Subject: Raildate 13th March 2020
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 13/03/2020, 15:39
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56103 Reading,North Pole, Olympia and Battersea P.S. Victoria; 20yrs ago
8 x 66s unloaded at Newport Docks 20 years ago this week!
Margam Depot/Yard and Rugby International Specials 2004
Georgemas Jct - Edinburgh; on board Aug 1994 156/37s/etc
37s in 1990 on coal,stone,steel, cement and passenger in Cardiff
Western Champion in Golden Ochre. BTM 13th Feb. 2002
(Mike Wilcock)

Forgotten stations of Cardiff
Protest about coal supplies for heritage railways
Drying out Isle of Man trams
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

Atmospheric A3: 60103 'Flying Scotsman' at the Mid Hants Railway - 29th February & 8th March 2020
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Spring Steam Gala 2020, Sunday 8th March
70000 Britannia in Sheffield and York 7 March 2020
Swiss Trains: Rhätische Bahn / Rhaetian Railway Steam, Zernez- Scuol Tarasp
86 1744-1 - Unterwegs mit Fotozug zwischen Meiningen und Schleusingen
V20 039 auf der Kiel - Schönberger Eisenbahn
Trams in Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2020
Australian Steam: 3526 and 5917 on the Kiama Picnic Train
Wombourne Railex 7th March 2020
Bachmann BR 4-4-2 H2 Atlantic Class 32424 Beachy Head Unboxing & Running Session
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala 2020
(Spotter: Barry Knapper)

How to destroy a Radial Engine!
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

These videos are truly stunning
A Trip Through Paris, France in late 1890s
Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (The Lumière Brothers, 1896)
A Trip Through New York City in 1911
Moscow, Tverskaya Street in 1896

How cruise ships contribute to Southampton's air pollution



Wires down at Watford Jn and Wembley

Former Privett station for sale

Anger at 'smashed up' Alton Victorian railway bridge stairs

Railway between Maidstone East and Ashford International to re-open

Earthslip between Ash and Wanborough

Subsidence between Castle Cary and Cogload Jn

LNER shortage of Azuma units

New Control and training centre to be built for GBRf in Peterborough

Cost of capacity improvements at Ely

Extra rolling stock for Cross Country Cardiff-Nottingham services

Retired signalman's latest book

Stephenson era remains of turntable and inspection pits at Curzon St

Viva Rail to relocate factory

The new chairman of Northern with a railway background

Full steam ahead for Peebles railway museum

Transport for Wales: First drop in rail journeys in 24 years

How Cardiff Central railway station prepares for rugby days

Support for reopening St Clears (Carmarthenshire) railway station

West Somerset Railway refutes headteacher's accusation of 'misappropriating' grant cash

West Somerset Railway advertises for Chief Mechanical Engineer and Head of Infrastructure

Financial problems on Llangollen railway averted

P&O to double capacity at Europoort terminal

Hydrogen powered train tested in Netherlands

DSB to lengthen trains in Covid19 response

Testing of high speed line between Ankara and Sivas

Traffic restrictions over the Brenner Pass

World Freight review

New rack EMUs ordered by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

Financial problems on Achenseebahn

Kintetsu's Iconic Fish Train to End Service after 56 Years

Planning application for Cairngorm funicular repairs

Contactless payment  introduction on Helsinki regional transport

More Alstom trams ordered by Strasbourg

Fatal collision on Mexico City underground

Recovery plan for Cape Town suburban services

Closure of Taunton bus station

Pressure on First Group to sell US operations

New rules for boarding buses in Naples

RMT message to new owners of Condor Ferries

Operating dates for PS Monarch at Wareham

Ullswater steamer and R&ER win green awards

Southampton Airport forecasts passenger numbers will fall by half

Comments on the collapse of FlyBe

FlyBe plane impounded by Manx Government

Flying empty planes to retain landing slots

UK will leave EU aviation safety regulator at end of 2020

Rome airports operator to close Ciampino to scheduled flights during crisis

Coronavirus brings Virgin Atlantic A340 era to sudden halt

Rushed taxi led BA A319 to depart with wrong take-off data

Thai A330 shears tail off Gulfstream IV in Vientiane

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Nigel Davie, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Andrew Nummelin, Mike Price



14/03/20  BBC2 2000-2100
          "Great American Railway Journeys"  Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre to Winnipeg

15/03/20  Channel 4 2000-2100
          "Great Canal Journeys"  Coast to coast in Sweden

16/03/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Cromer to Cambridge

16/03/20  BBC2 1900-1930
          "Coastal Path"  South Devon Railway

16/03/20  Channel 4 2000-2030
          "Britain's Train Hell"

16/03/20  BBC1 2030-2100
          "Britain's Bus Crisis: Panorama"

16/03/20  ITV 2245-2345
          "The Station: Trouble on the Tracks"  Birmingham New Street 1/3

17/03/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Letchworth to Herne Hill

17/03/20  BBC4 1930-2000
          "Great Welsh Canal Adventure with Gareth Edwards"  2/4

17/03/20  BBC4 2100-2200
          "Ian Hislop's Olden Days"  The Industrial Revolution

17/03/20  BBC4 2230-2330
          "Roof Racks and Hatchbacks: the Family Car"

18/03/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Croydon to Shoreham-by-Sea

18/03/20  BBC4 2100-2235
          "Steve McQueen: Le Mans and the Man"

18/03/20  BBC4 2235-2325
          "Hunt v Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals"

18/03/20  BBC4 2325-0025
          "Sir Chris Hoy: 200mph at Le Mans"

19/03/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Chichester to Cowes

19/03/20  BBC2 2000-2100
          "Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History"  2/3 The Georgian age

19/03/20  ITV 2030-2100
          "Griff's Great Australian Adventure"  Brisbane to Cairns

19/03/20  ITV 2100-2200
          "The Station: Trouble on the Tracks"  Euston 2/3

19/03/20  ITV 2310-2340
          "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport"

20/03/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Swanwick to Brownsea Island

20/03/20  Channel 5 2000-2100
          "The Yorkshire Railway: All Aboard"  5/6

20/03/20  Channel 5 2100-2230
          "Britain by Barge: Then and Now"  6/6 Oxford Canal



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

13/03/20    Bamford & District History Group
            Bamford Village Institute, Main Rd, Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0DY
            "The Hope Valley Line, Sheffield to Edale" by Stephen Gay
            Starts 2000
            Institute members: £2, non-members: £4, includes refreshments

14/03/20    Kidderminster Railway Museum film show
            Ex-BTF staff member Keith Bullock will show some of his 16mm cine film
            transport archive covering rail, road and sea
            Starts 1930

14/03/20-   South Devon Railway: Spring Steam Gala

14/03/20-   East Grinstead Model Railway Club Exhibition

14/03/20-   Basingstoke Model Railway Show

14/03/20-   East Anglian Railway Museum: Steam Gala

14/03/20-   Midlands Garden Rail Show
15/03/20    Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, Radford Semele, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN

14/03/20-   Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Multiple Memories Railcar Gala

16/03/20    Newbury and District Transport Group
            The Community Space, The Kennet School, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
            1915 for a prompt 1930 start
            "British Transport Police Part 2" by Steve Beamon
            Non-members welcome
            Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

16/03/20-   Talyllyn Railway Photo Charters

17/03/20    Friends of the Railway Studies Collection
            Passmore Edwards Centre, Market St, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ
            "The Newton Abbot & Moretonhampstead Railway" by Mike Lang
            Starts 1900, £1 donation required

17/03/20    Peak Railway Association, Chesterfield Branch
            Hasland Working Men’s Club, Hampton Street, Hasland, Chesterfield, S41 0LH
            "Around the World"  by Ken Horan
            This will be Ken's swansong and will start early at 1900

21/03/20    Romsey Signal Box Open Day

21/03/20    Statfold Barn: Enthusiasts' Day

21/03/20    The London Festival of Railway Modelling
22/03/20    Alexandra Palace, N22 7AY

21/03/20    Spa Valley Railway: Spring Diesel & Beer Weekend

22/03/20    Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway: Mothers' Day

Cheers, Howard.
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