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railway news

May 2021

24 April 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.


Avanti West Coast


This is the latest in the AWC Voyager fleet to head into Central Rivers to receive the AWC vinyls

Chiltern Railways

172102 / 172104

Both of these units have now transferred to Ilford EMUD where they will undergo coupler modifications in preparation for a lease to WMR

East Midlands Railway / West Midlands Railway


This unit has now received the EMR Purple & Silver livery in readiness for a transfer across the Midlands. However, for now it has returned to WMR on loan

Greater Anglia

321355 / 321359

The 321 scrapping programme continues in earnest with these 2 units being the latest to make the dreaded move to Sims Metal at Newport Docks where they will face disposal

Telford Steam Railway


Another pacer moves to the TSR with 142004 following 058 to the Shropshire attraction

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