Subject: Raildate 19th April 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 19/04/2019, 16:52
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8F 48151 at Nantwich 17/4/19
(Barry Knapper)

Long Rock GWR Open Day. 13th April 2019
88003/68034 Springtime Cornishman. On board. 13.04.19
Caerwent Scrap Unit 2004/5..longer clips
Susan's failure, cab ride and rescue by 73118 at Barry
(Mike Wilcock)

Mainline Steam - Winter 2019
SVR Open House Weekend, 6th/7th April 2019
North Yorkshire Moors Railway 34092 City of Wells Event 7th April 2019
A Mega Mainline Day - Black Fives, Tornado, Leander & Britannia (2019)
South Devon Railway, 50th Anniversary Gala, Saturday 13th April 2019
The Forest Prairie: 5541 On The Dean Forest Railway - 14th April 2019
The Snowdonian 2019 - Lynton & Barnstaple comes to the Welsh Highland
Leek & Rudyard Railway Diesel Gala 14 April 2019
Bingham Model Railway Club - South Notts Model Railway Show
Australia: Great Steam Train Race, 2019 Hunter Valley Steamfest
Steam Train Doubleheaders!
Blackpool 11 April 2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Stephenson's Rocket in 3D
Heavy Smoking Diesel Trains - American Locomotive - Indian Railways
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

The Best of British Transport Films on Blu-ray - BFI
(Spotter: Nick Wheat)

The rise and fall of Britain's railways shown on a map

All the Stations does Ireland
Episode 16:
All the Stations couple record railway visits to all Irish stations

Friends of King Alfred Buses new website

What does the world's largest single-building airport terminal look like?



Delays from cable theft increasing

Helium balloons 'cause increasing number of train delays'

Irish Rail and Porterbrook order Rolls-Royce’s MTU Hybrid PowerPacks

HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m

Crossrail 'could be delayed until 2021'

The last day of HST operation from Paddington

Dawlish sea wall gets council planning approval with construction to begin in May

ORR authority for LNER class 801 units to enter service

Bloxwich North station car park doubles in size after £160k makeover

First of CAF’s new Nova fleet accepted by TPE ahead of rollout across north of England

Work under way on Queen Street platform extensions

Easter investment for Scotland’s railway

Highland Main Line investment not enough – David Spaven

One third of Scotrail services arrive early

Easter investment for Aberdeen-Inverness line

Class 97 named at Minffordd

Boy 'badly burned' at Llangollen railway festival

Fundraising for Llangollen railway

First train of the year to Snowdon Summit planned for Easter Monday

Eurostar loses 110,000 passengers due to industrial action

NS receives €21m for V250 Fyra debacle

New multiple units unveiled by Raetische Bahn and Stadler

Man stops train from leaving station in Japan; video goes viral online

A guide horse's day out on Tyne & Wear Metro training

Isle of Wight crash: Car 'pulled out in front of bus'

Madeira crash: At least 28 killed on tourist bus

Barra's mainland ferry service resumes after breakdown

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights

Plane with the largest wingspan in the world takes flight

Airbus flies second BelugaXL

American Airlines extend suspension of 737 max operations

American A321 suffers uncommanded roll during take-off

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Andrew Nummelin



20/04/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Mission Ignition"  Classic car rebuilds 4/4

20/04/19  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Great Canal Journeys"  Rideau Canal, Canada

21/04/19  BBC4 2300-0000
         "Cold War, Hot Jets"  2/2

21/04/19  ITV 2320-2345
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

21/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "WW2 Wrecks: Draining the Ocean"

22/04/19  BBC2 2100-2200
         "A House Through Time"  A Georgian house in Newcastle 3/4

22/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "World's Busiest Train Stations"  3/4

23/04/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Southern Scotland

24/04/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Greenock

25/04/19  BBC2 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  Warkworth



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

Until       Kent & East Sussex Railway: Lego Bricks Civilisations Show

Until       Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Easter Holidays

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

03/05/19-   Keighley & Worth Valley Railway: Diesel & Mixed Traffic Gala

04/05/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: English Electric Day

04/05/19    Craven Arms & District Model Railway Circle Exhibition
           Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, SY8 2BT

04/05/19    Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Trolleyday & Classic Car Show
           Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

04/05/19    Selby Salvation Army Model Railway Show
           The Church at the Crossroads, Parkin Avenue, Selby, YO8 8BY
           Adult: £4, Child: £1, Family: £9
           Layouts, trade stands, demonstrators, catering

04/05/19-   Gwili Railway: Welsh Food & Craft Festival

04/05/19-   Leighton Buzzard Railway: Centenery Gala

04/05/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Kids for a Quid

04/05/19-   Churnet Valley Railway: Diesel Gala

04/05/19-   Llandudno Transport Festival
06/05/19    Bodafon Fields, Llandudno, North Wales, LL30 1BW

05/05/19-   Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Middy in the War Years

05/05/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
06/05/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630

05/05/19-   Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
06/05/19    Engine in motion 1300-1630

05/05/19-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Bank Holiday Trolleydays
06/05/19    Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

Cheers, Howard.
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