The key highlights from w/c 3rd September included pairs of DB Cargo 90s working non-booked freight trains in pairs. The loco’s in action were 90020 & 90034 as well as 90035 & 90040, which operated 6X77 and 6L35 between Wembley-Mossend-Wembley.
In other news, Freightliner class 90s continued to be hired to GBRF for use on the sleepers, which featured 90042, 90043 and 90047 for all or part of the week. Also, 90008 was involved in a trespass incident and 90036 worked a number of service trains for VTEC. Finally, there were a number of 90s out of traffic, which included 90001, 90013, 90016, 90021, 90026 & others.
At the time of writing 90013 could be found out of service at Crewe for a overhaul and 90041 remains stopped at Leeds Midland Road. Also, other 90s out of traffic include 90016, 90021, 90026, 90028, 90037, 90039, 90043 and 90044.
The latest weekly round-up of news, gen and key workings for the 90s is available here to view for w/c 17th September 2017. If you wish to find out what has happened in previous week’s, then click on the link below.