railway news

May 2021

22 September 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

68015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Colas Rail

56078

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft TMD

Colas Rail

66848

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Colas Rail

70811

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

DB Cargo

66009

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66055

Has now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Toton TMD since July 2021

DB Cargo

66063

Has now transferred from Arpley Sidings at Warrington to Crewe Electric TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

66079 / 66098

Both have complete their bout of maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66107

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66116

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

DB Cargo

66119

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

DB Cargo

66128 / 66188

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66160

Currently awaiting maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

67002

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90024

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

57002

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

Direct Rail Services

66091

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

Direct Rail Services

66108

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66424

This loco has now returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work after a brief visit to the Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68004

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

Direct Rail Services

88001

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Euroterminal

Direct Rail Services

88006

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

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

66413

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

Freightliner

66510 / 66537

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66536

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66536 / 66570

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66540

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66554

After it's recent derailment in the Sidcup area, this loco has now transferred from Hither Green to Southampton Maritime FLT to await maintenance

Freightliner

66567

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

Freightliner

66610

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66615

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

Freightliner

70004

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70006

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

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70016

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

90005 / 90047

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

Freightliner

90012

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90045 / 90048

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

GB Railfreight

66736 / 66757

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

GB Railfreight

66746

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

GB Railfreight

66762

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at the Bletchley Cemex facility and has now resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

66780 / 66790

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

GB Railfreight

66785

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66786

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

GB Railfreight

66787

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

92020 / 92032

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wembley TMD

Great Western Railway

769925

Transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Wolverton Works to undergo further maintenance following conversion from a Class 319

London North Eastern Railway

91127

After an unsuccesful return to action for this loco last month, it has now returned to full service after maintenance work was completed

Merseyrail

777005 / 777007

Both of these new Merseyrail units have now been transferred from their storage location at Walton Old Junction, near Warrington, to Crewe LNWR/Arriva Traincare. A possible sign of these units joining others in mainline testing on the Merseyrail network?

Rail Adventure

43480 / 43484

Both of these HST power cars are destined for a trip to Germany where they are scheduled for display purposes. This is not expected to be a permanent move and they should make a return to the UK in the coming weeks

Rail Operations Group

37884

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and has returned to service

Southeastern / South Western Railway

707025 / 707026

Both of these units have now become the next to depart South Western Railway and head to Gillingham EMUD to commence their new life with Southeastern

Transport for Wales

67017

Has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD where it is currently undergoing exam/maintenance work