24th - 25th September 1938

Lincolnshire Evening Telegraph
Evening Telegraph (Blackpool Excursion)

Loco(s) Used ???

Route :

Date Loco(s) Route
24/09 ????? Cleethorpes - Grimsby Town - Habrough - Scunthorpe - ??? - Blackpool North
25/09 ????? Blackpool North - (?reverse of outward route?) - Cleethorpes

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Lunch was served on-board the train on the outward journey. On arrival into Blackpool tea was to be served at 6.30pm at Messers. Clarke & Heaps Station Restaurant (opposite Central station) after which a sight-seeing coach tour was due to leave from the King Edward Garage, Chapel Street (near Central Station), with the Illuminations being the main attraction. in the mean time the tour tickets allowed unlimited admission to the Tower Amusement Centre throughout the stay and one free scent of Blackpool Tower. Supper was to be provided on board the train on the return journey.

Source : John Debens

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cleethorpes 10.40d 07.24a
Grimsby Docks ??.??a ~ 10.49d 07.13a ~ ??.??d
Grimsby Town ??.??a ~ 10.54d 07.07a ~ ??.??d
Habrough ??.??a ~ 11.08d 06.54a ~ ??.??d
Scunthorpe ??.??a ~ 11.40d 06.21a ~ ??.??d
Blackpool North 16.05a 02.00d

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