Subject: Raildate 26th April 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 26/04/2019, 14:19
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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New season of steam at the EVR
(Barry Knapper)

Steam in the Valley - Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
(Martin Miller)

Severn Valley Railway, Saturday 20th April 2019
East Coast Streak, East Coast Sun - The Edinburgh Flyer - 20th April 2019
LMS 42073 Slips & Slides out of Haverthwaite 21/4/19
Visiting the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway April 2019
Ostersonderfahrt des VSE nach Nejdek (CZ) mit 52 8079 am 21.04.2019
Norfolk & Western 611
Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Freight Train 2018
Part 1:
Part 2:
Blackpool Easter Weekend 2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Date of celebration announced for 175th Anniversary of Didcot - Oxford line
Stress over Underground "bum rests"
Stepping back in time at Tanfield
Paddle steamer Monarch sailing from Wareham
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

America's Worst Disaster - Fatal Collision Over New York City in 1960
Trident, Comet and Constellation now available for public display
Accidental take-off of Victor - Bob Prothero explains what happened
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Railway supply industry news round-up

Archibald Leitch: The man who survived disaster to build football



Virgin wants all seats reserved on long distance services
Some responses

‘Cautionary’ welcome for Crossrail rescue plan

Barnstaple to Exeter passenger's anger as drinkers 'trash' train carriage

Dawlish sea wall upgrade approved

Vivarail D train enters service between Bedford and Bletchley

New wheel lathe installed at Inverness

Historic chocolate train steams again

WSR fully re-opened after closure

Pannier tank 7752 arrives on WSR

Appeal to complete overhaul of 71000

Montreal increases order for Chinese built coaches

Stadler to supply 7 DEMUs to Ottawa suburban network

New side tipping wagons from United Wagon Company

Stadler to supply 60 diesel electric locos to Finnish Railways

Home developed signalling modernisation in Turkey

Cambodia to Thailand rail link opened

TfL redesigns priority seats

The first colour blind tube driver

Fuzhou opens second metro line

Isle of Wight freight ferry named Red Kestrel

Waverley enters dry dock

P&O sues UK government over no-deal Brexit ferry case

Panels removed from Britannic to be auctioned

Submariners suing South Carolina to save Cold War-era attack boat

The return of Uganda Airlines

easyJet to ban nuts to avoid allergy problems

Solar powered, helium filled aircraft

Lelystad airport rules relaxed, will reduce noise nuisance say ministers

Atlantic Airways to serve New York from Autumn

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



27/04/19  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Inside Jaguar: a Supercar Reborn"

29/04/19  BBC2 2100-2200
         "A House Through Time"  A Georgian house in Newcastle 4/4

29/04/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Perth

29/04/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History"  1/3

29/04/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Jutland: Draining the Battle Site"

30/04/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  St Andrews to Edinburgh

30/04/19  BBC4 2200-2300
         "The Secret History of Our Streets"  2/4 Duke Street, Glasgow

01/05/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Amersham to Regents Park

02/05/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Supersized Earth"  1/3 A Place to Live

02/05/19  ITV 2100-2200
         "easyJet: Inside the Cockpit"  1/3



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

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

01/05/19-   Exhibition: “Discovering Bollington’s Railway History”
01/12/19    The Discovery Centre, Clarence Mill, Bollington, SK10 5NU
           1100-1600 (Sat/Sun), 1330-1600 (Wednesdays)

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

06/05/19    Friends of King Alfred Buses Running Day
           Winchester, Hants

06/05/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Vintage Carriages Day

06/05/19    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “Distant Trails” by Ted Parker
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

08/05/19    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           "Railways of Glamorgan and the valleys" by Steve Davies
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

10/05/19-   Swanage Railway: Diesel Gala & Beer Festival

10/05/19-   Dean Forest Railway: Day Out With Thomas

10/05/19-   Exhibition: “When the Railway Came to Bollington”
27/05/19    Bollington Library, Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield, SK10 5JX
           0930-1900 (Tue), 0930-1700 (Wed-Fri), 0930-1300 (Sat)

11/05/19    Victory Model Railway Club Exhibition
           Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Portsmouth, PO3 5XT

11/05/19    Winchester Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tours
           1115, 1245, 1415, 1545

11/05/19    Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers - Reading 2019
           Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, RG1 8EQ

11/05/19    South West Herts MRS - Watford Model Railway Exhibition
           Queens' School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Watford, WD23 2TY

11/05/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Diesel Gala

11/05/19-   Derby Model Railway Exhibition
12/05/19    The Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8JE

11/05/19-   Glenrothes Model Railway Exhibition
12/05/19    Lomond Centre, Woodside Way, Glenrothes, KY7 5RA

Cheers, Howard.
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