railway news

May 2021

10 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

GB Railfreight

66797

Having recently arrived in the UK, this loco is now sporting a Beacon Rail Blue livery with GBRf and Beacon branding as it is readied for use in the UK

Greater Anglia

321428 / 321432

Both of these units are now officially off lease and have transferred from Clacton EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Locomotive Services Ltd

37521 (D6817)

Has now completed it's bout of maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD and has returned to service

South Western Railway

442416 (carriage 77421)

Having undergone component recovery at Wolverton Works, carriage 77421 from this unit has been transferred to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where it will be scrapped

West Midlands Railway

196009

Having spent some time in store at the Telford International Railfreight Park, this unit has now transferred across to it's new home at Tyseley TMD to prepare for a period of mainline testing

West Midlands Railway

196011

After it's arrival into the UK, we were unsure as to where this unit had been transported to but we now have information that it is at Tyseley TMD where it will be readied for testing