Subject: Raildate 18th January 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 18/01/2019, 14:27
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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SRPS Diesel Group Winter Gala 2018 at Bo'ness
(Andrew Cook)

Tank Engine Beauties
45596 'Bahamas' Mainline Return
Trains at Carlisle on 9th January
Days Like These!
NCB Blue - Bagnall "Empress" at Blaenavon - 30742 Charters
Swiss Trains: Rhaetian Railway - Climbing the Bernina Pass
Schnee und 2x 52.80 mit 1800Tonnen Kohlezug Plandampf
Update - 12.1.19 - Katastrophenfall und Schneechaos in Südbayern
Christmas in Colorado - Durango & Silverton
Part 1:
Part 2:
A little low relief
Various continental modelling videos
Nice tramway - Line T1
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Air traffic control using Iridium satellites
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Will New Train Guidelines Improve Speeds? Not So Fast
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

0Z77 43162 Ex-Works 43005 Back to Back Test Run Laira to Laira via Newton Abbot 10th January
SS United States Conservancy
Calypso set to sail again!
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Langstone ‘railway’ cottages which had nothing to do with Hayling line

Kew Gardens private underground railway

San Francisco's Older BART Trains Might Be Turned Into Housing Units



Deutsche Bahn may sell Arriva to plug multi-billion gap in finances

HS2 may be downgraded to reduce costs

New Dangerous Goods regulations introduced from 1st January

Class 50s to be repainted in GBRf colours

TfL ‘pushing hard’ to get new trains for Barking line

Fourth ballot in SWR guards dispute

Broads resignalling over run

Campaign for a direct Evesham to Birmingham railway link

New 30-year West Midlands rail plan unveiled

Commuters urged to smile by positive messages on steps

Train derailment between Sheffield and Doncaster prompts RAIB investigation

Huddersfield rail electrification to be included in £2.9bn TransPennine upgrade in revealed ‘confidential’ information

Northern to deliver new fleet of trains on Cumbrian rail routes this summer

Final multi-million-pound contracts awarded to deliver rail projects in Scotland and North East

Scotland’s railway gets ready for winter

Great Western Railway coach arrives at Margate storage site

DB Improvement plan

Possible passport checks on The Enterprise between Belfast and Dublin

New rail route to Dallas/Fort Worth airport opened

Railroad Museum rescues historic train car being used as home in Central El Paso

Derailment in central Alberta

London Tube violent crime rises by 43% in three years

New trains as part of refurbishment of Southend Pier

Automatic braking system to be installed on Croydon LRVs following fatal derailment

Elon Musk's Tesla to cut about 3,000 jobs as cars 'too expensive'

Collapse of PS Ryde paddle steamer halts restoration

Higher fares could be introduced on Scottish ferries to manage tourists

Germany: Auditors slam pricey naval ship repairs

Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

The 16-year-old flying planes before learning to drive

Investigators puzzle over 707's fatal short-runway overrun

Flight recorder found from Lion Air crash at Jakarta last year

Fatal cargo plane crash near Tehran

Canadian Air Traffic Controllers pay for pizzas for American colleagues

Refreshed Aer Lingus brand includes new shamrock logo

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



19/01/19  Channel 4 1930-2100
         "Guy Martin: the World's Fastest Van?"

20/01/19  Channel 5 1700-1800
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  1/5 Latvia & Lithuania

20/01/19  Channel 5 1800-1855
         "Red Arrows: Kings of the Sky"  2/6

20/01/19  BBC4 1900-2000
         "Indian Hill Railways"  2/3 The Nilgiri Mountain Railway

20/01/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Scotland's Vital Spark: the Clyde Puffer"

21/01/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great Canadian Railway Journeys"  11/20 Vancouver

21/01/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  3/4 Ukraine

22/01/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great Canadian Railway Journeys"  12/20 British Columbia

22/01/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  1/6 Warkworth

22/01/19  ITV 2245-2315
         "Britain's Busiest Motorway"  The M25 1/6

23/01/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great Canadian Railway Journeys"  13/20 Port Moody to Kamloops

23/01/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  2/6 Lavenham

23/01/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Red Arrows: Kings of the Sky"  3/6

23/01/19  Channel 5 2200-2330
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  5/5 Czech Republic & Poland

24/01/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great Canadian Railway Journeys"  14/20 The last spike

25/01/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great Canadian Railway Journeys"  15/20 Calgary



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

18/01/19-   London Model Engineering Exhibition
20/01/19    Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY

20/01/19    Astolat Model Railway Circle - Guildford Model Railway Exhibition
           Surrey Sports Park Richard Meyjes Road, Guildford, GU2 7AD

21/01/19    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Southampton Part 3" by Gordon Adams
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

26/01/19    Signalling Record Society Archive Open Day
           Unit 6A, Princes Drive, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2FD
           Non-members and members all welcome - further details, see website

26/01/19-   Southampton Model Railway Exhibition
27/01/19    Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, SO50 5BX

26/01/19-   Erith Model Railway Society Exhibition
27/01/19    The Longfield Academy, Main Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

26/01/19-   Normanton & Pontefract RMS Model Railway Show
27/01/19    New College, Park Lane, Pontefract

26/01/19-   Kendal Model Railway Club Exhibition
27/01/19    Kendal Leisure Centre, LA9 7HX

31/01/19    Barry and Penarth Railway Society
           The Conservative Club, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 2EZ
           "Review of 2018 and more" - Mike Wilcock

01/02/19    RCTS Bristol
           St Peters Church Hall, Church Road, Filton, BS34 7BX
           "South Wales in the 1960s: Alan Jarvis Pictures" by Gerry Nichols
           Starts 1930 (room open from 1900)
           A donation of £1 (members) or £2 (non-members) is requested

02/02/19-   Stafford Model Railway Exhibition
03/02/19    Stafford County Showground, ST18 0BD

Cheers, Howard.
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