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railway news

May 2021

30 December 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.


DB Cargo


Having recently returned to the UK from mainland Europe, this loco has now undergone a repaint into DBS Red livery from it's previous Eurocargo/EWS livery

Direct Rail Services


Having been used as a Super Shunter at Peak Forest since November, this loco has now been released from this duty and returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge

Greater Anglia


This unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Wembley Yard, presumably to be readied for mainline testing

Hanson Aggregates


This shunter has now transferred from Whatley Quarry to LH Group at Barton-Under-Needwood for maintenance

Northern Trains

153330 / 153332 / 153358 / 153363

All of these units are now off lease from Northern Trains and have now transferred from Newton Heath TMD to Long Marston for storage

South Western Railway


This unit has now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Eastleigh Works for store pending the commencement of mainline testing / fault free running

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