Subject: Raildate 3rd May 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 03/05/2019, 15:53
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Dubai - Getting around by Metro, Tram, Bus and Taxi
(Andrew Cook)

LMS 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland' with 'The Great Britain XII' Day 1, 2019
The Chester Venturer with 7029 'Clun Castle', Saturday 27th April 2019
'The Impossible Dream' - Didcot Railway Centre, 19/4/19
Four Steam Locomotive Extravaganza! Maldon Experience 2018
Norfolk & Western 475 (Strasburg Rail Road)
Grand Canyon Railway 4960 Steam Locomotive
Volldampf zum Dresdener Dampfloktreffen 52 8177, 01 202
03 1010 und 01 118 unterwegs in Hessen, 27.04.2019
Something very rare: Model railway in TT scale with hand-built steam locomotives of Pomerania
Quorn & Woodhouse Station Bus & Train Spectacular 2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Southern Pacific #18 suffers shattered piston on the Durango and Silverton
World's First Solar Train - Byron Bay Railroad Company
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Haggis, whisky ... double beds: the new romance of the sleeper train

You're Wasting Your Time Team (Visiting Buggleskelly from Oh, Mr. Porter!)

Model Railroading with Jack Burgess Ep 7 Structures 1



Rail Delivery Group proposes franchising alternative

£14m Peak District rail freight extension unveiled

Crossover commissioning marks Waverley works completion

£80,000 damage to Ruddington heritage rail museum by vandals
Boys, 12 and 14, arrested after more than 100 train carriage windows smashed in Ruddington

TV historian Lucy Worsley retraces her family's North Staffordshire roots at heritage train launch

Rhondda rail enthusiasts plan Maerdy mine heritage line

Steam locomotive returns from 8,000-mile Taiwan trip

The Biggest Steam Engine In The World Just Moved Under Its Own Power For The First Time In Decades

HS1 presents proposal for London – Bordeaux high-speed service

Radical blueprint calls for Glasgow metro

Anger over fresh delay to CalMac ferries

East Midlands Airport: Taxiing planes collide in morning fog

Cardiff Airport: Call to make jobs and freight main aims

Rolls Royce ground testing new business jet engine

ACJ319neo sets new distance record

A330neo flight test

Stratodynamics UAVOS to drop Hidron glider from 118,000 feet

Delta to serve Mumbai from JFK

Previously undiscovered gold found in Wales

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, John McCorriston, Reg Nerps, Mike Price



04/05/19  Channel 5 1855-1955
         "Jutland: Draining the Battle Site"

04/05/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Great Canal Journeys"  The Lancaster Canal

05/05/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Inside Bentley: a Great British Motor Car"

05/05/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "The Lancaster: Britain's Flying Past"

05/05/19  ITV 2215-2315
         "easyJet: Inside the Cockpit"  1/3

06/05/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Greenwich

06/05/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History"  2/3

06/05/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Sunken Treasures Revealed: Drain the Ocean"

07/05/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Stratford to Victoria

07/05/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Little Ships: the Miracle of Dunkirk"

07/05/19  BBC4 2200-2300
         "The Secret History of Our Streets"  3/3 The Fittle Squares, Aberdeen

08/05/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  London's West End

09/05/19  BBC2 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  Cromford, Derbyshire

09/05/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Supersized Earth"  2/3 The Way We Were

09/05/19  ITV 2100-2200
         "easyJet: Inside the Cockpit"  2/3

09/05/19  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Titanic's Tragic Twin: the Britannic Disaster"



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

Until       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: Centenary Gala

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

04/05/19-   Foxfield Railway: Victorian Weekend
06/05/19    The extended 3-coach Knotty Heritage Train will run for the first time
           in public service
           Saturday: Enthusiasts' Day: A series of talks/lectures in the marquee
           1300 "History of the Foxfield Railway" Ron Whalley
           1345 "Victorian 1st Class Passenger Stock - Restoration of NSR no 228" Mark Smith
           1430 "Tracks to the Trenches: Narrow Gauge Railways on the Western Front 1914-1918" Phil Robinson
           1515 "Operation Spitfire: Restoration of a Battle of Britain Fighter" Andy Dodds
           Sunday and Monday: Family Days

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: Midland Railway 175th Anniversary
12/05/19    Midland Hotel, Midland Road, Derby, DE1 2SQ
           1000-1600 daily

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

13/05/19    Swadlincote Festival of Transport
           Swadlincote Town Centre

13/05/19    Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
           The Underhill Centre, St. John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF
           “Along the Portsmouth Direct Railway" by Peter Keat
           Doors open 1930, talk starts 1945

14/05/19    Great Western Society Bristol Group
           BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BS34 7RG
           "Railways in the West Country" by Peter Triggs
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members welcome - suggested donation of £3 to help defray expenses

16/05/19    Monmouthshire Railway Society
           University of South Wales City Campus, Usk Way, NP20 2BP
           "The West Riding of Yorkshire, Early 50s to 1968" by Derek Huntriss

16/05/19-   Severn Valley Railway: Spring Diesel Festival & Mixed Traction Day

17/05/19    Gosport Railway Club
           Methodist Church, 33 Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1TJ
           "The history of Hythe, The Pier, Ferries and Railways" by Sarah Marden
           Starts 1930

17/05/19-   Welsh Highland Railway: Rail-Ale Festival

18/05/19-   Salisbury Model Railway Exhibition
19/05/19    Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, SP2 0JS

18/05/19-   Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Wallace & Gromit

18/05/19-   EM Gauge Society - expoEM Spring
19/05/19    Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, Berks, RG12 9SE

18/05/19-   Dean Forest Railway: 1940s Weekend

18/05/19-   Foxfield Railway: War Weekend

18/05/19-   Immingham Model Railway Show
19/05/19    Immingham Museum & Civic Centre, Pelham Road, Immingham, DN40 1QF

19/05/19    The Garden Railway Show 2019
           Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Wigman Road, Nottingham, NG8 4PB

19/05/19    Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Watercress Festival

Cheers, Howard.
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