railway news

October 2020

21 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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Angel Trains

43313

Having been taken out of service by LNER in November 2019 after a collision with 08441 at Bounds Green, this power car has been transferred from Ely Papworth Sidings to Laira TMD. There had been rumours that Angel Trains had been demanding that the power car be repaired prior to it being returned so it could have moved for this purpose - more likely though, is that it will be used as a parts donor

Avon Valley Railway / Railway Support Services

08663

Having previously been on hire to Landore TMD, this shunter has now been transferred to Felixstowe Docks to provide cover

Colas Rail

56094

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

Colas Rail

70802

Showing as having suffered a failure at Westbury and is now in need of some attention

Colas Rail

70816

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Nottingham Eastcroft

DB Cargo

60017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66014

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

DB Cargo

66017, 66040, 66059 & 66097

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66061 & 66098

Both now awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66080

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

DB Cargo

66125 & 66130

Both now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66140

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

DB Cargo

66149

After a lengthy period on the sidelines, this loco has now completed it's maintenance work and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66162 & 66167

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

DB Cargo

66187

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

90024

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

DB Cargo

92019

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

60055

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

Direct Rail Service

88009

Awaiting maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

37407

Has now transferred from York Works to Doncaster Roberts Road for wheel turning to correct wheel flats

Direct Rail Services

37423

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

Direct Rail Services

37716

Undergoing exam/maintenance at York Works

Direct Rail Services

66031

Having been under maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor since September, this loco has now transferred to Toton TMD where it awaits further maintenance work

Direct Rail Services

66305

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

66423

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Longport EMD

Direct Rail Services

66429

Has now transferred from Longport EMD to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it will now undergo exam/maintenance

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Direct Rail Services

88008

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

East Midland Railway

43272

Having transferred across from LNER when their HST operations ceased, this power car has now entered revenue earning service with EMR

Freightliner

59001

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley Quarry

Freightliner

59102

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

Freightliner

59203

Having appeared out of the Toton paint shop in it's new Orange & Black FLR livery recently, this loco has now transferred to Merehead TMD where it is now undergoing further maintenance before returning to work

Freightliner

59206

Has now overcome a recent failure and has returned to service

Freightliner

66501 & 66540

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

Freightliner

66502, 66534, 66546 & 66566

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66525

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66547

Awaiting maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P

Freightliner

66562

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66597

Awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

66616

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

Freightliner

66617

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70003

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

Freightliner

70005

A regular in the maintenance facilities just lately, this loco is back at Crewe Basford Hall for more maintenance work

Freightliner

70015

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

86604

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

86613

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

Freightliner

90006, 90007 & 90042

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

60056

Has now transferred from Doncaster Roberts Road to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance

GB Railfreight

66703

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66738

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66781

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

GB Railfreight

66792

Having been sat at Eastleigh for some time, this newly acquired GB loco has now transferred to it's new home at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

73966

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

GB Railfreight

92006 & 92010

Both are now back undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD

London Overground

315802 & 315807

Having made their final journey's in service for London Overground these units have now transferred to Northampton Up Sidings for storage prior to an expected transfer to Sims of Newport later this week. Just the few TfL 315's are now left!

Northern Trains

156449

Has now returned back to Heaton TMD after a stint at Eastleigh Works where it lost it's First ScotRail Blue, Pink & White livery and is now in the Northern Blue & White colour scheme

Northern Trains

195131

This is the latest of the new Northern units to enter revenue earning service

Railway Support Services

08738

Has transferred from Felixstowe Docks to Wishaw for maintenance

Transport for Wales

67025

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

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