Subject: Raildate 12th April 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 12/04/2019, 16:16
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Hornby 2019 Terrier AIX Review OO Gauge 32636 late BR R3768
Eisenbahnfest in Staßfurt mt 91 134 und 03 1010
Frühlingsfest im Bw Staßfurt 30.03.2019
Die "Grinsekatze" (ET 1440) der MRB ist wieder in Rosenheim
Im schönen Elstertal - Mit 41 1144 und viel Dampf entlang der Weißen Elster
Union Pacific #844 Denver to Greely, Colorado
Steam Train POV at the Strasburg Rail Road
Perfect Weathering: Scrapyard Model Railway Layout by Samuel de Zutter in 1/32 scale
One Of The Finest and Most Detailed Model Railroad Layout With Steam Trains 4K UHD
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Spa Road arches converted for Monmouth Coffee offices and coffee bean roasters
Different sized doors on LUL "S" stock
Colour photos of West Highland steam in BR days
Dampening the spirits and other railway asides
30 years ago that the Settle & Carlisle was saved
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Three Sailors in the Fog — Will You Get in Trouble With the Captain?
The Largest Military Planes In The World Are A Sight To Behold
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

A look at Chatterley-Whitfield Colliery
(Spotter: Barry Knapper)

All the Stations does Ireland
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Virgin Trains 'could disappear' after franchise bar

Fire under Southern train at London Bridge

Opening of new Portishead rail line secured after Government agrees millions in funding

Rail line to be closed between Bristol and Newport over Easter

Corbyn calls for new electrified West Country rail line bypassing Dawlish

Level crossing upgrades on Felixstowe branch

Calls for 'urgent meeting' as funding for Kidsgrove station's car park extension lost

Franchise ban for Stagecoach: Abellio wins East Midlands

HST power car fire at Leicester

Iconic viaduct on edge of Ilkeston set to reopen for first time in 50 years

A secret railway station hidden in Hull for 40 years has been discovered

Hull Trains hire a second HST to cover for failed 180 units

New platforms for Glasgow Queen Street

Open-access London-Cardiff service proposed

Proposal to move Blaenau Ffestiniog station

Steam excursions from Waterloo in the summer

Urie Loco Group update

61306 unable to visit Nene Valley due to boiler repairs

Full steam ahead for Maud Railway Museum

Valve gear problems of Corris No 7 resolved

RAIB report on Ffestiniog Railway LC accident

Steam loco Clun Castle takes first trip after £750k refit

Classic diesel locomotive built in Derby set for £3k restoration

Swiss Federal Office of Transport approves Giruno Units for service

Latvian dual fuel loco on test

Egyptian Railways orders 6 Talgo trains

Brazilian built suburban stock for Cape Town unveiled

Light Rail system on Mauritius

Sri Lanka opens first section of Chinese funded line

Virgin Trains USA receives approval to raise $US 950m debt

station in Japan is solely to see the views and the only way to get there is by train

Go-Ahead buses opening Naas depot for commuter services

Fal River announce 2019 summer evening cruise programme

Pop-up plays to be staged on CalMac ferries for celebration of coasts and waters

Craignure pier damage to be assessed

Rosslare port hopes for post-Brexit bounce

Isle of Man Steam Packet co. plan to build new terminal in Liverpool

All BA retrojets together for the first time

JetBlue to serve London with A321LR

Water-arch mishap blew out A320 emergency exit door

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



13/04/19  Channel 5 1715-1810
         "World's Busiest Train Stations"  1/4

13/04/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Mission Ignition"  Classic car rebuilds 3/4

13/04/19  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Great Canal Journeys"  Argentina

14/04/19  BBC4 2230-2330
         "Cold War, Hot Jets"  1/2

14/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Titanic: Draining the Wreck"

15/04/19  BBC2 2100-2200
         "A House Through Time"  A Georgian house in Newcastle 2/4

15/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "World's Busiest Train Stations"  2/4

16/04/19  BBC2 2315-0015
         "A House Through Time"  A Georgian house in Newcastle 2/4

17/04/19  ITV 2245-2310
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

17/04/19  BBC4 2300-0000
         "Blazes and Brigades: the Story of the Fire Service"

18/04/19  BBC2 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  Port Isaac



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

Advance notice - booking required...
18/05/19    Guided Tour of Eastleigh Railway Works in aid of Eastleigh Mayor's Charity
           Starts 0945 - lasts approximately 2 hours
           Tickets £10.00 from Eastleigh Museum, 25 High Street, Eastleigh
           You need to provide your own hi-vis vest

Until       South Devon Railway: 50th Anniversary Gala

Until       Kent & East Sussex Railway: Lego Bricks Civilisations Show

Until       Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Easter Holidays

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-   Great Central Railway: Spring Diesel Gala

        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

15/04/19    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Mixed transport photographs" by Terry and Justin Bulger
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

15/04/19    Churnet Valley Railway: Mad Hatter's Tea Party

17/04/19    Churnet Valley Railway: Mad Hatter's Tea Party

19/04/19    Gosport Railway Club
           Methodist Church, 33 Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1TJ
           Society AGM followed by "The Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway"
           by David Lusby
           Starts 1930

19/04/19-   Lappa Valley Railway: Easter Fun

19/04/19-   Helston Railway: Easter Family Fun

19/04/19-   Didcot Railway Centre: King/Saint/Railmotor Event

19/04/19-   Dean Forest Railway: Easter Bonnets

19/04/19-   Gwili Railway: Easter Bunny Special

19/04/19-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Easter Weekend

19/04/19-   Isle of Man Railways: Rush Hour on the Railways

20/04/19-   Churnet Valley Railway: Mad Hatter's Tea Party

20/04/19-   York Model Railway Show
22/04/19    Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, YO23 1EX

20/04/19-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Easter Weekend Trolleybuses
22/04/19    Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

21/04/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
22/04/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630

21/04/19-   Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Easter Steam Up

21/04/19-   Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
22/04/19    Engine in motion 1300-1630

21/04/19-   Peak Rail: Easter Bank Holiday Treasure Hunt

21/04/19-   Corris Railway: Easter Weekend

26/04/19-   Severn Valley Railway: Family Fun Days

26/04/19-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Spring Diesel & Ale Bash

27/04/19    Fareham Rotarail 2019
           Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 1NH

27/04/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Diesel Day

27/04/19    Camborne Trevithick Day
           A one day festival of free entertainment to celebrate the
           industrial heritage of the Camborne area

27/04/19    Flitwick O Gauge Model Railway Exhibition
           Flitwick Village Hall, Dunstable Road, Flitwick, MK45 1HP

27/04/19    Hornby Railway Collectors Association 50th Anniversary Show
           Warwick Suite, NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Warks, CV8 2LZ

27/04/19-   Epsom Model Railway Exhibition
28/04/19    NESCOT, Reigate Road, Ewell, KT19 3DS

27/04/19-   Epping Ongar Railway: Spring Diesel Gala

27/04/19-   Sutton Coldfield Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition
28/04/19    Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B76 1QT

27/04/19-   Foxfield Railway: Diesel Gala

27/04/19-   Neepsend Model Railway Society Exhibition
28/04/19    Park Centre, Samson Street, Sheffield, S2 5QT

27/04/19-   Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Join the Volunteers

28/04/19    Dean Forest Railway: Vintage Vehicle Day & Murder Mystery

Cheers, Howard.
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