railway news

May 2021

07 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.

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Number
Detail

Avanti West Coast

390112

This Pendolino is now sporting the full AWC Green & White vinyls but has suffered a failure and has been towed to Wembley for repairs

Caledonian Sleeper

73966

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

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

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

Colas Rail

70809

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

DB Cargo

60011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60011 / 60020

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60039

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

DB Cargo

66018 / 66065

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66021

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

DB Cargo

66055 / 66098

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66067

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66074

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

DB Cargo

66102

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

DB Cargo

66135 / 66147 / 66160

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66192

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66197

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

DB Cargo

90020

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90026

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight / Colas Rail

56049

This loco has transferred from Colas Rail to Devon & Cornwall Railfreight on a short term lease to help with fleet issues at DCR - there appears to be suggestions that a second Class 56 will follow suit in due course

Direct Rail Services

37424

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37425

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57307

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

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66302

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66425

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88010

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service

Freightliner

59201

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

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66501

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66509

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

Freightliner

66537

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

Freightliner

66543

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66553

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66598

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

Freightliner

66602

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley

Freightliner

66604

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

Freightliner

66606

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tunstead Sidings

Freightliner

66613

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

Freightliner

66617

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at East Usk Yard

Freightliner

70015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70019

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

GB Railfreight

66709

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

GB Railfreight

66713

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66730 / 66731 / 66759 / 66787

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

GB Railfreight

66786

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings

GB Railfreight

73109

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73109 / 73201

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

73119

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

Greater Anglia

720563

This unit has now entered revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Locomotive Services Ltd

37667

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

47593

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

90001

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

Locomotive Services Ltd

D1935 (47805)

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

ScotRail

153377 / 153380

Both of these units are now sporting the ScotRail Saltire Blue livery with the cycling decals to signify their new use as bike storage units to be used on the West Highland Line

TransPennine Express

68026

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

Transport for Wales

150254

This unit has now completed their refurb and is sporting the TfW Red & White livery having previously been in the Arriva Trains Wales Blue colour scheme (thanks to Trainspotter2004 on Train Siding for this gen)