Subject: Raildate 13th September 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 13/09/2019, 16:18
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Steam and Diesel on the East Lancs Railway August 2019
(Andrew Cook)

September Interlude at The National Tramway Museum
(Martin Miller)

Welshpool & Llanfair Summer Gala
(Robert Day)

Mid Hants Railways listed in Lonely Planet guide
Abandoned London Underground tunnels and fittings
Rebuilding classic cars with electric running parts
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

'A way of life clobbered overnight': photographs of Britain's industrial landscape in the 80s



GBRf to start a Southampton Western Docks to Trafford Park container service

Costs rising for reopening Bere Alston-Tavistock-Okehampton

Renewal of Newark flat crossing

HST Okehampton to Weymouth

Class 313 farewell railtour

Plans for £3.5bn Midlands Engine Rail launched

New fleet on the horizon for Hull Trains

Direct Redcar-Manchester service from December timetable change

Caledonian Sleeper coaches taken out of service after wrong pipe cleaning chemical used.

Scottish Ministers prepared to take over railways

Collapsed ceilings among 1000 defects at Ayr Station Hotel

Official opening for Stirling station footbridge

Timelapse video reveals newly double-tracked railway between Aberdeen and Inverurie

Cross Country train fire at Chepstow

Tygwyn station reopened after rebuilding

Chinnor train worker takes photo of boy on tracks

6233 failed at Norwich prior to working railtour

61306 to attend Bluebell Railway gala instead of 6233

60163 to visit Severn Valley Railway

4612 to visit West Somerset Railway

Plans to save Shildon Railway Institute

Hayling Light Railway for sale

Bursledon Brickworks narrow gauge railway to close

Next-generation TGVs to have improved braking

First SNCF Leman Express unit enters service

LIDAR scanning of Danish Railway Network

New Rolling stock design for MOB Golden Pass Express

Italian Railways bid for US contract

Derailment and fire in Illinois

Winchester and Western sold to OMNItrax

CN to buy 350km section of CSX network in New York State

New high capacity shorter grain wagons unveiled

Fatal derailment in Congo

The hands have it on a special Kyoto train until late November

New signalling closes Edgware Road cabin
Long-serving Tube signal operator to retire (video)

Cricket on London Underground

Transport for Wales bus pass web site crashes

Cowes Floating Bridge remains out of service for repairs

Sandbanks ferry should return next month

Plans revealed for new Skye ferry terminal

Golden Ray cargo ship: US Coastguard saves trapped crew members

The UK's 'worst' airport revealed

Coffee spill forced A330 diversion after radio failure

European authorities will not accept US verdict on 737 Max safety

New Logan air routes launched

Dublin and Belfast airports facing some route cuts

Owners of derelict Birnbeck Pier served repair notice

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Andrew Nummelin



14/09/19  Channel 5 1700-1800
         "The World's Most Luxurious Superyacht"  2/6

14/09/19  Channel 5 1800-1900
         "British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas" 2/4

14/09/19  Channel 5 2000-2200
         "Around the World by Train with Tony Robinson"

15/09/19  Channel 4 1900-2000
         "The World's Most Luxurious Airline"  Singapore Airlines

15/09/19  BBC4 2340-0040
         "Engineering Giants: Ferry Strip-Down"

16/09/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Great Indian Railway Journeys"  Mysore to Chennai

16/09/19  More4 2100-2200
         "The World's Most Beautiful Railway"  4/6 The Strathspey Railway

16/09/19  More4 2200-2305
         "Coastal Railways with Julie Walters"  Cardigan Bay to Liverpool

17/09/19  ITV 2245-2310
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"  7/12

18/09/19  ITV 2000-2030
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"  8/12

19/09/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas" 3/4

20/09/19  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "The Great Model Railway Challenge"  2/8

20/09/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "Secrets of the Royal Flight"



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

13/09/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Steam Gala

13/09/19-   Dean Forest Railway: Diesel Gala

14/09/19-   Southampton Heritage Fayre & Transport Anniversaries Weekend

14/09/19-   Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Diesel Gala

14/09/19-   Helston Railway: Classic Transport Weekend

14/09/19-   Railway Enthusiasts Club Model Railway Exhibition
15/09/19    Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking, GU22 9BA

14/09/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Mixed Traffic Weekend

14/09/19-   The International N Gauge Show
15/09/19    Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN

14/09/19-   Amerton Railway: Everything Goes Gala

14/09/19-   Leawood Pump Engine House Steaming
15/09/19    Engine in motion 1200-1630

14/09/19-   RAILEX Poynton
15/09/19    Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane, Poynton, Stockport, SK12 1PU

14/09/19-   Shipley 2019 - 41st Exhibition
15/09/19    Baildon Recreation Centre, Shipley, West Yorks, BD17 5JH

14/09/19-   Kirklees Light Railway: Steam & Diesel Weekend

14/09/19-   Llangollen Railway: Railcar Gala

14/09/19-   Vale of Rheidol Railway: Forgotten Engines

15/09/19    Middleton Top Engine House Steaming
           Engine in motion 1300-1630

16/09/19    Newbury and District Transport Group
           The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
           1915 for a prompt 1930 start
           "Reading to Southampton via Didcot" by Paul Joyce
           Non-members welcome
           Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

18/09/19    Edwinstowe Historical Society
           St Mary's Church, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe, NG21 9NJ
           Starts 1400, refreshments available
           "The Lancashire, Derbyshire & East Coast Railway" by Chris Booth

19/09/19-   Severn Valley Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

20/09/19    Gosport Railway Club
           Methodist Church, 33 Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1TJ
           "The Railway Environment in the North of England and Scotland"
           by Steve Bigley
           Starts 1930

21/09/19    Bodmin & Wenford Railway: Behind the Scenes Day

21/09/19    Festival of Model Railways
           Cranleigh Village Hall, GU5 0PU

21/09/19    Trent Valley MRS Exhibition
           Lichfield Life Church, Netherstowe, Lichfield, WS13 6TS

21/09/19    East Lancashire Railway: Type 1-3 Theme Day

21/09/19-   Swindon & Cricklade Railway: Kids for a Quid

21/09/19-   Swansea Model Railway Exhibition
22/09/19    Pentrehafod School, Pentremawr Road, Swansea SA1 2NN

21/09/19-   Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum: Diesel Weekend & Trolleydays
22/09/19    Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX

21/09/19-   Blackpool & North Fylde MRC Exhibition
22/09/19    Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Melbourne Ave, Fleetwood, FY7 8AY

23/09/19    The Hoffman Bar, 4-6 Burlow Road, Harpur Hill, Buxton, SK17 9JD
           “Summit Tunnel Fire" by Donald Reid followed by
           Film show on the steam railways of Derbyshire by John Hilton

25/09/19    Ashburton Neighbourhood Plan Group: Public Meeting
           The Ashburton Railway - Past History or Future Gateway?
           Ashburton Town Hall, North St, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7QQ
           Starts 1930

25/09/19    RCTS South Wales
           Committee Room, Dyfatty Community Centre, Chapel Street, Dyfatty, Swansea, SA1 1NB
           “Reflections of a Railway Enthusiast” by Jeff Morgan
           Non-members are very welcome - a donation is requested

27/09/19-   Epping Ongar Railway: LT-themed Weekend

27/09/19-   Dean Forest Railway: Day Out With Thomas

28/09/19    Northam Traincare Facility: free public open day
           Must be pre-booked

28/09/19    European Railway Association Model Railway Show
           The H Suite, 100 Icknield Port Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 0AA

28/09/19-   Worthing Model Railway Exhibition
29/09/19    Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, W Sussex, BN13 1LA

28/09/19-   Lynton & Barnstaple Railway: Autumn Gala

28/09/19-   Bodmin & Wenford Railway: The Gruffalo

28/09/19-   Lappa Valley Railway: Grandparents' Weekend

28/09/19-   Foxfield Railway: Autumn Festival of Steam

28/09/19-   Llangollen Railway: Diesel Weekend

29/09/19    Leighton Buzzard Railway: Sand & Motorcycles Day

29/09/19    Alsager Railway Association: 0 Gauge Open Day
           Off Moorhouse Avenue, Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent, ST7 2DH

Cheers, Howard.
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