Subject: Raildate 2nd August 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 02/08/2018, 15:01
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Derby Station - onwards and upwards
Rotherham Central Station the old and new order
Meadowhall South with Tram Trains
Stagecoach Supertram Birley Lane
Meadowhall Interchange Tram and Trains
Stagecoach Supertram Nunnery Square
Stagecoach Supertram Fitzalan Square
Stagecoach Supertram Herdings Leighton Road
(Martin Miller)

Rail Photographs From The First Half of 2018 - Steam, Diesel & Electric
A trip to the Swanage Railway July 2018
45690 Leander & 47237 at Preston and Carlisle with The Fellsman, 24th July
Delivering The Goods - 9F 92212 - Mid Hants Railway, 28th July
Barrow Hill roundhouse, 28th July
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Heritage Diesel Gala
LMS 45699 Whistles through Helwith bridge on the Dalesman, 30th July
(5043) 'The King Of Castles'
Australia: Sydney's Great Steam Train Race 2018
421 transfer- Junee to Casino - August 1996
NT76 leads the Afghan Express: Mid North Rail Movements Edition 7
Australian Trains - The Indian Pacific at Homebush
Bush Mill Railway Port Arthur Tasmania
Güterverkehr auf der Koperrampe - Leonardo da Vinci, Scotch, Albert Einstein uvm
Dampfzug Zillertalbahn, Lok Nr. 5 fährt von Jenbach nach Mayrhofen, 28th July
RER E trains in Paris-Est station
Model Railway with Marklin Model Trains in Z Scale
Sturovo to Sahy (Slovakia) - Driver's Eye View
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Great Western Sleeper as viewed by Vogue magazine
Threlkeld Quarry photocharter
In praise of the Bombardier Q400
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Mike Morant continues to add to his extensive gallery of railway photographs

How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run?

The UK's first disabled air display team gets ready for take-off



Residuary inspections of redundant railway structures to continue

GBRf buy more second hand locos

DB Cargo recruitment

Official letter describes ‘toxic’ nature of DOO

ORR criticism of Network Rail timetabling process

Talks agreed on third day of South Western Railway strike
Talks to avert South Western Railway strike collapse

Alliance Railways open access bid between London and Southampton rejected

Railway signalman’s artistic talent kept alive with exhibition 12 years after his death

New GWR Class 800 IETs make first journey to Devon

Britain’s golden age of rail starts at Windsor

Wolverton railway works to be demolished for homes

Electric train service to Bromsgrove started

Schoolboys left injured after playing near rail line to sue over the 'psychological trauma' they suffered

Northern: Many cancelled services resuming after timetable chaos

First body shells for LNER Azuma units arrive at Newton Aycliffe

Ministers misled over BT Police being absorbed into Scottish Police service

Stirling station footbridge works set to start

Aberdeen-Dyce rail enhancements on-track for successful completion

Roadtesting ScotRail’s new train reveals many changes

Extra trains for Papal visit

Mid Suffolk Railway using diesels due to fire risk

Channel Tunnel car shuttle delays

Nene Valley Railway resumes steam operation

More vandalism on Swindon and Cricklade line

Welshpool cattle dock to be restored

Gelert returns to traffic on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

First apprentice taken on by Talyllyn Railway

German Government aid for electric train operators

Uppsala station flooded

Animal repellent approved for use on NS

More investment in railways around Vancouver

Study into high speed rail line between Vancouver, Seattle and Portland

Sun Rail service in Florida extended

Coastal Pacific service on New Zealand South Island to restart in December

Hampshire bus crash: Boy, two, among 13 injured

CCTV shows joyriders crashing stolen bus

Car fire closes Blackwall Tunnel

Jaguar hit by trade war as China sales slow

Duterte crushes £4m worth of luxury cars in Philippines

Isle of Wight ferries hit by adverse weather

Final inquiry report fails to solve MH370 mystery

More Ryanair strikes

Mexico plane crash: All 103 people on board survive

Air Vanuatu ATR 72 skids off runway at Port Vila

Spotters: Howard Benson, Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps



05/08/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Flying Across Britain with Arthur Williams"  1/4

05/08/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Hidden Britain by Drone"  1/2

06/08/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Handmade: Metal"

06/08/18  BBC2 2315-0015
         "The Five-Billion-Pound Super Sewer"  3/3

07/08/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Handmade: Glass"

08/08/18  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Handmade: Wood"

08/08/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Mechanical Monsters"

08/08/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "M1: the Motorway that Made Britain"

08/08/18  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Timeshift: Building the Gap - How the Sever Bridge Was Built"

08/08/18  BBC4 2300-0000
         "Timeshift: Sailors, Ships & Stevedores - the Story of British Docks"

08/08/18  Channel 5 2305-0005
         "Britain's Craziest Commutes"

09/08/18  ITV 2245-2315
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"



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

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 Vehicle 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

16/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Jazz in the Park

17/08/18    Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Punch & Judy Shows

17/08/18-   Bristol Model Engineering & Model Making Exhibition

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

18/08/18    Imberbus 2018: Routemasters between Warminster Station and Imber

18/08/18-   Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Fire Engine Rally

19/08/18    Spa Valley Railway: 3CIG & 73140 Push/Pull Day

19/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Journey into the Past

Cheers, Howard.
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