railway news

May 2021

26 August 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

Caledonian Sleeper

73968

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

56049

Has now transferred from Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to Shrewsbury Coleham TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

70806

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

DB Cargo

60001

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66011

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Warrington Arpley Sidings

DB Cargo

66018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66085

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66089

Completed it's maintenance work at Margam T.C. and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

66112 / 66115 / 66124 / 66143 / 66165

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

DB Cargo

66130

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

DB Cargo

66136

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Acton Yard and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66167

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Rickerscote Loop havingly seemingly encountered mechanical issues whilst out on a working and is now back in normal service

DB Cargo

66175

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard

DB Cargo

66177 / 66183

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66194

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Didcot Yard

DB Cargo

67013 / 67021

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67020

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90036

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60055

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Warrington Bank Quay station is now back in normal status

Direct Rail Services

37425

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

Direct Rail Services

66304

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66421

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

Direct Rail Services

66424

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66427

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

Direct Rail Services

66430

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

Direct Rail Services

68001

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

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

Direct Rail Services

88007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59002

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

Freightliner

59102 / 59203

Both have now transferred from Whatley Quarry to Merehead TMD where they are currently awaiting further maintenance

Freightliner

59202

This loco is now wearing the G&W Freightliner Orange & Black livery having previously been in the DBS Red colour scheme following a repaint at Toton TMD

Freightliner

66507 / 66509

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

Freightliner

66508

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

Freightliner

66513 / 66534 / 66539

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

Freightliner

66537 / 66550

Both have completed their bout of maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66570 / 66594

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66613

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70001

Has now transferred from Crewe Basford Hall to Southampton Maritime FLT to continue to await maintenance work

Freightliner

70007

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

Freightliner

70014

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

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

90005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90041

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90046 / 90047

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

GB Railfreight

59003

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Yard and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

60002 / 60087

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Tuebrook Sidings and have resumed normal duties

GB Railfreight

60096

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66703 / 66732

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

GB Railfreight

66719 / 66765

Both of these are currently at Doncaster Roberts Road having suffered recent failures and both now requiring attention

GB Railfreight

66735

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bardon Hill

GB Railfreight

66757

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66786

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66790

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

GB Railfreight

73963

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

GB Railfreight

92032

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

GB Railfreight

92033

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

GB Railfreight

92044

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Wembley TMD and has returned to normal working status

Great Western Railway

769928

Now commenced mainline testing after it's recent conversion from a Class 319

Greater Anglia

720571

This unit has now commenced mainline testing in preparation for entry into revenue earning service

Off Lease (ex Great Northern)

365525

This unit has now been transferred from Crewe South Yard to Bicester MOD for ongoing storage pending a decision on the future of this fleet

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC

TransPennine Express

68021

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD