Subject: Raildate 27th July 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 27/07/2018, 15:13
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Derby Midland Station Renaissance
Erewash Valley Diversions at Ilkeston Station
Clay Cross - Mixed Traffic and Diversions
(Martin Miller)

DRS Open Day. 30 locos at Crewe July 21st 2018
(Mike Wilcock)

Stone blowing on the GWSR PWay
WCR Class 37s Nos 37668 & 37516 Start Up and Departure - Carlisle 26th June
GWR Domination The East Lancashire Railway 20th July
Severn Valley Railway, 'Western Region Mixed Traffic Day', 21st July
LMS 48151 Close call at Oxenholme on the CME 21st July
45690 Leander with The North Wales Coast Express through Frodsham and Helsby, 22nd July
8F 48151 with The Welsh Mountaineer plus Black 5 44871, 24th July
One of the world's oldest working steam locomotives withdrawn
Around The Lötschberg Tunnel Switzerland, June 2018
Lübeck - Travemünde-Strand 91 134 am 18.07.1998 DB Nostalgie
Zugverkehr auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Dampfsonderzug, HSL, TXL, Centralbahn uvm
Bad Salzungen (Thüringen) 2017 4K UHD (mkv)
Alco & Triple Streamliner lead SSR empty Grain Train
Five C classes haul SSR Grain Train to Crystal Brook
Paris Metro - Line 5 - Bobigny
Heaton Park Tramway 22nd July
Domain & Toorak Rds Then & Now
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Settle & Carlisle Web Cams
TfL network maps with station toilets
Looking back at the Clockwork Orange (Glasgow Subway)
Foxfield Gala video
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Chiba Urban Monorail (suspended type)
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

On This Day, Friday 27th July 1990, the last Citroen 2CV rolled off the production line
(Spotter: Ross Hardwick)

The mega-machines helping China link the world

Pyongyang's stunning subway stations – in pictures



Most overcrowded services revealed as passenger numbers plummet

Minister stops sale of undertrack arches

Crossrail breaks budget by £590m

Plans to split up Great Western franchise scrapped

South Western Railway to renegotiate franchise contract

Signalman with 44 years' service sacked after taking 20-minute break following six-hour non-stop shift

Child seen lying over edge of Trowbridge railway platform

Support for Portishead Line reopening remains high after survey

Lightning strikes cause rail chaos across East Coast

Testing starts of first TransPennine Express Nova 1 trains

Notorious level crossing in Grange set to be closed for good

Age of the train delayed by wrong kind of carpet

Long-delayed new ScotRail trains to debut on Tuesday

Latest round of trespass issues for Flying Scotsman

6201 Princess Elizabeth progress report

Lineside fire on Gloucestershire-Warwickshire Railway

35006 suffered a broken spring

Heritage railway proposal for Sheffield

Group is chuffed with plans for railway museum

Unprecedented investment set for Norway’s railways

Fatal accident involving US steam tour

SNCF order next generation TGV stock

Damaged Friesen swing bridge to be replaced by DB

First electric train reaches Jerusalem

Malaysia now looks to postpone, not scrap, high-speed railway with Singapore

High temperatures on LUL tube lines

Tourist trains on Docklands Light Railway

Route changes affecting Wessex Buses around Bristol and Bath

Bus accident near Overton

20mph speed limit on trunk roads in inner London

UK heatwave shuts part of Leeds & Liverpool canal

Guernsey Airport to consider freezing charges to airlines in bid to help fares

Disruption at Cork Airport due to burst wheel on business jet

RAF Scampton to be sold off

Airbus Zephry solar plane to fly for 120 days

Air China blames Trent 1000 issue for Brisbane suspension

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



30/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Kent

30/07/18  BBC2 2315-0015
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  2/3

31/07/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  East Grinstead to Guildford

31/07/18  BBC2 2100-2200
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  3/3

01/08/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Woking to Walton-on-Thames

01/08/18  ITV 2245-2315
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

02/08/18  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Hampton Court to Teddington



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

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

Until       Isle of Man Railways: Manx Heritage Transport Festival

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

28/07/18    Barnstaple District Model Railway Exhibition
           Christ Church, Bear St, Barnstaple, EX32 7BU

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 Gala

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

06/08/18    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “The Sheffield-Dore Widening in Pictures” by Ted Hancock
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

09/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Jazz in the Park

10/08/18-   Llangollen Railway: Day Out With Thomas

11/08/18    Winchester Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tours
           1115 and 1415, Adult: £7.50, Child: £3
           Booking advised

11/08/18    Bressingham Steam Museum: East Anglia Garden Railway Show

11/08/18-   Spa Valley Railway: Teddy Bears' Weekend

11/08/18-   Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Big Engines Visiting Weekend

11/08/18-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Steam & Vintage Weekend

11/08/18-   Epping Ongar Railway: Vintage Steam Rally

11/08/18-   Great Central Railway: 50 Years Since the End of BT Steam (2)

11/08/18-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Diesel Locomotive Weekend

12/08/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Teddy Bears' Outing
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

12/08/18    Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Moving the Mail - TPO

12/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Journey into the Past

Cheers, Howard.
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