14th July 1985
Did this railtour run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.
|?????||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|
(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)|
|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|
Free road coach connection into the excursion train to and from Ely;
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