railway news

October 2020

29 October 2020

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AC Locomotive Group

89001

The "Badger" has been on the move once again - this time transferring from Barrow Hill to Soho TMD where it will now undergo further maintenance and testing, including taking power from the overhead wires for the first time since 2000

Colas Rail

56087

Sat in the Loco Spur at Bristol Temple Meads awaiting maintenance

Colas Rail

56096

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

Colas Rail

70801

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

Colas Rail

70808

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Colas's Rugby depot and has returned to service

Colas Rail

70816

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

Colas Rail

70817

Awaiting maintenance at Grangemouth

DB Cargo

60017

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

DB Cargo

60024

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60062

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

60065

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

DB Cargo

66030 & 66090

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66056

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66059

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

DB Cargo

66092 & 66098

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66111

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

DB Cargo

66118

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

66181

Undergoing exam/maintenance at DB's Didcot Yard

DB Cargo

66187

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TTMD

DB Cargo

66192

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

67016

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

67028

Completed it's bout of maintenance in Doncaster and has returned to service

DB Cargo

90026 & 90028

Both are undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

90036

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

DB Cargo

92019 & 92042

Previously undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor, both of these loco's have now transferred to Crewe Electric where they will continue their bout of maintenance

DB Cargo

92041

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor

Direct Rail Services

37424

Undergoing maintenance at Norwich Crown Point TMD

Direct Rail Services

57309

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge

Direct Rail Services

66126

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

Direct Rail Services

66427 & 66429

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

Direct Rail Services

68003

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

Direct Rail Services

68018

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Motherwell (DRS) TMD

Direct Rail Services

88009

Completed it's latest batch of maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services / Rail Operations Group

57303

Having returned to service after a period on the sidelines, this loco has now been transferred to the GROG pool code for use by Rail Operations Group on lease from DRS

East Midlands Railway

170417

Has now been named "The Key Worker"

Ex London Overground

315801 & 315815

Both of these off lease units have transferred from Northampton Up Sidings to Wembley TMD today

Freightliner

59103

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

Freightliner

66419

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66501

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66502

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

Freightliner

66538

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

Freightliner

66547

Has now transferred from Ipswich to Southampton Maritime FLT where it continues to await maintenance

Freightliner

66549

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

Freightliner

66557

Completed it's bout of maintenance work at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service

Freightliner

66590

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66594

Completed maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66598

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70002

Recently reinstated to an active pool, this loco has now completed it's latest maintenance run and is ready for service

Freightliner

70006

Reinstated to an active pool after being in store at Crewe Basford Hall since 15/04/20

Freightliner

70008

Awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

70010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

86637

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

90007 & 90013

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

GB Railfreight

08934

Showing as having suffered a failure at Whitewmoor

GB Railfreight

47739

Back in service after having failed back in September

GB Railfreight

60085

Awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

GB Railfreight

66701

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66717, 66719, 66725 & 66743

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

GB Railfreight

66720

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

GB Railfreight

92028

Was undergoing maintenance at Wembley but is today under transfer to Crewe Electric TMD - best guess is that it will continue it's bout of maintenance at Crewe

GB Railfreight / Caledonian Sleeper

73968

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

GB Railfreight / Caledonian Sleeper

73969

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

GB Railfreight / Caledonian Sleeper

92043

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

20107

Has now been named "Jocelyn Fielding 1940-2020"

Northern Trains

142045

Carriage 55586 has now been transferred by road to a primary school where it will be used as a library (thanks to Murray J of UK Rail Forums for this info)

Rail Operations Group

37800

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

Rail Operations Group

47848

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Barrow Hill

ScotRail

43124 & 43143

Both of these power cars have transferred to Wabtec at Doncaster for maintenance

TransPennine Express

68034

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD

Transport for Wales

67008

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

Transport for Wales

67014

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

West Coast Railway Company

47500

Having been cut up at Carnforth last year, the remains of this loco's shell have been moved from Carnforth to a local scrap merchant. The 2 cab's remain at Carnforth as spares

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