Subject: Raildate 22nd June 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 22/06/2018, 11:16
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Baslow Station The Hope Valley Line
Edale Station The Hope Valley Line
Chinley East Junction
Peak Forest Revisited
Derby Station - a hive of activity
Stagecoach Supertram - Hollinsend
Stagecoach Supertram - Bamforth Street
Stagecoach Supertram - Castle Square
(Martin Miller)

B1 1264 leaving Grosmont
60009 Attacks Sapperton Bank! The Cotswold Venturer, 16th June
45212 and 60103 'Flying Scotsman', 'The Lakes Express'
Legends of Industry Gala at the Tanfield Railway, 16th June
35028 'Clan Line' Does Battle With Rattery & Hemerdon Banks! The Cornishman, 17th June
Dean Forest Railway, Royal Forest of Steam Gala, 17th June
GWSR, SR 35006 P&O & GWR 7903 Foremarke Hall, June 2018
48151 with The Dalesman at Carlisle, 19th June
Mit der Dampflok 44 1486 rund um Altenbeken 25 05 2018
Die Angelnerbahn Kappeln - Süderbrarup Lok 654F Sommer 2005
Güterzüge auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Albatros, TXL, RHC, HSL, Feuertaurus, 151 086 uvm
310.072 "Kafemlejnek" fährt von Stupno nach Radnice
Rail trespassing in Moscow, Russia
Steam trains of Chanteraines Railway
Australian Trains: After Sydney's Great Train Race; Return To Central
5910, 3642, 3801 & 3112 - Darling Harbour - 1991-92
PN Freight 6MP5 rescues failed 4PM6 in the Adelaide Hills
Southbank Tram Depot 2 Days Old
A visit to the South Downs Light Railway
Model Railway Event, Great Central Railway
The Superb Porsche Model Railway Layout inside the Dream Factory Museum in HO scale
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Thames Valley Rail Pastors
Passenger numbers drop
The end of railway privatisation?
Killingsworth Billy may date from 1816
Quietest stations on London Underground
Historic Chesil and Portland shipwrecks
Odd reasons for traffic delays
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Merced Falls: Water, Power, and Mills



GBRf purchase stored class 56s

Railway graffiti: Props, respect and death

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway resigns
New CEO apporinted for GTR

TfL unveils class 710 EMUs for London Overground

Crossing misuse at Poole

Plans for Wareham footbridge rejected

Topsham building sold for £404,000

Fire in HST power car at Plymouth

Severn Tunnel closed for electrification works

Restoration at Lowestoft

Viva Rail units for Bedford-Bletchley line

‘Major milestone’ in Northamptonshire railway upgrade reached

New Trans Pennine multiple unit unloaded at Southampton Docks

Northern rail: 'Ministers warned of timetable chaos'

West Coast Railways provided Windermere branch service during Northern suspension of service

Long-forgotten WWII bomb damage found under rail bridge

Contract awarded for resignalling of Aviemore and Pitlochry

ScotRail's 'Happy Trains' to start running on Saturday

ScotRail train to be named after MND campaigner

Scotrail bidding for 153 coaches for cycle traffic on highland lines

Hydrogen trains call for new Wales and Borders franchise

Mid Hants Railway looking for a Steam Locomotive and Carriage Fitter

Wizarding tour leader needed by NYMR at Goathland

Derailment on Welsh Highland Railway

Derailment on Snowdon Mountain Railway

Kansas City Southern orders 50 locos

Rolls Royce fit new power packs to 3 Irish Rail 22000 class railcars

New Grain wagons enter service in Germany

SNCF reform legislation adopted

Project for electronic identification of wagons in Spain

CN maintenance budget for Quebec announced

Man arrested over Southgate Tube station explosion

Here's What The New Piccadilly Line Trains Will Look Like

Invitation to tender for Tyne & Wear Metro rolling stock issued

New depot to be built for Welsh Metro

Child born on a Paris RER train offered free travel for 25 years

Collision between tram and bus at Edinburgh airport

Finland's capital gives away its old trams

Gardens to be cut back for extra bus lanes in Dublin

British Airways cancels 2,000 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

Prototype DH Mosquito restored

Bristol Sycamore helicopter returns to Weston-Super-Mare

Norwegian electric aircraft

Frankfurt airport overtakes Schiphol in air connectivity rankings

A330neo arrives at Lisbon as route-proving begins

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



25/06/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Rolls Royce: the Rise and Fall of a Great British Brand"

27/06/18  Channel 4 2000-2030
         "Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow"  4/5 A royal coach

29/06/18  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "Building Britain's Canals"  3/3



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

22/06/18-   Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Hunslet 125

23/06/18    Winchester Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tours
           1115 and 1415, Adult: £7.50, Child: £3
           Booking advised

23/06/18-   Romsey Model Railway Exhibition (rescheduled from March)
24/06/18    Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey, SO51 8GL
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1630 (Sun)

23/06/18-   Romsey Signal Box Open Days
24/06/18    1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

23/06/18-   Shillingstone Station: Steam Up!

23/06/18-   Nene Valley Railway: Travelling Post Office Demonstrations

23/06/18-   Perth Model Railway Exhibition
24/06/18    1000-1730 (Sat), 1000-1700 (Sun)

24/06/18    Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Special Engine Month

24/06/18-   Keighley & Worth Valley Railway: 50th Anniversary 8 Day Gala
25/06/18-   Keighley & Worth Valley Railway: Icons of Steam - Royal Scot

28/06/18-   Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society Railex NE
29/06/18    John Spence Community High School, Preston Road, North Shields, NE29 9PU
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)

30/06/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: Teddy Bear Days

30/06/18-   Llangollen Railway: Classic Transport Weekend

01/07/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

01/07/18    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Classic Bus & Coach Rally

01/07/18    Peak Rail: Behind the Scenes Day

02/07/18    Swansea Vale Railway Society
           Railway Walk

02/07/18    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “Toy Train to the Clouds” by David Charlesworth
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

06/07/18-   South Devon Railway: South Devon 1940s Festival

06/07/18-   East Lancashire Railway: Summer Diesel Spectacular

07/07/18    Railway Heritage & Local History Afternoon to remember the Wath railway disaster
           LNER/Rowms Lane Social Club, Swinton, S64 8AE
           Large car park or 10 min walk from either Swinton or Mexborough stations
           Presentation by Mike Brearley, film, slides, accounts of events
           Meet the survivors session, static display, free minibus to the accident memorial
           Admission: £5 (concessions: £3)
           Tea, Coffee, Hot roast sandwiches, real-ale bar

07/07/18-   Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Day Out with Thomas

07/07/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: The 1940s Experience

07/07/18-   Hollowell Steam 2018

08/07/18    Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Land Rover Day

09/07/18    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           Berkshire Fire and Rescue - At Newbury Fire Station
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

11/07/18    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           Summer Social
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

13/07/18-   Apedale Light Railway: Tracks to the Trenches

14/07/18-   Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground Weekend
15/07/18    and Mechanical Organ Gathering
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

14/07/18-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Classic Transport Weekend

15/07/18    Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Alton Bus Rally

15/07/18    Peak Rail: Midlands Lotus Owners Club

Cheers, Howard.
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