Subject: Raildate 12th November 2021
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 12/11/2021, 15:33
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Northern Bits and Bobs October 21 - Cl.37, 60, 88, EMU, DMUs
Glasgow Electric Buses November 2021
(Andrew Cook)

Stored CSX locos at Rice Yard
Kenyan auction of abandoned aircraft
Online Transport archive
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

The 'Whitby Jet' Midland Blue Pullman HST on the Esk Valley Line
Gartell Light Railway Open Day 24th October 2021
Oakley Green Model Railway Layout
Sheffield Model Railway Exhibition 2021
The Complete Layout Tour - Yorkshire Dales Model Railway
Part 1:
Part 2:
London-Brighton Veteran Car Run 2021
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

London Underground themed whiskies
The future of freight is battery and it’s painted cherry red
Looking back at Edinburgh's lost railway stations with one set to be restored soon
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

The Miracle Landing of Aloha Airlines Flight 243
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Embark on a mythical journey in Train World with the Orient-Express!
Trains & Tracks - Europalia Arts Festival
Winter Station in het Spoorwegmuseum 2021
(Spotter: Andrew Nummelin)

Dartmoor train line is back after 50 years – here’s what to do and see along the route

Slate mines: Hidden world's beauty revealed by explorer



Agreement signed for the UK’s first ever brand-new hydrogen train fleet

Historic railway arches at London Bridge to be restored

Hanwell and Elthorne station wins award for restoration

Network Rail track renewal contractor fails

Councillors approve extra platform at Oxford

Gloucester trains halted after motorist's level crossing turn

Peak District railway restoration plan divides local opinion

New solar powered weather watching tech keeps passengers moving

Hitachi Rail and Angel Trains to create intercity battery hybrid train on TransPennine Express

One of the world’s oldest railway tunnels gets a facelift

Starbeck railway signaller carries on centuries old tradition

A modern railway for Middlesbrough – Network Rail upgrades signalling this month

Northumberland Line could create an 'east coast economic powerhouse'

Council to challenge ScotRail's proposed reduced rail service on Milngavie line

Free and fast WiFi for Edinburgh Waverley station passengers

Scottish Companies Develop New Tech that Monitors Railways

Falkirk High to become Scotland’s first net-zero carbon railway station

Stirling station’s post cards from the past

Rare surviving sign from Ballater railway station set to go under the hammer

Rhondda tunnel donated to Welsh authorities by Highways England

Coach converted to house on Romney Marsh for sale

Railway ex-serviceman's group to hold final remembrance service

34067 Tangmere load test run

Weardale Railway cancels Christmas trains and defers reopening to 2022

"Hideous" train carriage approved for holiday lets

Ffestiniog Railway winter engineering works

Plasser hybrid rail milling machine for North American transit systems

Siemens and DSB celebrate 1000th Vectron locomotive

Egyptian Railways  order 100 locos from WABTEC

Blue Train empty coaching stock derailed near Germiston

Train driver sues Japan Rail over 56 yen for a one-minute delay

Strike threat over Night tube staffing levels

E-scooters: Fire on Tube prompts call for London transport ban

Passengers can drive the DLR trains again

Proposal for common ticketing on Hampshire buses between different operators

Norway's Pioneering Ship Tunnel – Can It Be On Time And In Budget?

Meet The Wright Spirit: An All-Electric Regional Jet

Cooking oil fuelled airliners

Further cracking on Boeing 737s

Emirates to Start Selling Parts from its 1st Airbus A380 in Dubai

Russian SU95 Accidentally Drops its Gear Causing a Loss of Separation

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



13/11/21  Yesterday 0900-1300
          "Secrets of the Transport Museum"  4 episodes

13/11/21  Yesterday 1300-1400
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"

13/11/21  Yesterday 1400-1500
          "Hornby: A Model World"

13/11/21  Yesterday 1500-1900
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  8 episodes

13/11/21  Yesterday 1900-2000
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  8 episodes

13/11/21  5 Select 1900-2000
          "London Underground: Keeping London Moving"

13/11/21  BBC4 1910-1940
          "Fred Dibnah's Industrial World"  1/6

13/11/21  More4 2000-2100
          "How to Build British: Mini"

14/11/21  5 Select 1800-2100
          "The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys"  3 episodes

14/11/21  More4 2000-2100
          "Britain's Scenic Railways"  Ep 2

14/11/21  Yesterday 2300-0000
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"

15/11/21  Yesterday 0000-0100
          "Hornby: A Model World"

15/11/21  BBC4 1900-1930
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Cornwall/Devon

15/11/21  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"  New series

15/11/21  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Hornby: A Model World"  New Series

15/11/21  Yesterday 2200-2300
          "Railway Journeys with Chris Tarrant"  Former Yugoslavia

15/11/21  5 Select 2200-2300
          "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"

15/11/21  Yesterday 2300-0000
          "Secrets of the Transport Museum"

15/11/21  5 Select 2300-0000
          "Ian Hislop's Trains that Changed the World"

16/11/21  BBC4 1900-1930
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Devon

16/11/21  More4 2100-2200
          "How to Build British: Jaguar"

16/11/21  More4 2200-2305
          "Inside Jaguar: Making a Million Pound Car"

16/10/21  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "Secrets of the London Underground"

16/11/21  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Railway Journeys with Chris Tarrant"  Former Yugoslavia

16/11/21  5 Select 2100-2200
          "Walking Victorian Britain"

17/11/21  BBC4 1900-1930
          "Great British Railway Journeys"  Salisbury

17/11/21  More4 2100-2200
          "Britain's Scenic Railways"  West Highland Line

17/11/21  More4 2200-2300
          "Coastal Railways with Julie Walters"  1/4 The West Highland Line

17/11/21  Yesterday 2200-2300
          "Train Truckers"

18/11/21  BBC4 1900-1930
          "Great British Railway Journeys"    Kent

18/11/21  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "Hornby: A Model World"

18/11/21  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Secrets of the Transport Museum"

18/11/21  Yesterday 2200-2300
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"

18/11/21  5 Select 2210-2310
          "The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys"  Sri Lanka

19/11/21  5 Select 2200-2300
          "Walking Britain's Lost Railways"  Northern Ireland

19/11/21  5 Select 1930-2100
          "The Cars that Made Britain Great"


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13/11/21- East Lancashire Railway: DMU Weekend

20/11/21  Romsey Signal Box Open Day

05/12/21  Romsey Signal Box Open Day

Cheers, Howard.
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