Subject: Raildate 10th August 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 10/08/2018, 20:22
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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**** This is the last Raildate for three weeks
**** The next issue will be on 31st August


Derby Station - many hands
Derby Diversions at Langley Mill
Derby Station - forging on
(Martin Miller)

Crich Tramway Museum, 1962
Great Central Railway End of BR Steam Gala, 4th August
Llangollen Railway, 1960s Weekend, 4th August
Vintage Trains Day Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, 5th August
45699 Galatea & 47245 The Fellsman, 7th August
Freight Trains at Heworth - GBRf Class 66s and Colas Class 70, 8th August
Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway Model Show
12 Historik Mobil 04.08.2018 Zittau Oybin Jonsdorf 99 713, 99 555
Güterzüge zwischen Würzburg und Fürth - Hödlmayr, GySEV, ÖBB, RTB uvm
001 150 fährt auf der Ammerseebahn, 5th August
TGV Réseau Duplex
Japan Trains: Not Just Shinkansen
R711 - Steamrail Northern Weekender - June 2018
Part 1:
Part 2:
Aurizon Locomotive Transfer on PM9: Southline Rail Movements
Australian Trains: SSR Coal & Crawfords Services at Thornleigh
Melbourne Tram 58 West Coburg to Flemington Rd
1940s, '50s, & '60s British Buses - Archive Cine Footage - Omnibus Bus Film
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Timetable chaos - 150 years in the making
Photographing Hong Kong trams
Left luggage service
Spa Valley Diesel Gala
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

50049 and 50007 The Dub and Grub railtour, Old Hill
Hundreds of classic cars left to rot (scrappage scheme graveyard) 2018
The Motorcycle with Airplane Engine
The Bluebird Project
(Alan Rushworth)



NR offers its final Class 31s for sale

Create Railway Customs Areas to avoid congestion post-Brexit, RDG says
Rail firms plan freight checkpoints to soften hard Brexit scenario

RAIB report on derailment of a container train at Ely North Jn, August 2017

Southend Victoria line to receive 19km of new overhead wires as part of £46m upgrade

South Western Railway halt strike for further talks

Network Rail electrification plans stalled after council rejects bridge removal bid

Permission sought to build East West Rail Phase 2

Testing disabled features on new Greater Anglia rolling stock

The HS2 rail project is out of date and out of control. But it can still be halted

'Shocking' photos show children on level crossing

Controversial plans for major freight rail hub near Wolverhampton facing inspection

Chapeltown's Victorian railway station up for sale

Rail campaigners accuse Scottish Government of ‘broken promises’ over North train journey times

Network Rail to create 200 jobs in Scotland

Network Rail to open £4m Baillieston railway bridge two weeks early

Rapid snowmelt played part in Loch Eilt train derailment

Stromeferry bypass timetable is released

Lineside fire on Swanage Railway

6233 to visit Swanage Railway in October

Electrical systems ordered for 2007 "Prince of Wales"

Tender purchased for Tornado

Ashton Court Miniature Railway may be closed by Bristol City Council

Brienz Rothorn Bahn loco and coach to visit Snowdon

Building a world heritage tunnel in Switzerland

CD Cargo orders multivoltage locos

Long Island Rail Road level crossing safety upgrade work completed early

New caustic soda wagons introduced in Russia

Transport West Midlands issue tender for 50 battery trams

Rare Collier micro-car to be restored at Tettenhall museum

Problem ferry out of service twice during Cowes Week

Swiss firm halts Ju 52 flights after fatal Alps crash

Jet Airways 737 in aborted take-off incident from Riyadh taxiway

Airbus sets flight endurance record with Zephyr UAV

ATR formation heads for Tehran to beat sanction deadline

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

Light aircraft crash in California shopping car park

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



12/08/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Flying Across Britain with Arthur Williams"  2/4

12/08/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Hidden Britain by Drone"  2/4

15/08/18  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Timeshift: The Nation's Railway - the Golden Age of British Rail"

16/08/18  BBC Radio 4 0930-0945
         "Did the Victorians Ruin the World"  Cars

16/08/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Trains from Hell: Caught on Camera"

16/08/18  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Shock and Awe: the Story of Electricity"  1/3

16/08/18  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Impact! A Horizon Guide to Plane Crashes"

16/08/18  ITV 2245-2345
         "easyJet: Inside the Cockpit"



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

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

20/08/18    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Buses and trains" by Steve Wimbush and Chris Spencer
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

23/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Rock & Roll @ Tan-y-Bwlch

23/08/18-   Great Dorset Steam Fair

24/08/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: Island Steam Show

24/08/18-   South Devon Railway: Bank Holiday Rails & Ales

25/08/18    Bourneville Model Railway Club Exhibition
           The Hollymoor Centre, 8 Manor Park Grove, Northfield, B31 5EU

25/08/18-   Earls Barton Transport Show

25/08/18-   Nene Valley Railway: Branch Line Running

25/08/18-   Stapleford Miniature Railway: Open Weekend

25/08/18-   Leek & Rudyard Railway: Lollipop Specials

25/08/18-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: 1950s Weekend

26/08/18    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Journey into the Past

26/08/18-   Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Heritage Transport Festival

26/08/18-   Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Middy Projects Progress & Music

31/08/18-   North Norfolk Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

31/08/18-   Welshpool & Llanfair Railway: Steam Gala Weekend

01/09/18    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Tunes & Chips Evening
           Advance booking required

01/09/18-   Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Model Weekend
02/09/18    Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

01/09/18-   West Somerset Railway: Late Summer Weekend

01/09/18-   Nene Valley Railway: Pacifics Weekend

01/09/18-   Peak Rail: Heritage Shunters Trust Gala

01/09/18-   Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary

02/09/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

03/09/18    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “The Time Machine Visits Midland Metals” by Steve Armitage
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

Cheers, Howard.
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