Subject: Raildate 20th July 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 20/07/2018, 13:21
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Derby Station - mid July progress
Banbury Station
Swanwick Junction - Midland Railway Trust
Golden Valley Light Railway
(Martin Miller)

Milan Railway Variety Summer 2018
(Andrew Cook)

Cardiff 3 Stations rooftop Views, 26th Nov 2005
Cardiff Central 2006 - over 20 movements in 20 mins
IET Cardiff to Didcot via River Severn, also trackside in July 2018
66250 unloaded at Newport Docks 18 years ago!
1997 - busy freights, 37s/47s/56s and the Garw Guru in Wales
(Mike Wilcock)

Beattock: Duchess Territory
60009 Zings Through Penrith at 70 mph+
Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend, 1st July
LMS 48151 Gets a shove on the CME 14th July
Dartmouth Steam Railway, 13th and 14th July
West Shed open weekend,,46233 and 46203, 14th July
A Day With A Prairie The Llangollen Railway 14th July
The magic of Echills Wood Railway, Standard Gauge Weekend
Midland 4F Class 0-6-0 No. 43924 at Keighley With Vintage Train, 8th July
Apedale Valley Narrow Gauge Preserved Steam Railway Tracks To The Trenches 2018
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Part 2:
Part 3:
Fleetwood Tram Sunday 2018
Australian Trains: Steam Locos #3642 & #3529, Bowral to Picton
From the Hills to the Countryside: Pacific National Freight 7PM5
C509, C506, RL304, C504, 602, 48s34 & 44204, Beecroft, July 2018
Lindau island railway station with ÖBB 1144 - lovingly called Alpenstaubsauger
Güterverkehr auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Smartron, Railadventure, HSL, TXL uvm
Tourist trains in South Korea - O Train
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Early reinforced concrete bridge at Kew gardens station
Inspection of Structures
Rail tours in Scunthorpe Steelworks
Swindon Panel preservation group newsletter
170th anniversary of Waterloo station
Bluebell Railway newsletter
South African class 26 restored
Sound Transit (Seattle) travel guide
Hedjaz Railway
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

New "Spitfire" documentary - highly recommended

The driving school for 'flying cars'

Britain’s seaside shelters – in pictures



Hundreds of train cancellations blamed on World Cup final

Record number of young people dying on railways

Banking giant pulls out of blockbuster £1.2bn Network Rail arches deal

ORR safety report for 2017

Talgo to reveal site of potential UK train factory in “coming months”

Govia Thameslink Railway introduces third timetable in two months

RMT/South Western Railway Driver Only Operation talks fail

Disruption to GWR services on Sunday 15th July

Train evacuated near Derby after fire beneath carriage

Windermere branch electrification suggested again

Plans for £200m north-east rail Scotland upgrade poised to progress

Disabled former MP stranded after new station's lift failure

Passengers advised of changed access into Queen Street station

Investigation launched after train carrying nuclear material ran stop signal at Kingussie

Children 'taking selfies' on rail tracks as trespassing doubles

Series 2 of NYMR TV series commissioned

35018 British India Line to visit Wensleydale Railway

Fire damage to Middleton Railway rolling stock

Vandalism on Volks Electric Railway

Talyllyn railway proposals for new workshops

Vale of Rhiedol line reopens after lineside fires

SEPTA to introduce Siemens built electric locos

MTA (New York) finish re-interlocking work

Amtrak revives classic 1950s glass-domed train

SBB challenges decision over operation of main line services

Derailment in Egypt

Driverless train operation on Rio Tinto railway in Australia

Southgate LUL station renamed after World Cup England manager

Paris Metro stations renamed to honour world cup players

‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ land train stolen from seaside resort

Classic Aston Martin sells for record £10m at auction

Boater accidentally drains Kennet and Avon Canal

Launch of Attenborough polar research ship

Discovery of '113-year-old Russian warship' sparks goldmine hopes

Battle of Britain RAF Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum dies

Open skies will ‘irrevocably damage’ air links – Aurigny

Rolls Royce develops propulsion system for flying taxi

RAF touts potential of Protector programme

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

British Airways 777 diverts to Singapore after engine failure

E190-E2 makes London City debut en route to Farnborough

Dozens injured in Ryanair aircraft loss of cabin pressure emergency

Cancellations due to Ryanair pilots strike

Light aircraft crash near Winchester

Fire alarm at Heathrow airport

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



21/07/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Inside Bentley: a Great British Motor Car"

21/07/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Great Canal Journeys: India"  2/2 The north-east

22/07/18  BBC2 2330-0030
         "Idris Elba: King of Speed"  A history of car racing 1/2

23/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  West Wales

23/07/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Crossing England in a Punt: River of Dreams"

23/07/18  BBC2 2315-0015
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  1/3

24/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Llandeilo & Hereford

24/07/18  BBC2 2100-2200
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  2/3

25/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Blaenavon & Blenheim Palace

25/07/18  ITV 2245-2315
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

26/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Oxford

27/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Oakham to Cambridge



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

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

03/08/18-   Spa Valley Railway: Summer Diesel Gal

04/08/18    Severn Valley Railway: The Last Days of Steam

04/08/18-   Weald of Kent Steam Rally

04/08/18-   Great Bucks Steam & Country Fair

04/08/18-   West Somerset Railway Association: Steam & Vintage Rally

04/08/18-   Great Central Railway: 50 Years Since the End of BT Steam (1)

04/08/18-   Cromford Steam Rally
05/08/18    High Acres Farm, Dewey Lane, Brackenfield, Derbyshire (A615)

04/08/18-   Peak Rail: 1940s Weekend

04/08/18-   Llangollen Railway: 1960s Weekend

04/08/18-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Day Out with Thomas

05/08/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

05/08/18    Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Hornby Collectors and Vintage Tractor Day

05/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Journey into the Past

Cheers, Howard.
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