3rd May 1964

British Railways (N.E.R.) / Ramblers Association
Special Ramblers' Daffodil & Primrose Diesel Excursion

DMU Used BRCW unit (later class 104)

Route : 1Z03 (?throughout?)

DMU Route
as listed Bradford Forster Square - Keighley - Shipley - Kirkstall - Leeds - Cross Gates - York - Malton - Scarborough Road Jn
as listed Scarborough Road Jn - Hovingham Spa - Gilling
as listed Gilling - Helmsley - Kirkby Moorside
as listed Kirkby Moorside - (reverse of outward route) - Gilling
as listed Gilling - (reverse of outward route) - Scarborough Road Jn
as listed Scarborough Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bradford Forster Square

Notes :
(1) Keighley passengers travelled by service train to/from Shipley. Route confirmation required (photographed at Hovingham Spa, Nawton and Kirbymoorside). Andrew Fairholm comments: The lines in the Gilling area had been closed to passengers in 1953 but remained open for freight and occasional excursions until August 1964.

Sources : Chris Harley & Tony Saville

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Harley)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bradford Forster Square 09.40d 21.58a
Keighley [09.01d] [22.08a]
Shipley 09.48d 21.50a
Calverley & Rodley 09.57d 21.40a
Kirkstall 10.04d 21.33a
Leeds (City) 10.15d 21.22a
Cross Gates 10.24d 21.14a
York 10.51a 20.42a
Malton 11.18a 20.15d
Hovingham Spa 11.58a 19.44d
Gilling 12.09a 19.36d
Helmsey 12.25a 19.19d
Newton 12.34a 19.09d
Kirby Moorside 12.40a 19.00d

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