railway news

November 2020

09 November 2020

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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Detail

Chiltern Railways

68015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Colas Rail

56049

Completed it's maintenance work at Grangemouth Oil Terminal and has now returned to service

Colas Rail

56302

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

Colas Rail

66848

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60010

Having recently returned from being listed as under maintenance, this loco is back on the maintenance waiting list at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60011 & 60039

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60100

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66050

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

DB Cargo

66055

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66061

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66066

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66077

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

DB Cargo

66105

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66106

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66128 & 66198

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66149

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

DB Cargo / Transport for Wales

67015

This loco has now been transferred into the WAWC pool code which is used for the on lease TfW class 67's

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

60046

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

68005

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

Direct Rail Services

68034

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

Freightliner

59005

Having been under maintenance at Merehead TMD since September, this loco has now moved north to Leeds Midland Road to continue it's maintenance work

Freightliner

59101

Completed a prolonged period of maintenance at Whatley Quarry and has now returned to service

Freightliner

59203 & 59205

Both await maintenance at Merehead TMD

Freightliner

66415

Listed as failed at Whatley Quarry and requiring attention

Freightliner

66523

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66531

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at the Leeds Freightliner terminal and has returned to service

Freightliner

66542 & 66587

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

Freightliner

66547

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66564

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66585

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66605

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66952

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66956

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70010

Completed it's bout of maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and is now ready for service once again

Freightliner

70016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90042 & 90045

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

08934

Awaiting maintenance at Whitemoor Yard

GB Railfreight

60076

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Tuebrook Sidings

GB Railfreight

66703, 66714, 66719, 66720, 66726, 66739 & 66788

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

GB Railfreight

66709 & 66786

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66771

Completed it's exam/maintenance between the Hams Hall terminal and the GBRF depot at Peterborough

GB Railfreight

66780

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

GB Railfreight

66782

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Western Docks

GB Railfreight

92014

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

Harry Needle Rail Company

20016 & 20081

Both of these stored loco's have completed the final leg of their journey from Long Marston, where they have been in store for many years, to Brechin on the Caledonian Railway where they are now in the hands of a private owner along with 20088

Locomotive Services Ltd

47853 (47614)

Appears to have completed it's period of maintenance work at Eastleigh Works and is now awaiting a depot transfer, presumably back to Crewe Diesel TMD

London Overground

315802 & 315807

Both of these units enjoyed a mini-reprieve on Friday when 37884 failed whilst hauling them to the scrap man but their luck finally runs out today as they have been transferred from Northampton to Booths of Rotherham for scrapping

Rail Operations Group

47848

Completed it's lengthy period of maintenance at Barrow Hill and has now returned to service