Subject: Raildate 6th October 2017
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 06/10/2017, 17:19
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Bratislava Trams - hlavna Stanica
Bratislava Trams - Blumental
Bratislava Trams The Tunnel
Bratislava Trams Jungmannova
Bratislava Trams Through the City
Bratislava Trams - Astronomicka
Bratislava Trams - Vinohrady
Bratislava Trams - Karlova Ves - Slovakia
Vienna Trams - Volkstheater - Wien Strassenbahn
Vienna Trams - Josefstadter Srasse - Wien Strassenbahn
Vienna Trams - Various Locations - Wien Strassenbahn
(Martin Miller)

Rail Safety & Standards Board RED43 safety briefing
Brighton Belle website
Restoration of London Transport "Q" stock
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

LMS 45690 Assaults Shap on the Cumbrian Coast Express, 30th September
Barrowhill Roundhouse, 1st October
North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Annual Steam Gala 2017
North Norfolk Railway Holiday Trailer
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours Anniversary Spectacular, 24th September
DR - Baureihe 01.5 - Volldampf voraus
Güterzüge auf der Frankenwaldbahn - EGP, TX Logistik, LEG Ludmilla uvm
Goldener Herbst - Mit 86 1333 klangvoll durchs Erzgebirge
Formerly the largest railway bridge in Germany at Guntershausen in Nordhessen
Guntershausen station - railway junction south of Kassel
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

How train drivers use a 'leaf simulator' to prepare for autumn
(Spotter: Mike Prince)

The stunning old railway station that didn't have a town

10 of the best railway stations in Britain

St Pancras - help us celebrate our 150th- birthday
(Spotter: Nick Wheat)

Giant Model Railway - Dave Lowery's Layout

Western Canada by train: Rockies on a roll

In pictures: The empty railways of America
(Spotter: Roger Smith)

Secrets Of Paddington Station
Mamod - model steam engines
Pikes Peak Cog Railway – Driver’s Eye View
Part 1:
Part 2:
The Lackawanna Railroad "Phoebe Snow"
Lackawanna F3s 664/663: Excursion on the Route of the Phoebe Snow
Amtrak 40th Anniversary Train on The Route of Phoebe Snow
Crankshaft exchange on the MS Zaandam cruise ship
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

A tour inside the last ever Concorde to fly



Paperless tickets across the UK by 2019?

RMT open letter to Prime Minister over DOO/DCO strikes with Southern & Merseyrail
New Welsh franchise will retain safety critical guards

Scope of Crossrail 2 may be reduced.

Wimbledon station commuters flee train in 'Bible' panic

Service delays due to security incident at East Croydon

Strike vote by South Western rail staff over guards

Opposition to South Western timetable proposals

FGW drivers vacancies at Par and Penzance

Network Rail to boost Ipswich-Felixstowe freight capacity

East Midlands outlines plans to ‘put HS2 site to good use’

Lineside workers near miss, Dutton Viaduct near Runcorn

Passengers stuck as ScotRail skips stations

ScotRail to spend £2.6m clearing leaves off tracks in autumn

Abellio ScotRail's £10m loan as it records £3.5m loss

5043 crossing Chirk viaduct

Translink railhead treatment

Mid Hants advertise General Managers job

Old Minehead Signal Box nameplate returns to Minehead

Shed 47 Railway restoration Group ( Dunfermline)

Progress building new Caernarfon station

Line through Rastatt reopened

DB - Longer freight trains to be permitted

Turkish company wins contract for new line in Tanzania

SNCF sells 50% of Orient Express

Spanish airline to enter high-speed rail market

New Radio system for Rhaetische Bahn

HARSCO rail grinders ordered by Saudi Railways and Transnet (South Africa)

Thales to maintain telecomms on Saudia Arabian Railway

Is Europe's ghostliest station about to rise again?
Urban exploration

Argentina to spend $2bn on 1,500-vehicle train fleet

LUL strike suspended

Drivers warned of fatigue risks two years before tram crash

Fare increases on Manchester Metrolink

Overnight Edinburgh-Glasgow express bus service introduced

Third Menai bridge may be built by 2021

Engine tests for Bloodhound SSC

Failure of Monarch Airlines

CAA force Ryanair to clarify flight cancellation options

Ryan air flight diverted to Stansted after security hoax

Retirement of twin pilots, both working for BA

Air France A380 engine failure over the Atlantic

RAF jets intercept flight after security 'hoax'

Trinity House ship "Galatea" and helicopter help update Sark lighthouse

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



07/10/17  BBC2 2000-2030
         "Britain Afloat"  2/6 The Coracle

07/10/17  BBC4 2225-2255
         "James May: The Reassembler"  1/4 Hornby Train Set

07/10/17  BBC4 2255-2325
         "James May: The Reassembler"  2/4 Food Mixer

09/10/17  BBC2 1545-1615
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  Baltimore

09/10/17  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Paddington Station 24/7"  Fly-on-the-platform documentary 5/8

09/10/17  Channel 5 2200-2300
         "Aircrash: Collision in the Skies"  Collision over the Grand Canyon

09/10/17  BBC4 2345-0045
         "Timeshift: Blazes and Brigades - the Story of the Fire Service

10/10/17  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Concorde: a Supersonic Story"

10/10/17  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Engineering Giants: Jumbo Jet Strip-Down"

10/10/17  BBC4 2300-0000
         "Ian Hislop Goes off the Rails"

11/10/17  BBC2 1545-1615
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  Washington DC (1)

12/10/17  BBC2 1545-1615
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  Washington DC (2)

13/10/17  BBC Radio 4 1100-1130
         "St Pancras Pianos"  Passengers play the joanna

13/10/17  BBC2 1545-1615
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  Manassas to Richmond



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

Until       West Somerset Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

Until       Great Central Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

06/10/17-   Bluebell Railway: 40th Anniversary of the Deltic Preservation Society

06/10/17-   Ffestiniog Railway: Victorian Vintage Weekend

07/10/17    Sheffield Model Railway Society Exhibition
           Davy Sports and Social Club, 630 Prince of Wales Rd, Sheffield, S9 4ER

07/10/17    Gwili Railway: Autumn Gala

07/10/17-   Fareham and District Model Railway Club Exhibition
08/10/17    Fareham Leisure Centre, Park Ln, Fareham, PO16 7JU
           1000-1730 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

07/10/17-   Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway: Peppa Pig

10/10/17    Great Western Society Bristol Group
           BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BS34 7RG
           "The Vale of Berkeley Railway" by Howard Parker
           1930 for a 1945 start
           Non-members welcome - suggested donation of £3 to help defray expenses

11/10/17    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "Over the Rails of Wales – Steam in the 1950s and 1960s" by Richard Chaplin
           Photographs of the late D Chaplin introduced by his son
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

12/10/17    Strathspey Railway: Marie Curie Special

13/10/17-   CANCELLED: Swanage Railway: Autumn Steam Gala
15/10/17    CANCELLED:

13/10/17-   Nene Valley Railway: Diesel Gala

13/10/17-   North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Railway in Wartime

13/10/17-   Llangollen Railway: Along South Western Lines

14/10/17    Theydon Bois Transport Bazaar & Vintage Bus Displays
           Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Essex, CM16 7ER
           1100-1530, admission: £3 (accompanied child free)

14/10/17    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Jazz & Chips Evening Land Cruise

14/10/17-   Lynton & Barnstaple Railway: Half for the Hospice

14/10/17-   Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition
15/10/17    St Michael's Church Hall, Church Hill, Wilmington, Dartford, DA2 7EG
           1000-1700 (sat), 1000-630 (Sun)
           Adult: £5, Child/Concession: £4, Family (2+2): £14
           All proceeds to charity

14/10/17-   National Festival of British Railway Modelling
15/10/17    East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE

14/10/17-   East Lancashire Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

15/10/17    Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers: Public Running Day

15/10/17    Doncaster Toy Collectors Fair
           Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6BB

15/10/17    Tanfield Railway: Colliery Railways Day

16/10/17    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Monmouth Canals" by Paul Joyce
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

20/10/17-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Diesel Gala

20/10/17-   Churnet Valley Railway: 25th Anniversary Gala

21/10/17-   Rushden, Higham & Wellingborough Railway: LMS Branch Line at War

21/10/17-   Llangollen Railway: A Day Out With Thomas

Cheers, Howard.
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