Subject: Raildate 29th April 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 29/03/2019, 14:21
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Doncaster Station wet and windy
York Station
Haymarket Station Edinburgh
Edinburgh Trams at the Airport
Edinburgh Trams at Edinburgh Gateway
Edinburgh Park Station
Edinburgh Trams at York Place
Edinburgh Trams at Haymarket
Edinburgh Trams at Princes Street
Darlington Station
Statfold Barn Railway Smoking
Statfold Barn Railway Line Tour
Statfold Barn Railway Extravaganza
(Martin Miller)

Salopian Express 27/3/19
(Barry Knapper)

37 haulage in 2002. Wales and Mid-Hants
IEPs take over the Vale Line. 2019 v 2017
Lancaster and York, 1989. 08/20/31/37/47/56/HST
Loco hauled freight in West Wales 2002
37/67 movements in 2004 inc.The Valleys/STJ Tape 68
Severn Tunnel Junction; 30 movements in 2003
(Mike Wilcock)

Springtime Steam On The Severn Valley Railway - 17th & 24th March 2019
61306 'Mayflower' heads for the Bluebell! - 'The Cathedrals Express' - 23.03.2019
Bluebell Railway Branch Line Weekend 2019
Tornado Tops The Hill! 60163 On The Bard Of Avon (2019)
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours 24 March 2019
Australian Steam Train: Buxton Shuttle Reversal
Steam Trains Australia - K153 returns for 2019 with Y133 and the XYZ set
03 1010 Große Räder - Schnelle Züge. Goldbroiler in Norddeutschland
41 1144-9 mit dem Rotkäppchenexpreß 1 am 24.03.2019
Skookum Returns - Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
K36 Locomotives #487 & #489 Doubleheading at Windy Point, Co.
One of the finest and most famous model railroad layouts in the United States in HO scale
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

GWSR extension blog
Work planned on SVR Falling Sands viaduct
Plans for replica V4 advanced
Bishop Eric Treacy's cameras go on display
Tours available around Charing Cross Jubilee line platforms
Greater Anglia loco hauled railtour to aid hospices
Alaska RR
Final Wings and Wheels show at Dunsfold June this year
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Dutch Museumstoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik
(Spotter: Kees Wielemaker)

The best alternative Tube maps made by London Underground enthusiasts
London's oldest railway stations as they used to look
England's oldest railway stations as they used to look
Windermere Jetty
(Spotter: John McCorriston)

Ice Pilots: In the Movies
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Deutsche Bahn to sell UK rail and bus operator Arriva

ORR better and wider co-operation needed for new rolling stock designs

ORR introduce new regulation regime for network Rail

Mayor of London calls for ‘metroisation’ of suburban lines

RAIB report into passengers detraining onto live railway at Lewisham, March 2018

Great Northern Class 717s finally enter passenger service

Derailment in St Leonards West Marina Depot

HST farewell railtour on GWR

Lorry stuck under Taunton station railway bridge

Investment in WCML

Northern’s extra half-hourly trains from Cheshire to Manchester delayed for second time

Four-hour Edinburgh-London train journeys delayed until 2021

FirstGroup finalises £100m order for Hitachi trains for London-Edinburgh rail link

Plans to upgrade key junction to fix Borders Railway delays

Edinburgh Waverley: Station expansion plans to be revealed

ScotRail seeks compensation for delays to new trains

Platform changes leave disabled passengers behind

Dundee to Aberdeen train crew apologises for not collecting tickets due to woman going into labour

Rutherglen in line for track renewals

Scottish rail changes you can expect in your region

Hitachi plans to run ScotRail Class 385 EMUs beyond the wires

ScotRail takes three more ‘classic’ HSTs

More trains, quicker journey times and improved station lengths all part of Highland railway improvements

Trains in Wales: 'Finger pointing on disruption unhelpful'

Flood damaged Conwy Valley line could be closed for months

Mainline certification for 60009 extended to March 2020

Loan of Austerity tank to Churnet Valley confirmed

CR419 visiting Swanage Railway
And the Epping and Ongar Railway

Folkestone Harbour signal box to be used as a café

Leek Extension on the CVR

City of Wells to replace Union of South Africa Services on NYMR

Salzburg Local Railway to be extended

OBB to electrify the final 3% of Tirol network

Sensor to improve tank car safety and loading

Genesee & Wyoming leases two "short lines"

Metra to purchase new coaches

Capetown to seek control of Western Cape suburban services

CRRC to build double deck stock for Sydney

Security alert over a didgeridoo in Melbourne Australia

Rolls Royce to supply MTU engines to CRRC

Railway opens in tsunami-hit coastal area

Yamanote Line train driver fulfills life's dream, down to the exact second

Hong Kong subway collision during signal testing

Changes to plans for Dublin metro

Rusty Bentley found in Stockport garage sells for £450k

Friends of the Cromford Canal submits planning application to extend canal north from Langley Mill

Crew at helm of Cowes ferry 'unaware' of crash

Larne to Cairnryan ferry lorry crush safety warning issued

Underfunding of Orkney Ferries

Cruise ship Viking Sky evacuated due to engine failure
Viking Sky reaches Stavanger

Fire and capsize of containership off La Rochelle

China is working to develop a 33,069-ton nuclear icebreaker

Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Wasp found

BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Düsseldorf by mistake
Ryanair trolling of British Airways' mistake backfires

Aurigny ‘wanted more than £3m. for fewer flights’

Wow Air failure strands thousands of passengers

Qantas hails successful first year of Perth-London flights

China orders 300 Airbuses

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida

Stick-shaker triggered as 747 slowed to insufficient hold speed

Capt Sullenberger on the FAA and Boeing: ‘Our credibility as leaders in aviation is being damaged’

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Barry Knapper, Simon Moppett, Reg Nerps, Andrew Nummelin, Mike Price, Alan Rushworth



30/03/19  BBC2 1730-1830
         "James May's Cars of the People"  3/3

30/03/19  Channel 5 1820-1905
         "Around the World by Train with Tony Robinson"  5/6

01/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Around the World by Train with Tony Robinson"  6/6

02/04/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Crossing England in a Punt: River of Dreams"  The River Trent

02/04/19  Channel 5 2115-2215
         "First Class v Economy: Is it Worth it?"



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

30/03/19    Kidderminster Railway Museum Film Show
           Station Approach, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, DY10 1QX
           "Worcestershire and the Severn Valley" an evening of films with Michael Clemens
           1930 to about 2200

30/03/19    Belper Model Railway Group Exhibition
           Strutt's Centre, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU

30/03/19-   Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts Exhibition
31/03/19    Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, Sheffield, S10 3DH

01/04/19    Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
           The Underhill Centre, St. John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF
           “Trolleybus Technology - the early days" by John Stainforth
           Doors open 1930, talk starts 1945

01/04/19    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “From Monochrome to Fujichrome” by Peter Skelton
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

05/04/19    RCTS Bristol
           St Peters Church Hall, Church Road, Filton, BS34 7BX
           "Penwyllt – The Neath & Brecon Railway Country Station" by Tudor Watkins & John Miles
           Starts 1930 (room open from 1900)
           A donation of £1 (members) or £2 (non-members) is requested

05/04/19-   Mid-Norfolk Railway: Spring Diesel Event

05/04/19-   North Norfolk Railway: That's Yer Lot Gala

05/04/19-   Didcot Railway Centre: Launch of The Saint

06/04/19    N Gauge South East
           Riddlesdown Collegiate, Honister Heights, Purley, CR8 1EX

06/04/19    West Wiltshire Model Railway Circle Exhibition
           Holt Village Hall, The Street, Holt, BA14 6QH

06/04/19    South East Bus Festival
           Detling, near Maidstone, Kent

06/04/19    Kidderminster Railway Museum Film Show
           Station Approach, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, DY10 1QX
           "Railways Remembered" a special programme for the KRM with Rob Foxon
           1930 to about 2200

06/04/19-   Nailsea Model Railway Show
07/04/19    Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, BS48 2HJ

06/04/19-   South Devon Railway: 50th Anniversary Gala

06/04/19-   Kent & East Sussex Railway: Lego Bricks Civilisations Show

07/04/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Volunteer Open Day

07/04/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Easter Holidays

09/04/19    Great Western Society Bristol Group
           BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BS34 7RG
           "More Photographing Britain’s Railways" by Jack Boskett
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members welcome - suggested donation of £3 to help defray expenses

10/04/19    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "Charter Trains in the 21st Century" by Iain Pate
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

13/04/19    Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition
           Avonway Community Centre, 39 Shaftsbury Street, Fordingbridge, SP6 1JF

13/04/19    Friends of the Cromford Canal: Beggarlee Public Meeting
           New Horizon Church, Langley Mill, NG16 3RZ (next to the Great Northern Pub)
           View the planning application & raise questions about the proposed canal extension
           1100 and 1500

13/04/19    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: The Snowdonian

13/04/19-   Crawley Model Railway Society Exhibition
14/04/19    Tanbridge House School, Horsham, RH12 1SR

13/04/19-   Rail Road 2019
14/04/19    Astley Sports College, Yew Tree Lane, Dukinfield, SK16 5BL

13/04/19-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Day Out With Thomas

Cheers, Howard.
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