railway news

May 2021

09 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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Detail

Caledonian Sleeper

73967 / 73968

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

70803

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

Colas Rail

70807

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Oxwellmains

DB Cargo

60044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

66015

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66018

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

DB Cargo

66018 / 66065

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

DB Cargo

66055 / 66090

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66067

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

DB Cargo

66115

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66135 / 66160

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

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

92036

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

DB Cargo (Euro Cargo Rail)

66010 / 66028

These loco's have arrived into the UK from mainland Europe and are currently in situ at Dollands Moor. It appears that these, along with others due to arrive, are transferring for use by DBC in the UK

DB Cargo (Euro Cargo Rail)

66190

This loco has arrived into the UK from mainland Europe and are currently in situ at Dollands Moor. It appears that this, along with others due to arrive, is transferring for use by DBC in the UK

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight / Colas Rail

56105

Has now joined 56049 on a short term lease from Colas to Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

Direct Rail Services

37402 / 37425

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and have returned to service

Direct Rail Services

37716

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

Direct Rail Services

66302

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

Direct Rail Services

66431

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

Direct Rail Services

66434

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88007

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

Freightliner

66501

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

Freightliner

66506

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66537

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

Freightliner

66540 / 66599

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66543

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

Freightliner

66556

Now transferred from Merehead TMD to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66589

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

Freightliner

66602

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

Freightliner

66606

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

Freightliner

66617

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

Freightliner

66622

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

Freightliner

66952

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

Freightliner

66953

This loco has been placed into storage (DHLT) at Crewe Basford Hall. This takes the tally of 66/9 loco's in store to 4 from the 6 in the fleet

Freightliner

70001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70008

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70019

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90009 / 90042

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

Freightliner

90014

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

GB Railfreight

60076

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

GB Railfreight

66708

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

GB Railfreight

66713

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

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66717 / 66725 / 66727

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

GB Railfreight

66744

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Yard

GB Railfreight

66769

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

GB Railfreight

66774

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66786

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

GB Railfreight

73128

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73128 / 73141

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot

Great Western Railway

769930

Now commenced mainline testing after it's recent conversion from a Class 319

Great Western Railway

769936

This unit has now transferred from Long Marston to Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent where it will remain pending the commencement of mainline testing (thanks to 507021 via Gen Submit for this info)

Great Western Railway

769944

This unit has now completed it's conversion from 319444 and has been transferred from Loughborough Works to Nemesis Rail at Burton where it will be stored pending the commencement of mainline testing in the GWR region (thanks to 507021 via Gen Submit for this info)

Greater Anglia

317338 / 317340 / 317344 / 317883

These units have now returned from a period of warm store at Harwich Parkeston Quay Sidings and are back in service

Greater Anglia

317714 /317723

Transferred from Ilford EMUD to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage having been taken off lease by Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

317729 / 317732

Returned back to Ilford EMUD after a period of warm storage at Harwich Parkeston Quay Sidings

Greater Anglia

720575

This unit is the latest of the fleet to come off the Derby Litchurch Lane Works production line and has now transferred from there to join it's classmates at Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

Hanson & Hall

50008

Following the completion of maintenance work, as well as the new look livery, this loco is currently enjoying some mainline action with test workings out of Eastleigh Works

Locomotive Services Ltd

37667

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

Locomotive Services Ltd

47593 / 47828

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD and have resumed normal working duties

London North Eastern Railway

91124

This is the latest of the Class 91 loco's to return to mainline revenue earning action after a period of heavy maintenance work

Transport for Wales

196011

This unit arrived into the UK earlier this week and was spotted heading north via road - unsure as to whether it has gone to Tyseley TMD or the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington at the moment

Transport for Wales

67008

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Cardiff Canton TMD and has returned to duties

Transport for Wales

67017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD