Subject: Raildate 11th August 2017
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 11/08/2017, 16:18
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Breamore station for sale
Brief Encounter Coffee Shop & Restaurant at Langwathby station for sale

Campaign for Borders Rail

1986 steam with Kolhapur Southport, Mallard mainline, NYM, York and Crewe
Class 20s on coal train at Wigan, March 1989
1992 Steam with 60009 at Blackburn and 34022/7628 at ELR
Edinburgh Station 1994 - freight with 37s, 56s and 86/87
Corus Shunters work Margam Yard 17 years ago
Mazey Day Cornishman; crossing Royal Albert Bridge; new bridge at Severn Tunnel Jn
50008 and New Rail Grinder at Bristol Temple Meads, 7th July
166212 on a rail trip to Severn Beach, 7th July
Colas 70815/808 first run to Aberthaw, 1st August
(Mike Wilcock)

Meet the 89-Year Old Who Built a Train in His Backyard
(Spotter: Nico Spilt)

A Quiet Day With 75078, 5th August
46233 Duchess of Sutherland, The Cumbrian Mountain Express, 5th August
B1 to Whitby NYMR, 6th August
Trains at Carlisle, 7th August
LMS 46115 takes a final bow on the Dalesman, 8th August
Sounderlebnis mit Dampflokomotive 41 1185-2
185 589 "Martin Luther", Raildox, TXL uvm. auf der Frankenwaldbahn
131 060 Malchow-Karow Mecklenburger Südbahn, 5th August
Koblenz intersection station on the Middle Rhine
Braysdown & Writhlington on the Somerset & Dorset (model)
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

TOPS rolling stock pool codes
New Charter train TOC
Images of Crossrail station buildings
Suggestion of bridge to replace Chichester level crossings
South Wales Metro proposals
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)



RDG to start roll-out of digital railcards

NR served with nearly £5m worth of health and safety fines in 2016-17

Waterloo station: Stations quiet after upgrade warnings
An individual's take on the upgrade

Crossrail updates passengers on Elizabeth Line construction progress

Go-ahead for London Overground Barking Riverside extension

Replacement of class 377 handrail coatings

Swan delays Surrey trains into London Waterloo

Plymouth station stabbing: Murder investigation as man dies

RAIB report into derailment and collision at Watford Tunnel, September 2016

Grayling: Cambridge North station a core part of creating UK’s own Silicon Valley

Images of new Greater Anglia stock

Chiltern Trains to provide children's coaches for summer holidays

London Midland loses West Midlands rail franchise
Abellio wins West Midlands franchise

New Midlands Rail Hub could deliver £2bn economic boost

Final push for petition for new Buxton to Matlock rail line

Eurostar power car donated to High Speed Rail college in Doncaster

Rossington level crossing closed over safety fears

Engineering near miss near Kirkham

Carlisle station’s £14.5m roof renewal work takes shape

Teas with added care at New Cumnock

Half of ScotRail trains miss punctuality targets at Scotland's busiest stations

Aberdour station up for top award

North Yorkshire Moors Railway awarded £4.6m lottery grant

Tornado to work charter trains to Walton on the Naze this weekend

New depot for Hayling Island seaside heritage railway line

Strong start for Gotthard Base Tunnel

Van rebuilt as military escort coach

Locomore insolvency proceedings begin

DB order 100 Siemens Vectron locos

Hector Rail awarded contract to operate Kiruna iron ore trains

Transnet (South Africa) to fund recovery of Zimbabwe Railway

Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to fire

Buskers to audition for London Underground licences

Wrong fare zone on TfL maps

4G mobile coverage to be installed across London Underground

Policy for honest announcements on New York Subway

Work to extend Edinburgh trams to Leith ‘could start in 2019’

WW2 Mosquito aircraft blueprints found at Airbus factory

EasyJet A320 damaged after chocks prematurely removed

Heathrow poor for disabled travellers, regulator says

Swiss to grow CS100 operation at London City

Fatigue cited after A319 lands uncleared on closed runway

US Air Force awards Air Force One replacement contract

New England Patriots acquire two 767s

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



14/08/17  BBC4 2000-2100
         "The Town That Thread Built"  History of Paisley

14/08/17  ITV 2100-2200
         "EasyJet: Inside the Cockpit"  1/3

14/08/17  ITV 2240-2310
         "Britain's Busiest Motorway"  A look at the M25 - 3/6

15/08/17  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Britain's Greatest Bridges"  Clifton Suspension Bridge

15/08/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "The Taff: the River That Made Wales"  1/3

16/08/17  BBC4 1930-2000
         "The Taff: the River That Made Wales"  2/3

16/08/17  ITV 2340-0035
         "EasyJet: Inside the Cockpit"  1/3



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

Until       Mid-Hants Watercress Line: A Day Out With Thomas

Until       Llangollen Railway: A Day Out With Thomas

11/08/17-   Foxfield Railway: Real Ale Festival

12/08/17    Winchester Chesil Railway & Tunnel Tours: 1115 and 1415
           £7.50 adult, £3 child - best to book

12/08/17    Strathspey Railway: Abernethy Highland Games

12/08/17-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Steam & Vintage Weekend

12/08/17-   Epping Ongar Railway: Vintage Steam Rally

12/08/17-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Diesel Locomotive Weekend

12/08/17-   Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: Ham Radio & Vintage Weekend

12/08/17-   Aln Valley Railway: Teddy Bears' Picnic

13/08/17    Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway: Day Out with Teddy

13/08/17    West Wales Model Railway Exhibition
           Llwyncelyn Memorial Hall, Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA46 0HF

16/08/17    Swindon & Cricklade Railway: School Holiday Specials

18/08/17    Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway: Punch & Judy Shows

18/08/17-   Bristol Model Engineering & Model Making Exhibition

18/08/17-   Isle of Man Railways: Island at War

19/08/17    Llangollen Railway: Steam & Jazz Train

19/08/17-   Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway: Big Engines Visiting Weekend

20/08/17    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Public Running Day

21/08/17    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Something Different" by Steve Wimbush
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

23/08/17    Swindon & Cricklade Railway: School Holiday Specials

24/08/16-   Great Dorset Steam Fair
28/08/16    Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum

25/08/17-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: 43rd Island Steam Show

25/08/17-   South Devon Railway: Rails & Ales

25/08/17-   Bala Lake Railway: Steam Gala

26/08/17-   Sedgemoor Rail 2017

26/08/17-   Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: Vintage Weekend

26/08/17-   Stapleford Miniature Railway: Open Weekend

26/08/17-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: 1950s Weekend

26/08/17-   Tanfield Railway: Sir Cecil's Family Fun Weekend

27/08/17    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Public Running Day

27/08/17    Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: Fish & Chips Special

27/08/17-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Children's Treasure Hunt

27/08/17-   Rushden, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: Sausage & Cider Festival

Cheers, Howard.
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