Railway

465004

Now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Southeastern Railway

466010

Now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Transport for Wales

158836

Transferred to Doncaster Wabtec for exam/maintenance work

Transport for Wales

67025

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

West Midlands Railway

323223

This unit has transferred from Allerton TMD to Wolverton Works to undergo maintenance work

West Midlands Railway / Chiltern Railways

172102

After it's recent transfer from Chiltern, this unit has now commenced revenue earning service with WMR