site news

Site Updates:

  • The Loco Logs page has been updated with the menu page now easier to navigate and information for each class of loco added

Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Site Updates:

  • We have added a virtual version of a departure board kindly produced and hosted by UK Departure Boards to the Home Page

Thursday 28th May 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Railway News page (for May only for now) has been updated with a new filter system making it much easier to narrow down what you see in front of you! It is now also possible to view all news stories for a particular month as well by selecting the relevant option from the dropdown.

Sunday 16th May 2021

Sunday 18th April 2021

Site Updates:

  • The search results has received a revamp with a much more 'easy on the eye' layout and also now providing detail of previous operators, liveries etc for those units/loco's that have been scrapped

Sunday 11th April 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Must See page has been updated and improved with diagrams replacing the lumps of text we had previously

Sunday 4th April 2021

Site Updates:

  • ***NEW PAGE*** The Heritage Centre has been expanded with a new Heritage News page which will detail any news from the Heritage sector whether it be infrastructure, traction or rolling stock

Saturday 6th March 2021

Site Updates:

  • ***NEW PAGE*** The Heritage Centre is now up and running, starting with a calendar page dedicated to all of the events on offer at the Heritage Railways around the UK

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Bi-Mode Unit Fleet Data section is now complete with the Class 800-Class 810 data page now being available. Access the menu via the Bi-Mode Units button on the Home Page

Saturday 20th February 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Bi-Mode Unit Fleet Data section is now live with the Class 755-Class 799 data page being the first to be completed. Access the menu via the Bi-Mode Units button on the Home Page

Saturday 6th February 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Class 403-Class 483 EMU fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Friday 15th January 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Class 302-Class 312 EMU fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Thursday 7th January 2021

Site Updates:

  • The Class 745-Class 807 EMU fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Friday 4th December 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 483-Class 508 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Saturday 14th November 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 442-Class 466 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Saturday 7th November 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 380-Class 399 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Saturday 31st October 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 360-Class 379 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Saturday 24th October 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 323-Class 357 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Saturday 17th October 2020

Site Updates:

  • Work has now commenced with the EMU Fleet Data pages. The Class 313-Class 322 fleet data page is now complete and live. Access the menu via the EMU button on the Home Page

Site Updates:

  • Added a navigation function onto each page of the data fleet pages

Friday 16th October 2020

Monday 12th October 2020

Site Updates:

  • The search function on the Home Page now allows you to search for Diesel Multiple Units by coach (formation) number. Select "Diesel Multiple Units" from the search dropdown and you will now see a 'Formation' search bar - type in the coach number and hit search and you will be directed to the information for the unit to which that coach is a part of

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Site Updates:

  • The search function on the Home Page has now been updated to include the DMU fleet. A new dropdown list allows you to select the traction type you wish to search for and once selected, you can input your search detail as you did previously. Note that until a selection is made in the dropdown list, you will be unable to enter any further data or conduct any search.

Monday 21st September 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 114 - Class 127 page is now live on the DMU fleet data section and that completes the DMU fleet data section!

Thursday 17th September 2020

Site Updates:

  • New advanced search function is now available on the Home Page to allow you to search by whichever and however many fields you desire.

  • The Home Page has undergone a face-lift with a re-organising of the Fleet Data and News buttons to allow easier access.

  • A new button is now available in the Header of each page which will automatically take you to the search function from wherever you are on the website.

Saturday 12th September 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 201 - Class 230 page is now live on the DMU fleet data section.

Tuesday 8th September 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 175 - Class 196 page is now live on the DMU fleet data section.

Saturday 22nd August 2020

Tuesday 18th August 2020

Site Updates:

  • The Class 150 - Class 159 page is now live on the DMU fleet data section.

Site Updates:

  • The recently added Class 139-Class 144 page on the DMU fleet data section has received a slight overhaul to add a search function to each class.

Saturday 15th August 2020

Site Updates:

  • The DMU Fleet Data section has commenced with Classes 139 - 144 now live. Navigate through the DMU button at the bottom of the Home Page to check it out!

Monday 10th August 2020

Site Updates:

  • The 'Railway News' section has received a revamp to (hopefully) make it easier to navigate around.

Tuesday 4th August 2020

Site Updates:

  • All preserved loco stock is now fully updated to include heritage depot information and enhanced status information to include operational status

Monday 3rd August 2020

Site Updates:

  • NEW 'Gen Submit' screen is now available to send your own 'gen' and news to us

Saturday 1st August 2020

Site Updates:

  • Class 01 - Class 07 now fully updated to include heritage depot information and enhanced status information to include operational status

Friday 31st July 2020

Site Updates:

  • 'Must See' page added for all locos and units which have special liveries or names that may be high up the priority list of must see for enthusiasts.

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Website address is now www.ukraillog.co.uk after an upgrade.

  • "Coming Soon" notes added to the Home Page above the non-functioning DMU, EMU & Bi-Modes buttons - these sections will be going live very soon!!

Saturday 18th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Latest stock updates completed on locomotives

  • Issue with search resetting when loading more results is now fixed

  • Work continues with updating depots and running status of preserved locomotives

Saturday 18th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Latest stock updates completed on locomotives

  • Scrolling news bar now on the Home Page for latest updates

Thursday 16th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Latest stock updates completed on locomotives

  • Load More button replaced by scrolling load more function on results page

  • Results now to be shown in batches of 24 instead of 12

Tuesday 14th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • First bi-daily stock update completed

  • The Railway News section is now live with updates on amendments to mainline stock

  • ScotRail HST power cars (Class 43) updated to show all in ScotRail livery and all allocated to Haymarket TMD

  • Process of bringing preserved stock information up to date begins

Monday 13th July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Filter now added to the search results page to narrow searches down

  • All locomotives now included on the search function

  • Table format returned to original setup to allow search and sort to be done on each table

  • First time that mainline stock is fully up to date (as of Sunday 12th July)

Friday 3rd July 2020

Site Updates:

  • Search bar can now be initiated with the 'Enter' key alongside clicking the search button

  • Search criteria now includes 'Previous Number, 'Name', 'Depot' & 'Status'

  • Classes 04 and 05 now included in the search function

  • Button on results page now directs you back to the search bar on the Home Page

  • Back to Top button now available in the footer of every page

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Site Updates:

  • All locomotives that still exist either with mainline companies or in preservation now listed on the site via new look tables

  • Search bar now available on the Home Page for searches of Class 01, 02 & 03 - 'Number', 'Operator' & 'Livery' only

Saturday 20th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Data entry for Class 66 - Class 70 data section completed - section updated with data from the last 24 hours

Friday 19th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Data entry for Class 66 - Class 70 data section begins

Thursday 18th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Site News page added as a test

  • Site News button (working) and Railway News button (not yet working) button added to Home Page

  • Class 40 - Class 60 data section completed

  • Process of adding specific depots to locos based on Heritage Railways begin

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Notes section added to each locomotive to record changes made

  • Layout for the mobile website improved and made more user friendly

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Class 20 - Class 37 data section completed

Monday 15th June 2020

Site Updates:

  • Class 01 - Class 17 data section completed

  • Class 20 - Class 37 data section commenced