Subject: Raildate 9th August 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 09/08/2019, 17:10
To: "Yahoo Raildate" <>

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Mayflower and 44871 reverses at Maindee Triangle and is serviced at Barry
Railways a decade ago; Ffairfach, Bishton, STJ, Lancaster, Abercynon, Llanharan and Pontyclun
Grid-Iron Grinder,56100,58020,60076, to Ironbridge Jan. 12th 2002
(Mike Wilcock)

Derby Midland Station top and tailed
Birmingham Moor Street Station
Kidderminster Main Line Station
Worcester Foregate Street Station
Worcester Shrub Hill Station
(Martin Miller)

61306 & 44871 - Double Headed Steam Up Sapperton Bank (2019)
Avon Valley Railway - 150th Anniversary Celebration - Saturday 3rd August 2019
Ffestiniog Railway - 3rd August 2019
2019 Jul 18 The Kent and East Sussex Railway at Tenterden
Lok Braunschweig in Bruchhausen- Vilsen beim DEV 03.08.2019
01 118 auf ihrer letzten Fahrt von Frankfurt nach Battenberg - 04.08.19
Gleisbauarbeiten im Bahnhof Holzkirchen - Die Stopfmaschine im Einsatz!
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
LightRail in Istanbul, Turkey 2019
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Photos of Crossrail stations
London Airports unbuilt monorail
Coal supply problems for heritage railways
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

WW2 DC-3 Flies Home for the 1st time!
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Tesla motors make classic Ferraris go faster



Brake problems on Mark 5 sleeper coaches

South Eastern rail route bids scrapped
Companies could seek compensation from the Government after bidding cancelled for South Eastern franchise

Brighton Pride naming of GBRf class 66

Advance notice of Chiltern Railways leaf fall timetable

Weak bridge near Wareham to be repaired

Wareham level crossing closed by staff shortage

Paddington station: Commuter gets 27k for 'possible pigeon poo slip'

Freightliner class 70 tested on Mendip stone trains

New station proposed at Marsh Barton near Exeter

Tilbury-Grangemouth DRS container service becomes a permanent working

Euston closed by signal failure

Woman convicted following major Nottingham station fire

New Black Country stations

Dam near Whaley Bridge-Buxton branch and Hope Valley lines blocked

Slips and trips claims at Merseyrail Lost Property service

First seven Pacers to be withdrawn by Northern this weekend

Interior photos of Hull Trains class 802 units

ScotRail scraps plan to make station toilets free

Levenmouth rail link to reopen after 50 years

Flood-damaged rail route from Ardlui to Crianlarich to stay closed

Historic Aberdeen signal box set to be be demolished

Llandovery, Swansea depot to reopen

Class 37s, may operate on Rhymney line until 2020

USATC S160 2253returns to steam

St Albans SB unveils time line display at St Albans station

UK to stay in Interrail scheme after U-turn

Channel Tunnel Power supply problems

Irish National Control Centre approved

Battery/electric multiple units ordered for Baden-Wuerttemburg

NS order new multiple units for Amsterdam-Brussels service

Czech Republic roll out for ECTS

In house construction of coaches by MAV

Alston get follow on order for 10 Coradia EMUs

Coast to Coast land cruise across Africa

South African 4-8-2T purchased

Security breach of Oyster card accounts

Bill Hudson Transport Books leaves Matlock station

Ian Allan Birmingham book shop to close

Further delays to new Cardiff bus station

SSC Bloodhound update

Paddle Steamer Monarch sailing dates from Wareham

New boilers ordered for PS Waverley

Debate over what to do about the SS Richard Montgomery time bomb in the Thames

Cruise ships banned from the centre of Venice

British Airways passengers stranded after IT failures

Ryanair pilots vote for strike action

Qantas to fly 787s to Santiago as it withdraws 747s

Air Canada 777 towing incident injures ramp worker

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



11/08/19  ITV 2310-2340
         "Yorkshire Airport"  Leeds-Bradford 4/6

11/08/19  BBC4 2220-2330
         "James May's Cars of the People"

12/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Intercity 125: the Train That Changed Britain"  1/2

12/08/19  BBC2 2100-2200
         "When Bridges Collapse: the Genoa Disaster"

12/08/19  Channel 4 2100-2200
         "The Great Train Robbery: the Hidden Tapes"

13/08/19  Channel 5 1900-2000
         "Intercity 125: the Train That Changed Britain"  2/2

13/08/19  ITV 2030-2100
         "Yorkshire Airport"  Leeds-Bradford 5/6

13/08/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Revolutions: the Ideas That Changed the World"  4/6 Smartphone

13/08/19  BBC4 2200-2300
         "The Rise and Fall of Nokia Mobile"

14/08/19  BBC4 2345-0345
         "Timeshift: Age of Steam"

15/08/19  BBC4 2000-2100
         "Skies Above Britain"  3/5 Beneath the Skies

16/08/19  Channel 5 2100-2220
         "Celebrity Five Go Barging"  5/5 Shakespeare country



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

Until       Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Day Out With Thomas

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

19/08/19    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Trains Buses and Planes" by Chris Spencer
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

19/08/19    Churnet Valley Railway: Kids Workshop

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

23/08/19-   Isle of Wight Steam Railway: 45th Island Steam Show

23/08/19-   Churnet Valley Railway: Sprits of the Railway

24/08/19    Northampton & District MRC 50th Exhibition
           Roade Village Hall, Bailey Brooks Lane, Roade, NN7 2LS

24/08/19    Bourneville MRC Exhibition
           The Hollymoor Centre, 8 Manor Park Grove, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 5EU

24/08/19-   Corris Railway: Model Railway Exhibition
25/08/19    Y Plas, Machynlleth, SY20 8ER

24/08/19-   Stapleford Miniature Railway Open Weekend
26/08/19    Stapleford Park, Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2SF

24/08/19-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Bank Holiday Weekend

24/08/19-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum at 50 Gala Weekend
26/08/19    Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

25/08/19    Norton Hill Light Railway: Open Day

25/08/19-   Epping Ongar Railway: Come and See the Gruffalo

25/08/19-   Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: 50 Years of Steam

25/08/19-   Mid-Suffolk Light Railway: Model Mania

25/08/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
26/08/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630

25/08/19-   Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
26/08/19    Engine in motion 1300-1630

26/08/19    Dean Forest Railway: Parkend Carnival

26/08/19    Welsh Highland Railway: Journey into the Past

Cheers, Howard.
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