Subject: Raildate 19th November 2021
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 19/11/2021, 17:25
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RAILDATE - your free weekly guide to what's happening, what's new and what's on


Trolley lorries near Lubeck
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

6233 & 60163 - The Duchess & Tornado Soldier On In The Face Of Adversity!
LMS Jubilee vs SR Merchant Navy Departing at York Station
Glorious end to the season!! 3802,Llangollen to Carrog. 14th November 2021
Bachmann Europe - British Railway Announcements, Winter 2021
HM174: Accurascale 21ton coal wagons for 'OO' gauge
End of Season Gala - Sefton & West Lancs Light Railway - 14/11/21
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Model train breaks a world record by playing epic classical medley on passing glasses
(Spotter: Andrew Nummelin)

HS2: What is the route and how much will it cost?

From John O'Groats to Land's End in world's smallest car

David Buick: the motoring pioneer who lost everything



£96bn for rail but Leeds HS2 leg due to be scrapped

Railway prepared for busy festive period as majority of network open for business as usual

Parcels delivery by repurposed suburban trains

Network Rail urges lorry drivers to 'Wise Up, Size Up' as Britain’s most-bashed bridges revealed

London Overground trains to call at Battersea Park station on New Years Eve

60 years since British Railways ran out of steam on Fenchurch Street line

Brighton Mainline 2 looses out on development grants

Salisbury train crash: Services fully resume two weeks on
Track repairs in Salisbury Tunnel after derailment

Railway Restored: regular trains to run on Dartmoor Line for first time in 50 years
'It opens up our town': Dartmoor line hopes to lead to rail renaissance

‘Box structure’ flyover saves £70m and six months for East West Rail

HS2 diggers complete first two miles of tunnels through Buckinghamshire

Next steps to be taken in bid to reopen Cowley Branch Line as a passenger line

East Midlands Railway: Strikes to continue after negotiations stall

Five reasons why Toton HS2 hub was shelved in favour of East Midlands Parkway

Engineering train derailment at Wolverhampton

HS2 rail extension to Leeds scrapped
HS2: Has the government broken its promises over high-speed rail?
Housing estate in limbo after eastern leg axed
Bradford: Rail plan 'resigns city to second-class service'

Climate protestor on Drax biomass train arrested

Middlesborough SB demolished as part of resignalling project

Rare roadside relics used by railway workers to create World War II memorial in Liverpool

Ayr Station: ScotRail says signalling problems being looked at

Railway line reopens after truck crash

Trains not observing speed restrictions between Dundee and Aberdeen

MSP renews calls for rail links in Aberdeenshire

Belfast 'Circle Line' train plan needs to become a reality, say councillors

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado withdrawn from mainline service

Hampshire's Watercress Line steam railway lit up in festive lights

Santa Steam Specials cancelled by Cornwall’s Helston Railway

Wells Harbour Railway removed after closure

Glebe Farm miniature railway plans listed for refusal

Heuston masterplan: Area to be 'largely car-free', with more than 1,000 residential units

Inside the Struggle to Save Bulgaria’s Last Narrow-Gauge Railroad

JR tests self-driving Shinkansen

CP & CN routes between Vancouver and Kamloops blocked by washouts after heavy rain

West Midland Metro suspended due to cracking in new trams

Rail replacement bus stuck under railway bridge in Brighton

Buses no longer serve one Winchester Park and Ride car park

Cowes Floating Bridge return set for mid-December

Funding for Montgomery canal restoration

Dry dock brought back to use after two decades

Dales Marine wins contract to work on historic vessel

Drifting woodchip barge hits Vancouver sea wall

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


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