railway news

May 2021

29 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

Colas Rail

56051

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

Colas Rail

66849

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

Colas Rail / East Midlands Railway

43251 / 43257 / 43272 / 43274 / 43277

These ex EMR/LNER HST power cars have now been reallocated to the Colas Rail pool of loco's for use on the test trains. Each power car remains in store at present with 251, 257 & 274 at Neville Hill TMD and 272 & 277 sat at Nemesis Rail, Burton but will undoubtedly be on the move soon

DB Cargo

60019 / 60066

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

DB Cargo

66061

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Belmont Yard

DB Cargo

66134

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

DB Cargo

66161

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Scunthorpe Trent Yard and has now resumed normal service

DB Cargo

67016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90019 / 90034

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

92041

Having made the move from Crewe Electric TMD to Wembley TMD recently, this loco has now moved on to Dollands Moor where it will now continue it's exam/maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66302 / 66303

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88003

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

59202

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66524

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66572

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

Freightliner

66618

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

Freightliner

70002

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

Freightliner

90007

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

Freightliner

90011

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66724

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

GB Railfreight

66728 / 66746

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

GB Railfreight

66764 / 66772

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

GB Railfreight

92028

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853

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

London North Eastern Railway

91107

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

Mid-Hants Railway (Watercress Line)

08288

Not entirely sure when this occurred but this shunter is now carrying the name "Phoenix"

ScotRail

43134

This HST power car has now been named "Gordon Aikman" in honour of the Life and Legacy of Motor Neurone Disease campaign campaigner

South Western Railway

701506

Transferred from Worksop Sidings to Derby Litchurch Lane

Transport for Wales

67010

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

West Midlands Railway

196006

Now transferred from the Telford Railfreight Terminal at Donnington to Tyseley TMD to undergo preperation work for mainline testing