Subject: Raildate 5th October 2018
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 05/10/2018, 14:57
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Derby Station - looking good
Erewash Valley diversions - final week
Porto Sao Bento Estacao - Oporto Sao Bento Station
Estacao Regua - Regua Station - Portugal Railways
Metro do Porto - Hospital Sao Joao - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Contumil - Oporto Metro
Metro do Porto - Fanzeres - Oporto Metro
Narrow Gauge in Portugal 2018 - slide show
(Martin Miller)

Newport Station; class 56/66 HST and IEPs, Sept 2018
37603/06 & 66304 "Coal Grinder" 2012
73961/63/66766 Railtour arrives/departs Bridgend, 20/09/18
Pontypool and Blaenavon, Sept 2018
Part 1:
Part 2:
Pembroke Dock; Final HST run, Sept 8th 2018
(Mike Wilcock)

Edinburgh's Buses including Vintage Bus Running Day, 29th September
(Andrew Cook)

NYMR - The long slog behind B1 61264
North Yorkshire Moors Railway Day 1 Red Timetable, 27th September
Nene Valley Railway - Flying Scotsman meets Tornado, 27th September
Tyseley Locomotive Works 50th Anniversary Open Weekend 29th September
West Somerset Railway 'Autumn Steam Gala', 29th & 30th September
Shed visit at Minehead 7828,6024 and 44422
Ribble steam Railway & Museum Steam Gala 2018
North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Annual Steam Gala, 29th September
Carlisle Station - D9009 Alycidon with The Deltic Deviator, 29th September
Middleton Railway - 'Last Coals to Leeds' Gala, 30th September
66756 and 66782, also 47812, Acocks Green 02/10/18
Beer Heights Light Railway at Pecorama August 2018
232 690, HSL 187er, TX Logistik, Raildox, Dampflok uvm auf der Frankenwaldbahn
03 2155 auf Herbstrunde Weimar - Bebra - Leinefelde und Pfefferminzbahn 29.09.18
6029 - cabride - Tarana to Bathurst, September 2018
Australian Steam Trains - VGRs 'Steam For Kids' with J549 & D3 639
W Class Trams Melbourne - Maintaining Underfloor Electrical Equipment and More
Australian Trains - 6029
One of Europe’s largest model railway exhibitions: The ArsTECNICA model railroad in H0 scale
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours 133rd Anniversary
Showbus 2018 Castle Donington Late Arrivals and Trips
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Cab Ride Wimbledon to Willesden South West Sidings via Kensington Olympia
Alton to Alresford in 4 minutes
George Stephenson notebook from 1822 found in NR archives
Former ICI railways around Northwich
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

The Shamrock Car might just be the rarest Irish-made car of all time
6023 Blue King Edward 2 - Kingswear to Greenway - September 2018
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Sorry for the Inconvenience

Fifty years of the jumbo jet – in pictures

Walkways in the sky: the return of London's forgotten 'pedways'



Rolls-Royce joins forces with rail giant in pioneering train project

Crime soars on Britain's railways with sexual offences up 16%

South Western Railway workers in 48-hour strike

Fatal Level crossing accident near Diss

Harris hawk being used to deter seagulls from Manchester Victoria station roof

First Great Northern 717 units enter  service

Vivarail battery unit on test on Bo'ness & Kinneil

Introduction of new Caledonian sleeper stock delayed

Memorial train for Dennis Howells

Award for Downpatrick and County Down Railway

New locos for AMTRAK Pacific surfliner service

Iowa Interstate orders three new GE locos

Contract for modernising OBB 1144 class locos

DB Arriva selected to run part of Praha S bahn network

Construction of new station in Bangkok

Passenger service reinstated in Uruguay

Man guilty of Eurotunnel boss Tube push murder attempt

South Wales Metro secures EU funding

Overspeed incident and door failure on Sheffield Supertram system - RAIB report

Problems caused by damaged Cairngorm funicular

Threatened industrial dispute over tendering Irish bus services

Motorway reopened early after bridge demolition

Former tug Calshot 'could be scrapped' unless campaigners can find new home for D-Day veteran

Falling tide leaves historic Skye ferry high and dry

US and China Navy Have “Unsafe” Encounter In South China Sea

F-35Bs make debut appearance aboard UK aircraft carrier

Passengers stranded as airline collapses

Cause of Irish radar failure on 2nd October still unknown - IAA

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon

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



06/10/18  BBC2 1725-1755
         "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"  3/4 Northern Ireland

07/10/18  BBC4 1900-2000
         "Engineering Giants: Gas Rig Strip-Down"  2/3

07/10/18  BBC4 2000-2100
         "James May's Cars of the People"  Series 2 - 1/3

07/10/18  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Great Canal Journeys"  Series 9

07/10/18  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "Rolls-Royce: Dream Machines"

07/10/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Cold War, Hot Jets"  1/2

07/10/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "WW2 Wrecks: Draining the Oceans"

08/10/18  BBC2 2000-2030
         "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"  4/4 Scotland

08/10/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Paddington Station 24/7"  New series 4/10

09/10/18  ITV 2245-2315
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

11/10/18  BBC4 2100-2200
         "The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane"  2/4

12/10/18  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "The Great Model Railway Challenge"  2/6

12/10/18  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  4/6 The Lake District



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

Until       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-   Great Western (Lego) Brick Show

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)

15/10/18    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           Railway Videos with Derek Spicer
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

15/10/18    Swansea Vale Railway Society
           “The Gwachel” Pontardawe Inn, 123 Herbert Street, Pontardawe, Swansea, SA8 4ED
           “Neath in Old Photographs” by Roy Evans
           Starts 2000, there is a small entrance charge

18/10/18    Tiverton Town Hall, St Andrews Street, Tiverton, EX16 6PG
           "Peter Gray’s Culm Valley Railway" presented by Amyas Crump
           Starts 1930, £5 per ticket from Tiverton Museum, 01884 256295
           Pre-booking is advised

19/10/18-   Spa Valley Railway: Diesel Gala & Real Ale Festival

19/10/18-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Autumn Steam Gala

19/10/18-   East Lancashire Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

20/10/18    Romsey Signal Box Open Day
           1100-1600, Adult: £2.50 (under 16, free)

20/10/18    Hollycombe Steam in the Country: Hallowe'en Fairground at Night
           Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

20/10/18-   Hartlepool Model Railway Show
21/10/18    Hartlepool College of FE, Stockton St, Hartlepool, TS24 7LB
           1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)
           Adult: £6.00, OAP: £5.00, Child: £4.00, Family (2+3): £18.00

Cheers, Howard.
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