Subject: Raildate 24th January 2020
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 24/01/2020, 15:00
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York Station with TransPennine Express
York Station January 2020
Harrogate Station
(Martin Miller)

Yamanote Line train departure melody
(Spotter: Andrew Nummelin)

Historic photos of class 20s
Uxbridge Vine Street station
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

78022 and Railbus 79964 at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on 19th January 2020
Steaming around The Cumbrian Coast
Number 9 in the Winter Light: 60009 Union of South Africa on the ELR 19th January 2020
Australian Steam: 3801's Second Mainline Trials
Railcam Mierlo - Hout
Blackpool Heritage Trams Tours 19th January 2020
Which European City Has the Best Tram System?
Calne Model Railway Exhibition 18/01/2020
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

On this day 1890: A train travels on Forth Bridge for first time
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Demolished train station comes back to life in haunting images

Mike Pryce dredges up the history of the Birmingham to Worcester canal
(Spotter: Mike Price)

Should we fly a DC-4 Water Bomber to Australia?
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)



Railcard for military veterans

Stagecoach take government to court of pension provisions in franchising bidding

Network Rail warned over Northern and PTE poor performance

New livery for Freightliner class 90 locos

Speed restrictions at Northfleet due to track contamination

South Tottenham - Barking service suspended after track damage and derailment

South Western Railway guards vote for more strikes

South Western Railway warned it could be placed in public hands
DfT statement on South Western Railway

Class 442 units reintroduced to traffic
Binding brakes on 442 caused train to be evacuated at Petersfield

DB Cargo orders diesel/battery hybrid locos

Network Rail unveil new Holcombe to Teignmouth rail protection plan

Grimshaw reveals revised designs for new Birmingham HS2 station

Birmingham Airport and Midlands Connect partner to improve rail links

Naming ceremony at Skegness

Campaign to restore Kingsbury Tunnel as a cycle route

Network Rail probe over Northern and TransPennine routes

First Merseyrail EMU delivered to Liverpool

Merseyrail  best punctuality of the network

Ron Cotton who "saved" the Settle & Carlisle

Transform a Pacer competition winners announced

WCML cross border engineering works this spring

Passenger numbers rise adds to pressure for extension of Borders Railway

Passengers can upgrade to first class on Edinburgh to Glasgow services for £1

Stag spotted running across Glenfinnan Viaduct

‘Stop skipping’ by ScotRail services on the rise, Transport Secretary reveals

Taff’s Well metro depot construction started by Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales lost property: The things we leave on trains

Fourteen passenger per week at Sugar Loaf halt

Pembrey & Burry Port footbridge restored

The Snowdonia railway line shut for 80 years that could soon be reopened

Small Prairie 4555 to visit South Devon Railway

7027 Thornbury Castle going to GCR Loughborough for restoration

Victorian house next to NRM gets listed building status

Rebuilding Falling Sands Viaduct near Kidderminster

Deltic Preservation Society to train Siemens apprentices

Vienna-Brussels sleeper service starts

Amsterdam part of talks on fast rail route to Stockholm: LC

JR Juban line to reopen when Fukushima evacuation area reopened

Experiment in policing London Underground

Fry model railway collection returns to public view

Hybrid bus set on fire in Glasgow

Serious losses at Halton buses

RMS Titanic  given protected status

Aer Lingus ‘held back’ by A321LR delivery delays

British Airways checks newest A350-1000 after Tel Aviv hard landing

Icelandair expects minimal impact from new 737 Max delay

Boeing plans to restart 737 production ‘months’ before midyear

WestJet Q400 damaged by sharp de-rotation at Edmonton

Libyan government re-opens Mitiga airport after threat to civil traffic

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



25/01/20  Channel 5 1900-2000
          "Digging Up Britain's Past"  Industrial Revolution: Bridgewater

25/01/20  Channel 5 2000-2100
          "Tony Robinson's History of Britain"  World War Two

25/01/20  Channel 5 2100-2200
          "How the Victorians Built Britain"  4/8 The Great British Holiday

25/01/20  BBC2 2000-2100
          "Great American Railway Journeys"  Ninilchik to Wasila

26/01/20  ITV 2240-2310
          "The Metro: a Rail Life Story"  Tyne & Wear 2/4

27/01/20  BBC1 2030-2100
          "Britain's Killer Motorways? Panorama"  Smart motorways

27/01/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Asian Railway Journeys"  Kowloon to Wan Chai

28/01/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Asian Railway Journeys"  Hong Kong University to Lantau Island

28/01/20  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain"

21/01/20  ITV 1930-2000
          "The Metro: a Rail Life Story"  Tyne & Wear 2/4

29/01/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Asian Railway Journeys"  Chiang Mai to Lampang

29/01/20  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Handmade"  The crafting of a steel knife

29/01/20  BBC4 2000-2100
          "World's Busiest Railway"  India

30/01/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Asian Railway Journeys"  Ayutthaya to River Kwai

31/01/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Asian Railway Journeys"  Bangkok



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

24/01/20-   Great Central Railway: Winter Steam Gala

25/01/20-   Southampton Model Railway Exhibition
26/01/20    Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, SO50 5BX

25/01/20-   Erith Model Railway Society Exhibition
26/01/20    The Longfield Academy, Main Road (B260), Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

25/01/20-   Kendal Model Railway Exhibition
26/01/20    Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, LA9 7HX

01/02/20-   Churnet Valley Railway: Super-power Weekend Take 2

02/02/20    Romsey Signal Box Open Day

02/02/20    The Friends of Dronfield Station 150th anniversary celebration
            Ringing of the Parish Church bells, from 1050 until 1110
            Dronfield Genquip Band, from 1115 until 1200
            Unveiling of commemorative plaques at 1130
            Display boards showing the history of the station can be viewed in the waiting
            shelters on Platforms 1 and 2

03/02/20    Peak Railway Association, Sheffield Branch
            The Harlequin Pub, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
            “West Coast Railways”  by James Shuttleworth
            £3 donation requested on the door, non-members welcome
            Starts 1930

08/02/20-   Festival of British Rly Modelling
09/02/20    Doncaster Racecourse, DN2 6BB

Cheers, Howard.
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