Subject: Raildate 24th October 2014
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 24/10/2014, 16:51
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Andy Cook's short video of passenger operations at Brandenburg in Germany

Twenty breathtaking train journeys around the world

La Littorina

Model Rail Live - Barrow Hill Roundhouse - Saturday 27th September 2014
A German garden railway (in two parts)

CPR 7020 ALCO 539T engine start, October 15, 2014
Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Mapping Edinburgh
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Shackleton Preservation Trust
Avro Shackleton WR963 Short Taxi 27-09-2014
The Acme Thunderer
Margate's Dreamland, Scenic Railway, Arlington House and Pigeons
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

So, you’re thinking about buying a Spitfire?

How WW1 changed aviation forever

What happened to England's lost football grounds?



Britain’s railway network – transport mode of choice

Should fewer announcements be made on train journeys?

East Midlands freight hub 'will destroy area', residents say

Work starts to dismantle Victorian signal box in Deeping St James

Train delays due to strong winds

Line flooded between Reedham and Lowestoft

Campaign for GE main line improvements

25th anniversary of launch of Tarka Line

RAIB report: Derailment at Primrose Hill/Camden Road West Junction

Fatality near Carluke

Rail electrification centre opens in Newport city centre

Is Great Western rail electrification threatened by a ballooning cost estimate?

Cardiff Queen Street railway station to stay closed on international rugby match days

Derailment at Porthkerry due to defective rail

Train conductors' strike in north Wales is called off

Failed Train at Belfast Central

Manx Electric Railway: First bridge repairs 'for 116 years' approved

Helston Railway refused planning permission to extend its track

Mid Hants gala guest locos arrive

Wirksworth: Help needed to bring train back to life

Corwen welcomes first train for 50 years

Eurostar ridership up in the third quarter

Eurotunnel third-quarter revenues rise 7%

Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam high-speed train in 2016

Eurostar e320 to be unveiled next month

New high-speed trains to operate on Gotthard route from December

German train strike leaves millions stranded

Construction of Kenyan standard-gauge line suspended

Next train to Iran: British firm launches 'new Orient Express'

Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive Arab world’s first railway

Japan approves construction of maglev bullet train that will travel 178 miles in 40 minutes

New rolling stock ordered for Thailand Railways

Commuting Cambodians create bamboo 'rail taxis' on abandoned train line

Diesel locomotive welcome addition to railway

Railroad group hopes to soon restore old locomotive in Waterville

St Petersburg orders first low-floor tram

New rolling stock for Boston Metro

South Mimms double decker bus crash injures 45 people

Revised bus service contracts proposed for North East England

Scottish Government grant for low carbon emission buses

Nearly all bus lanes to be scrapped in Liverpool, council rules

Stonehenge tunnel plans considered by government again

London's Regent's Canal drained ahead of restoration

Cowes chain ferry passenger toll protest staged

Titanic artefacts fetch six-figure sum at Wiltshire auction

HMS Victory 1744 shipwreck: Artefacts to be recovered

Cutty Sark damaged in fire on deck

Failed ship assisted off Pentland Firth

Rolls-Royce's Marble Hall in Derby to be converted

Grandfather's WW1 Bristol Scout replica built by brothers

Easy Jet flight overloaded

British Airways Boeing 737 lands at Cranfield University

Top secret space plane lands in California

Frontier keeps A320 grounded out of caution over Ebola fears

English Heritage adds hundreds of sites to 'at risk register'

Three mile walk underground to coal face for Hatfield miners

English Heritage Collyweston Project

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth, Nick Wheat



25/10/14  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Restoring England's Heritage"  The North West

25/10/14  Channel 5 1930-2025
         "World War II in Colour"  7/13 Turning the Tide

27/10/14  BBC2 1650-1720
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Ashington

27/10/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Derby

27/10/14  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Jet! When Britain Ruled the Skies"  2/2

27/10/14  BBC4 2320-0020
         "Dan Cruickshank and the Family That Built Gothic Britain"  The Gilbert Scotts

28/10/14  BBC2 1650-1720
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Hadrian's Wall

28/10/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Birmingham

28/10/14  BBC4 2000-2030
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Coventry

29/10/14  BBC2 1650-1720
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Cockermouth and Sellafield

29/10/14  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  St Pancras

30/10/14  BBC2 1650-1720
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Kirkby, Barrow and Lancaster

30/10/14  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "Underground Britain"  2/6  The Underground's ghost stations

31/10/14  BBC2 1650-1720
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  The Isle of Man

31/10/14  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "World War II in Colour"  8/13 The Soviet Steamroller



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

24/10/14-   Mid-Hants Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

25/10/14    London Omnibus Traction Society: Autumn Transport Spectacular

25/10/14    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Halloween Open Day

25/10/14    Rushton, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Hallowe'en Ghost Train

25/10/14-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Twilight Trolleydays

28/10/14    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Half Term Operating Day

29/10/14    Foxfield Railway: Halloween Steam Cream Land Cruise Train

30/10/14    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Half Term Operating Day

31/10/14    The Battlefield Line: Hallowe'en Night Trains

31/10/14-   Mid-Hants Railway: Wizard Weekend

01/11/14    The Battlefield Line: Bonfire Night Spectacular

01/11/14    Swadlincote Meccano and Model Railway Exhibition 2014
           Hill Street Church, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

01/11/14-   Friends of the  Cromford Canal - Horseboat trips

01/11/14-   Leawood Pumping Engine Steaming Day, Cromford Canal
02/11/14    Engine in motion 1200-1600

03/11/14    Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
           Underhill Centre, St John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF
           Annual General Meeting
           1930 for a 1945 start

03/11/14    Peak Railway Association (Sheffield Branch)
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “Memories” a slideshow by Keith Marshall
           Starts at 1930
           For a requested £3 donation on the door, all welcome

05/11/14    Barry Tourist Railway: Bonfire Night

07/11/14    RCTS Bristol
           St Peters Church Hall, Church Road, Filton, BS34 7BX
           "To Scotland for Steam" by Peter Groom
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome

08/11/14    Railway Film Show
           St Mary's Church Hall, Thornhill Road, Ponteland, Newcastle, NE20 9PZ
           Archive films (BTF films shown with the permission of the BFI)
           Admission free, retiring collection, doughnuts at the interval
           1500 and 1930

09/11/14    Mid-Hants Railway: Walk the Line

Cheers, Howard.
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