railway news

October 2020

02 October 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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Number
Detail

Colas Rail

37254

Completed it's latest maintenance work and has returned to service

Colas Rail

56105

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

Colas Rail

66848

Completed it's maintenance at Bristol Kingsland Road and has returned to service

Colas Rail

66849

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

Colas Rail

67027

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

DB Cargo

66007

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66063 & 66092

Both are now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66080

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

DB Cargo

66097

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66117

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66129

Awaiting maintenance at Acton

DB Cargo

66161

Has been placed into store (WFMS) at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66165

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

DB Cargo

66170

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

DB Cargo

66175

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

DB Cargo

66199

Has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store at Toton TMD since 18/09/20

DB Cargo

67001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67008

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

DB Cargo

67016

Currently at Tyne Yard where it awaits maintenance

Direct Rail Services

37425

Is now undergoing maintenance at Laira TMD to correct the wheel flat issue the loco suffered recently

Direct Rail Services

57003

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has transferred to Crewe Gresty Bridge today along with 57002

Direct Rail Services

66421

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

Direct Rail Services

68005

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Freightliner

59202

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

Freightliner

66418

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66502, 66538, 66591 & 66598

All have completed their exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and have returned to service

Freightliner

66505 & 66539

Both now awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66508

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

Freightliner

66515

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66546

Undergoing exam/maintenance aat Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66599

Completed it's latest maintenance work and has returned to service

Freightliner

70001

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

Freightliner

86622

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

86638

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

Freightliner

90044

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

56081

After a period of time sidelined at the Peak Forest Cemex terminal, this loco has now returned 'home' to Leicester L.I.P

GB Railfreight

60021

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

60056

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

GB Railfreight

66759

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough GBRf Depot and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66789

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73968

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

GB Railfreight

92033

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

Locomotive Services Ltd

47712 & 47805 (D1935)

Both have completed their exam/maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD and have returned to service

Northern Trains

144004, 144016 & 144020

These 3 units have now all departed the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and transferred to the Royal Mail terminal at Doncaster where they remain stored

Northern Trains

144014 & 144019

Both of these units transferred from the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at the back end of September 2020

Transport for Wales

230006

Has transferred back to Long Marston for a repaint of the front ends (thanks to Joseph Summers for this info)

Transport for Wales

230009 & 230010

Have both now completed production and are awaiting the testing period to commence (thanks to Joseph Summers for this info)

Transport for Wales

67010

Awaiting maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD