Subject: Raildate 16th June 2017
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 16/06/2017, 16:31
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Jack Burgess's superb HO scale Yosemite Valley Railroad (which I was privileged to visit a couple of years ago)

Sheffield Supertram Fitzalan Square
Sheffield Supertram Middlewood
Sheffield Supertram Meadowhall Route
Sheffield Supertram - Hillsborough
(Martin Miller)

Ticket chips embedded in your hands?
(Neil Kearns)

Scotsman Slowed at Tackley
45690 Leander 1Z94 The Coast to Coast, 10th June
LMS 48151 Rattles over the S&C on the Dalesman, 13th June
Shepton & District - Mendip Model Railway Exhibition, 10th June
Dampflok-Erlebnisse mit PKP Dampflok Ol49-7 / Wolsztyn - Poznan 2007
Güterzüge auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Stock Maxima, TXL 189er, Dampfsonderzug uvm
Train 1900 Museumsbahn Fond-de-Gras mit Lok12 und VT95
Mit 01 150 vom Taunus ins Lahntal
Provision of a CNL with different wagons and BR 120 in Munich Hbf
Cross Country Steam Expedition - SRHC Echuca Rally Tour with R707
North West Vehicle Restoration Trust Open Day, 4th June
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Boeing 737 Airliner Safety Whistleblower Charles Shi Ex Moog Aviation, China
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Declining UK rail freight

Software developed to analyse SPAD risk

Complaint about dumbed town Crossrail television programmes

ASLEF members on Southern to introduce overtime ban

Unique train station for sale on picturesque Devon line

HM Queen names GWR 800 series unit

RAIB report of bridge collapse at Barrow upon Soar August 2016

Economic benefits of Border Railway

Welsh trains are actually the 'most punctual in Britain' according to statistics

Swanage-Wareham rail line reconnects after four decades

Latest news from South Devon Railway

Death of Rushden Transport museum cat reported.

Wensleydale Wine and dine service in heritage coaches

Six new Stadler locos delivered for open access freight services in Iberia

Station upgrades in Austria

Beer transport by rail in Belgium

Slovenian Railways start tendering for 25 multiple units

Go Ahead selected for Stuttgart to Nurnberg services

Gabon purchases refurbished ex DB coaches

Costs of new Kenyan Standard Gauge line

Uganda to terminate Rift Valley Railways contract

Portuguese and Chinese companies to manage new line in Mozambique

AMTRAK to build new servicing facility in Seattle

Tier 4 (low emission) loco enters service

Pakistan Railways order broad gauge GE locos

Additional safety systems proposed for Croydon Trams

Restrictions on Bristol bus contracts may be removed

Vintage coach returns to Shetland

Bloodhound SSC tests planned at Newquay in October

Unsafe bridge closed at Newport Quay

Cowes new 'floating bridge' grounded for third time in four days
Cowes 'floating bridge' ferry halted over 'weather'

Beer deliveries by steam launch

Initial findings of BA computer system failure

FlyBe losses for last financial year

China Eastern plane lands at Sydney with hole in engine

World's oldest stamp business Stanley Gibbons up for sale

Spotters: Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth



18/06/17  BBC2 1800-1900
         "The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway"  Crossrail 3/3

18/06/17  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Great Canal Journeys: India"  1/2

19/06/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Derby to Nottingham

20/06/17  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Britain's Greatest Bridges"  1/6 Forth Rail Bridge

20/06/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Lincolnshire

20/06/17  BBC4 2300-0000
         "The Genius of Turner: Painting the Industrial Revolution"

21/06/17  BBC Radio 4 0930-0945
         "Voices of the First World War"  The Royal Flying Corps

21/06/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  East Yorkshire

21/06/17  BBC4 2300-0000
         "Locomotion: Dan Snow's History of Railways"  3/3

23/06/17  BBC1 1930-2000
         "Invented it..."  A look at inventions - topic varies by region

23/06/17  BBC4 2345-0045
         "Play it Loud: the Story of the Marshall Amp



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

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

17/06/17-   Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Heritage Transport Festival

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    Brecon Mountain Railway: Fathers travel for price of a child

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

23/06/17-   Mid-Norfolk Railway: Summer Steam Gala

23/06/17-   Churnet Valley Railway: Anything Goes Gala

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

24/06/17-   Gwili Railway: Vintage Weekend

25/06/17    Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
           "Bygone Britain – Yesterday's Transport" a film show by Rob Foxon
           Starts 1400
           Tickets: £8 from Winchester Discovery Centre Box Office (01962 873603)

01/07/17-   Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway: Day Out with Thomas

01/07/17-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Summer Steam Gala (1)

01/07/17-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: The 1940s Experience

01/07/17-   Duncombe Park Steam Rally

01/07/17-   Llangollen Railway: Classic Transport Weekend

02/07/17    Foxfield Railway: Knotty Heritage Train

02/07/17    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Classic Bus & Coach Rally

Cheers, Howard.
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