7th May 1961
Society (North Eastern Area)
Inland Waterways Cruise
Did this outing take place - details taken from pre-trip advertising.
|'West Riding' Bus||
Infirmary Street, Leeds - Wakefield, Navigation Yard
|MV 'Water Prince'||Wakefield, Navigation Yard - Selby, River Ouse Lock|
|'West Riding' Bus||Selby, Station Road - Leeds, Infirmary Street|
(1) As this advertised outing does not actually include any railways it strictly does not qualify for inclusion on this Website, however it has been recorded for posterity as it was organised by a recognised railtour organiser. The cruise was to be made on British Waterways Luxury Motor Vessel 'Water Prince' which had comfortable seating and all-weather accomodation for over 50 passengers. The 7½ hour cruise was by river and canal via the rivers Aire and Calder and the Air and Calder Canal and Selby Canal...a total distance of about 30 miles by water.
Source : John Debens
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Infirmary Street, Leeds
(outside Yorkshire Bank, next to GPO)
|Wakefield, Navigation Yard
|10.45a ~ 11.00d||-|
|Selby, River Ouse Lock||(18.30a)||-|
|Selby, Station Road||-||19.20d|
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