8th August 1976

L.N.E.R. Society Railtours
The Norfolkman

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Watford Junction - Harrow & Wealdstone - Wembley Central - ?Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn? - Kensington Olympia
????? Kensington Olympia - ??North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Kensal Rise - Gospel Oak - Camden Road - Dalston Kingsland - Lea Jn - Carpenters Road North Jn? - Stratford - (via GEML) - Norwich
????? Norwich - (?reverse of outward route?) - Kensington Olympia
????? Kensington Olympia - (?reverse of outward route?) - Watford Junction

Notes :
(1) Off-train options;
Group 1: 'leaves the train at Diss joining the awaiting coaches for Bressingham. Your ticket admits you to the Steam Museum and Gardens. Rides on the narrow-gauge railways, footplate trips and other attractions together with refreshments will be available at moderate cost during the afternoon. The coaches leave at 18.00 returning to Diss'.
Group 2: 'leaves the train at Norwich station joining the awaiting coaches for Aylsham, Saxthorpe and Holt to Sheringham Station on the North Norfolk Railway. Our steam-hauled train departs at 15.00 for Weybourne, returning by 15.45. The coaches depart 17.30 for North Walsham and Norwich'.
Group 3: 'leaves the train at Norwich station joining the awaiting coaches for Hingham before calling at Oxburgh Hall for an optional visit to this National Trust property. The coaches will depart 17.30 for Fakenham, Saxthorpe and Norwich'.
Group 4: 'leaves the train at Norwich station joining the awaiting coaches for Wroxham where we embark upon a launch for a cruise over Wroxham and Salhouse Broads to Horning village and Ranworth Broad. On returning to Wroxham by about 16.30 there will be time for sight-seeing before the coaches depart at 17.30 for Great Yarmouth and Norwich'.
Group 5: 'spends their time sight-seeing in Norwich'.

From Alan Restell's ticket collection.

Source : Alan Restell

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Alan Restell)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Watford Junction 08.55d 22.49a
Harrow & Wealdstone ??.??a ~ 09.03d 22.41a ~ ??.??d
Wembley Central ??.??a ~ 09.10d 22.35a ~ ??.??d
Kensington Olympia ??.??a ~ 09.40d 22.09a ~ ??.??d
Stratford ??.??a ~ 10.18d 21.29a ~ ??.??d
Diss 12.19a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 19.43d
Norwich 12.47a 19.11d

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