railway news

May 2021

15 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

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

56049

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

Colas Rail

56096

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

Colas Rail

70809

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

60020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60024 / 60039

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66039

Currently at Dollands Moor having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

DB Cargo

66056

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

DB Cargo

66057 / 66065

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

DB Cargo

66060

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66088

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66113

Completed it's maintenance work at Acton Yard and has now returned to normal working status

DB Cargo

66121 / 66127

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66131 / 66142

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

DB Cargo

66150

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

DB Cargo

66171

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66176

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Warrington Arpley Sidings

DB Cargo

66179

After arriving into the UK earlier this week, this loco has now made its way to Toton TMD where it is now awaiting further maintenance

DB Cargo

66183

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

DB Cargo

66224 / 66244

After arriving into the UK earlier this week, these loco's have now made their way to Toton TMD where they are now awaiting further maintenance

DB Cargo

67012

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67013

Currently awaiting maintenance at Eastleigh Works

DB Cargo

67020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90039

Completed it's period of maintenance work at Mossend and has now resumed service

DB Cargo

92042

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

66423

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

Direct Rail Services

66425

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

Direct Rail Services

68006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

East Midlands Railway

222001

This unit is now sporing the EMR Purple, White & Grey livery after a repaint from it's previous EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange colours

Freightliner

59001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66418

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

Freightliner

66420

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66510

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Banbury Reservoir Sidings

Freightliner

66512

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66518

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

Freightliner

66523 / 66537

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66540

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66585

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66593

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at East Usk Yard

Freightliner

66605

Currently awaiting maintenance at West Thurrock FLR Sidings

Freightliner

66618

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66951

Awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

70002 / 70007

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70015

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90005

This loco is now sporting the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having had a repaint at Wolverton Works, replacing it's former Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90007 / 90016 / 90042

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90046

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

GB Railfreight

47749

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

60021

This loco has now transferred from Liverpool Biomass to Tuebrook Sidings to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tuebrook Sidings

GB Railfreight

66731 / 66790

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

GB Railfreight

66734

This number has not been allocated to a loco for many a year in the UK but finally, having been re-registered back in March, it finally has a loco to attach it to. Believed to be ex 513-10 from Europe, this loco has now arrived at Immingham Docks and is currently awaiting onward transport to a GB depot

GB Railfreight

66747 / 66761

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings and have now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66764

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

66773

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

GB Railfreight

66782

This loco has now transferred from Tuebrook Sidings to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66784

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

92032

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

Greater Anglia

321426 / 321433

Both of these units have now transferred from Ilford EMD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Greater Anglia

720576

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wembley Yard for storage pending mainline testing

Merseyrail

777016

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

South Western Railway

455726 / 455847

Both of these units have now been taken off lease and transferred to Long Marston for storage pending probable scrapping

Southeastern Railway

465249

This unit has transferred from Worksop Sidings to Ely Papworth Sidings for continued storage

TransPennine Express

68034

This loco is currently undergoing maintenance work on the wheel lathe at Longsight TMD

Transport for Wales

150227

Now completed it's internal refurb work at Pullmans, Cardiff and is now sporting the TfW White, Red & Grey livery

Transport for Wales

67008

This loco has now transferred from Crewe Arriva Traincare to Crewe Electric TMD, via a run out to Chester, to await further maintenance

Transport for Wales

67010 / 67017

Both of these locos have now completed their exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD and have resumed normal service

Transport for Wales

67015

This loco has now completed it's exam/maintenance work at Holyhead Sidings and has returned to service

Transport for Wales

67025

This loco has now transferred from Crewe South Yard to Cardiff Canton TMD to undergo exam/maintenance work

West Midlands Railway

196008 / 196012

Both of these units have today transferred from Tyseley TMD to the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington for further storage

West Midlands Railway

196112

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