Subject: Raildate 20th June 2014
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Date: 20/06/2014, 16:08

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Paul Bartlett has added a number of photographs of rolling stock from the 1950s to his Zenfolio site, including some 23 in
and about a dozen in

Stockholm metro deserted beauty caught on camera

SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe

Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

Flying with the jet set back when travel was glamorous

White Pass & Yukon Railroad
Public Transport to Giants Causeway (The hard way - there's an hourly train service to Portrush and hourly buses along the coast road!)
London's derelict stations and railways
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

In pictures: Audley End miniature railway celebrates 50 years
Kings Cross replica with steam train ride in Florida
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Garden railway: 10 scale miles - Drivers Eye View of Bekonscot Model Railway
Cock o’ the North, pride of Doncaster railways
World War I in Photos: The War at Sea - The Atlantic
MV Balmoral Fund Ltd
The First Air Force One
Freydis Sharland obituary - pioneering female pilot for the wartime Air Transport Auxiliary
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



China wants to back High Speed 2 and new nuclear

Virgin West Coast contract extended

Bombardier wins Virgin Trains maintenance contract

Network Rail plans 300 station pick-up points for online shoppers

Marylebone station shut by cable fire

Power supply problems Hatfield Peverill

Greater Anglia apologises over London to Norwich train disruption

Car skewered by rising bollard outside Cambridge railway station

Asbestos adds £1m to Didcot Parkway railway station revamp costs

Portishead railway station location consultation begins

Maiden Newton railway work 'keeps residents awake'

Ramp access to Backwell and Nailsea station postponed

Plymouth's Laira Bridge to become new cycling route

Light rail or heritage ideas for old Cranleigh-Guildford line

Rail bosses to meet transport campaigners at Cambridge conference

Redditch-Barnt Green railway line works closure 'needed'

Warwick finally on track for disabled railway access

York loses rail college bid

Property of the Week: The Old Station House in Brockholes

Train derailment in Crewe causes delays

Marylebone station shut by fire, hitting Chiltern rail services

Woman on railway line

RAIB report on level crossing near miss near Barton-on-Humber June 2013

RAIB report into locomotive failure near Winchfield

Rail enthusiasts call for line revival (DN&SR)

Veteran, 97, returns to the railway

LUL Sub surface line power supply upgrade

Chancery Lane Tube commuters panic after smoke pours from bag

Work starts on Galashiels transport interchange

Glasgow 2014: Trains staff agree Games payments

Train forced to make emergency stop after it hits object on track

Bid to re-open Portobello railway station

Volunteers relaunch Weardale Railway's heritage line

Scrapyard locomotive is back on the tracks

Iarnro'd E'ireann financial recovery

French rail strike enters second week

Over €1bn earmarked for Dutch railway improvements

Siemens & Alstom financial discussions

Spain to privatise High Speed services

Rail exam leads to derailment at railway station, bus stand

Cairngorms funicular railway to be closed

Mock tram seeks home - What would you do with it?

More arrests in enquiry into Padarn Bus fraud investigation

Bus timetables placed too high to read

Harley-Davidson invites public to test electric motorbike

Sully Island traffic lights to cut high tide rescues

Thames heritage boat museum approved

Economics of the cruise industry

Port of Ramsgate close to bankrupcy

UK dock operators battling to run Marchwood Military Port

Plane crash near M1 investigated by air accident officials

Newquay Airport passengers rise as storms hit rail use

Channel Islands Air Search replacement plane arrives

Plane crashes after take off from Guernsey Airport

Scottish Government funds for Prestwick Airport

First of 14 new Chinooks delivered to RAF Odiham

De Havilland Mosquito B.35 VR796 (CF-HML) flies

Malaysia MH370: Inmarsat confident on crash 'hotspot'
Malaysia MH370 jet hunt will move south, Australia says

A350 wraps up hot-weather test in UAE

American cuts Venezuela schedule as trapped cash mounts

Ultimate selfie? Dutch F-16 pilot snaps pics on 787 escort

Virgin Atlantic to implement Google Glass strategy

Photographer collects glossary of British landscape

The elaborate appeal of Heath Robinson

Spotters: Tom Baldwin, Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Ted Millward, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth



21/06/14  Channel 4 1900-2000
          "The Restoration Man"  An old water mill becomes a home

22/06/14  BBC2 2100-2200
          "A Cabbie Abroad"  A London cabbie in Cambodia

23/06/14  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  The Channel Tunnel

23/06/14  BBC2 2200-2230
          "The Culture Show: Tents - the Beginning of Architecture"

23/06/14  BBC4 2200-2300
          "Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces"  1/3

24/06/14  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Hythe to Hastings

25/06/14  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Ayr to Skye

25/06/14  BBC4 2100-2200
          "Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces"  2/3

25/06/14  BBC4 2200-2300
          "Caravans: a British Love Affair"

26/06/14  BBC4 2000-2100
          "Precision: the Measure of Things"  History of measurement 1/3

27/06/14  Channel 5 1900-2000
          "World's Busiest Airport"  1/4 Hong Kong International



All details are correct to the best of my knowledge, but no responsibility is accepted for inaccuracies or changes.

Until       Priest's House Museum, Wimborne, Dorset, UK
30/06/14    Lost Tracks - Remembering East Dorset's Railways
            Exhibition to mark 50 years since East Dorset's last scheduled passenger trains

20/06/14-   Great Central Railway: 8-mile Long Model Railway & Engineering Exhibition
22/06/13    In association with the Soar Valley Model Railway Club
            EMT link:

21/06/14    Rushton, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Armed Forces Day

21/06/14-   Mid-Hants Railway: Dene Rally

21/06/14-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Diesel Locomotive Weekend

21/06/14-   European Railways Association: Cromford 2014
22/06/14    Cromford Community Centre, Market Place, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 3QF
            Raildater Derek Gillkerson will be attending with New Stanton Lees Mk3
            1030-1700 both days

21/06/14-   Churnet Valley Railway: Anything Goes Gala

21/06/14-   Llangollen Railway: Heritage Railcar Gala

21/06/14-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Worldwide Weekend Trolleydays

22/05/14    Peak Rail: Vintage Car Rally

26/05/14-   Mid-Norfolk Railway: East Coast Summer Steam Gala

28/06/14    Winchester: Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tour

28/05/14-   The Battlefield Line: Fireman Sam

29/06/14    Ilkeston Heritage & Classic Vehicle Show
            Ilkeston Market Place, Derbyshire

05/07/14    Romsey and District Railway Modellers Society Open Day (Romsey Festival)
            Abbey United Reformed Church Hall, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EL
            Free admission, bucket collection in aid of Abbey URC funds

05/07/14    Romsey Signal Box open day (Romsey Festival)
            Admission free (donations welcome!)
            1000-1600 (to be followed by the Friends of Romsey Signal Box AGM)
            off Latham Road, Romsey, SO51 7DB
            Parking available at the Nightingale Surgery near the top of Greatwell Drive

05/07/14    In aid of The Friends of the Cromford Canal:
            Railway Open Day and Garden Party
            14 Millfield, off Wilne Lane, Shardlow, Derby, DE72 2HD
            Admission: £3.00

05/07/14-   Wiston Steam Rally
06/07/14    Wiston Park, Steyning Road, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3DZ

05/07/14-   Great Central Railway: Edwardian Weekend
06/07/14    **** Cancelled ****

05/07/14-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Classic Bus Weekend

05/07/14-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Weekend Trolleydays

06/07/14    Rushton, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Getting to Know Rushton Week

06/07/14    Friends of the  Cromford Canal - Horseboat trips

06/07/14    Leawood Pumping Engine Steaming Day, Cromford Canal
            Engine in motion 1200-1700

06/07/14    Twyford Waterworks: Miniature Steam Power Open Day

Cheers, Howard.
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