railway news

May 2021

20 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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Detail

Chiltern Railways

165004

This unit has transferred north to Doncaster Wabtec to undergo maintenance work

Chiltern Railways

68010

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

Chiltern Railways

68014

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

Colas Rail

37175

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

Colas Rail

37610

This loco has completed it's maintenance work at Barrow Hill and has now returned to service

Colas Rail

56049

This loco has now transferred from Doncaster Up Decoy to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

56094

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

Colas Rail

70801

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Yard

Colas Rail

70806

This loco has now transferred from Barassie Civil Engineers to Grangemouth Oil Terminal either for onward transfer to a depot or to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

70814

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

DB Cargo

60011

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

DB Cargo

66009

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

DB Cargo

66041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66051

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

DB Cargo

66053

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Didcot Yard

DB Cargo

66061 / 66098

Both have now completed their bout of maintenance work at St Blazey and have now returned to service

DB Cargo

66115

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66116

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

DB Cargo

66120

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

DB Cargo

66124

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66128 / 66168 / 66169

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

DB Cargo

66185

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66207

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

DB Cargo

67006

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Wembley TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

37218

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

37407

Undergoing exam/maintenance at York Works

Direct Rail Services

37419

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

Direct Rail Services

66432

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Daventry Tesco (DRS)

Direct Rail Services

68001 / 68002 / 68003

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

222017

This unit is currently undergoing a repaint into the EMR Purple, White & Grey livery from it's previous EMT White, Blue, Red & Orange colours

East Midlands Railway

222023

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

59002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59204

This loco is now wearing the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery after a repaint at Toton TMD from it's previous DBS Red colours

Freightliner

66510 / 66561

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

Freightliner

66512 / 66537

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

Freightliner

66533

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

Freightliner

66538

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66541 / 66559 / 66599

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

Freightliner

66542

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66544

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley Yard

Freightliner

66555

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66556

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66569

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66592

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66594

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

Freightliner

66622

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

Freightliner

66953

After it's recent failure, this loco is now awaiting maintenance at Crewe BAsford Hall

Freightliner

66957

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70014

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70017

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90043

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

GB Railfreight

66746 / 66755 / 66781

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

GB Railfreight

66784

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

GB Railfreight

73109 / 73961

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at St. Leonard's Depot and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

73119

Recovered from it's recent failure at Tonbridge Yard and has now resumed normal service

GB Railfreight

73212

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Yard

GB Railfreight

92014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

92033

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

Greater Anglia

321410 / 321447

Both of these units have transferred to Gascoigne Wood Sidings and into storage

Locomotive Services Ltd

20096

Having been out of action for much of this year, this loco has now completed it's maintenance work and has today returned to active mainline service

Locomotive Services Ltd

37521

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Merseyrail

777008 / 777012

Both of these new Merseyrail units have now transferred from Kirkdale TMD to Crewe Arriva Traincare

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

365523 / 365533

Both of these units have become the latest of the fleet to be transferred to Sims Metal at Newport Docks for scrapping

Railway Support Services

08703

This shunter has now left Tyseley TMD to return back to Willesden TMD

Transport for Wales

153935

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

153972

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

Transport for Wales

230006

This unit has now transferred from Birkenhead to Crewe Arriva Traincare to undergo maintenance and modification work

Transport for Wales

231002 / 231004

These are the first of this new TfW fleet to arrive into the UK and head to Cardiff Canton TMD to prepare for testing and training