railway news

Stock Updates since Monday 3rd August:

Chiltern Railway

  • 68011 has completed it's exam/maintenance and has returned to servioe.

Colas Rail

  • 66849 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Shrewsbury Coleham and has returned to service.

  • 70805 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Rugby (Colas) TMD and has returned to service.

  • 70809 is at Slateford Yard undergoing exam/maintenance.

DB Cargo

  • 60010 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 60019 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60091 is at Toton TMD awaiting maintenance.

  • 66005 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66009 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66019 has moved from Toton TMD to Warrington Arpley to complete it's exam/maintenance.

  • 66068 has moved to Didcot DB Yard for exam/maintenance.

  • 66086 has moved to Knottingley TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66103 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66120 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66139 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66169 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66197 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 90019 is awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 90035 has moved back from Leicester L.I.P to Crewe Electric for exam/maintenance.

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

  • 60029 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60055 is awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37038 has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD after a period of testing at Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway.

  • 37407 has returned from it's one day excursion to the Settle & Carlisle line on loan to Locomotive Services Ltd earlier this week and has returned to test train duties for DRS.

  • 37424 has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD after a period of testing at Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway and is now undergoing exam/maintenance.

  • 57307 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 57311 has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD after a period of testing at Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway and is now undergoing exam/maintenance.

  • 66429 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 66434 has returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it awaits further maintenance.

  • 68006 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

  • 68007 is now in the base DRS blue livery with white logo having previously been in ScotRail Saltire Blue livery and is undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

  • 68009 has completed it's latest round of maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 68016 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for further maintenance work.

  • 88001 is back in service after a recent failure.

  • 88006 has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for further maintenance.

  • 88009 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

Freightliner

  • 59203 is back in service after a recent failure.

  • 66415 has moved to Ipswich L.I.P for exam/maintenance.

  • 66506 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66509 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley.

  • 66519 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for further maintenance.

  • 66520 has moved to Leeds Midland Road and is undergoing exam/maintenance.

  • 66525 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66531 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66532 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66544 has completed it's exam/maintenance and has returned to service.

  • 66546 has completed it's maintenance at Merehead TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66552 has moved to Ipswich L.I.P for exam/maintenance.

  • 66561 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66562 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66564 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Whatley.

  • 66568 has moved to Leeds Midland Road and is now awaiting maintenance after it's recent failure at Sandiacre Ballast Sidings.

  • 66610 has moved to Whatley for exam/maintenance.

  • 70015 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 86604 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall.

  • 86608 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90045 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90048 has returned to Crewe Basford Hall for further maintenance.

GB Railfreight​​

  • 66705 has completed it's latest round of maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66709 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) Depot.

  • 66714 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66721 has returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further maintenance.

  • 66736 has completed it's latest round of maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66737 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66743 has completed it's latest round of maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66755 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66786 has moved to Peterborough (GBRf) Depot for exam/maintenance.

  • 73968 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD.

  • 73970 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD and has returned to service.

  • 73971 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD.

  • 92010 has moved to Wembley TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 92014 has moved to Wembley TMD for exam/maintenance.

London North Eastern Railway

  • 91115 has been officially taken off lease by LNER and has been moved to Doncaster Belmont Yard for storage.

  • 91125 has been officially taken off lease by LNER and has been moved to Doncaster Belmont Yard for storage.

  • 91132 has been officially taken off lease by LNER and has been moved to Doncaster Belmont Yard for storage.

**That leaves 12 active Class 91's in service with LNER by my reckoning**

Rail Operations Group

  • 47848 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P.

TransPennine Express

  • 68025 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it awaits maintenance.

Transport for Wales

  • 67014 has moved to Crewe Carriage Sidings (LNWR) for exam/maintenance.

Mid-Norfolk Railway

  • 31255 has been purchased by a group of volunteers from the Mid-Norfolk Railway from Harry Needle Railroad Company to ensure continued working on the Mid-Norfolk Railway.

Thursday 6th August 2020

Stock Updates since Friday 31st July:

Chiltern Railway

  • 68011 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD.

DB Cargo

  • 60010 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 60011 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66005 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66009 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66024 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66063 has moved to Crewe Electric TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66089 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66093 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66137 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66139 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66164 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66177 has returned to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

  • 60028 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37407 is on a one day loan to Locomotive Services Ltd on Monday 3rd August 2020 to cover their Appleby to Skipton Charter workings after the failure of 37521 (see Locomotive Services detail below)

  • 66126 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 66422 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 66433 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 68009 has returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service.

  • 88001 is showing as failed at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

Freightliner

  • 59203 has failed and is requiring attention at Merehead TMD.

  • 66413 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for maintenance.

  • 66507 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66511 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance.

  • 66541 has moved to Ipswich L.I.P for further maintenance having only recently completed other maintenance.

  • 66543 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66568 has failed at Sandiacre Ballast Sidings and is requiring attention.

  • 66570 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 66572 has moved from Southampton Maritime FLT to Leeds Midland Road for it's exam/maintenance.

  • 66593 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66594 has completed it's latest exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 66602 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66952 has moved to Ipswich L.I.P for exam/maintenance.

  • 70015 has moved to Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance.

  • 70017 has moved to Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance.

  • 86638 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 86639 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

GB Railfreight​​

  • 47727 has completed it's exam/maintenance and has returned to service.

  • 66705 has returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service.

  • 66736 has returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for further exam/maintenance having only recently returned to service.

  • 66752 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66754 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66767 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Tonbridge and has returned to service.

  • 66776 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66780 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 73966 has moved to Craigentinny TMD for exam/maintenance.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 20107 is now in BR Green livery having previously been in BR Blue and has also been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 28/04/20. Due to work on the Appleby to Skipton Charter workings as of Tuesday 4th August 2020.

  • 37521 failed at Blackburn on Sunday 2nd August whilst hauling the empty stock from Crewe to Appleby  in readiness for this week's charter operations between Appleby and Skipton. The loco was returned to Crewe Diesel TMD but has since moved back to Appleby with 20107.

West Coast Railway Company

  • WCRC have commenced mainline freight operations on a short term basis hauling timber between Georgemas Junction and Inverness in Scotland. 37516, 37669 and 37685 have all moved north to Inverness and it is anticipated that 2 locos will be working and the remaining loco will be on standby at Inverness at any given time.

Monday 3rd August 2020

Friday 31st July 2020

Stock Updates since Wednesday 29th July:

Colas Rail

  • 70801 is back in service having endured a recent failure at Spalding Up Sidings.

DB Cargo

  • 66003 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66061 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store at both Toton TMD and Crewe Electric since 08/04/20.

  • 66074 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66084 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66085 has moved to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66089 has moved to Crewe Electric for exam/maintenance.

  • 66120 has moved to Toton TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66128 has been placed into store (WFMS) at Toton TMD.

  • 66167 is now undergoing maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 90024 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store at Crewe Electric since January 2019. It is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 90028 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric and has returned to service.

  • 90034 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric and has returned to service.

  • 92015 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Dollands Moor and has returned to service.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37423 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service as a 'spare'.

  • 66301 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66421 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 66422 is now undergoing maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 66425 has moved to Motherwell (DRS) TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66431 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge where it awaits maintenance.

  • 68007 has completed it's maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service and is now in the base DRS Blue livery with white DRS logo having been in the ScotRail Saltire Blue livery previously.

  • 88002 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

  • 88005 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 88006 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

Freightliner

  • 66541 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66543 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66564 is now awaiting maintenance at Whatley Quarry.

  • 66569 has completed it's maintenance at Merehead TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66572 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance.

  • 66593 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store at Leeds Midland Road since 01/04/20.

  • 66594 is back at Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance having only completed it's last maintenance run 10 days ago.

  • 66602 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 70005 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 90014 has been renamed "Over The Rainbow" in honour of the Key Workers who have worked tirelessly throughout the covid pandemic.

  • 90047 has moved to Toton TMD for a potential repaint.

  • 90048 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

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GB Railfreight​​

  • 60021 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60085 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60095 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66701 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66706 has moved to Peterborough (GBRf) TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66712 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66714 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66726 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66733 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Tyne Dock and has returned to service.

  • 66743 has returned to Doncaster Roberts Road for maintenance having only recently returned to service.

  • 66767 has moved to Tonbridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 66778 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66780 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66781 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66783 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 73141 has returned to Eastleigh Works for further maintenance having only completed it's last maintenance run less than a week ago.

  • 73970 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD.

  • 92018 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD and has returned to service.

  • 92023 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD and has returned to service.

London North Eastern Railway

  • 91115 has been taken out of service and placed into store at Bounds Green before an anticipated transfer to Doncaster.

  • 91125 has been taken out of service and placed into store at Bounds Green before an anticipated transfer to Doncaster.

TransPennine Express

  • 68029 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to Manchester International Depot and back into service.

Stock Updates since Sunday 26th July:

Colas Rail

  • 66849 is at Coleham for exam/maintenance.

  • 70801 is at Spalding Up Sidings having suffered a failure and requiring attention. 

DB Cargo

  • 60066 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66035 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 08/06/20.

  • 66050 has been transferred from Toton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD whilst remaining stored WFMS. Was then moved from Crewe Electric to Wembley TMD whilst remaining stored WFMS. It is anticipated that the loco will be a part of 'special testing'.

  • 66061 has been transferred from Toton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD whilst remaining stored WFMS.

  • 66074 is now undergoing maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66079 has been transferred from Toton TMD to Crewe Electric TMD whilst remaining stored WFMS. Was then moved from Crewe Electric to Wembley TMD whilst remaining stored WFMS. It is anticipated that the loco will be a part of 'special testing'.

  • 66084 is now undergoing maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 67021 has been reinstated to an active pool after a period of time in store.

  • 67024 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 08/04/20.

  • 90028 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 08/07/20. It is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD.

  • 90034 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 29/06/20. It is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD.

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

  • 60046 is now at Toton TMD and is awaiting maintenance.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37423 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 37716 has moved from York Parcels Sidings to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and is now undergoing maintenance.

  • 66126 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 66301 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66303 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66424 has moved from York Parcels Sidings to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and is now undergoing maintenance.

  • 66434 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 68024 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

Freightliner

  • 59005 has completed it's maintenance at Merehead TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66413 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 66504 has completed it's maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service.

  • 66513 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66520 is awaiting maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT.

  • 66534 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66549 has completed it's maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT and has returned to service.

  • 66562 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66569 is at Merehead TMD awaiting maintenance.

  • 66603 is awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD.

  • 66607 is back in service after it's recent failure at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley.

  • 70001 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 15/04/20.

  • 70005 is now undergoing maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 70015 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 15/04/20.

  • 90014 has been out-shopped from the paint shop at Toton TMD sporting it's new G&W Freightliner Black & Orange livery.

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GB Railfreight​​

  • 47727 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P.

  • 47749 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P.

  • 60021 has moved to Toton TMD and is awaiting maintenance.

  • 60026 has moved to Toton TMD and is awaiting maintenance.

  • 66704 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66726 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66733 has moved to Tyne Dock for exam/maintenance.

  • 66762 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough TMD and has returned to service.

  • 73967 has completed it's exam/maintenance and has returned to service.

  • 92023 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 37667 is now undergoing maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD.

ScotRail

  • 43021 has been out-shopped with it's new mask vinyls.

  • 43129 has been out-shopped with it's new mask vinyls.

  • 43145 has been out-shopped with it's new mask vinyls.

  • 43181 has been out-shopped with it's new mask vinyls.

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Sunday 26th July 2020

Stock Updates since Wednesday 22nd July:

Colas Rail

  • 66850 has recovered from it's recent failure and has returned to service.

  • 67027 in need of attention at Derby RTC.

DB Cargo

  • 66003 is  now undergoing maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66009 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 04/06/20.

  • 66019 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66050 has been placed into store at Toton TMD.

  • 66074 is back at Toton TMD awaiting maintenance having only recently undergone maintenance work.

  • 66084 is at Toton TMD awaiting maintenance.

  • 66086 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66089 has moved to Arpley Sidings for exam/maintenance.

  • 66115 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66128 is now undergoing maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66148 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and returned to service.

  • 66164 is now awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66167 is now awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66170 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Alexandra Docks.

  • 67014 has completed it;s exam/maintenance and has returned to service.

  • 92019 has completed it's exam/maintenance and has returned to service.

  • 92042 is awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD.

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

  • 56103 is requiring attention at Leicester L.I.P after a failure.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37402 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 37419 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 57002 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it now awaits maintenance.

  • 57003 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it now awaits maintenance.

  • 66422 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge and now awaits maintenance.

  • 66434 is now undergoing maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 68009 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 68016 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Motherwell TMD and has returned to service.

  • 68018 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 88004 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 88008 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

Freightliner

  • 59005 now undergoing maintenance at Merehead TMD.

  • 59101 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Merehead TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66413 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66420 has completed it's maintenance at Whatley Quarry and has returned to service.

  • 66504 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance.

  • 66529 has recovered from it's recent failure at Ipswich L.I.P and has returned to service.

  • 66534 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66549 has moved to Southampton Maritime FLT for exam/maintenance.

  • 66563 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall.

  • 66603 is awaiting maintenance at Merehead TMD.

  • 66607 is requiring attention at Earles Sidings in the Hope Valley after a failure.

  • 66614 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66951 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 70003 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 15/04/20.

  • 70005 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 15/04/20 but is now awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 70010 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 15/04/20.

  • 86607 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90041 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90042 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90046 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90049 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

GB Railfreight

  • 20901 has moved back to Worksop from Barrow Hill having moved in the opposite direction back in May.

  • 47739 has completed it's maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and has returned to service.

  • 60085 has moved to Tyne Dock for exam/maintenance.

  • 66701 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66736 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66743 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66746 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66750 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66758 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66762 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough TMD.

  • 66765 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66778 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

  • 66781 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

  • 73109 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works and has returned to service.

  • 73141 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Eastleigh Works and has returned to service.

  • 73967 is now undergoing exam/maintenance.

  • 92018 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 37667 is awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD.

  • 87002 is now awaiting maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD after weeks of mainline testing.

TransPennine Express

  • 68024 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 68029 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 68030 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and returned to Manchester International Depot and back into service.

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Stock Updates since Monday 20th July:

DB Cargo

  • 66019 is awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66104 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66115 has moved to Immingham TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66119 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and returned to service.

  • 66154 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and returned to service.

  • 92042 is awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37218 has moved to York Parcels Sidings.

  • 37419 has moved to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 37407 has returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge after requiring attention at Derby RTC and is now active.

  • 66305 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and returned to service.

  • 66421 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

  • 68016 has moved to Motherwell TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 88008 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

Freightliner

  • 59005 failed and requiring attention at Merehead TMD.

  • 59104 has moved to Merehead TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 59202 is at Merehead TMD awaiting maintenance.

  • 66419 is now stored (DHLT) at Southampton Maritime FLT.

  • 66420 is at Whatley Quarry awaiting maintenance.

  • 66529 failed and requiring attention at Ipswich Locomotive Inspection Point.

  • 66524 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66596 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66614 is now undergoing maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66951 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 86609 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90042 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90046 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90049 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

GB Railfreight

  • 60076 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66702 has completed exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and returned to service.

  • 66705 has completed exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and returned to service.

  • 73967 is now undergoing exam/maintenance.

  • 92018 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD.

Rail Support Services

  • 08939 has moved from Wishaw to Chasewater Railway at Brownhills for maintenance work.

Monday 20th July 2020

Stock Updates since Saturday 18th July:

Colas Rail

  • 70814 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD and has returned to service.

DB Cargo

  • 60010 has completed it's maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60074 has moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66003 is awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66059 has completed it's maintenance at Bescot TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66066 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66074 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66080 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66102 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66134 is at Toton TMD awaiting maintenance.

  • 66140 has moved to Tees Yard for exam/maintenance.

  • 66148 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66197 has completed it's maintenance at Margam T.C and has returned to service.

  • 66211 transferred to Toton TMD for maintenance following time spent at Crewe Electric having arrived from mainland Europe.

  • 66247 transferred to Toton TMD for maintenance following time spent at Crewe Electric having arrived from mainland Europe.

  • 67008 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 67013 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 92015 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 92019 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 92036 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

Direct Rail Services

  • 37402 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

  • 37407 has returned to Crewe Gresty Bridge after requiring attention at Derby RTC and is now active.

  • 66108 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 66305 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

  • 66434 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 68009 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

Freightliner

  • 66419 has been reinstated into an active pool after being in store since 02/04/20.

  • 66519 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66524 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66541 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66585 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Ipswich L.I.P and has returned to service.

  • 66594 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 66596 has moved to Leeds Midland Road to undergo exam/maintenance.

  • 66614 is awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66951 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 86608 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 86609 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 86638 has completed maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and returned to service.

  • 86639 has completed maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and returned to service.

GB Railfreight

  • 60095 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66703 has completed exam/maintenance and returned to service.

  • 66719 has completed exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and returned to service.

  • 66725 has completed exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and returned to service.

  • 66743 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

  • 66746 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

  • 66750 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

  • 66765 is now undergoing exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 37521 working the new LHCS services between Appleby and Skipton on behalf of Rail Charters.

  • 47501 failed at Peterborough during prep for working the Peterborough to Paignton Statesman on 19/07/20. Collected and returned to Crewe TMD the same day as part of the ECS move.

  • 47593 working the new LHCS services between Appleby and Skipton on behalf of Rail Charters.

Devon & Cornwall Railfreight

  • 60055 has completed maintenance and has returned to service.

Saturday 18th July 2020

Stock Updates since Thursday 16th July:

DB Cargo

  • 60062 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66002 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66059 has moved to Bescot TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66066 has moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66102 has moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66119 has moved to Toton TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66128 is awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66197 is awaiting maintenance at Margam T.C.

  • 66211 transferred to Toton TMD for maintenance following time spent at Crewe Electric having arrived from mainland Europe.

  • 66247 transferred to Toton TMD for maintenance following time spent at Crewe Electric having arrived from mainland Europe.

  • 67008 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 67013 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 92015 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 92019 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

  • 92036 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric.

Direct Rail Services

  • 20302 transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway for special testing with regards to implementation of ERTMS.

  • 20305 transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway for special testing with regards to implementation of ERTMS.

  • 37403 returned to Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway after loan period with Direct Rail Services.

  • 37424 transferred from Carlisle Kingmoor TMD to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway for special testing with regards to implementation of ERTMS.

  • 57003 returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD after a stint at Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway for ERTMS testing.

  • 66108 now on exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 66126 at Ripple Lane FLT requiring attention after a failure.

  • 66424 moved to York Parcels Sidings as a spare.

  • 68004 now undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 88006 has returned to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD for exam/maintenance.

Chiltern Railway

  • 68010 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and returned to service.

TransPennine Express

  • 68033 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

Freightliner

  • 66506 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 66514 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66543 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66544 has moved to Leeds Midland Road and is awaiting maintenance.

  • 66572 has completed it's maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66585 has moved to Ipswich Locomotive Inspection Point for exam/maintenance.

  • 66588 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66594 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66951 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 86614 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 86632 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 86638 is awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall.

  • 86639 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90041 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90048 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90049 has completed it's maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

GB Railfreight

  • 60076 is now undergoing maintenance at Toton.

  • 66720 undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough GB Depot.

  • 66758 has moved to Doncaster Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66763 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66790 is now in standard GBRf Blue & yellow livery and in active service.

  • 73213 has completed it's exam/maintenance at St Leonards Depot and has returned to service.

  • 73969 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Craigentinny TMD and has returned to service.

  • 92032 now on loan to DB Cargo and transferred to Dollands Moor.

Devon & Cornwall Rail Freight

  • 60055 is now at Toton awaiting maintenance.

Rail Operations Group

  • 57301 is awaiting maintenance at Derby RTC.

Thursday 16th July 2020

Stock Updates since Monday 13th July:

Colas Rail

  • 70801 has completed it's exam/maintenance and is now back active.

  • 70805 has moved to Rugby for exam/maintenance.

  • 70814 undergoing exam/maintenance at Westbury TMD.

Freightliner

  • 66416 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66506 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66507 has moved from Basford Hall to Leeds Midland Road where it awaits maintenance.

  • 66524 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66543 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66565 has moved to Southampton Maritime for exam/maintenance.

  • 66572 has moved to Leeds Midland Road and is awaiting maintenance.

  • 66587 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leeds Modland Road and has returned to service.

  • 66951 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 86604 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 86638 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

  • 90044 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service.

GB Railfreight

  • 60047 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and has returned to service.

  • 60076 has now moved to Toton and is awaiting maintenance.

  • 60096 has moved to Leicester L.I.P and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 66736 is undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough TMD.

  • 66743 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has returned to service.

  • 66749 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough TMD and has returned to service.

  • 66790 is now in standard GBRf Blue & yellow livery and in active service.

  • 92032 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Wembley TMD and has returned to service.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 43046 has been transferred to Eastleigh Arlington for a repaint.

  • 43055 has been transferred to Eastleigh Arlington for a repaint.

  • 90002 has been renamed "Wold of Badenoch".

DB Cargo

  • 66005 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 18/06/20.

  • 66021 has completed maintenance at Toton and has returned to service.

  • 66066 has been reinstated to an active pool after being in store since 21/04/20.

  • 66074 is now under exam/maintenance at Toton TMD.

  • 66086 is now at Toton TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66112 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric and has returned to service.

  • 66148 has returned to Toton TMD and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 66162 has returned from maintenance at Toton TMD and is now back in service.

Direct Rail Services

  • 20302 transferred to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 20305 transferred to Carlisle Kingmoor TMD where it awaits maintenance.

  • 37407 is currently a failure and is requiring maintenance.

  • 37424 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 37716 has moved to York Parcels Sidings and awaits maintenance.

  • 68006 is now in DRS Blue livery with White DRS logo after repaint from ScotRail Saltire Blue livery.

  • 66031 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge and has returned to service.

  • 66108 showing as failed at Crewe Gresty Bridge and requiring attention.

  • 68018 is now on exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 88001 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service.

  • 88003 is now on exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD.

TransPennine Express

  • 68033 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

East Midlands Railway

  • 43064 has been transferred to Long Marston for storage.

AC Locomotive Group

  • 89001 has left the paint facility at Toton sporting it's new Intercity Swallow livery.

Railway Support Services

  • 08632 has moved to Derby RTC following a brief stint at Chasewater Railway.

Monday 13th July 2020

Stock Updates since Sunday 12th July:

Colas Rail

  • 37518 has completed it's exam/maintenance and is now back active.

  • 66847 no longer awaiting maintenance and is back active.

Freightliner

  • 66416 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66507 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 66509 has completed maintenance work and is now active.

  • 66514 is awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road.

  • 66526 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Docks and is now back active.

  • 66546 no longer awaiting maintenance and is back active.

  • 66549 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Southampton Docks and is back active.

  • 66564 no longer awaiting maintenance and is back active.

  • 66587 has moved to Leeds Midland Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66951 no longer awaiting maintenance and is back active.

  • 86607 has completed it's exam/maintenance and is back active.

  • 86637 has completed it's exam/maintenance and is back active.

  • 90044 has moved to Crewe Basford Hall for exam/maintenance.

  • 90048 has complted it's exam/maintenance and is back active.

  • 90049 is now at Crewe Basford Hall awaiting maintenance

GB Railfreight

  • 60076 has failed and requiring attention - currently at Belmond Yard in Doncaster.

  • 60096 has moved to Toton TMD and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 66703 has moved to Roberts Road for exam/maintenance.

  • 66738 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Roberts Road and is back active.

  • 66761 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Peterborough and is back active.

  • 73967 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Craigentinny and is back active.

Rail Operations Group

  • 57310 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and is back active.

Locomotive Services Ltd

  • 37521 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Diesel TMD and is back active.

DB Cargo

  • 60066 has completed it's exam/maintenance at Toton TMD and is back active.

  • 66002 has moved to Westbury TMD for exam/maintenance.

  • 66080 has moved to Toton TMD and is now awaiting maintenance.

  • 67005 has been reinstated to an active pool after being stored since 14/05/20.

Direct Rail Services

  • 68010 is now on exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge.

  • 68033 has moved to Crewe Gresty Bridge for exam/maintenance.

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