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railway news

May 2021

21 May 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.


East Midlands Railway


Has now transferred from Neville Hill TMD to Ely Papworth for storage pending a decision on it's future after being stood down from duties with EMR

Great Northern

365502 / 365504

Now stood down from passenger duties, these units have transferred from Hornsey Depot to Hertford North Carriage Sidings for continued storage

Greater Anglia


This unit has today transferred from Ilford to Raxstar at Eastleigh where it will be scrapped. This marks a milestone in the 317 disposal process as this is the first of the 317/7 sub fleet to face it's doom

Greater Anglia


This unit has returned to Clacton EMUD having been in the warm store line at Harwich previously

Greater Anglia


This is the latest of this fleet that we have been able to ascertain as being complete. It has returned to Derby Litchurch Lane, possibly for further maintenance, whilst awaiting it's testing debut



This unit has now commenced mainline testing on the Merseyrail network

Northern Trains


Another of the newly converted 769's to enter service, this unit commenced it's mainline passenger duties today

Transport for Wales


This unit is now in the TfW Red & White livery having previously been in the ATW Blue colours

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