30th July 1978

British Rail (Eastern Region)
York Circular

Loco(s) Used at least steam: 5305
Stock Used 10x mark 1's

Route :

Loco Route
5305 09.55d York - Church Fenton - Cross Gates - Leeds - Horsforth - Harrogate - Skelton Jn - York
5305 13.45d York - Church Fenton - Cross Gates - Leeds - Horsforth - Harrogate - Skelton Jn - York

Notes :
(1) Understood to have been one of a series of Sunday specials that ran between 25th June and 3rd September. Confirmation is required that the afternoon run took place on the day.


5305 in heavy rain waiting to depart York in the morning (photo: Bruce Nathan)

Sources : John Green & Bruce Nathan

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Bruce Nathan)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 York 09.55d 09.55
10.60 Church Fenton 10/10 10/11
15.68 Micklefield 10/16 10/18
21.16 Cross Gates 10/27 10/28
25.44 Leeds 10.33a ~ 10.38d 10.33 ~ 10.38
31.24 Horsforth 10/50 10/54
37.26 Weeton 11/01 11/05
43.64 Harrogate 11.15a ~ 11.20d 11.20 ~ 11.22
47.64 Knaresborough 11/29 11/31
54.04 Cattal 11/38 11/40
55.44 Hammerton 11/42 11/44
61.32 Poppleton 11/53 11/53
62.56 Skelton Jn 11/57 11/56
64.24 York 12.01a 12.01


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