railway news

May 2021

21 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.

arrow&v
Operator
Number
Detail

125 Group

43159

The 125 Group have acquired this HST power car, the second of the power cars to be involved in the world diesel speed record run, thanks to the kind generosity of Porterbrook taking their stock portfolio from this class to 4

Caledonian Railway / Dartmoor Railway

205025

This unit has now transferred from the Dartmoor Railway to the Caledonian Railway at Brechin

Caledonian Sleeper

73970

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

Colas Rail

66847

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

DB Cargo

60001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60007 / 60024

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60017

Having begun maintenance work at the Cemex facility in the Peak Forest area, this loco has now transferred to Toton TMD where it currently awaits further maintenance

DB Cargo

60044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

66002

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

DB Cargo

66010 / 66028

Both of these ex European loco's have now transferred from Doncaster Belmont to Toton TMD where they await maintenance to bring them into spec for use in the UK

DB Cargo

66035

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66047

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66076

Currently at Westbury TMD having suffered a failure

DB Cargo

66113

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

DB Cargo

66181

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard and has resumed normal service

DB Cargo

66185

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66190

This ex European loco has now transferred from Doncaster Belmont to Toton TMD where it will await maintenance to bring it into spec for use in the UK

DB Cargo

67005 / 67006 / 67028

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90037

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

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

Direct Rail Services

57002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

57003

Has transferred from Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it continues to await maintenance

Direct Rail Services

66305

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

Direct Rail Services

68018

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

Direct Rail Services

88001

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services (DRS)

66091

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

East Midlands Railway

360109

Completed it's maintenance work at Northampton EMD and has now returned to Cricklewood

East Midlands Railway

360121

Transferred from Cricklewood to Eastleigh Works to undergo internal refurb work and to receive the EMR livery

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

59206

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66413

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66414

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66416

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66519

Completed it's bout of maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66522

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66528

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

Freightliner

66538 / 66598

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66548

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66553

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

Freightliner

66587

Currently awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66603

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tunstead Sidings

Freightliner

66605

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66617

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

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

70010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70011

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

Freightliner

70014

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90045

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock

GB Railfreight

66701 / 66755 / 66782 / 66787

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66705

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

GB Railfreight

66707

Currently at Doncaster Roberts Road having suffered a recent failure and requiring attention

GB Railfreight

66718

Recovered from it's recent failure in the Peak Forest area and has now resumed normal service

GB Railfreight

66719

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

GB Railfreight

66733

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

GB Railfreight

66743

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

GB Railfreight

66747

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66747 / 66768

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66780

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

GB Railfreight

66783

Recovered from it's recent failure at Wellingborough Sidings and has now returned to service

GB Railfreight

66796

Transferred from Immingham Docks to Doncaster Roberts Road after it's recent arrival into the UK

GB Railfreight

92028

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Greater Anglia

317709 / 317719

Both of these units have now transferred from Ilford EMUD to Ely Papworth Sidings for storage having been taken off lease by Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia

360120

Transferred from Cricklewood to Northampton (Siemens) Depot for maintenance

London North Western Railway

350109

Transferred from Northampton EMD to Long Marston to undergo the internal mod work and to receive the LNWR livery

Network Rail

97303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Shrewsbury Coleham TMD

Rail Operations Group

37800 / 37884

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and have returned to service

ScotRail

334006

This unit is now sporting the Pride decals on the driving cars

South Western Railway

442420

Having moved to Wolverton Works to be stripped of parts, this unit has now moved to Eastleigh Works

Southeastern Railway

465245

Transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Southeastern Railway

465927

Has now transferred from Slade Green Depot to Wabtec at Doncaster Works for maintenance

Southeastern Railway

466004 / 466016

Both of these units have now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

Transport for Wales

143609

Now transferred from Landore TMD to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where the unit will be scrapped

West Coast Railway Company

37676

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

West Midlands Railway

172104

After it's recent transfer from Chiltern, this unit has now commenced revenue earning service with WMR

West Midlands Railway

196108

Now transferred from the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Tyseley TMD to undergo preperation work for mainline testing