Subject: Raildate 2nd August 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 02/08/2019, 10:28
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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Heritage Diesel Festival, Saturday 27th July 2019
45690 Leander & 50008 Thunderer at Carlisle on 27th July 2019
The Mid Hants Railway '506 Back On The freight' 27/07/19
SR 35018 on the I’ll -fated Dalesman heads tender first back to Appleby 30/7/19
Last Week of the Greater Anglia Class 37 Short Sets
2019 Jul 17 Dungeness and the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
Australian Diesels: The Central West Streamliner
Zillertalbahn am 13.07.2019 mit Lok "Gerlos"
Union Pacific freight train with Katy locomotive and flat car dragging chain Iowa
Nostalgic Tram in Istanbul, Turkey (T3 - Asia) - Kadiköy-Moda Nostalgia Tramway 2019
Miniature Worlds at Wroxham (Norfolk) 27/07/2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

XP-82 Twin Mustang Engine Start and Flybys - Saturday - EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

What went wrong inside Boeing's cockpit?



Fewer trains and slashed services as heat adds to technical problems

Free public open day at Northam Traincare Facility, 28 September 2019

GWR shuttle to operate between Taunton & Bishops Lydeard

Greater Anglia Stadler electro diesel units enter service

Hitachi wins order for new Abellio East Midlands Trains fleet

Plans to expand Birmingham's University station unveiled

HS3 Trans Pennine route

Industrial action on Mersey Rail

Landslip on Settle & Carlisle

No food available on Lowland sleeper train, but alcohol still sold

Closure of Springburn works

Scheme to reopen Holywell station

Bangor railwaymen's WW1 memorial may be relocated to Bangor station

Historic locos to work railtour over "Met" lines on August bank holiday

Cheap option to repair Cairngorm Railway

Indian train trapped in floodwater

SNCF orders more TGV duplex stock

World's oldest electric suspension train reopens in Germany

New loco unveiled in Czech republic

Metre gauge coaches delivered to Bangladesh Railways

Derailment of 70 sand carrying wagons in Missouri

OMNITrax purchases Winchester & Western RR

Driver charged after roof ripped off bus in Fauldhouse bridge crash

Lothian buses strike suspended

Hotel Chocolat in plea to find missing 'Chocmobile'

New hope for former tug tender Calshot after ABP extends deadline

Ryanair hit by air fare battle and Brexit uncertainty

Work on production line of Boeing 737 Max ‘not adequately funded’

Plane lands on road and gets 'pulled over'

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



03/08/19  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "Crossrail: Where Did It All Go Wrong?"

04/08/19  ITV 2310-2340
         "Yorkshire Airport"  Leeds-Bradford 3/6

05/08/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "James May's Toy Stories"  Action Man through the sound barrier

06/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  1/4 The Sahara

06/08/19  ITV 2030-2100
         "Yorkshire Airport"  Leeds-Bradford 4/6

06/08/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Revolutions: the Ideas That Changed the World"  3/6 Rocket

06/08/19  BBC4 2330-0030
         "The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner"

07/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  2/4 Former Soviet states

08/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  3/4 Former Yugoslavia

08/08/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Skies Above Britain"  2/5 Conquering the skies

09/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys"  4/4 The Middle East

09/08/19  Channel 5 2100-2220
         "Celebrity Five Go Barging"  4/5 Warwickshire



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

02/08/19-   Spa Valley Railway: Summer Diesel Gala

03/08/19    Exmoor Rail 2019
           The Minehead Eye, Mart Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BJ

03/08/19    Kirklees Light Railway: Rail Ale Evening

03/08/19-   Epping Ongar Railway: Come and see Paw Patrol

03/08/19-   Mid-Norfolk Railway: Railway at War

03/08/19-   James Watt Bicentenary
04/08/19    Etruria Industrial Museum, Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4RB
           Bone & flint mill in steam from 1230 to 1630, engine starting on the hour
           Entry to the mill £4, or £6 to include a guided tour with the emphasis on James Watt
           Children under 16 free if accompanied by a paying adult

03/08/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
04/08/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630 (Sunday only)

03/08/19-   Cleveland Model Railway Club Annual Show

03/08/19-   Corris Railway: Wizards and Dragons Day

03/08/19-   Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Day Out With Thomas

04/08/19    East Anglian Railway Museum: Summer Steam Saturdays

04/08/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

05/08/19    Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
           The Underhill Centre, St. John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF
           “A look at Canal History, including its people & their art" by Terri Robinson
           Doors open 1930, talk starts 1945

05/08/19    Churnet Valley Railway: Kids Workshop

05/08/19    Peak Railway Association
           The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
           “A Scenic Railway Tour of Southern France” by Mike Bunn
           £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
           Starts 1930

05/08/19    Welsh Highland Railway: Journey into the Past

10/08/19    Winchester Chesil Railway and Tunnel Tours

10/08/19    Bexhill Model Railway Club Exhibition
           St Richard's Catholic College, Ashdown Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 1SE

10/08/19    The BIG Model and Hobby Show
           Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, The Promenade, Southport, PR9 0DZ
           Model railways, boats, aircraft, cars, demonstration stands, Gauge 1
           Illustrated talk about the Liverpool Overhead Railway: 1200
           Railway Recollections around Southport: 1400

10/08/19-   Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway: Cotswold Bricks and Trains Weekend
11/08/19    Heritage Engineering Skills Day on Sunday

10/08/19-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Summer Diesel Gala

10/08/19-   Peak Rail: Mixed Traffic Gala 2019

10/08/19-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Blues & Twos - Emergency Vehicles
11/08/19    Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

11/08/19    East Anglian Railway Museum: Summer Steam Saturdays

11/08/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

12/08/19    Churnet Valley Railway: Kids Workshop

12/08/19    Welsh Highland Railway: Journey into the Past

16/08/19    Gosport Railway Club
           Methodist Church, 33 Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1TJ
           "Reflections on the Cromford and High Peak Railway" by Peter Keat
           Starts 1930

17/08/18    Imberbus 2019: Routemasters between Warminster Station and Imber

17/08/19-   Epping Ongar Railway: Family Fun Day

18/08/19    East Anglian Railway Museum: Summer Steam Saturdays

18/08/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

Cheers, Howard.
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