Subject: Raildate 28th Septrember 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 28/09/2018, 17:06
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Portuguese Railways - Aveiro Station - CP Comboios de Portugal
Portuguese Railways - Braga Station - CP Comboios de Portugal
Portuguese Railways - Porto Campanha - CP Comboios de Portugal
Portugal Railways - Vila Nova de Gaia - CP Comboios de Portugal
Douro Historical Train
Portugal Narrow Gauge Vouga Historical Train
Linha do Vouga - Agueda to Aveiro - Narrow Gauge Portugal
Metro do Porto - Santo Ovidio - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Trindade - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Matosinhos Sul - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Senhora de Hora - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Povoa de Varzim
Metro do Porto - Campanha and Estadio do Dragao - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Senhor de Matosinhos - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Fonte do Cuco - Oporto Metro
Teleferico do Gaia - Porto - Cable Cars
Bom Jesus funicular Braga Portugal
(Martin Miller)

GBRf Out of the Ordinary Tour 22 September 2018 at Dalmeny
(Andrew Cook)

73961/63/66766 Railtour arrives/departs Bridgend 20th September
Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala
Steam Gala, Locomotion Shildon, 23rd September, with 70013 Oliver Cromwell
Australia: Trains @ North Strathfield, 23rd September
Australian Trains - Freight Services at West Ryde
Güterverkehr auf der Frankenwaldbahn - Smartron, NoHab, BR 218 + Schiefe Ebene
50 3501 fährt lautstark durch den Thüringer Wald 22.09.18
Nuremberg U-Bahn
The Superb Steam Locomotive on Mr Porsche's Garden Railway
Model Trams Gold Coast Gauge Conversion and More
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Track defect detection by helicopter
The Skeena Train: Jasper, AB to Prince Rupert, BC
Wolsztyn depot web cams
Trugo - a sport invented by railway workers
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

11 Amazing Abandoned Airplanes
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Is this one of the world's most beautiful airports?

The man who bought London Bridge



Controversial lineside tree felling set to continue

Bi-mode conversion offered for class 168 & 170 units

Disabled train users to get new 'life-changing' app

Campaign against closing London Overground ticket offices.

Train despatch incident at Elstree & Borehamwood - RAIB investigation

Collision with road vehicle in Dollands Moor yard

May 2019 introduction for new Greater Anglia rolling stock

Completion of bridge works for laying extra track on Filton bank

Extra entrance gates provided at Temple Meads

Completion of flood relief engineering works near Axminster

WCML signalling failure

Plans unveiled for Birmingham’s future rail stations

Work finally begins on new Wolverhampton Railway Station

£18.75m Halton Curve project delayed a further six months

ScotRail announces £13m investment to combat autumn weather

Work starts on Aberdeen’s freight rail line

Unlocking potential of freight is crucial

34072 returns to service

AC loco report on 89001 restoration

Irish Rail capacity problems with increased loadings

DB orders more IC4 units

Suspension faults on Swiss Pendolino units

Increased revenue for BLS

Go-Ahead order 22 Stadler FLIRT units for use in Bavaria

Chinese company unveils new railway tunnel in Kenya

Saudi Arabia opens new high speed line

Jubilee line train ran with doors open - RAIB investigation

Piccadilly Line strikes
Heritage buses providing extra capacity during Piccadilly Line strike

Five companies short listed to supply new Tyne & Wear metro fleet

Possible leisure traffic for Sheffield tram-train extension

UK's first air-cleaning bus unveiled in Southampton

Floating bridge: Crew member injured in engine room

East Cowes car ferry 'tears yachts from moorings'

Titanic II: Work resumes on Blue Star Line build

Memorial held for WW2 Spitfire pilot Mary Ellis
Mary Ellis memorial fly past

Dublin Airport plane-chasing passenger charged

Ryanair unions in five countries in warning to airline
German Ryanair pilots to join cabin crew strike action

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon

South African flight delayed by a swarm of bees in an engine

SIA A350-900ULR ferry shows off long-haul capabilities

Pilot error behind Air Canada A320 near-miss at San Francisco

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



29/09/18  BBC2 1725-1755
         "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"  2/4 Wales

30/09/18  BBC4 1900-2000
         "Engineering Giants: Jumbo Jet Strip-Down"  1/3

30/09/18  BBC4 2000-2100
         "James May's Cars of the People"  3/3

01/10/18  BBC2 2000-2030
         "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"  3/4 Northern Ireland

01/10/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Paddington Station 24/7"  New series 3/10

02/10/18  ITV 2245-2315
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

04/10/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane"  1/4

05/10/18  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "The Great Model Railway Challenge"  1/6

05/10/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  3/6  Dartmoor



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

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

27/09/18    Tiverton Town Hall, St Andrews Street, Tiverton, EX16 6PG
           "Peter Gray’s Exe Valley Railway" presented by Amyas Crump
           Starts 1930, £5 per ticket from Tiverton Museum, 01884 256295
           Pre-booking is advised

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

01/10/18    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “The Favourite Railway Journey of My Youth” a slideshow by Martin Bromley
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

04/10/18-   Great Central Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

05/10/18-   Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Victorian Weekend

06/10/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

06/10/18    The George Hotel, 1 Broad St, South Molton, EX36 3AB
           "A History of the Devon and Somerset Railway" by Freddy Huxtable & Amyas Crump
           Starts 1930, entrance £5 in support of the Exmoor Search and Rescue Team
           and Exmoor Radio Club

06/10/18    Gwili Railway: Gwili 40 Gala

06/10/18-   Folkestone Model Railway Club Exhibition
07/10/18    Lees Cliff Hall, Folkestone, CT20 2DZ
           1000-1700 (both days)

06/10/18-   Spa Valley Railway: A Day Out with Thomas

06/10/18-   Statfold Barn Railway: Statfold at War

06/10/18-   Apedale Valley Light Railway: Diesel Delights

07/10/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

07/10/18    Leek & Rudyard Railway: Grandparents' Day

09/10/18    Great Western Society Bristol Group
           BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BS34 7RG
           "Recent Trips to The Emerald Isle" by Dave Winter
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members welcome - suggested donation of £3 to help defray expenses

10/10/18    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "The Life and Legacy of George Bradshaw" by Dr David Turner
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

12/10/18-   Bluebell Railway: Giants of Steam

12/10/18-   Swanage Railway: Locomotive Exchanges 1948

12/10/18-   Nene Valley Railway: Diesel Gala

12/10/18-   North Norfolk Railway: Home Fleet Running Weekend

12/10/18-   Llangollen Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

13/10/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

13/10/18    Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Jazz & Chips Evening
           Advance booking required

13/10/18-   Croydon Model Railway Society Exhibition
14/10/18    Warlingham School, Tithepit Shaw, Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9YB
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)

13/10/18-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Model Railway Exhibition

13/10/18-   The Elizabethan Model Railway Society Exhibition
14/10/18    The Summit Centre, Lowmoor Road, Kirby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7LL
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)

Cheers, Howard.
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