railway news

May 2021

13 October 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

73968

Having been undergoing maintenance work at both Craigentinny TMD and Doncaster Roberts Road, this loco has now transferred to Leicester L.I.P. It is currently unclear if this is for further maintenance there or for onward transfer to another depot but it does remain under maintenance status

Colas Rail

70813

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

60001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60062

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

DB Cargo

66050

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

DB Cargo

66056

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

DB Cargo

66086

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66094

Currently awaiitng maintenance at Didcot Yard

DB Cargo

66107

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

DB Cargo

66154 / 66181

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66168

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

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006

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

DB Cargo

90019 / 90026 / 90037

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90020 / 90036

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and have returned to service

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

56091

After being under a maintenance status since April of this year, this loco has finally returned to active status having completed it's maintenance work at Leicester L.I.P

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

Having come off the rails at Leicester L.I.P earlier this week, this loco is now undergoing maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

37402

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at York Works and has noe returned to service

Direct Rail Services

37407

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Stowmarket Down Goods Loop

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Inverness Yard

Direct Rail Services

66305

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

66424

Has now completed it's exam/maintenance work, carried out at both Crewe Gresty Bridge and Crewe Electric TMD's, and has returned to normal service

Direct Rail Services

68003

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68016

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

Direct Rail Services

88001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Eversholt Rail

321334

This newly converted parcel unit has now completed it's maintenance at Wolverton Works and has been transferred to Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal

Eversholt Rail

321419 / 321429

Both of these ex Greater Anglia units have today been transferred from Worksop Sidings to Wolverton Works for conversion work to transform them into parcel carrying units

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

66502

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66507 / 66518 / 66596

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66512

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66513

Completed it's maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P and has returned to service

Freightliner

66523

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66526

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66553 / 66557

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

Freightliner

66561

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hoo Junction Up Yard

Freightliner

66563

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Merehead TMD and is back to normal status

Freightliner

66572

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66601

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70017

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

90014

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

GB Railfreight

66717

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

GB Railfreight

66729

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66729 / 66741

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

GB Railfreight

66730

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

GB Railfreight

66798

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

73961 / 73962

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

GB Railfreight

92014

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

GB Railfreight

92018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

720580

This unit has now completed it's build and has been transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Old Dalby to undergo test track workings (see news on 14th October for more updates on this!)

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

365503 / 365513

Both of these ex Great Northern units have now transferred from Crewe South Yard to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be disposed of

Rail Operations Group

37601

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

Southeastern Railway

465010 / 465019

Both of these units have now returned back from storage at Worksop Sidings and have returned to service with Southeastern

TransPennine Express

68034

After a lengthy period of maintenance work at both Crewe Gresty Bridge and Carlisle Kingmoor TMD's, this loco has now returned to normal service

Transport for Wales

230010

This newly converted ex London Underground unit has now transferred from Long Marston to Crewe Carriage Sidings (thanks to Trainspotter2004 for this gen)

West Midlands Railway

196002

Now transferred from the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Tyseley TMD to undergo preperation work for mainline testing