Subject: Raildate 13th July 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 13/07/2018, 15:06
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Derby Station all change
(Martin Miller)

Too Hot For Steam! Lineside fires on the Severn Valley Railway + The Lakes Express
35018 British India Line with The Scarborough Spa Express at York on 5th July
60103 Flying Scotsman & 37669 with The Waverley, 8th July
Moving tribute at the Severn Valley Railway
60009 'Union of South Africa', 'RAF100', 10th July
A run from Welshpool to Llanfair Caereinion & Back
Great Cockcrow Railway Steam Festival 2018
Australian Trains: 3642 Farewell Special
Farewell 3642! New South Wales Steam Trains ft. 3526
Mt Victoria Great Train weekend, 26th May
Aurizon Locomotive Transfers on SCT Freight Trains in the Adelaide Hills
Steam locomotive cavalcade Hersbruck 2002
Entry and exit of the morning Nightjet with car in Munich Hbf
Lokportrait Dampflok 99 773
Gterzge auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Retrack/VTG, PKP Cargo, TXL uvm
01 0509 auf Thringer Wald Runde, 9th July
Nathan K3H-AU-L locomotive air horn
Tramway d'Orlans
Historische Busse auf der Linie 44 in Stuttgart am 1. Juli
Southport Airshow 8th July
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Securing a future for one of England's longest disused railway tunnels
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Death under the arches: the businesses at risk due to rail sell-off

Friar Gate Bridge, Derby. May 2018 - Improvement works

Rail Tube: Rail news from around the net, from around the world

Using roads to make power and toilet paper

Recommended: railway-themed (slightly) with excellent beers and burgers in Eastleigh

Kestrel Railway Books' mystery pics are about to be updated again - recognise any of them?

The latest (2018) Journal of the Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society has a 12-page article on the never-built Southampton extension of the Didcot, Newbury & Southampton Railway - copies are available from the society for 5 including postage



Rail firms forced to abandon winter timetable changes

South Western Railway workers to strike on eight days

Waterloo's 170 years old and lays claim to Britain's longest serving railway worker

Northern passengers to receive special compensation after May timetable chaos

Changes to services via Glasgow Central low level and Newton

Work on Aberdeen-Dyce railway line upgrade now over half complete

A whisky tour with Rail & Sail

Morocco to launch Africa's first high-speed train before end of 2018

Bangladesh starts Padma Rail Link construction

Concept plan for Canberra to Eden railway

Man drove car sitting on bucket and steering with pliers

Colombia's tragedy road bridge demolished

German WW2 U-boat wreckage found off Galicia by Spanish divers

Two injured in Isle of Wight light aircraft crash

Hi Fly to show off A380 at Farnborough

Iconic aircraft touch down in Hampshire after flying over London to mark RAF centenary

CSeries renamed as Airbus A220

Boeing secures '797' trademark

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



14/07/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Great Canal Journeys: India"  1/2 Karala

15/07/18  Channel 5 1855-1955
         "Titanic: Draining the Wreck"

16/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Metropolitan to Pinner

16/07/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "The Jumbo Jet: 50 Years in the Sky"  2/2

17/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Greenwich

17/07/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "The Return of Flying Scotsman"

17/07/18  BBC2 2100-2200
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  1/3

18/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Stratford (London)

18/07/18  ITV 2250-2320
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

19/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  London's West End

20/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  London



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

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

18/07/18    Portswood Library Summer Evening Talks
           Portswood Road, Portswood, Southampton, SO17 2NG
           "The Story of Southampton Docks" by Jack Wilson
           Starts 1915, admission free

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-   The Foxfield Railway: Summer Steam Gala

21/07/18-   Masham Steam Rally

22/07/18    Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Summer Gala

23/07/18    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "The London Underground - some historical buildings on its route" by Paul Joyce
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

24/07/18-   The War & Peace Revival
28/07/18    The Hope Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent

25/07/18-   Isle of Man Railways: Manx Heritage Transport Festival

27/07/18-   Gloucester Warwickshire Railway: Heritage Diesel Gala

28/07/18-   Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society Railex NE
29/07/18    John Spence Community High School, Preston Road, North Shields, NE29 9PU
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)

29/07/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: Railway Folk children's entertainment

02/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Jazz in the Park

Cheers, Howard.
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