railway news

May 2021

08 October 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

Colas Rail

56049

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

Colas Rail

56113

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

DB Cargo

60017

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

DB Cargo

60024

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

DB Cargo

60062

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66006

This loco is currently sat at Brentford Town West London Waste having suffered a failure and now requiring some attention

DB Cargo

66039

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

DB Cargo

66044

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Toton TMD where it currently awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66061

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Arpley Sidings and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66087

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66089

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66095

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66121

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

DB Cargo

66130 / 66186

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66149

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard

DB Cargo

66199

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67002 / 67006

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67005

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD, this loco has now transferred to Toton TMD to await further maintenance

DB Cargo

90035

Has we suspected after it's long overdue return from Rectory Junction yesterday, this loco is now awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37422

Having seemingly run into some difficulties whilst working the Anglia RHTT circuits, this loco is currently awaiting maintenance at Stowmarket

Direct Rail Services

66432

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88002

Currently at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD having suffered a recent failure

Direct Rail Services

88003

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

Freightliner

47830

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

Freightliner

59201

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66418

Has now transferred from Ipswich L.I.P to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66502

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

Freightliner

66518

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66525

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

Freightliner

66550 / 66570

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

Freightliner

66555

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

Freightliner

66563

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

Freightliner

66599

This loco has been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Leeds Midland Road since June 2021

Freightliner

66606

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

Freightliner

66953

This loco has now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Crewe Basford Hall since June 2021. It is currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66955 / 66956 / 66957

Having been in storage at various locations including Crewe Basford Hall and Westbury TMD since May 2021, these loco's have now been officially reallocated to an active pool having commenced some duties in August but having remained in stored status

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90004 / 90016

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

Freightliner

90011 / 90015 / 90046

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

Freightliner

90041

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

59003

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works

GB Railfreight

60087

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

GB Railfreight

60095

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock and has returned to normal duties

GB Railfreight

66702 / 66759

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

GB Railfreight

66704

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

66739

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66744

This loco has now transferred from Tuebrook Sidings to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66760 / 66782

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66763

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Hams Hall and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66789

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

GB Railfreight

66790

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Peak Forest Cemex facility

GB Railfreight

66793

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

GB Railfreight

66795

This loco has today been named "Bescot LDC" in celebration of the upgrade works which has been recently completed at the West Midlands hub

GB Railfreight

73136

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73961

Currently at Tonbridge Yard having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

73961 / 73965

Both are currently at Tonbridge Yard having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

92014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Hull Trains

802305

Having been the last of the Hull Trains "Paragon" Trains to be in Plain Blue, this unit has now received a Grey/White stripe showing the landmarks across the HT routes along with "21st Anniversary" decals to celebrate Hull Trains 21st year in operation

Rail Operations Group

37510

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

Transport for Wales

67017

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

Transport for Wales

67025

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