railway news

May 2021

16 March 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

73970

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

Caledonian Sleeper

73971

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Chiltern Railways

68014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Colas Rail

56078

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Millerhill Yard and is now ready for a return to action

Colas Rail

56087 / 56090

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56094

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

Colas Rail

70806

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) Depot

DB Cargo

60011

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

DB Cargo

60015

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Bristol East Depot and has returned to service

DB Cargo

60017 / 60040

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

DB Cargo

60019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tees Yard

DB Cargo

60062

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66003 / 66018

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66004 / 66006

Completed their exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66085

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66087

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66102

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

DB Cargo

66125

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

DB Cargo

66129

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

DB Cargo

66162

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Rotherham Masborough Steel Terminal and has now returmed to service

DB Cargo

66169

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67007

This loco has now been reinstated to an active pool having previously been in store at Crewe Electric since 25/02/21. It is now undergoing exam/maintenance work in preparation for a return to service

DB Cargo

67012

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67020

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

DB Cargo

90026

Has now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store since 09/03/21. It is now awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90029

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

DB Cargo

90034

This loco has been under maintenance work since October 2020 but has now been officially stored (WFMS) at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90036 / 90039

Both of these loco's have now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Crewe Electric TMD since 09/03/21

Direct Rail Services

37402

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37716

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

57308

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to Thunderbird duties at Rugby

Direct Rail Services

66031

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

This loco is the 3rd of the on loan sheds to be repainted into the DRS Blue & White livery having previously been in EWS Red & Yellow

Direct Rail Services

66303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66428

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

Direct Rail Services

68002

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

Direct Rail Services

68004

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

Direct Rail Services

88001

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Lancashire Railway

25279

Is now in BR Blue livery having previously been in a 2 Tone Green livery

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

59204

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66415

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

Freightliner

66506 / 66555 / 66585

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

Freightliner

66508 / 66562

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

Freightliner

66517

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

Freightliner

66529 / 66592 / 66596

All have completed their bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66561

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66566

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66623

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

Freightliner

70001 / 70017

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and have returned to service

Freightliner

70006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90009 / 90014 / 90049

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90011 / 90016

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

47749

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works and has returned to Leicester L.I.P to ready for a return to work

GB Railfreight

60085

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66707 / 66772 / 66792

All of these loco's are undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66780

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

GB Railfreight

66783

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot

GB Railfreight

66785

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

69002

This newly converted loco has now transferred from Longport EMD to Eastleigh Works, where it will now undergo a repaint into GBRf colours

GB Railfreight

73136

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

73141

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73963

Has now transferred from Tonbridge Yard to St. Leonard's Depot to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

92014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Greater Anglia

720530

This is the latest of the new fleet of Class 720's to be completed at Litchurch Lane in Derby. It is now stored pending a period of testing

Harry Needle Rail Company

31454

This loco has today been transferred to Shires Removal and Storage at Kinsley for storage

London North Eastern Railway

91119

Has now transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Doncaster Belmont Yard

London North Eastern Railway

91130

Has now transferred from Doncaster Belmont Yard to Neville Hill TMD

Loram UK / Michael Owen Locomotives

20189 / 20205

Both of these loco's are now back on loan to Loram UK

Network Rail

97303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Shrewsbury Coleham TMD

Northern Trains

195021

Having returned to the North West in recent weeks after repairs in Wales, this unit is now out on mileage accumulation runs

Swanage Railway

33012

Currently undergoing corrosion repair work at Eastleigh Works

Transport for Wales

67010

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