Subject: Raildate 10th July 2020
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 10/07/2020, 16:34
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Steam Locomotives at York Part 1 2012 & 2013
Sounds Like Hard Work
Trains in the Wind & Sun at Chesterfield & Dronfield 28th June 2020
Somerset & Dorset Railway - 02/07/2020
Preserved Locomotives of Hudswell Clarke
Dartmouth Steam Railway 06/07/2020
What Makes The Least Infuriating O Gauge Coupling Tool?
Industrial Railways, Light Railways & Trams (Models)
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Memories of the 0345 news train to Colne
Chelfham viaduct L&BR
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn brunch excursions in 2021
Toronto Union Station 2019
Last run of the "Newfie Bullet"
Ramsey Harbour Swing Bridge
Campaign Against Bigger Trucks (USA)
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

For sale - part of Tavistock North station
Abandoned Stations of Liverpool - Before & After (Episode 1)

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Trefor, Wrexham - Royal Commission Animation

What Is The Washington Reagan National Airport Perimeter Rule?
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)



Office of National Statistics may ‘renationalise’ train operators

GBRf announce maintenance deal with DB Cargo for class 60 locos

Private industry plans for electrification

First Group could cease trading as coronavirus hits passenger levels
First Group say public travel advice needs to be changed

Demolishing railway bridge between Alexandra Palace & Muswell Hill ‘cost-effective’

Eridge station sees old footbridge removed in major work

RAIB comments on incident at Chalfont and Latimer 21st June

Devizes Parkway business case funding approved

Grand Central to restart running from 26 July

Cross Country U Turn over Chesterfield station stops

New maintenance delivery unit offices opened at Doncaster

PM urged to back Borders Railway extension bid as part of £5bn new deal

One-way system introduced at Glasgow Central - here is what you need to know

Network Rail carrying out preparatory work on East Kilbride line

Network Rail seeks contractor for Forth Bridge walk

Transport for Wales closes stations with short platforms

£2m investment work complete on Cumbrian Coast Line

Central Wales Line blocked by damaged bridge near Pontardulais

Churnet Valley Railway to re-open

Suggestion of commuter services on K&WVR

Steam train-cafe is on the move

Snowdon Mountain Railway takes delivery of diesel-battery locomotives

Eurostar back on track as routes re-open
Eurostar gets green light for direct Amsterdam – London services
RMT demands state help to protect Eurostar jobs
Eurostar tickets available to 31 Jan 2021

Hungarian Railways order hybrid Tram-train units from Stadler

Contractors celebrate Brenner exploratory tunnel breakthrough

New locos being delivered to Moldova

Bosnian railway refurbishment study

Czech Railways issue tender for 40 locos suitable for cross border workings

Head on collision in Czech Republic

CN investment in Saskatchewan

Funding for TfL driverless trains?

Cracked wheels reported on Ottawa LRT system

San-Francisco cable cars shut down due to pandemic

South Wales Metro railway works imminent

Condor talking to islands about financial support

'Maid of the Loch' rescue effort gets £20,000 online boost

Donation will secure the future of Govan's TS Queen Mary

Campaign to rescue Inchgreen Dry Dock is set to be further bolstered by Inverclyde Council

Dublin Port gets go-ahead for €320m expansion plan

P&O to sell Oceana

Ryanair Was Started 35 Years Ago With 1 Plane & 25 Employees

KLM bus connection

Boeing To End 747 Jumbo Jet Production

13 Years Ago Boeing Unveiled The 787 Dreamliner

Fourth Incident For United Boeing 787-9 In One Week

Salzburg-Vienna flights cancelled in favour of rail

Air Canada service cuts

National Archives to re-open

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


TV and RADIO - schedules are subject to change at short notice... or none...

10/07/20  Channel 5 2000-2100
          "Great Coastal Railway Journeys"

11/07/20  BBC2 1645-1745
          "Inside Central Station"  Glasgow Central 5/6

11/07/20  BBC2 1845-1945
          "A House Through Time"  Liverpool 2/4

11/07/20  Channel 4 2000-2100
          "How to Build British: Aston Martin"

11/07/20  BBC4 2340-0010
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Pisa to Lake Garda 2/2

12/07/20  BBC4 1900-2100
          "All Aboard! The Canal Trip"  2-hour journey on the Kennet & Avon

13/07/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Australian Train Journeys"  The Ghan (1)

13/07/20  Channel 5 1900-2000
          "Great Coastal Railway Journeys"

13/07/20  BBC4 2200-2230
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Black Forest to Hanover 1/2

13/07/20  BBC2 2330-0030
          "Britannia's Burning: Fire on the Bridge"  50 years ago!

14/07/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Australian Train Journeys"  The Ghan (2)

14/07/20  BBC4 1900-2000
          "River Walks"  London's industrial past on the River Lea

15/07/20  Channel 5 2100-2200
          "The Railway 24/7"  5/6

16/07/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Australian Train Journeys"  New South Wales (1)

16/07/20  Channel 5 1900-2000
          "Railway Journeys with Chris Tarrant"  The Baltic states

16/07/20  Channel 5 2000-2100
          "The River Thames: Then and Now"

16/07/20  Channel 5 2200-2330
          "Ten Mistakes that Sank the Titanic"

17/07/20  BBC2 1830-1900
          "Great Australian Train Journeys"  New South Wales (2)

17/07/20  Channel 5 2000-2100
          "The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys"  Wales


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Cheers, Howard.
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