railway news

May 2021

11 May 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

Caledonian Sleeper / GB Railfreight

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Inverness

Colas Rail

56096

Having been undergoing exam/maintenance work at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD, this loco has now transferred to Baglan Bay to continue it's maintenance work

Colas Rail

66849

Currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Colas Rail

70815

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

60010

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66001 / 66034 / 66085

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66011

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Exeter Riverside Yard and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66014

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66065

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

DB Cargo

66083

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

DB Cargo

66095

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

DB Cargo

66103 / 66117 / 66156 / 66165

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66112 / 66186 / 66194

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

DB Cargo

66121 / 66161

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66124

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

DB Cargo

66154

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

67005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67016

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

DB Cargo

90034

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90039

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

DB Cargo

92019

Currently awaiting maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37407

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66301

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66302

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66305

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

Direct Rail Services

66421

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66425

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

Direct Rail Services

66428

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend

Direct Rail Services

68009

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68012

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

Direct Rail Services

88001 / 88008

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88002 / 88005

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

East Midlands Railway

170532

This unit has now received it's new colours and has appeared in the EMR Purple and Silver livery after it's transfer across from WMR

Freightliner

59001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

59206

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66502

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66517 / 66570

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66518

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

Freightliner

66524

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

Freightliner

66558 / 66589

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66563

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66571

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66585

Undergoing exam/maintenance at the Freightliner terminal at London Gateway

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66618

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66621

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66955

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70010 / 70014

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90010 / 90047

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

Freightliner

90013 / 90041

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

59003

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard, this loco has now transferred north to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's maintenance work

GB Railfreight

60085

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66706

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66712

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66736 / 66752 / 66755 / 66779 / 66784

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66716

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

GB Railfreight

73963

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73965

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92033

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

GB Railfreight

92043

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

London North Eastern Railway

91110

This loco is the first of the fleet to return to active service with LNER after their period of maintenance work. It is anticipated that another set will return to action on Thursday of this week

Northern Trains

150006 (ex 150147) / 150223

This is the 2nd of the Northern Class 150s to be strengthened to a 3 car unit. Newly renumbered as 150006 this unit now comprises of carriages 52147 & 57147 from 150147 and 57223, which is the centre car, from unit 150223. (Thanks to Lee Botham for this gen through a Gen Submit submission)

Rail Operations Group

57310

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

Southeastern Railway

465906

This unit has now been transferred from Slade Green to Doncaster Wabtec for maintenance

Transport for Wales

150257

This unit is the latest to head into Pullman's at Cardiff for it's repaint into the TfW Red & White colours along with an internal refurb (thanks to Trainspotter2004 on Train Siding for this gen)

Transport for Wales

769426

We may be a little behind with this news, but we have today found out that this unit is complete with it's conversion from a Class 319. 75% of the unit did move to Cardiff Canton for a brief spell but has since returned to Loughborough where the other 25% had remained. It is currently in Northern livery having been the demonstrator unit (769000) for Porterbrook but will be repainted into TfW colours in due course. (Thanks to "507021" for their submission via the Gen Submit screen for this info)