railway news

May 2021

25 October 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

Chiltern Railways

68011

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

Colas Rail

70803

Currently sat at Doncaster Up Decoy having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

Colas Rail

70812

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

Colas Rail

70814

Having suffered a failure in the Warrington area not so long ago, this loco is currently undergoing maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

DB Cargo

60044

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66004 / 66006

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66027

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66040

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66077

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Didcot Yard

DB Cargo

66084 / 66086

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

DB Cargo

66093

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

DB Cargo

66103 / 66148 / 66185

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66139

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

DB Cargo

66150

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

92011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37402

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at York Works and has noe returned to service

Direct Rail Services

37422

This loco has now transferred from Stowmarket Down Goods Sidings to Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD where it will undergo maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

37423

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

Direct Rail Services

37716

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

Direct Rail Services

66108

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

Direct Rail Services

66305

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68002

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

Direct Rail Services

68005

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

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88005

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

East Midlands Railway

360104

Transferred from Cricklewood to Eastleigh Works to undergo internal refurb work and to receive the EMR livery

Freightliner

59104

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66418

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Freightliner

66420

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

Freightliner

66514

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

Freightliner

66531

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66534

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

Freightliner

66550

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

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66952

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

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70020

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

Freightliner

90014 / 90044

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

Freightliner

90047

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60002

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tuebrook Sidings and has resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

60085

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

GB Railfreight

66707 / 66722 / 66732 / 66764 / 66767

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

GB Railfreight

66736 / 66751

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to service

GB Railfreight

66787

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

GB Railfreight

73201

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73212

Currently at Tonbridge Yard having suffered a recent failure and now requiring some attention

GB Railfreight

92020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

F231 (66775)

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

Greater Anglia

720573

This is the latest of this fleet to enter revenue earning service with Greater Anglia

Lumo (East Coast Trains)

803001

It's Lumo day today as the latest Open Access Operator commences passenger services on the UK mainline and it is this unit that operates their inaugural run between Edinburgh & London King's Cross

Rail Operations Group

37884

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

South Western Railway

701035

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wimbledon Traincare Depot for storage pending mainline testing

Southeastern Railway

465239 / 465243

Both of these units have now transferred from Gillingham EMUD to Worksop Sidings for storage

TransPennine Express

68032

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

Viva Rail

230001

This unit has now transferred from Long Marston to Polmadie Depot to be used as an exhibit for the forthcoming COP26 convention

West Midlands Railway

170512

This unit has now transferred from Tyseley TMD to Crewe Arriva Traincare to undergo a repaint into the EMR Purple livery - but with WMR branding as it will remain with WMR for the forseeable future prior to it's official transfer to the East Midlands

West Midlands Railway

170516

Now in the EMR Purple livery after a repaint from the WMR colours at Crewe Arriva Traincare but remains with WMR for now on lease