railway news

May 2021

16 November 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 Wembley TMD

Chiltern Railways

68014

Currently awaiting maintenance at Wembley TMD

Colas Rail

37057 / 37421

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

37175

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

56094

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

70814

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

Colas Rail

70817

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

DB Cargo

60007

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66025 / 66041

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66053

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Didcot Yard and has now resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

66080 / 66093

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

DB Cargo

66084

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Hither Green and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

66099

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66102

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

DB Cargo

66128

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66131

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66149 / 66169

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66185

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Arpley Sidings and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66199

Has now transferred from Dollands Moor to Toton TMD to undergo exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

66207

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67006

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

92042

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

Direct Rail Services

57002

Has suffered a recent failure in the Dereham area and is now requiring attention

Direct Rail Services

57309

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66427

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59002

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

Freightliner

59201

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66501

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

Freightliner

66511 / 66568

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

Freightliner

66512 / 66570

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

Freightliner

66524 / 66565

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

Freightliner

66543 / 66572

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

Freightliner

66544

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich Yard

Freightliner

66549

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66558

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

Freightliner

66561

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66589

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

Freightliner

66621

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66622

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70009

This loco has now been returned from stored status (DHLT), having been in store since April 2020 at Leeds Midland Road but is now undergoing exam/maintenance work at the same location

Freightliner

70015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70017

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

70019

This loco has been placed into stored status (DHLT) at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90007 / 90046 / 90048

All have completed their exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and have now returned to service

Freightliner

90014 / 90016

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

GB Railfreight

56081

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby Litchurch Lane and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

60056

Currently sat at Tuebrook Sidings having suffered a recent failure and now requiring assistance

GB Railfreight

60087

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66702

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66712

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

GB Railfreight

66713 / 66743 / 66756 / 66761

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

GB Railfreight

66741

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Fort William

GB Railfreight

66755

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66782

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Cardiff Tidal and has now resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

66783

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Belmont Yard

GB Railfreight

66784

Has now transferred from Doncaster Roberts Road to Peterborough GBRf Depot to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

73961

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92028

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

Greater Anglia

720535 / 720565

Both of these newly built GA units have now commenced mainline testing having previously been stored at Worksop and Derby Litchurch Lane respectively

Locomotive Services Ltd

37667

This loco has now received the name "Flopsie"

Network Rail

97303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Shrewsbury Coleham TMD

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

365507 / 365535

Both of these units have now been transferred to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will be scrapped

Southeastern Railway / South Western Railway

707001 / 707029

Seemingly out of nowhere, these two units have now appeared in the hands of Southeastern Railway and have apparently entered service with their new operator having transferred from SWR