railway news

May 2021

20 October 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

Colas Rail

56090

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

70812

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

Colas Rail

70817

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Carriage Holding Sidings and has now resumed normal service

DB Cargo

60015

This loco has now returned to DB Cargo after a brief lease spell with Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

DB Cargo

60020

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60074

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

DB Cargo

66003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66093

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Belmont Yard

DB Cargo

66096

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66137

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Rainham Steel Terminal

DB Cargo

66142

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66164

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

DB Cargo

66177 / 66198

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66185

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tees Yard

DB Cargo

66207

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

DB Cargo

66221

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

DB Cargo

67007

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

20301 / 20302 / 20303 / 20304 / 20305 / 20308 / 20309 / 20312

All of these loco's have now been placed officially for sale by DRS with any interested parties having until early November to submit their tender

Direct Rail Services

37606 / 37703

Both of these loco's have now been placed officially for sale by DRS with any interested parties having until early November to submit their tender

Direct Rail Services

37716

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

57003

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Stowmarket Down Goods Loop and has now returned to service

Direct Rail Services

57302 / 57311

Both of these loco's have now been placed officially for sale by DRS with any interested parties having until early November to submit their tender

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

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

Direct Rail Services

66434

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88008

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59004 / 59101

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59201

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

59206

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

Freightliner

66418

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66502

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

Freightliner

66507

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

Freightliner

66529

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

Freightliner

66539

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66553

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66561

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66562

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

Freightliner

66570

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66615

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66951

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66952

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70010

This loco has now transferred from Doncaster Wabtec to Leeds Midland Road to undergo exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

70019

Having commenced exam/maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT, this loco has now transferred north to Leeds FLT where it is currently awaiting further maintenance

Freightliner

90004 / 90007

Both of these locos have now transferred to Wolverton Works where they will undergo a repaint into FLR colours from their previous Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90008

This loco is now sporting the G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having had a repaint at Wolverton Works, replacing it's former Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90048

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

GB Railfreight

47727

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

GB Railfreight

59003

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

60096

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tuebrook Sidings

GB Railfreight

66726

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

GB Railfreight

66736

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66774

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

GB Railfreight

66788

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

GB Railfreight

66790

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

GB Railfreight

66799

This newly acquired loco has now transferred from Longport EMD to Tonbridge Yard where it will remain pending onward movement to Eastleigh Works for it's turn in the paint shop

GB Railfreight

73109

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

Locomotive Services Ltd

37667

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Rail Operations Group

37800

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

Rail Operations Group

37884

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

Rail Operations Group

57303

Has now transferred from Eastleigh Works to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to continue it's maintenance work

South Western Railway

701032

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

South Western Railway

701034

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Eastleigh Works for storage pending mainline testing

Transport for Wales

150237

Now completed it's internal refurb work at Pullmans, Cardiff and is now sporting the TfW White, Red & Grey livery

Transport for Wales

150283

Currently at Pullmans, Cardiff Canton where it will become the latest of the TfW fleet to undergo an internal refurb and receive the TfW livery on it's exterior

Transport for Wales

197102

This unit is now complete and has today transferred from the Telford International Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Crewe Arriva Traincare where it will be prepped for mainline testing

Transport for Wales

230008

This unit has now returned to mainline test runs after undergoing maintenance following a fire back in July of this year

Transport for Wales

67008

Completed it's maintenance work at Crewe Arriva Traincare and has now resumed normal status

West Coast Railway Company

57313

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