railway news

May 2021

22 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.

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Operator
Number
Detail

Avanti West Coast

221118

Has now been outshopped in the AWC Green & Silver livery having previously been in the ex VTWC Red and Silver colours

North Yorkshire Moors Railway / West Somerset Railway

D1661 (47077)

This loco has today made the journey from the West Somerset Railway to Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where it will now operate on a 2 year lease

South Western Railway

442408 / 442420

Both of these units have moved from Eastleigh Works to Wolverton Works as part of the project to strip this class of parts prior to disposal

South Western Railway

701001

This unit is now complete and remains at Derby Litchurch Lane pending the commencement of testing

Transport for Wales

197002

This newly built unit has now commenced mainline testing between Crewe and Chester

West Midlands Railway

172104

Having recently commenced mainline work for WMR, this unit has now received WMR branding on top of it's Chiltern Railways livery