railway news

May 2021

13 December 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

Chiltern Railways

68010

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

70807

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

DB Cargo

60019 / 60020 / 60024 / 60039

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66024 / 66078

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66098

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66113

Currently awaiting maintenance at Acton Yard

DB Cargo

66131

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66147 / 66183 / 66188

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66179

This loco has now arrived into the UK following transfer from DBC's European operations and will head to Toton for mods to UK specification

DB Cargo

66224 / 66244

These loco's have now arrived into the UK following transfer from DBC's European operations and will head to Toton for mods to UK specification

DB Cargo

90036

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

Direct Rail Services

66302

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

Direct Rail Services

88003

Currently awaiting maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

East Midlands Railway

360104

This is the latest of the Class 360 fleet to receive a repaint into the EMR Purple & Silver livery having previously worn the Greater Anglia Blue colours

Freightliner

59102

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

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66418

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66523 / 66537

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66548

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

Freightliner

66555

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

Freightliner

66571

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66590

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

Freightliner

70016

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

Freightliner

90006

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

GB Railfreight

60021

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal

GB Railfreight

60096

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Liverpool Biomass Terminal and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66709 / 66773

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

GB Railfreight

66721

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

GB Railfreight

66722

This loco has now transferred from Peterborough (GBRf) TMD to Longport EMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66731

Currently at Doncaster Roberts Road having suffered a recent failure and requiring attention

GB Railfreight

66747 / 66761

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings

GB Railfreight

66748

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

Great Northern / Gatwick Express

387202

This unit has now received Great Northern branding over it's Gatwick Express livery

Greater Anglia

720580

This unit has now entered revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

720581

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

Locomotive Services Ltd

D1935 (47805)

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

London North Western Railway

730101

This unit has now transferred from Old Dalby to Oxley TMD for store following a period of testing on the Old Dalby test track

West Midlands Railway

730003

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service