Update Archive

April, 2019

This archive is maintained purely for historical record purposes.
The information is taken from previous issues of Site Updates.
29th April, 2019
Railways, World, Ghana: updates and amendments.
Well Dressings, Calendar: event at Milford and Makeney confirmed.
28th April, 2019
Railways, World, Germany, Tourist, Sachsen-Anhalt: added entry for Rübelandbahn; reinstated entry for Parkeisenbahn Vatterode; Peißnitzexpress is now Parkeisenbahn Halle; updated entries for Dampfzug Betriebs Gemeinschaft and Lokschuppen Staßfurt; deleted link for Vockerode Draisinenbahn, website no longer exists.
27th April, 2019
Railways, World, Great Britain, Tourist, Yorkshire & the Humber: updated entry for Wensleydale.
26th April, 2019
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, California: updated entry for Niles Canyon..
25th April, 2019
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: added entry for Perry County.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Jersey: deleted entry for New York & Greenwood Lake, filed for abandonment.
24th April, 2019
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Oregon: amended entry for Washington Park & Zoo.
Well Dressings: added picture for event at Royal Derby Hospital.
Well Dressings, Calendar: added entry for event at Burngreave Cemetery.
Well Dressings, various venue pages: incorporated revised bus timetable details for villages served by routes 65 and 66.
23rd April, 2019
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Jersey: added link for Dover & Delaware River.
21st April, 2019
Railways, World, Germany, Tourist, Niedersachsen: deleted entry for Ilmebahn, line now part of national network; added entries for Almetalbahn, der Ameisenbär, BHEF, Bispinger Heide-Express, Böhmetal Kleinbahn, DBG Hildesheim, FDBS, FERST, Hümmlinger Kreisbahn, MABS and Moorexpress; updated link for Moorbahn in das Große Moor, NIZ Goldenstedt and Ströher Moorbahn.
Railways, World; Guinea and Liberia: various updates and amendments; added pictures.
19th April, 2019
Railways, World, Australia: Canberra trams to commence service shortly.
Railways, World, Ecuador: Cuenca trams now operational.
Railways, World, Germany, Tourist, Index: minor technical update.
Railways, World, Germany, Tourist, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: added entry for Lütt Kaffeebrenner.
Railways, World, Germany, Tourist, Schleswig-Holstein: added entry for Aumühle; updated link for Schönberger Strand.
Railways, World, Paraguay: added details of proposed tram-train.
Railways, World, USA, Metros: deleted entry for Durham-Orange, project suspended.
18th April, 2019
Railways, World, Albania: added picture.
Railways, World, Algeria: added picture; other updates and amendments.
17th April, 2019
Railways, World, Abkhazia: added picture; other updates and amendments.
Railways, World, Afghanistan: updated links; added picture.
Railways, World, Nigeria: updated link for Nigeria Railways Corporation; various other updates and amendments.
Railways, World, UAE: deleted entry for Abu Dhabi Metro, project suspended; new picture.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: updated entry for Allegheny Valley.
16th April, 2019
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, various states: updated links for all R J Corman operations.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Ohio: Cleveland Commercial to become Cleveland & Cuyahoga.
15th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, Wales: Arriva Trains Wales is now Transport for Wales; Blaenau Ffestiniog & Trawsfynydd is now Bala & Ffestiniog Heritage; Llechwedd Caverns now trades as Slate Mountain; deleted entry for Dibleys, no information, presumed no longer operating; deleted link for Ebbw Vale funicular, website entry no longer available; updated links for Brecon Mountain, Glyn Valley, Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr and Pembrey.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: added entry for Savage Gulf.
13th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, Scotland: deleted entry for North-East of Scotland, no progress; updated links for Agnew Park, Alford Valley, Fife Heritage, Kerr’s, Strathaven and Vogrie Park; deleted link for CairnGorm, no reference to funicular on website.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Maine: updated entry for Maine Narrow Gauge.
Well Dressings, Calendar: updated details for event at Matlock.
12th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, Yorkshire & the Humber: deleted entry for Pleasure Island, now closed; updated links for Crowle Peatlands, Lightwater Express, Newby Hall, Saltburn and Shipley Glen.
Railways, Station Names, Wales: added proposed station at Abertillery.
Railways, World, United Kingdom: updated links for Pickie Puffer and all Isle of Man entries.
Well Dressings, Calendar: updated details for event at Matlock.
11th April, 2019
Railways, World, Mauritius: added link for Metro Express.
Railways, World, Thailand: added link for Chiang Mai trams.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: updated entry for Sesquatchie Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: added links for Sesquatchie Valley and Walking Horse.
Well Dressings, Venues, Newborough: changed location for making.
10th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, South West: deleted entries for Brokerswood and Exmouth, no longer operating; updated entries for Dartmoor, Poole Park and Westonzoyland; updated links for Bicton, Heath, South Devon and Trago.
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, West Midlands: deleted entry for Safari Express, no information, presumed no longer operating; merged Moorland & City entries into Churnet Valley; updated entry for Weston Park; updated links for Coalyard, Echills Wood and Telford.
Railways, World, Guinea: updates and amendments.
Well Dressings, Calendar: event at Cheddleton confirmed.
9th April, 2019
Railways, World, Ghana: added details of new standard gauge Eastern Railway.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Georgia: Athens Line to discontinue servive between Athens and Madison.
8th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, North West: deleted entry for Allostock, garden centre now closed; updated entry for Brookside; Lakeside MR is now Pleasureland MR; deleted links for Grosvenor Park and High Legh, websites not functional; updated link for Heaton Park.
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, South East: Deleted entry for Diddlys and Gulliver’s, railways no longer operating; deleted links for Cuckoo Hill and Strand Park, websites not functional; Rio Grande is now Professor Blast’s; updated entries for Amberley and Chinnor & Princes Risborough; updated links for Hayling, Littlehampton, Stansted Park and Sutton Hall.
6th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, London: deleted entry for Acton Miniature, no longer operating; updated entries for Mail Rail and Roxbourne.
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, North East: updated entries for Locomotion and Woodhorn; updated links for Aln Valley, Saltburn Cliff Lift and Weardale.
5th April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, East: Woodland Railway renamed Rex Express; deleted entry for Barleylands, railway now closed; deleted link for Wells Harbour, website not functional, Facebook page not kept up to date; updated entries for Epping Ongar, Lynnsport and Mangapps; updated links for Great Woburn, Watford and Wells & Walsingham.
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, East Midlands: deleted entry for Derbyshire Dales, no longer operating; updated entries for Ashover, Belton, Chesterfield, Papplewick, Rocky Mountain, Spring’s and Steeple Grange; added link for Hall Leys; updated links for Manor Park, Melton Mowbray, Wicksteed and Willow Lake.
3rd April, 2019
Railways, Great Britain, Walking Old Railways: amended entry for Derwent Valley Heritage Way.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: Illinois Railway filed for abandonment between Flagg Center and Davis Junction.
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