railway news

May 2021

31 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

Caledonian Sleeper

73971

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

Colas Rail

56094

This loco has now transferred from Cardiff Canton TMD to Nottingham Eastcroft TMD to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Colas Rail

70816

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

DB Cargo

325009

Undergoing tyre turning maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

325015

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

DB Cargo

60007

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

DB Cargo

60017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60066 / 60100

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66014

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

DB Cargo

66034 / 66090

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66067

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66097

Currently awaiting maintenance at Hoo Junction

DB Cargo

66107

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66107 / 66158 / 66168

All are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66113

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66131 / 66149

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

DB Cargo

67001

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

92015

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Direct Rail Services

57308

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

Direct Rail Services

66122 / 66126

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and have returned to service

Direct Rail Services

66303

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

66424

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66428

Currently at Motherwell (DRS) TMD having suffered a recent failure

Direct Rail Services

68003

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

Direct Rail Services

88004

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Freightliner

47830

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

59002

After it's recent failure, this loco is now awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

59205

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

Freightliner

66502

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

Freightliner

66505 / 66520 / 66525

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

Freightliner

66532

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66537

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

Freightliner

66565

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

66566

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

Freightliner

66587

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

Freightliner

66602

Has now receovered from it's recent failure at Theale FLHH and has returned to service

Freightliner

66605

After it's recent failure, this loco is now at Leeds Midland Road where it is undergoing maintenance work

Freightliner

66615

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

Freightliner

66622

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD

Freightliner

70008

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70008 / 70020

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70010

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

Freightliner

70019

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

Freightliner

90003

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90004

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90006

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

Freightliner

90011

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

Freightliner

90011 / 90016 / 90046

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

GB Railfreight

66708 / 66721 / ZA273 (66723) / 66730 / 66748 / 66773

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

GB Railfreight

66715 / 66770

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

GB Railfreight

66719

Has now transferred from the Peterborough GBRf Depot to Doncaster Roberts Road to continue it's exam/maintenance work

GB Railfreight

66724

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Yard

GB Railfreight

66742

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66742 / 66785

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

GB Railfreight

66765

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

GB Railfreight

66765 / 66768

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

GB Railfreight

66777

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Bescot Yard

Harry Needle Rail Company

08799

This shunter has transferred from Shepherdswell on the East Kent Railway to Shackerstone on the Battlefield Line

Locomotive Services Ltd

87002

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

London North Western Railway

350119

Transferred to Long Marston for maintenance work

Northampton & Lamport Railway

33053

This loco has transferred from the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway to the Northampton & Lamport Railway

Rail Operations Group

57303

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Eastleigh Works which could include a possible repaint

ScotRail

153305 / 153370

Both of these units have now completed the conversion to create more space for cycles on board and are now in the ScotRail Saltire Blue livery with added cycling decals - (with thanks to Daniel Frost for this gen via the Gen Submit page)

South Western Railway

442402 / 442420

Both of these units have now been transferred from Eastleigh to Wolverton Works where they will be stripped for parts prior to disposal

TransPennine Express

68019

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

Transport for Wales

143607 / 143616

Both of these units have now been transferred to Landore TMD for storage

Transport for Wales

153921

Has now transferred to Landore TMD for storage

West Coast Railway Company

37669

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Fort William and has returned to service