Subject: Raildate 2nd September 2016
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 02/09/2016, 15:41
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Martin Miller's videos - Westhouses & Blackwell Station in 2016
45705 Seahorse, 1722 Manchester to Buxton (sound only)
Midland Main Line at Broadholme
Jazz at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Bank Holiday on the Ffestiniog Railway
Exhibition about canal engineer James Brindley
Lake Superior rock slide loco found after 106 years
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Inside the old Eurostar terminal
(Spotter: Martin Allen)

Top 10 steam train trips for the perfect way to help you unwind
46100 "Royal Scot", 131C Edinburgh-Beattock-Carlisle, 29th August
45699 "Galatea", 5Z43 Southall WCRC-Carnforth WCRC, 25th August
GWR 5043 - Signal Checked On Hatton Bank - Summer At The Palace
46233 impresses on Hemerdon Bank, The Royal Duchy, 28th August
Nuneaton Station, 23rd August
Double Headed Steam Locomotives - SRV Maldon Weekender
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Mapped: fictional stations on the London Underground

Drone gives bird's eye view of Black Country aqueduct
(Spotter: Mike Price)

To Where it Begins - Derwent Valley Mills

Look what Lindbergh left inside the "Spirit of St Louis"
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Network Rail promises £20m to fund new stations

Pete Waterman called as "expert" in BBC debate about railway nationalisation

GB Railfreight signs Greenbrier sand wagon deal

Milestone opening at London Bridge

RAIB report on fatality at Balham

Southern rail to reintroduce a third of trains axed in July
Extra grants for Southern, but not addressing the cause of the disputes
Southern rail co-owner Go-Ahead reports £100m profits

Bridge replacement in Norwich

East West Rail ‘no longer third most important project in country’

Severn Tunnel to be closed for six weeks

Canal boats set to replace trains at railway station

Extra 20,000 passengers on London and Birmingham trains

Leicester rail users 'most underserved' in Britain, survey suggests

Backing for new Scottish stations

First Hitachi EMU for ScotRail arrives at Velim

Avro Vulcan XH558 to take to the rails

Snowdon Mountain Railway celebrates 120th anniversary

Eighties revival on the rails as NS gears up for record passenger numbers

German station resorts to window access after mix-up

Investment in AMTRAK announced

Robbery from train in India

London Underground maintenance to be brought back in-house

Next phase of London Night Tube to begin in October

Bombardier to give new life to Graz’s oldest trams

Next stage in First Dorset bus strike

Strike dates on Dublin Bus

Cwmbran woman appeals for vintage bus enthusiast volunteer driver

M20 footbridge collapse

Derbyshire JCB diesel engines could go for world land speed record again

Chesterfield Canal volunteers explore 240-year-old tunnel

Swansea canal restoration: Engineer 'sheds new light'

Templeton and Brawdy Airfields' important history celebrated by Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

Missing World War II bomber is being freed from its watery Dutch grave

Plane makes emergency landing after tyre bursts on take off

Emergency landing at Shannon after passengers injured by turbulence

Plane overshoots naval carrier landing

Lufthansa Brings Back a Superstar From the 1950s

Boeing 747 designer Sutter dies at 95

Slate workers' cottages attracting 'strong interest' after whole village put up for sale

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Ted Millward, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Mike Prince, Alan Rushworth, Roger Smith



03/09/16  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Hidden Britain by Drone"

03/09/16  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Clydebuilt: the Ships that Made the Commonwealth"  1/4 The Cutty Sark

04/09/16  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Speed with Guy Martin"  1/3 The world's fastest road race

05/09/16  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Aircrash: the Downing of Flight 8509"

05/09/16  BBC4 1930-2030
         "The Bridges that Built London with Dan Cruickshank"

05/09/16  BBC4 2100-2200
         "London: a Tale of Two Cities with Dan Cruickshank"

06/09/16  BBC4 1930-2000
         "The Boats that Built Britain"  2/6 The Pickle

07/09/16  BBC4 1930-2000
         "The Boats that Built Britain"  3/6 The Phoenix

07/09/16  BBC2 2000-2100
         "Skies Above Britain"  Britain's airspace 4/5

08/09/16  BBC4 2130-2200
         "James May: the Reassembler"  2/3 Bakelite Telephone

09/09/16  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Arctic Icebreakers"

09/09/16  BBC1 West 1930-2000
         "The Severn Bridge at 50: a High Wire Act"

09/09/16  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "The Cars that Made Britain Great"  2/6 Celebrities share stories

09/09/16  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Carry On Caravanning"

09/09/16  Channel 5 2200-2300
         "The Tube: Going Underground" 2/8



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

02/09/16-   North Norfolk Railway: Grand Steam Gala

02/09/16-   The Welshpool & Llanfair Railway: Steam Gala

02/09/16-   Llangollen Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

03/09/16    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Tunes & Chips Evening Land Cruise

03/09/16    Peak Rail: Heritage Shunters Trust Shunter Gala

03/09/16-   Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Day Out With Thomas

03/09/16-   The Engine Shed/Gaugemaster, Ford, nr Arundel: Open Day Weekend

03/09/16-   Leighton Buzzard Railway: WD Light Railways Centenary Part 2

03/09/16-   Chasewater Railway: Late Summer Gala

04/09/16    Romsey Signal Box open day
           Adult: £2.50 (£3.00 if gift-aided), Child: free
           Limited parking - see website for details
           Brick Lane, Romsey - use sat-nav SO51 8LG

04/09/16    Severn Valley Railway: On the Buses

05/09/16    Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
           The Underhill Centre, St John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF
           "Social Impact of the Railways" by Ray Riley
           Starts at 1945

05/09/16    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “The Sea Wall”  by  Gavin Lake
           £3 donation on the door, members and non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

07/09/16    Eastleigh Museum, High Street, SO50 5LF, Eastleigh
           The Rise of the Railway in Eastleigh (Part 2) by Chris Humby

08/09/16    Talyllyn Railway: Victorian Train Experience

09/09/16-   Bodmin & Wenford Railway: The Beattie Bash

09/09/16-   Welsh Highland Railway: Super-Power Weekend

10/09/16    Severn Valley Railway: Tribute Act

10/09/16    Romiley Methodist Railway Modeller's Exhibition

10/09/16-   Southampton Heritage Open Days

10/09/16-   South Devon Railway: Heritage Transport Gala

10/09/16-   Bure Valley Railway: Steam in Miniature

10/09/16-   The International N Gauge Show
11/09/16    Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way, Nr Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN

10/09/16-   Peak Rail: Real Ale Festival

11/09/16    Romsey Signal Box open day
           Free admission today
           Limited parking - see website for details
           Brick Lane, Romsey - use sat-nav SO51 8LG

11/09/16    Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway: Car Club Rally Day

11/09/16    Severn Valley Railway: Paddington Visit

14/09/16    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "The End of the Line June '65 - March '66 & the Aftermath" by Mike Beale (SDRT)
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

15/09/16    Talyllyn Railway: Victorian Train Experience

16/09/16-   Epping Ongar Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

17/09/16    Romsey Signal Box open day
           Adult: £2.50 (£3.00 if gift-aided), Child: free
           Limited parking - see website for details
           Brick Lane, Romsey - use sat-nav SO51 8LG

17/09/16    Evesham Vale Light Railway: Diesel Day

17/09/16-   Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Small Engines Gala

17/09/16-   Perrygrove Railway 20th Anniversary

17/09/16-   Epping Ongar Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

17/09/16-   Nene Valley Railway: East Coast Diesel Weekend

17/09/16-   Cromford Canal Horse Day and Leawood Pump Steaming Day

17/09/16-   The Welshpool & Llanfair Railway: Teddy Bears' Weekend

17/09/16-   Middleton Railway: Mechanical Madness Diesel Gala

17/09/16-   Locomotion - The NRM at Stockton: Atumn Steam Gala

18/09/16    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Car Boot Sale

18/09/16    Ffestiniog Railway: Ras y Cob

Cheers, Howard.
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