Subject: Raildate 14th September 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 14/09/2018, 16:22
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Steam and Diesel at Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway 1 September
Turnhouse Colas, ScotRail and a Q400
(Andrew Cook)

Toton Open Day 20 years ago
Part 1:
Part 2:
37412/426 loading at Machen Quarry and shunt 2001
37412/418 double headed Aberthaw-Hirwaun 2001
Cab Ride in GBRf 66706 Stratford-Cambridge, Full Cut
Cab Ride with 66706. Stratford-Cambridge, Run Round and return
Cab Ride in GBRf 66706, Broxbourne, Tottenham Hall to Stratford
Mallard and Kolhapur on the mainline - My 1st videos from 1986!
(Mike Wilcock)

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway August 2018
The Duchess Returns! 6233 Duchess of Sutherland on Roll Out Day 9th September
Great Central Diesel Gala 9th September
70000 Britannia on test on the Severn Valley Railway
LMS 45690 Tows 35018 back home to Carnforth 10th September
Kirklees Light Railway Steam Gala 9th September
Alexandra Timber Tramway: Engine No 5 Does a Lap
Vintage EMDs lead ARTC Ballast Train from Whyalla to Spencer Jct
Mit der GR 52er durchs sonnige Werratal
Dampfzüge zum Winzerfest nach Freyburg 8th September
Driver's Eye View - Tisovec to Zbojská - Standard Gauge - Rack Railway (Slovakia)
Tisovec to Zbojská – Steam Rack Railway – Driver, Passenger and Line-side Views
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours 2018 August Bank Holiday Weekend
Tramways à Saint-Denis
Translancs Transport Show 2nd September
London Trolleybus Farewell
Lanz Bulldog D7500 Bj. 1938 mit Sound beim Pflügen Kiekeberg 9th September
Superb Modular Model Railroad Layout in HO Scale of York Railway in Pennsylvania
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

How Alan Pegler saved Flying Scotsman for the nation
(Spotter: Michael Prince)

Problems behind SWR franchise difficulties
Latest news on 32424
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Dutch Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij Steam Gala (Terug naar Toen)
(Spotter: Kees Wielemaker)

A footnote to the steam locomotive Mallard’s record-breaking run

Storage to rent - The Old Engine Shed, Chilmark, Salisbury



Network Rail sells railway arches to investors for £1.5bn

Alstom and Eversholt Rail develop hydrogen train for Britain

Northern and South Western rail workers strike over guards

Hundreds stranded on new high-speed train in Devon

Chiltern Railways leaf fall timetable

Travel disruption as freight train derails near Coleshill

Derby's Bombardier opening centre of expertise to help win huge £2.75bn HS2 contract

New container terminal at Doncaster opened by Princess Royal

East Coast Azuma trains thwarted by northern track

TransPennine £2.9bn rail upgrade will cause 'major disruption'

End of the line for 'awful' Pacer trains

ScotRail stations up for top award

New Stobart container service between Tilbury and Daventry or Mossend

More than half of Borders Railway trains arriving here late, latest figures reveal

Construction begins on new Robroyston station

Ayr's Station Hotel to undergo 24 hour rescue operation aimed at re-opening platforms to ScotRail trains

New electric train ready for North Berwick route

Institution of Civil Engineers celebrate the Newbattle Viaduct

Heatwave derails Harry Potter train trips at Christmas

People’s piano arrives at Dundee

Aberdeen residents to face 11 weeks of disruption during rail works

Conversation cafes on Aberdeen train services launched to tackle suicide blight

£4.25m upgrade of Merlins Bridge railway bridges to start

Great Central Railway canal bridge funding bid tops £250,000

New Welsh Highland Railway station at Caernarfon almost complete

First Stadler coach bodies arrive at their factory in Salt Lake City

Consultation completed for London’s Bakerloo Line extension

New York opens WTC Cortlandt subway station 17 years after 9/11 destroyed it

Overhead line equipment hits trains in Hudson Tunnels

The NRA put 'Thomas the Tank Engine' in white KKK hood to protest new diverse cast

Firm criticised over tram dragging pram in Nottingham

Bus driver was more than twice over drink-drive limit

Dame of Sark’s invalid carriage sells above its estimated price

Harbour fees cut to aid Hayling Ferry service

UK pilot licences to remain valid on UK aircraft post-Brexit: CAA

Ryanair bans media from attending AGM

Ryanair cancels German flights amid strike action

Ryanair cabin crew strikes

Boeing rehires retirees in effort to bolster 737 production force

Recovery continues at Osaka's Kansai International airport

Shotton steelworks office on Victorian Society endangered list

The worst selling Ordnance Survey map

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Ted Millward, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Mike Prince



15/09/18  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "Secrets of Underground Britain"  1/6

15/09/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "How the Victorians Built Britain"  3/4

15/09/18  Channel 5 2200-2305
         "Tower Bridge: Britain's Greatest Bridges"

16/09/18  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Million Pound Mega Yachts"

16/09/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Battle of Britain: Model Squadron"  2/3

16/09/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "James May's Cars of the People"  1/3

17/09/18  BBC2 2000-2030
         "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"  Technological ingenuity, 1/4 England

17/09/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Paddington Station 24/7"  New series 1/10

18/09/18  BBC Radio 4 2100-2130
         "On and Off the Valley Lines"  3/3 Tomorrow

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

19/09/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Ian Hislop's Olden Days: the Power of the Past in Britain" 2/2

21/09/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Walking Britain's Lost Raiways"  1/6  The Moray Line



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

14/09/18    Bamford & District History Group
           Bamford Village Institute
           "The History of Hulley's Buses" by Andy Firth
           Starts 2000
           £2 for Institute members, £4 for non-members (includes refreshments)

14/09/18-   Dean Forest Railway: Diesel Gala

14/09/18-   Welsh Highland Railway: Super Power

15/09/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

15/09/18    Trent Valley Model Railway Society Exhibition
           Lichfield Life Church, Netherstowe, Lichfield, WS13 6TS

15/09/18-   Spa Valley Railway: Children's Character Days

15/09/18-   Romsey Signal Box Open Day
16/09/18    1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

15/09/18-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Open Weekend

15/09/18-   Epping Ongar Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

15/09/18-   Leighton Buzzard Railway: 50th Anniversary Gala

15/09/18-   Leek & Rudyard Railway: Steam Gala

17/09/18    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet  Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "The Great Train Robbery" by Anthony Keep
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

17/09/18    Friends of Cromford Canal: Talk
           Ironville Church Hall, Casson St, Ironville, Nottingham, NG16 5NN
           "The Midland Railway" by Glynn Waite

20/09/18-   Severn Railway Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

22/09/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

22/09/18-   Eastleigh Lakeside Railway: Small Engines Visiting Weekend

22/09/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: Cider & Cheese Weekend

22/09/18-   Moving London: Acton Depot Open Weekend

22/09/18-   Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Traction Engine Rally

22/09/18-   Kettering Vintage Rally & Steam Fayre

22/09/18-   East Lancashire Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

22/09/18-   Leigh Model Railway Exhibition
23/09/18    St Joseph's Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh, WN7 2DA
           1000-1700 (both days)

22/09/18-   Locomotion: Autumn Steam Gala

27/09/18-   West Somerset Railway: Autumn Gala

28/09/18-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: Diesel Gala

29/09/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

29/09/18-   Spa Valley Railway: A Day Out with Thomas

29/09/18-   South Devon Railway: Models & Miniatures

29/09/18-   Middleton Railway: Last Coals to Leeds

29/09/18-   Llangollen Railway: Diesel Weekend

Cheers, Howard.
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