Subject: Raildate 19th September 2014
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 19/09/2014, 16:19
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Ancorton Models
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Andrew Cook's video of Duchess of Sutherland at Dalmeny, 14th September

Barry Knapper's Tracks to the Trenches photographs

Bombardier promotional video of Derby 175
34046 on Solent & Sarum railtour 13th September
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Dreamland, Margate - considered to be the oldest-surviving amusement park in Britain
Britain's triumph in the Schneider Cup 1929
Historic B-29 bomber to hit the skies again
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Train stuck in flood water after storms in southern England

Wi Fi fitted to SWT class 444 units

York ROC opened

Dunbridge level crossing under review for closure (not the station LC)

Part of Wolverton works to be redeveloped

Network Rail infrastructure contracts

Profits increase for publically owned East Coast operation

55 Broadway (London Transport HQ) to be redeveloped

Racing the Tube

RAIB report into passenger trapped in train doors at Newcastle

Delays at Banbury due to a trespasser up a signal

Car hits train at Datchet LC

Sleepers set scene ahead of Borders Railway installation

National Railway museum comes out top of the list for tourists

Churchill's funeral carriage in Shildon for restoration

G-WR bridge at Broadway restored

Cliff railway wins engineering award

OAP's £100,000 bequest to Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway

First Regio-2N trains enter service

Friends of King Alfred Running day 3 & 4 May 2015

Car tax disc changes prompt clash between RAC and DVLA

Forth Road Bridge 50th birthday: Fireworks to end celebrations

DFDS Portsmouth to Le Havre ferry route to close

Air France Pilots Strike

Fly Be Southampton – Guernsey service cut

Runway 'too short' to improve Guernsey tourism

Flamborough helicopter crash inquiry hampered by fog

JetBlue A320 forced to make emergency landing in California

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth, Nico Spilt



20/09/14  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "World War II in Colour"  2/13 Lightening War

22/09/14  BBC2 1600-1630
         "Great British Railway Journeys"

22/09/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"

23/09/14  BBC2 1600-1630
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Dumbarton and Loch Lomond

23/09/14  BBC Radio 4 1630-1700
         "Great Lives"  Civil engineer, Joseph Bazalgette

23/09/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Faversham to Dorking

23/09/14  BBC2 2100-2200
         "The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane"  3/4

23/09/14  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Magnificent Machines - the Golden Age of the British Sports Car"

24/09/14  BBC2 1600-1630
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Oban

24/09/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Brighton

24/09/14  BBC4 2000-2030
         "Britain on Film"  Road, Rail and Runways

24/09/14  BBC2 2350-0050
         "The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane"  3/4

25/09/14  BBC2 1600-1630
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Glen Roy

25/09/14  BBC4 2000-2100
         "The Bridge: Fifty Years across the Forth"

26/09/14  BBC2 1600-1630
         "Great British Railway Journeys"

26/09/14  BBC Radio 4 2300-2330
         "Great Lives"  Civil engineer, Joseph Bazalgette



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

18/09/14-   Severn Valley Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

19/09/14    WC&P Railway Group
           Corpus Christi Church Hall, Ellenborough Park South, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1XW
           “The Southern In The 60s" by Ian Bennett
           Visitors are welcome - cost £2 (refunded if you join)

19/09/14-   Great Central Railway: Beer Festival

20/09/14    Kingsbridge Vintage Bus Running Day

20/09/14    Mid-Hants Railway: Open Day

20/09/14    West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust Rally

20/09/14    Alan Keef Ltd: Steam-up and Open Day

20/09/14    Lea Bailey Light Railway: Open Day

20/09/14-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Food and Crafts Weekend

20/09/14-   Perrygrove Railway: Autumn Gala

20/09/14-   Peak Rail: Diesel Weekend

20/09/14-   Middleton Railway: September Gala

20/09/14-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: European Trolleybus Day & Weekend Trolleydays

21/09/14    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Open Day

25/09/14    West Wiltshire Rail Users Group
           Warminster Civic Centre, Wiltshire
           "Maintaining the FGW HST/DMU Fleet" by Andy Mellors, FGW Engineering Director
           Starts 1930

26/09/14    National Railway Museum Researchers Night

26/09/14-   Epping & Ongar Railway: End of Tube Event

26/09/14-   Rushton, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Music & Real Ale Special

27/09/14    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Diesel Gala Day

27/09/14-   Hornby Hobbies Visitor Centre: Factory Shop Weekend Clearance Sale

27/09/14-   Mid-Hants Railway: Wallace and Gromit

27/09/14-   Nene Valley Railway: Diesel Gala

27/09/14-   Scalefour Society’s annual “Scaleforum”
28/09/14    Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 9PP
           1030-1730 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

27/09/14-   The Battlefield Line: Heavy Horses (Delivering the Goods)

27/09/14-   Foxfield Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

27/09/14-   Great Central Railway: Pirates & Princesses

27/09/14-   Barrow Hill Live!

27/09/14-   East Lancashire Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

02/10/14-   Severn Valley Railway: Diesel Enthusiasts Gala

02/10/14-   West Somerset Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

02/10/14-   Great Central Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

03/10/14    RCTS Bristol
           St Peters Church Hall, Church Road, Filton, BS34 7BX
           "50 Years of Railway Photography (Part 2)" by Les Nixon
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome

04/10/14-   Friends of the  Cromford Canal - Horseboat trips

04/10/14-   Leawood Pumping Engine Steaming Day, Cromford Canal
05/10/14    Engine in motion 1200-1700

05/10/14    Twyford Waterworks: Autumn Rally Open Day

05/10/14    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Open Day

05/10/14    Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: St Leger Historic Vehicle Rally

Cheers, Howard.
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