Subject: Raildate 15th April 2022
From: Howard Sprenger
Date: 15/04/2022, 15:33
To: " Raildate" <>

RAILDATE - your free weekly guide to what's happening, what's new and what's on


Lübeck Hbf showing trains including Br 112, 146, 152, 648.
Hamburg Harburg Bahnhof Variety feat. Br 101, 120, 152, 146, 159, 246, 186, 189 ICE and more!
(Andrew Cook)

Listen to the industry experts!
Operator of Last Resort documents for South Eastern Railway
Watercress Line Medstead resignalling
Fifty Years of the National Bus Company corporate livery
(Spotter: Neil Kearns)

This Tokyo hotel has installed a shinkansen simulator at its lobby
(Spotter: Andrew Nummelin)

Meet the last survivor from Aberdeen’s iconic trams era
(Spotter: Richard Buckby)

Official Trailer and Poster released for the Railway Children Return



Accounting regulator investigates external audits of Go-Ahead

British Library extension will include Crossrail 2 station

A living wall installed at Portsmouth Harbour

Cuts to Harrogate Loop services

New Liverpool station name chosen by public consultation

Replacement of Rugby Road bridge in Leamington Spa over Easter weekend

Bike carriage rollout on ScotRail over the summer

New Reston station set to open in May, officials confirm

Eurostar reopens cocktail bars in Business Premier lounges

Why did the tower cross the line?

Kiwirail service reintroductions

End of the line? Vintage train journeys at risk as coal supply fails

WSR used for testing of safety equipment

Full steam ahead for new season at Northumberland heritage railway

Final carriage disappears from Aberporth

First rails arrive at Chirk for Glyn Valley Tramway rebuild

Night Tube to be restored to the Jubilee line next month

Challenging Bakerloo line tunnel completed at Paddington station

Work may start on Bristol Metro in 2029

Police van crashes into tram in Hillsborough

Bus route changes in Castleton IOM

Cowes Floating Bridge: Ferry's returned delayed after crash

P&O ferry detained in Larne over safety concerns back sailing

Maid of the Loch: Crowdfunder smashes £40,000 target to fund vital repairs

Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast wins UK's first cruise ship contract in 20 years

A 4 Course Meal On A Historic Fokker 100: Inside The Plane Experience

The New Air Force One Boeing 747-8 Faces Production Hiccups

Emergency landing of DHL aircraft in Guatemala

Two DC3 crashes in Colombia

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Neil Kearns, Reg Nerps, Alan Rushworth



15/04/22  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"

16/04/22  Channel 4 1920-2020
          "Titanic: Building the World's Largest Ship"

16/04/22  Yesterday 1600-2100
          "Great British Railway Journeys"

16/04/22  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Smoke and Steel"  A Manchester mill

18/04/22  BBC2 1900-2000
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Spain

18/04/22  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Hornby: A Model World"

19/04/22  BBC2 1900-2000
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  France

19/04/22  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "Scouting for Toys"

19/04/22  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Secrets of the London Underground"

20/04/22  BBC2 1900-2000
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Germany

20/04/22  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "World's Most Dangerous Roads"

21/04/22  BBC2 1900-2000
          "Great Continental Railway Journeys"  Sicily

21/04/22  Yesterday 2100-2200
          "Scouting for Toys"

22/04/22  Yesterday 2000-2100
          "The Architecture the Railways Built"


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15/04/22- Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Fun On The Line In '39

15/04/22- Spa Valley Railway: Little Red Riding Hood's Easter Train Ride

15/04/22- Gainsborough Model Railway Society: Open Days
18/04/22  The Clubrooms, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, DN21 1BE
          1330 to 1730 (last admission 1630)

15/04/22- Churnet Valley Railway: Mad Hatter's Tea Party

15/04/22- Leek & Rudyard Railway: Easter Egg Specials

15/04/22- Isle of Man Railways: Rush Hour

16/04/22  Romsey Signal Box Working Museum Open Day
          Brick Lane, Romsey, Hants, SO51 8LG
          Opens 1100, last entry 1530

16/04/22  Apedale Valley Light Railway: Easter Egg Hunt

16/04/22- Apedale Valley Light Railway: Easter Egg Hunt

17/04/22- Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Easter Transport Festival

21/04/22- London Transport Museum Depot Open Days: The Art of the Poster

21/04/22- Severn Valley Railway: Spring Steam Gala

22/04/22- Ecclesbourne Valley Railway: Spring Diesel Gala

23/04/22- Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club Spring Show
24/04/22  Pool Academy, Church Road, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3PZ
          1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)

23/04/22- Leek & Rudyard Railway: Diesel Gala

29/04/22- Bristol Model Railway Exhibition
01/05/22  Thornbury Leisure Centre, BS35 3BJ

29/04/22- Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Spring Steam Gala

30/04/22- South Devon Railway: 150th Anniversary Celebrations

30/04/22- Leek & Rudyard Railway: Lollipop Specials

01/05/22  Romsey Signal Box Working Museum Open Day
          Brick Lane, Romsey, Hants, SO51 8LG
          Opens 1100, last entry 1530

01/05/22- Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Spring Steam Gala

Cheers, Howard.
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