Subject: Raildate 29th June 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 29/06/2018, 13:42
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Manchester Piccadilly Station variety
Preston Station
Oxenholme Station Mixed Traffic
Rudyard Lake Steam Railway
Derby Station - moving on
(Martin Miller)

IEPs Rainbow and Paddington livery, HSTs and Arriva. Rooftop view Cardiff
4 x 37 FNW Farewell Railtour. Preston-Blackpool May 2000 Part 3
37421/419 Carnforth - Barrow. Open widow view. 18yrs ago
IEP and steam with Lord Dowding in Cardiff again, June 16th
(Spotter: Mike Wilcock)

33209 makes History as it growls towards Oxenholme, 22nd June
60103 'Flying Scotsman', 'The Scarborough Flyer', 23rd June
Two Class 50's roaring up The South Devon Banks on The Mazey Day Cornishman, 23rd June
WCR Class 57s Nos. 57314 & 57316 on the Windermere Line, 26th June
LMS 45699 Barks up Shap on the Cumbrian Mountain Express, 23rd June
50th Anniversary In The Sunshine Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam Railway Festrail Hunslet 125 Gala June 2018
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Fotosafari Teil 2 - Abends auf dem Dach des Stellwerkes Hackerbrücke in München
24 009 Ibbenbüren - Bad Iburg 26.09.2004
Güterverkehr im Blockabstand - Züge im Maintal - Centralbahn Sonderzug, WLE, TXL, Retrack uvm
150 Jahre Elsenztalbahn - Sonderzüge und Eindrücke vom Fest
Metro de Paris - Ligne 4 - En route vers l'automatisation
3801 - "A Steam Train Passes" - Out Takes
White & Progress Rail livery LDPs on MP9: Adelaide Hills Rail Movements
SAR YX141 leads Pichi Richi Railway Charter
Australia: Rockhampton’s Steam Tram
Ballarat Trams from 1965. Digital Remake
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours Totally Models 2018
Avro Lancaster over the National Memorial Arboretum
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Unbuilt Southwark Railway terminus
Planning considerations over NRM expansion
SBB engineering works
Swiss Railways PSUL (Passenger Services over Unusual Lines)
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Britain's Railways Then & Now - Southern Railway

Model Railroading With Jack Burgess Ep. 2 Research It

4 bedroom detached house for sale at Glyndyfrdwy with quite a view!

The Stirling Aircraft Project
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Heat restrictions slow down trains

Alstom plans for Hydrogen powered class 321

"Failing taxi system" used by GTR Thameslink for ferrying train crew

Protection for GTR Thameslink staff

East Coast train line back under public control

Stagecoach hit by £85.6m loss after being stripped of East Coast franchise

Call to reopen Ironbridge to Birmingham railway line

Vintage car museum plan revealed for Derby eyesore warehouse

Trespassing selfie-takers see Derbyshire rail crossing close

Manchester electrification ‘accelerating’ after Amey takeover, with 9 days of closures ahead

Run-away of RRV at Bradford

Plan to reopen station near Knaresborough development

First of 98 new trains set for North East railway firm arrive in UK

Points failures caused Glasgow Central train cancellations

Breich Station closure is platform for £2.4m redevelopment

Aberdeen councillor: Train fares could plummet if operators switch to green fuel

Traffic congestion to be eased by plans to create more space at Oban ferry terminal

Major rail works between Aberdeen and Inverness will run 24/7

ScotRail volunteer named Scottish Gardener of the Year

Cyclist ‘beats’ train from Edinburgh to Inverness after leaving it too late to bring bike on board

£100m rail test complex plans for Neath valley

Heatwave continues to cause delay to NI railway network

Update on 60163 Tornado repairs

Channel Tunnel power failure

ProRail to map one million trees, cut down those too close to tracks

Norway claims new world record for mobile connectivity in a tunnel

South African Road/rail bus developed

Oil train derailment and pollution in Iowa

BLS exercise option to buy long distance EMUs

Brienz Rothorn Bahn loco & coach to visit Snowdon Mountain Railway in September

Alston gain contract for fitting ETCS to SBB Pendilino units

On train detection of wheelflats

Chinese company to build hybrid engineering locos for Berlin S-Bahn

Derailment on Mariazellerbahn near St Polten

Security to be increased at some DART stations north of Dublin

Historic tram tracks to be removed as part of Burton Bridge work

Bus drivers talk of strikes if ‘exhausting’ schedule stays

Tiny Cromarty ferry swamped after A9 crash

Waves cancels flights until September

Power failure at Manchester Airport

Surplus energy rides the 'gravity train'

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



02/07/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury"  The Caledonian

02/07/18  BBC Radio 4 2000-2030
         "Mind the Gap: Britain's Transport Divide"  1/2 Buses

03/07/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury"  The Worcester & Birmingham

04/07/18  BBC Radio 4 1100-1130
         "Mind the Gap: Britain's Transport Divide"  1/2 Buses

04/07/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury"  The Kennet & Avon

04/07/18  Channel 4 2000-2030
         "Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow"  5/5 Coaches come together

05/07/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury"  The Llangollen



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

Until       Keighley & Worth Valley Railway: 50th Anniversary 8 Day Gala

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

30/06/18-   GCRN Model Railway Show

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    Cromford Canal: Jaguar car display

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

17/07/18    Winchester Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tours
           1830, Adult: £7.50, Child: £3
           Booking advised

19/07/18    Vale of Berkeley Railway
           The Old Engine House, Dock Road, Sharpness, Berkeley, GL13 9UD
           "Heritage Railways of NZ and Australia" by Dave Stevenson
           Free entry, tea, coffee and biscuits but donations encouraged

20/07/18-   Epping Ongar Railway: Real Ale Weekend

21/07/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

21/07/18    Ebbw Vale Classic Bus Display

21/07/18-   Masham Steam Rally

22/07/18    Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Summer Gala

Cheers, Howard.
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