Subject: Raildate 20th September 2019
From: "Howard Sprenger" <>
Date: 20/09/2019, 17:08
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Doncaster Station meets Royalty
Leeds Station variety
York Station with the old and new
Huddersfield Station
(Martin Miller)

Swanage Railway inc 60009 UOSA, Thursday 12th September 2019
Hastings Thumper To Ludgershall! The Ludgershall Legionnaire - 14th September 2019
The Mid Hants Railway Members Weekend 14/09/19
Echills Wood Railway Narrow Gauge Event 2019
Layout update 08/09/2019 (Ullapool in OO gauge)
Australian Steam: 3237 Returns to Service
Australia: Queensland Railways C16 Class Steam Loco Model in Action
Trams in Zagreb, Croatia 2019 - Zagrebacki elektricni tramvaj
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

de Havilland F 3 Hornets at RAF Butterworth
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Solway Junction Railway: The ill-fated Scotland to England rail route



NR’s Routes and Regions go live

Network Rail and Hack Partners launch post-hackathon acceleration fund

New trains for the Isle of Wight
Light Rail Isle of Wight are not happy about yesterday’s Island Line announcement

Greater Anglia to stop using class 37s from this weekend

East Midlands railway update

Birmingham University leases HST for alternative traction research

Plans unveiled for refurbishment of Carlisle station

Planning application for Forth Bridge Experience submitted

Slug Road in Stonehaven be lowered to allow double-decker buses

Caledonian Sleeper staff set strike date

Left luggage facility at Aberdeen station to close due to lack of demand

Scenic railways provide a taste of Scotland

£194m railway stations upgrade revealed by Transport for Wales

Isle of Wight Steam Railway halts plans for Island Line link

Third series for NYMR tv programme confirmed

NYMR Autumn Gala

Two foot gauge steam loco for sale on Lynton & Barnstaple line

PKP to purchase 31 dual voltage locos

Central Line re-tractioning moves forward

Tyne and Wear Metro: Hitachi in County Durham fails to win new train contract

South Wales Metro: Lack of toilets tram-trains 'dehumanising'

Hornby opens 'pop-up shop' at London St Pancras

Bridgend site set to produce Land Rover Defender-inspired 4x4 from Ineos

Bid for Wrightbus made and withdrawn

Cowes Floating Bridge repairs delayed again

Royal Mail issue stamps to mark 500 years of Royal Navy

HMS Prince of Wales: New aircraft carrier sails for the first time

Ryanair boss O'Leary's €99m pay sparks investor revolt

Safety investigators investigate Schiphol taxiway take-off incident

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

Second Swiss A220 suffers similar engine rotor failure

Trent-1000 blade fixes to take longer than predicted

Houston airport closes due to flooding

Qatar to try operating Osaka route again

Vietnam 787 on final told undercarriage still retracted

Giant Yorkshire mine faces uncertain future

Shotton steelworks' John Summers building to be restored

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Barry Knapper, John McCorriston, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Nick Wheat



21/09/19  BBC2 1930-2000
         "Pubs, Ponds and Power: the Story of the Village"  2/6 Lavenham

22/09/19  BBC2 1900-1930
         "Britain's Next Air Disaster? Drones"

22/09/19  Channel 5 2000-2100
         "The World's Most Luxurious Cruise Ship" (1)

22/09/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "The World's Most Luxurious Cruise Ship" (2)

23/09/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Hull to Malton

23/09/19  ITV 2000-2030
         "Britain's Busiest Motorway"  The M25

23/09/19  BBC4 2100-2200
         "Great Indian Railway Journeys"  Lucknow to Kolkata

23/09/19  BBC4 2200-2300
         "Tornado: the 100mph Steam Engine"

23/09/19  More4 2200-2300
         "The World's Most Beautiful Railway"  4/6 Royal Deeside

24/09/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  York to Bradford

24/09/19  ITV 2245-2310
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"  8/12

25/09/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Sheffield to Nantwich

25/09/19  ITV 2000-2030
         "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"  9/12

26/09/19  BBC2 1830-1900
         "Great British Railway Journeys"  Liverpool to North Wales

26/09/19  BBC4 2100-2230
         "Spitfire"  2018 feature documentary

26/09/19  Channel 5 2100-2200
         "British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas" 4/4

27/09/19  Channel 5 2000-2115
         "The Great Model Railway Challenge"  3/8

27/09/19  Channel 5 2115-2205
         "Inside Air Force One: Secrets of the Presidential Plane"



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

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

03/10/19-   Severn Valley Railway: Autumn Diesel Gala

03/10/19-   West Somerset Railway: Autumn Steam Gala

Cheers, Howard.
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