Subject: Raildate 9th June 2017
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 09/06/2017, 19:19
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All the Stations - daily videos (four per week)
Day 25:
Day 26:
Day 28:
Day 31:
Next stop, King’s Lynn for couple visiting all of Britain’s 2,563 railway stations
Shippea Hill station: Least visited site joins challenge

Steam in the Valley - Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
The Peak Forester at Ambergate
(Martin Miller)

68018/17 plus 57315/47237 arrive at Barry Tourist Railway for servicing
Track laying in Ebbw Vale March 2006
Part 1:
Part 2:
(Mike Wilcock)

A Golden Duchess - 46233 Powers Through Loughborough Mainline - Peak Forester
A Day With An American Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, 3rd June
Nene Valley Railway, 40th Anniversary Gala, 3rd June
Small Engines Gala at The East Lancs Railway, 3rd June
Mit der P8 38 2267 auf Stahlfahrt nach Duisburg 20.05.2017
IGE Dampfsonderzug und viel Güterverkehr auf der Frankenwaldbahn
Mit Volldampf bergauf-Königstein 2017
Steam Hauled Shuttles - Ballarat Heritage Weekend w/ A2 986 and Y112
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Geoff Goodall's Aviation History Site
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



GB Railfreight signs three-year deal with DP World London Gateway

BTP issues warning after teen almost killed trespassing at Bescot depot

Royal approval for railway preservation

‘Dress rehearsal’ for new French high-speed lines

French rail drama as actor mistaken for terrorist on TGV

See inside Napoli’s spectacular new station

ProRail begins triple-tracking of Betuweroute

Will Kenya get value for money from its new railway?

London Mail Rail: Postal Museum launch date announced

Part of Midland Metro tram line closes for essential works

Burnham calls on Mancunians to use tram to reduce city’s air pollution

Train which runs on virtual railway track unveiled in China

Fire breaks out on bus near Stratton Strawless

Mont Blanc cable car to reopen nine months after tourists were left hanging overnight

Cowes 'floating bridge' suspended again after re-launch

Does British Airways' explanation stack up?

Renewables provide more than half UK electricity for first time

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth



10/06/17  BBC2 1800-1830
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Italy (2)

11/06/17  BBC2 1800-1900
         "The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway"  Crossrail 2/3

11/06/17  BBC4 2000-2100
         "The Secret Life of the Motorway"  3/3

12/06/17  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Riga to Tampere

12/06/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  London (4)

13/06/17  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Tallinn to Helsinki

14/06/17  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Holland (1)

14/06/17  BBC2 2100-2200
         "The Passengers that Took on the Train Line"  Southeastern

14/06/17  BBC4 2320-0020
         "Locomotion: Dan Snow's History of Railways"  2/3

16/06/17  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Holland (2)



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

09/06/17-   North Norfolk Railway: Diesel Gala

09/06/17-   West Somerset Railway: Diesel Gala & Rail Ale Trail

10/06/17    Bournemouth Bus Running Day

10/06/17    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: "Snowdonian Limited"

10/06/17-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Kids for a Quid

10/06/17-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: War on the Line

10/06/17-   Peak Model Railway Exhibition
11/06/17    The Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, DE45 1AH

11/06/17    Foxfield Railway: Morris Minor Rally

14/06/17    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "Another SLS/Alan Jarvis Evening of Photographs" by Gerry Nichols (SLS)
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

16/06/17    Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Murder Mystery

16/06/17-   Great Central Railway: Model Railway & Engineering Exhibition

17/06/17    Rushden, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Armed Forces Day

17/06/17    University of York: Open Day - Postgraduate Study
           Meet the tutors, find out more about distance learning, experience a short class
           explore part-time study options
           Postgraduate Diploma in Railway Studies

18/06/17    Lynton & Barnstaple Railway: Father's Day

18/06/17    Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Fathers' Day & HCV Rally

18/06/17    Epping Ongar Railway: Fathers' Day Classic Car Show

18/06/17    Rushden, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Fathers' Day Specials

18/06/17    Peak Rail: Peak Park Preserved Bus Rally

19/06/17    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "More Allsorts. Ships Buses and Trains" by Terry and Justin Foulger
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

19/06/17    Friends of Cromford Canal
           Ironville Church Hall, Casson St, Ironville, NG16 5NN
           "Mr Brunton's Engine and the Fritchley Tram Road" by Dieter Hopkins
           Starts 1930, admission: £2.00

19/06/17    Knott End Library, Lancaster Rd, Knott End, Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 0AU
           "Journey of a Railway Signalman" by Tony Cook
           1400-1500, admission: £2.00

24/06/17    Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway: Hampshire Autistic Charity Event

24/06/17    Winchester Chesil Railway & Tunnel Tours: 1115 and 1415
           £7.50 adult, £3 child - best to book

24/06/17-   Nene Valley Railway: TPO Weekend

Cheers, Howard.
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