We continue to work with a number of major UK operators
based at Leicester with four Class 56’s currently in their UKRL pool
56081 56098 56104 are operational with 56301 also on the books but awaiting repairs.
The stored locos sit in pool UKRS which includes 56018 and 56060 which are expected to return to traffic if work levels justify.
The other stored locos in the UKRS pool include 56007/ 56031 / 56032 / 56037 / 56038 / 56060 / 56065 / 56069 / 56077 / 56106 are also stored at Leciseter
are based at Washwood Heath and operate 56091 , 56103 , 56303 (ex 56125) , 56311(ex 56057) & 56312 (ex 56003) with only 56312 currently operational. All are currently in the HTLX pool.56128 is stored at Washwood Heath and is heavily stripped.
with maintenance facilities at Washwood Heath and Cardiff Canton
The operational fleet is designated pool code COFS and includes 56078 / 56087 / 56094 / 56096 / 56105 / 56113 / 56302( ex 56124)
The stored pool is designated COLS and contains 56049 which has been started up and is expected back into service soon and 56051 & 56090 are held in store .
also own 56101 , 56115 and 56117. The last two locos are both out of traffic. 56115 is awaiting collision damage repairs and this locomotive is expected to be repaired with a replacement cab being required.