railway news

May 2021

23 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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Number
Detail

Avanti West Coast

390045

Currently receiving the full AWC Green & White vinyls

Avanti West Coast

390112

This Pendolino is back in normal service after a period of maintenance at Wembley TMD following a failure earlier this month

Avanti West Coast

390127

This Pendolino units is now sporting the full AWC Green & White vinyls throughout the train after spending time in the partial ends only livery

Caledonian Railway / Dartmoor Railway

205028 / 1132

Both of these units have completed their transfer from the Dartmoor Railway to their new home at Brechin on the Caledonian Railway. It is anticipated that unit 1132 will be brought into service whilst 205028 will form part of a project being undertaken by Aberdeen University

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

70803

Completed it's exam/maintenance work between Rugby (Colas) TMD and Doncaster Roberts Road and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

60011

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

60044

Having started maintenance work at Immingham, this loco has now transferred from there to Toton TMD where it currently awaits maintenance

DB Cargo

66004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66035 / 66040 / 66085

All have completed their exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66059

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Arpley Sidings, Warrington and has now returned to normal duties

DB Cargo

66076

Recovered from it's recent failure at Westbury TMD and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66136

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66197

Has now transferred from Crewe Electric TMD to Toton TMD where it is currently continuing it's exam/maintenance work

DB Cargo

67001

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

DB Cargo

67016

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90024

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

DB Cargo

90039

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60028

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Direct Rail Services

37423

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

Direct Rail Services

37424

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

Direct Rail Services

57002

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

Direct Rail Services

66301

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

Direct Rail Services

66431

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66434

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

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

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59203

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59206

Completed it's bout of maintenance work 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

66415

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66416

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has resumed active duties

Freightliner

66522

Having commenced maintenance work at Merehead TMD, this loco has now transferred from there to Bristol St Phillips Marsh TMD where it continues it's exam/maintenance work currently

Freightliner

66533

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

Freightliner

66538 / 66598

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

Freightliner

66545

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66548

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

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66590

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66603

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

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66613

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

Freightliner

66621

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

70006 / 70014

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

Freightliner

70007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90013 / 90016

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

Freightliner

90041

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90045

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

GB Railfreight

60076

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tyne Dock and has returned to normal duties

GB Railfreight

66701 / 66719 / 66755

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

GB Railfreight

66705

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

GB Railfreight

66706

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Washwood Heath Up Sidings

GB Railfreight

66707

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed active service

GB Railfreight

66716

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66751

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66754

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tuebrook Sidings

GB Railfreight

66760

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Wellingborough Sidings

GB Railfreight

66768

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

GB Railfreight

73212

Undergoing exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot

GB Railfreight

92018

Completed it's exam/maintenance work between both Wembley TMD and Crewe Electric TMD and has now resumed normal duties

Great Northern

365520 / 365522

Both of these units have now transferred from Hornsey Depot to Peterborough Nene Carriage Sidings for ongoing storage

Rail Operations Group

57305

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

West Midlands Railway

323221

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Wabtec and has returned to Soho LMD to resume service with WMR