Subject: Raildate 5th July 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 05/07/2019, 14:51
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Doncaster Station - the old and the new order
Part 1:
Part 2:
This is York Station
Sheffield Meadowhall Interchange Station
Chesterfield Station scenes
(Martin Miller)

Apedale Valley Railway - Swords to Ploughshares 29/6/19
Amerton Farm Steam Railway Gala 2019
(Barry Knapper)

Amberley Museum Rail Gala
Berlin Brandenburg airport - with half a million faults
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

48151 45699 Galatea & 60103 Flying Scotsman with Charter Trains 25th to 29th June 2019
Non-stop through Quorn
Whistle while you Work . Steam trains hard at work.
Amerton Railway Steam Gala 2019
Swiss Trains: Rhaetian Railway, Brusio to Alp Grüm
Sonderzüge zum Tag der offen Tür bei Piko in Sonneberg am 22.06.2019
Abschied von 01 118 - Eine Altbau 01 verschwindet für immer
Iowa Interstate QJ #6988 Menlo to Anita, Iowa June 29th, 2019
Layout update, June 2019
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours Totally Models 22 & 23 June 2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Mind the gap — because it is getting even bigger
Call to cut diesel trains over air pollution risk
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Land's End to John O'Groats by Bus and Train

The abandoned railway line that used to link up Liverpool - and how it could return

Bluestar South Downs Rambler service (7th July to 8th September)
Bluestar 9 extended to Lepe Beach (21st July to 1st September)

The New Forest bus tour (6th July to 8th September)

Southern Vectis route 27 to Tapnell Farm returns on 20th July



Network Rail makes holding bid for rail production part of British Steel

Network Rail award drone repair contracts

Network Rail Southern Region now live

The challenge of completing Crossrail

Desktop  emergency exercise for Heathrow Express

Redevelopment plans for Plymouth station surroundings

RAIB enquiry into HST hitting washout near Corby

New Northern trains enter service in Cumbria

Northern delays in axing 'unacceptable' Pacer trains

NRM staff vote for strike action

Cumbria Coastal line plans secure over £8m funding

Borders facing ‘Watershed moment’ for growth in the south of Scotland

Derelict Gorbals railway arches could soon be transformed into retail and leisure hub

Plans lodged to demolish historic Aberdeen railway signal box

New Caledonian Sleeper stock reaches Fort William

Two staff wearing ear defenders killed on the track near Margam yard
RAIB investigation into fatal accident at Margam

Class 37s on Rhymney peak hour services

2 HAP coach restoration complete

Cairngorm funicular could be shut until summer 2020

Ness Islands Railway preparing to reopen following bridge vandalism

Genesee & Wyoming purchased by financial consortium

RENFE seeking to operate over high speed lines in France

Battery electric units ordered for local services in Schleswig-Holstein

Trainline co-operation with SBB

Coach kits delivered to Kazakhstan

Preserved Australian diesel loco yarn bombed

Durango & Silvertown line sued over wildfires

Alaska to Alberta railway proposal

Cardiff Valleys network proposal
TfW starts work on £100m South Wales Metro depot

Aachen University teams wins 1Mech E railway challenge for 2019

A127 Essex school bus fire: Pupils safely evacuated

Electric buses for Guildford park and Ride

Boat takes Pontcysyllte aqueduct trips to new heights

Navy vets find new warship for proposed Jacksonville museum after losing USS Adams

Carlisle airport re-opens to commercial flights

British Airways' first Airbus A350-1000 performs maiden flight

Virgin A330 diverts to Boston after device fire

Air India Express flight slips off runway at Mangalore

A380 engine parts found under Greenland snow

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



06/07/19  Channel 4 2000-2100
         "Jet! When Britain Ruled the Skies"  1/2 Military marvels

06/07/19  Channel 5 2000-2155
         "How the Victorians Changed the Way we Live"

07/07/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "Great British Car Journeys"  1/3 Inverness to the Isle of Skye

08/07/19  Channel 5 1900-1930
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  1/6  North Scotland

08/07/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Athens

08/07/19  BBC4 2300-0000
         "A303: Highway to the Sun"

09/07/19  Channel 5 1900-1930
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  2/6  The Woodhead line

09/07/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Thessaloniki

09/07/19  Channel 5 2215-2315
         "Inside Ryanair: Britain's Biggest Budget Airline"

10/07/19  Channel 5 1900-1930
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  2/6  The Dartmoor line

10/07/19  BBC4 1930-2000
         "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  The Black Forest

11/07/19  Channel 5 1900-1930
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  2/6  The Lake District

12/07/19  Channel 5 1900-1930
         "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  2/6  The Somerset & Dorset



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

04/07/19-   East Lancashire Railway: Summer Diesel Spectacular

05/07/19-   Churnet Valley Railway: Rail Ale Train

06/07/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Diesel Day

06/07/19    Beaconsfield Model Railway Exhibition
           The Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1SJ

06/07/19-   South Devon Railway: Stand by Your Beds!

06/07/19-   Severn Valley Railway: Step Back into the 1940s (weekend 2)

06/07/19-   Hollowell Steam 2019

06/07/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
07/07/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630 (Sunday only)

06/07/19-   Penarth Model Railway Exhibition

07/07/19    Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Land Rover Day

07/07/19    Ashby-de-la-Zouch Festival of Transport
           Ashby-de-la-Zouch Town Centre

07/07/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

08/07/19    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Super Subterranean Hub: Updating King's Cross–St Pancras" by Peter Evans
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

08/07/19    Trevithick Society
           The Long Room, Liskeard Public Hall, PL14 6BW
           "Cornish branch lines now and then” by Dave Ager
           1930 start
           Non-members welcome

10/07/19    RCTS South Wales
           Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF
           Summer Social
           Starts at 1930 (room open from 1900)
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation of £2.00 is requested

13/07/19    Dean Forest Railway: Dog Walking Day

13/07/19-   Amberley Museum Rail Gala

13/07/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Kids for a Quid

14/07/19    Foxfield Railway: Bikers and Steam

19/07/19    Gosport Railway Club
           Methodist Church, 33 Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1TJ
           "Steam in the Hills" by Simon Foote
           Starts 1930

20/07/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Diesel Day

20/07/19    "The Hope Valley Line" book launch
           The Institute, Main Road, Bamford, S33 ODL
           A talk by author Ted Hancock
           Starts 1445

20/07/19-   Foxfield Railway: Summer Gala

20/07/19-   Cupar & District MRC - Cupar Model Rail
21/07/19    The Corn Exchange, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4BT

21/07/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

Cheers, Howard.
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