Update Archive

May, 2018

This archive is maintained purely for historical record purposes.
The information is taken from previous issues of Site Updates.
31st May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Jersey: Hainesport Industrial operates as Hainesport Secondary; deleted entry for Bound Brook & Raritan River and New York & Greenwood Lake, no longer operating.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, North Carolina: deleted entry Great Smoky Mountains, no longer carrying freight; deleted entry for Red Springs & Northern, does not carry freight; updated entries for Aberdeen & Rockfish and Laurinburg & Southern.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: added entry for Bronco Road.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, North Carolina: updated entry for Red Springs & Northern.
30th May, 2018
Railways, World, Australia, Pilbara: extensive updates and amendments.
Railways, World, Australia; main page and Tourist: improved flag image.
Railways, World, Malaysia: deleted entry for new standard gauge rail line, project shelved.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Missouri: added entries for Affton Terminal Services and Pemiscot County Port; updated entry for Ozark Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Montana: added entries for Lincoln County Port and Port of Montana.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, North Dakota: updated entry for Yellowstone Valley.
29th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Michigan: added entries for Coopersville & Marne and New Boston; deleted entry for Missouri North Central, no longer operating at Quinnesec (deleted reference to this operation on Illinois page); updated entries for Grand Rapids Eastern and West Michigan.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Minnesota: updated entry for Cleveland-Cliffs.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: added entry for GT Logistics.
Well Drressings: added extra picture for event at Wirksworth.
28th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, various states: added entries for JBC.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Ohio: added entry for Toledo Junction.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: added entry for LaSalle Railway.
27th May, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for events this weekend.
26th May, 2018
Railways, World, Brazil: added entry for Bahia monorail.
25th May, 2018
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, West Midlands: updated entry for Churnet Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kansas: added entry for Wichita Terminal; deleted entry for Autauga Northern, included here by error.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kentucky: added entries for Kentucky & Tennessee and Port of Louisville; updated entry for JRL Coal.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Louisiana: added entry for Port Rail; updated link for Geaux Geaux.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Massachusetts: updated entry for East Brookfield & Spencer.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Maryland: Sparrows Point Rail is now Tradepoint Rail.
Well Dressings, Calendar: confirmed blessing date / time for Middleton.
24th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Indiana: Indian Creek is now Kokomo Rail; deleted entry for Logansport & Eel River, no longer operating.
Well Dressings, Calendar: added entry for Sheffield Manor Lodge.
23rd May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkansas: added entry for Hoffman Transportation.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: added entries for Agrail, Ag Valley, Buzzi Unicem, Chicago Chemung, Chicago Port & Rail, Hoffman Transportation, Kaskaskia Port, Material Sciences, Shelbyville Industrial, TransDistribution Brookfield and TransDistribution Ridgeland; deleted entries for C & C (no longer exists), Chicago Junction (lease reverted to Norfolk Southern), DOT Rail Services (company dissolved) and Morton Salt (rail connection out of use); updated entries for Crab Orchard & Egyptian, Manufacturers’ Junction, Pioneer Industrial and Shawnee Terminal; Calumet Transload is now KM Railways; Chicago Heights Switching is now Bulkmatic.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: added entry for Hoffman Transportation.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Ashwell and for Chicks Well Dressing at Tissington.
22nd May, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for Demonstration Well Dressings at Etwall.
21st May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Delaware: added entry for Wilmington & Western.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Florida: added entries for Conrad Yelvington, Port Manatee and Port of Palm Beach; deleted entry for Port Canaveral, plans abandoned.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Georgia: added entry for Adams-Warnock.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Delaware: updated entry for Wilmington & Western.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Nevada: added entry for Rail Explorers.
Well Dressings, Calendar: event at Frome confirmed.
20th May, 2018
Railways, World, Italy: added entry for ATMosfera.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, California: deleted entry for Pacific Imperial; updated entry for Baja California.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Etwall.
19th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, California: added entry for Sacramento Southern; Oakland Global Rail Enterprise replaces West Oakland Pacific; West Isle Line now part of Frontier Rail.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: added entry for Hudson Terminal.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, California: updated entry for Sacramento Southern.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Chester Green.
18th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arizona: added entries for Arizona Public Service, Drake Cement and Port of Tucson.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkanasas: added entry for Camden & Southern.
Well Dressings, Calendar: corrected dates for event at Bakewell.
17th May, 2018
Railways, Great Britain, Passenger TOCs: added entry for London North Eastern; deleted entry for Heathrow Connect, to become part of London Overground on 20th May.
Railways, Station Names, Pubs: added entry for King’s Arms.
Railways, World, Philippines: added entry for Cebu metro.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: added entries for Huntsville-Madison County Airport and Southern Electric.
16th May, 2018
Railways, Station Names, Pubs: added entry for Goat.
Railways, World, Colombia: various updates and amendments.
Railways, World, Index: cosmetic corrections.
15th May, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for recent Spiral Arts events.
14th May, 2018
Railways, World, Austria: added entry for Steiermarkbahn.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Milford.
Well Dressings, Calendar: confirmed details for event at Norbury.
13th May, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for events at Makeney, Swanwick and Waingroves.
10th May, 2018
Railways, World, Algeria: Sétif trams now operational.
Railways, World, New Zealand: added entry for proposed Auckland trams.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Tissington.
9th May, 2018
Well Dressings, Calendar: confirmed details for event at Makeney.
7th May, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Newborough.
4th May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: added entry for Chicago Junction; updated entry for Chicago Terminal.
3rd May, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Idaho: Eastern Idaho branch to Egin to be abandoned.
1st May, 2018
Railways, World, Cambodia: train services on northern line now extended as far as Battambang.
Railways, World, Jordan: various updates and amendments.
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