14th July 1985

Linkwise Tours
Yorkshire Wanderer

Did this railtour run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Yarmouth - Norwich
????? Norwich - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely
????? Ely - March - Peterborough - York - Malton - Scarborough
????? Scarborough - (?reverse of outward route?) - Ely
????? Ely - (?reverse of outward route?) - Norwich
???? Norwich - (?reverse of outward route?) - Yarmouth

Notes :
(1) Advertising leaflet described this as "one of a series of excursions organised and operated by LINKWISE TOURS with a sales stand and raffle facilities on the train provided by Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society Ltd. Profits made by the society go towards helping steam railway preservation on the North Norfolk Railway between Sheringham and Holt.
(2) Free time could be spent in York, Malton or Scarborough (classed as "Tour A"). Optional tours:
Tour B : North Yorkshire Scenic tour. By coach from Malton.
Tour C : North Yorkshire Moors Railway. By coach from Malton.

Source : Chris Harley

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Chris Harley)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Yarmouth 07.20d 23.30a
Norwich ??.??a ~ 08.05d 22.50a ~ ??.??d
Wymondham ??.??a ~ 08.22d 22.35a ~ ??.??d
Attleborough ??.??a ~ 08.31d 22.23a ~ ??.??d
Thetford ??.??a ~ 08.48d 22.05a ~ ??.??d
Ely ??.??a ~ 09.30d 21.30a ~ ??.??d
March ??.??a ~ 09.27d
(error in advert?)
21.11a ~ ??.??d
Peterborough ??.??a ~ 10.15d 20.50a ~ ??.??d
York 12.15a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 19.00d
Malton 12.55a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 18.20d
Scarborough 13.15a 18.00d

Free road coach connection into the excursion train to and from Ely;

Location Advertised (out)
Cambridge 08.30d

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