railway news

May 2021

16 April 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 / GB Railfreight

73967 / 73968

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

Chiltern Railways

68012

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge and is now ready for a return to work

Colas Rail

56049

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56302

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

Colas Rail

70813

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Landore TMD

DB Cargo

60001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60024

Has now transferred from Goole Docks to Toton TMD where it is undergoing exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

60062

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

DB Cargo

66009

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Southampton West Docks

DB Cargo

66014 / 66051

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

DB Cargo

66025

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

DB Cargo

66039 / 66085

Both are awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66056

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66104

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

DB Cargo

66120

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66131

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66137

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

DB Cargo

66165

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Peak Forest and is now ready for a return to work

DB Cargo

67021 / 67024

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90036

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90037

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Electric TMD and is now ready for a return to service

Direct Rail Services

37419

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to Carlisle to resume it's 'Thunderbird' duties for Avanti West Coast

Direct Rail Services

66108

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

Direct Rail Services

68002

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has resumed duties

Direct Rail Services

68003

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88009

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

Freightliner

59201

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

Freightliner

59203

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66502

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66525 / 66589

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

Freightliner

66534 / 66585

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P and have returned to service

Freightliner

66561

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

Freightliner

66564

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66566

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66569

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66570

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

Freightliner

66591

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66956

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

70007 / 70017

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

Freightliner

90010

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90013

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60026

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60087

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66708 / 66763

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66711 / 66791

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66718 / 66744 / 66746 / 66779

All have now completed their exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66736 / 66789

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough GBRf Depot and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66780

Showing as having suffered a failure at Trafford Park and now requiring some assistance

GB Railfreight

66782

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Hams Hall

Greater Anglia

321354 / 321360

These units have today been transferred from Clacton EMUD to C F Booths at Rotherham where they will be scrapped

London North Eastern Railway

91107

This loco has now transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Doncaster Wabtec for ongoing maintenance work

Network Rail

73138

This stored loco has now been transferred from Derby RTC to Rowsley at Peak Rail for store whilst it's future is decided

Rail Operations Group

37510

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

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Derby RTC

Railway Support Services

08460

Has now transferred from Eastleigh Works to Felixstowe Docks

Railway Support Services

08511

This shunter has returned back to Eastleigh following a spell of maintenance at Wishaw

Railway Support Services

08663

Has now transferred from Felixstowe Docks to Wishaw where it will undergo maintenance work

South Western Railway

701508

Another new unit to have rolled off the production line at Derby Litchurch Lane. Has today transferred from Derby to Worksop Sidings for store pending testing

Transport for Wales

230010

As TfW continue to edge towards having these little units in service, this particular unit has resumed mainline testing this week

Transport for Wales

67025

Has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD where it is undergoing exam/maintenance work