railway news

May 2021

16 June 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

73971

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Fort William

Colas Rail

43045 / 43060

Having only spent a short period of time with Colas Rail, these ex EMR HST power cars have been transferred from Leicester L.I.P to Nemesis Rail at Burton for storage

Colas Rail

70801

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Yard

DB Cargo

60011

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

DB Cargo

60017

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at the Peak Forest Cemex facility

DB Cargo

60044

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

DB Cargo

66014 / 66063 / 66084

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66040

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66147

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

DB Cargo

66181

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66188

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90026

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

DB Cargo

90029

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

DB Cargo

90034

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

92036

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has resumed active duties

DB Cargo

92041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

37402

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

Direct Rail Services

57304

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57311

Having been in store at MOD Longtown and then Carlisle Kingmoor TMD, this loco has now transferred from Kingmoor to Eastleigh Works where it is expected to become a parts donor. Current rumour is that it will be supplying it's bogies to 57302 which would enable this loco to come out of it's own hibernation period

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66425 / 66430

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66428

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at the Cemex facility in the Peak Forest and has resumed active duties

Direct Rail Services

66434

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88010

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

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

66509 / 66518 / 66525

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

Freightliner

66524

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

Freightliner

66546

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

Freightliner

66560

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66570

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

Freightliner

66615

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tunstead Sidings

Freightliner

66623

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at East Usk Yard

Freightliner

70019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90014 / 90045

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

Freightliner

90043

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

GB Railfreight

60021

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66718

Currently at the Peak Forest Cemex terminal having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

66727

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road but has now transferred to Longport EMD where it may undergo further maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66732

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66733 / 66740 / 66785

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to active duties

GB Railfreight

66739 / 66760 / 66764 / 66771

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

GB Railfreight

66764

Renamed "Major John Poyntz Engineer & Railwayman" to honour the life of "the last Royal Engineer officer to be appointed a HM Railway Inspector"

GB Railfreight

66776

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tonbridge Yard

GB Railfreight

66779

Recovered from it's recent failure at Bardon Hill and has returned to normal duties

GB Railfreight

73136

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

Greater Anglia

317708

Transferred from Ilford EMUD to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage having been taken off lease by Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

720512

This unit is now built and is currently residing at Derby Litchurch Lane for potentially additional work to be carried out prior to testing commencing

Greater Anglia

720546

Having commenced mainline testing last year, this unit has now transferred to Worksop Sidings for storage pending further testing or introduction to revenue earning service with GA

Off Lease (East Midlands Railway)

43303 / 43317

These ex EMR power cars have now transferred from Barrow Hill to Neville Hill for what is believed to be de-commissioning work

Rail Operations Group

37800 / 37884

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Rail Operations Group

57312

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

TransPennine Express

68033

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

Transport for Wales

143604 / 143608 / 143610 / 143614 / 143624

Each of these pacer units have now made their final journey from Landore TMD to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped having ceased operating for TfW in May

Transport for Wales

153909

Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Landore TMD where it will undergo modification work and receive the TfW livery

Transport for Wales

153926

Mod work complete at Landore TMD and has now received the new TfW Red & White livery and is ready for a return to service

Transport for Wales

67010

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

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