The key highlights from w/c 2nd May 2021 included 90024 and 90026 coming out to play for one day only on 4M25 and 4S47 between Mossend-Daventry-Mossend. In addition, 90019 spent part of the week being spare at Mossend, but then worked a freight south in order to reach Crewe IEMD for an exam.
In other news, 90010 was hauled by 47830 and 66558 from Crewe to Leeds Midland Road via Lostock Hall Junction at the end of the week for tyre turning. Lastly, there were a number of 90s in and out of traffic for all or part of the week, which included 90001, 90015, 90018 & 90048.
At the time of writing 90048 was still out of traffic at Wolverton Works for painting. In addition, 90001 continues to be out of traffic at Crewe IEMD for essential repairs and maintenance. Lastly, 90015 is poorly too, Nothing else to report.