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NETWATCH

Newark Castle Station
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFDd11-4rB0
Lincoln Central Diversions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG18sKWNGh4
Lincoln Central Station
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAmkZO7o4D4
Beeston Station Nottingham
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ8DvzCY1_I
Bromsgrove Station
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5xwrWLC34s
(Martin Miller)

Deltic Action October 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_fopPfdf9s
Albert Fennell Britain’s oldest driver on his retirement day, 8th October
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzlrP38j-X4
North Yorkshire Moors Railway Green Timetable, 17th October
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoJNmGwaGeg
Trains at Carlisle, 1st November
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvi_u5LXPjA
Avon Valley Railway – Autumn Gala, Saturday 4th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbo6WRl64kA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a9HtcI-v5E
Great Scot!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7xIHfxk_Nw
A short stint at Crewe Station, 4th November
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYCOenO84jk
Güterzüge zwischen München und Rosenheim – TXL, Lokomotion, Railjet, ÖBB uvm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6jNAyy1Pu4
Herbstdampf beim Pollo mit 99 557
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNfiur6RYtY
End of an Era! Farewell Wycheproof Broad Gauge with A2 986
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAp4MktqIus
Station Bebra in Northern Hessen
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sxDh5c9e2o
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYvAJP24wZY
Scania Mobile Chipper
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMv8DyzJBOA
(Spotter: Ted Millward)

Replica Titanic – Update October 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajGRs1vMENE
Warbirds Walkaround
http://warbirdswalkaround.wixsite.com/warbirds/about
Awesome Images of Heinkel He 115 Wreck Raised
http://ww2live.com/en/content/world-war-2-awesome-images-heinkel-he-115-wreck-raised
Flight testing Norway’s restored CF-104D Starfighter
http://vintageaviationecho.com/starfighter-test-flight/
(Spotter: Alan Rushworth)

Euston Arch begins to fall – archive, 1961
http://tinyurl.com/ya9koxtb

Tour Of Euston Underground’s Disused tunnels
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z2mn_H_ztU

North Somerset Railway
http://northsomersetrailway.com

The man who built an aeroplane on his Mumbai rooftop
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-41813389

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IN THE NEWS

UK’s biggest rail franchise to be broken up
http://tinyurl.com/y7mzsm6x

Rail strikes: Five rail operators hit by RMT walkout
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41903887

Aslef train drivers accept Southern rail deal
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41912490

Thameslink project moves a step closer to completion
http://tinyurl.com/y9e2pvh5
http://tinyurl.com/y9mha2kn

Southwark Park ‘ghost’ station uncovered by Thameslink workers
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32382231

South Western Railway train derails near Wimbledon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41883153

A look at the Ordsall Chord
http://tinyurl.com/ybygkuur

UK Governments continue with plans for three-hour London to Scotland journeys
http://tinyurl.com/y76y254e

ScotRail’s delayed new trains not now expected until March
http://tinyurl.com/yb3lmw77

Aberdeen railway station marks 150th milestone with ceremony
http://tinyurl.com/y9uo6gvj

ScotRail reveals poppy appeal trains
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-41886084

Claims ‘Harry Potter line’ is being neglected
http://tinyurl.com/yarjxoup

Man charged after London Tube train hit passenger
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41868377

Bus drivers slate new vehicles as unsuitable
https://guernseypress.com/news/2017/11/04/bus-drivers-slate-new-vehicles-as-unsuitable

BA father-daughter pilot team share last flight
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-41865809/ba-father-daughter-pilot-team-share-last-flight

United ends 47-years of 747 flying
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-ends-47-years-of-747-flying-442967/

Allegiant phases out 757s and exits Hawaii
http://tinyurl.com/y8sxq5qa

Spotters: Richard Buckby, Reg Nerps, Mike Price, Mike Prince, Alan Rushworth

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TV and RADIO

13/11/17 ITV 2000-2030
“The Harbour” Tenby 3/4

13/11/17 Channel 5 2100-2200
“Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys” 2/4 The Baltic states

13/11/17 Channel 5 2200-2305
“Secrets of the Tube: Going Underground” 1/4

14/11/17 BBC4 1930-2000
“Great Continental Railway Journeys” The Balkans (1)

14/11/17 BBC4 2200-2300
“Timeshift: Dial ‘B’ for Britain – the Story of the Landline”

14/11/17 BBC4 2300-0000
“Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession”

15/11/17 BBC4 1930-2000
“Great Continental Railway Journeys” The Balkans (2)

15/11/17 ITV 2315-0010
“Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport” 1/3

16/11/17 Channel 5 2100-2200
“The King’s Cross Fire: Six Hours that Shocked Britain”

17/11/17 Channel 5 2000-2100
“The World’s Greatest Bridges” 4/6 The Brooklyn Bridge

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EVENTS

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

11/11/17 Mid-Hants Watercress Line: Walk the Line
http://www.watercressline.co.uk/

11/11/17– Hayling Railway Model Railway Exhibition
12/11/17 Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Island
http://www.haylingrailway.com

11/11/17– Spalding Model Railway Exhibition
12/11/17 Springfield Events Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding, PE12 6ET
http://www.spaldingmrc.co.uk

11/11/17– Llangollen Railway: Remembrance Weekend
12/11/17 http://www.llangollen-railway.co.uk

12/11/17 Autumn Indoor Transport Fair
Cosham Community Centre, 1 Wootton St, Portsmouth, PO6 3AP
1000-1530

12/11/17 Lynton & Barnstaple Railway: Remembrance Sunday
http://www.lynton-rail.co.uk

14/11/17 Great Western Society Bristol Group
BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BS34 7RG
“Photographing Britain’s Railways” by Jack Boskett
1930 for a 1945 start
Non-members welcome – suggested donation of £3 to help defray expenses
http://www.gwsbristol.org

18/11/17– Solent Model Railway Group Millbrook Model Railway Show
19/11/17 Blighmont Army Reserve Centre, Millbrook Road West, Southampton, SO15 0AJ
1000-1700 (Sat), 1000-1600 (Sun)
http://solentmodelrailwaygroup.webs.com/modelrailwayexhibition.htm

20/11/17 Newbury and District Transport Group
The Community Space, Kennet Academy, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, RG19 4LL
1915 for a prompt 1930 start
“Mixed Transport Videos” by Peter Dawes
Non-members welcome
Admission and car parking free, but donations towards expenses welcome

21/11/17 Peak Railway Association
Library Theatre, Tudor Square, Sheffield, S1 1XZ
“Railways Remembered” a film show by Rob Foxon
Starts 1930, doors open 1900
http://www.peakrail.co.uk/sheffieldbranch

Cheers, Howard.
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