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railway news

May 2021

09 September 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.


Colas Rail

43272 / 43274

Both of these ex EMR power cars have now left their temporary storage location on the Severn Valley Railway and have today transferred to Derby RTC, where they will presumably be readied for mainline work with Colas

Great Western Railway


This unit has now transferred back home to Reading Traincare Depot having spent a period of time in store at Eastleigh since July

The Cab Yard / Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr / Gatwick Express

442405 (Carriage 77386)

It has been confirmed today that the cab of carriage 77386 from this ex Gatwick Express unit has been saved by The Cab Yard who are kindly allowing it to be displayed at the Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway in the near future

University of Birmingham / Northern Trains


This unit has now transferred to Long Marston where it will fall into the hands of University of Birmingham who have a project lined up for this ex Northern pacer unit

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