Subject: Raildate 19th January 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 19/01/2018, 17:09
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Krakow Trams January 2018
(Andrew Cook)

Virgin Trains East Coast HST 125s - Durham Coast Line Diversions at Heworth, 14th January
Last Rites at Blackpool North
Tunnels, Steam & Sunshine
What you can expect to see in 2018
44 1486 & 52 8184 in Stassfurt 2009
Monthly Review December 2017
Dampflok Th's Jahresrückblick 2017
Güterverkehr im Frankenwald - BLS Cargo, CD Cargo Vectron, Raildox, HSL uvm
Japan: Non-stop Passenger Trains at Shimbashi Station
Fixing the Leslie S-5T horn on C510 - January 2018
Branchline Freight - Charleville, Quilpie, Cunnamulla
Brockwell Lane Update January 2018
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Bomb Sight - Mapping the World War 2 London Blitz Bomb Census
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Peak Rail Action Group (PRAG)

Devon's own 'toy railway' which negotiated the 'English Alps'

Back to the steam age for converted Land Rover
(Spotter: John McCorriston)



How will collapse of Carillion impact HS2?

Work begins to ‘future-proof’ Ashford International for new Eurostar trains

Legal challenge to controversial Wolverton demolition plan

NR to upgrade bridge to strengthen services in £1m scheme

Nottingham station fire: Sprinklers 'could have stopped' blaze

Proposal to reopen the Woodhead line

HS2 releases concept images of new Colne Valley viaduct

£50m upgrade for National Railway Museum

New Caledonian Sleeper trains delayed until October
First CAF Caledonian Sleeper coaches arrive in Britain

Edinburgh’s Caledonian Hotel set for expansion after £85m sale

EGIP's Millerhill milestone

ScotRail ranks bottom in Scotland says consumer watchdog study

ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Cardiff rail upgrade value questioned by MP Glyn Davies

Metro Central transport hub plans for Cardiff unveiled

Rail line 'could reopen by 2020'

New hospital development ‘would not deter’ Buxton-Matlock rail line reopening

Train barks like a dog for deer life to stop rise in rail kills

The north of England's road and rail commuter woes

Nottingham tram operator records losses of £48m following network expansion

Next phase of £150m Wolverhampton tram extension to move forward in March

WW2 Spitfire pilot Mary Ellis given Freedom of Isle of Wight

Emirates saves the giant Airbus A380 airliner with a 13 billion euro order

A350 stretch would need further engine evolution

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Reg Nerps, Andrew Nummelin, Mike Price, Mike Prince, Alan Rushworth



20/01/18  BBC4 1900-2000
         "Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History"  3/3

20/01/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Great Canal Journeys"  The Norfolk Broads

21/01/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "The Biggest Little Railway in the World"  3/5

21/01/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Hunt v Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals"

22/01/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  New series 1/20 Boston to Lowell

22/01/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner"

23/01/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  2/20 Boston to Concord

23/01/18  Channel 4 2200-2300
         "Inside Bentley: a Great British Motor Car"

24/01/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  3/20 Plymouth to Nantucket

25/01/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  4/20 Providence to New London

26/01/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great American Railway Journeys"  5/20 New Haven to Mount Washington



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

19/01/18-   London Model Engineering Exhibition
21/01/18    Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY

20/01/18    DEFine Modellers Day
           Risley Memorial Village Hall, Derby Road, Derby, DE72 3SS

21/01/18    Astolat Model Railway Circle Model Railway Exhibition
           Surrey Sports Park, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7AD

26/01/18-   Great Central Railway: Winter Steam Gala

27/01/18-   Southampton Model Railway Exhibition
28/01/18    Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, SO50 5BX
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

27/01/18-   Kendal Model Railway Exhibition
28/01/18    Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, LA9 7HX
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

03/02/18-   Churnet Valley Railway: Winter Steam Gala

03/02/18-   Stafford Model Railway Exhibition
04/02/18    Stafford County Showground, Stafford, ST18 0BD
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

Cheers, Howard.
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