railway news

May 2021

28 May 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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Operator
Number
Detail

Avanti West Coast

390112

Currently receiving the full AWC Green & White vinyls

Caledonian Sleeper

73969

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

Caledonian Sleeper

73970

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

Caledonian Sleeper

73971

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Craigentinny TMD

Colas Rail

37057

After a lengthy period of maintenance and a few test outings recently, this loco is now back in active service

Colas Rail

56113

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

Colas Rail

70809

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD

DB Cargo

325013

Completed it's bout of tyre turning maintenance at Toton TMD and has now returned to service

DB Cargo

60001

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

DB Cargo

60020

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66074

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Tees Yard and has resumed duties

DB Cargo

66087

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66161 / 66162

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

DB Cargo

66175

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

DB Cargo

66177

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Ripple Lane and has returned to normal duties

DB Cargo

67013

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

DB Cargo

90019

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

DB Cargo

90024

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90024 / 90026

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90036

Has now been reinstated to an active pool having been in store at Crewe Electric since 18/05/21

DB Cargo

92011

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

Direct Rail Services

57308

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66031

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66122

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66422

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

Direct Rail Services

66431

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66434

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

Direct Rail Services

68017

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

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

Freightliner

59002

Currently at Merehead TMD having suffered a failure and requiring attention

Freightliner

59004

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

Freightliner

59203

Currently awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59205

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66415

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66502 / 66545

Both are awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66516

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

Freightliner

66528

Has now transferred from Crewe Basford Hall to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66533

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

Freightliner

66554

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66556 / 66568

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66559 / 66560

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

Freightliner

66587

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds FLT

Freightliner

66602

Currently at Theale FLHH having suffered a failure and now requiring attention

Freightliner

66605

Currently at Tunstead Sidings having suffered a failure and now requiring attention

Freightliner

66613

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service

Freightliner

66615

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70010

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70014

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70015

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

Freightliner

70019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90044

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

GB Railfreight

60076

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66714 / 66742 / 66786

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

GB Railfreight

66715

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66728

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

GB Railfreight

66756

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

GB Railfreight

66765 / 66768

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66781

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

GB Railfreight

66794

This recently acquired loco has now been unveiled in the BR Railfreight 2 Tone Grey Petroleum livery and has received the name "Steve Hannam"

GB Railfreight

92044

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

Greater Anglia

720563

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

Greater Anglia

720570

Transferred from Worksop Sidings to Derby Litchurch Lane

Greater Anglia

720571

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

Locomotive Services Ltd

43049

Now transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton-Upon-Trent to Crewe Diesel TMD and into the hands of Locomotive Services Ltd

London North Eastern Railway

91101

This is another of the fleet to return to active passenger service after a period of heavy maintenance

South Western Railway

442409 / 442410

Both of these units have now transferred to Wolverton Works from Eastleigh where they will be stripped of parts to be used on the Class 458's

South Western Railway

701032

Build now complete and transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Eastleigh Works for storage pending mainline testing

TransPennine Express

68019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

769421

Now entered revenue earning passenger service after it's recent conversion from a Class 319