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railway news

May 2021

07 March 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.


East Midlands Railway


This is the first of the Class 170s to transfer from WMR to EMR to receive a new colour scheme. It is now in the EMR Purple & Silver livery having had it's repaint completed at Crewe Arriva Traincare

East Midlands Railway

360102 / 360113

Both of these units have now commenced mainline test workings following their transfer to EMR

Network Rail


This power car has today transferred from Derby RTC to Leeds Neville Hill TMD where it will undergo a period of maintenance work

Network Rail


This ex LNER and EMR HST power car is now sporting Network Rail decals over it's ex LNER livery and has commenced working for Network Rail today

Northern Trains


After it's recent derailment at Edge Hill TMD, this unit has now returned to the same depot having had maintenance work undertaken in Llanwern. We now await it's entry into service which will mean all of the Class 195's are officially in service

Transport for Wales


This unit has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Wabtec at Doncaster for maintenance work

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