railway news

October 2020

06 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

Chiltern Railways

68010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Colas Rail

67023

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

DB Cargo

60007 & 60044

Both have now completed their exam/maintenance and have returned to service

DB Cargo

60059

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60066

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66023 & 66065

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

DB Cargo

66024 & 66034

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66050

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Margam T.C. and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66097

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

DB Cargo

66120

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66121

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66188

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67016

Completed it's maintenance at Tyne Yard and has returned to service

DB Cargo

90020, 90026 & 90029

Now in debranded Grand Central Black & Orange livery after their return from Grand Central, these locos have been reinstated to an active DB pool after being in store since 28/09/20

DB Cargo

90035

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

60055

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Services

37419

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37425

Has now completed it's maintenance on the wheel flats it developed recently and is ready to leave Laira TMD in the coming days

Direct Rail Services

66126

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

68005

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

Direct Rail Services

88003 & 88006

Completed their exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and have returned to service

East Midlands Railway

43045 & 43059

Both power cars have transferred from Neville Hill to Long Marston where they will remain in storage

Freightliner

47830

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66503 & 66525

Both currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66505

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

Freightliner

66515

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

Freightliner

66539

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66561

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66565

Awaiting maintenance at Stoke Gifford

Freightliner

66605 & 66610

Both currently awaiting maintenance at Whatley

Freightliner

66607

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

Freightliner

66617

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66622

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66955

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

70017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

86604 & 86613

Both currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

86622

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

Freightliner

90007

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90049

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

GB Railfreight

60096

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66711

Completed it's lengthy period of maintenance at Longport EMD and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

66739 & 66777

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

GB Railfreight

66766

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

92014

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

47593

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD

Northern Trains / Transport for Wales

142012 & 142079

Having been transferred from Northern to TfW for use as parts donors, these units have now been reported as being sent off for scrapping by road to a scrap merchant in Hereford

Rail Operations Group

37510

Completed it's lengthy period of maintenance work and is now ready for mainline activity

Rail Operations Group

47813

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and has returned to service

Rail Operations Group

57312

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P

Railway Support Services

08730

Has had it's ABP decals removed as the planned move to Hams Hall is off. The shunter has now returned to Wishaw after a brief spell as cover at Wolverton Works

West Coast Rail Company

57006

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