5th - 6th May 1990
Did this railtour run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.
|Loco(s) Used||requested for an AC electric throughout|
|05/05||?????||Norwich - Diss - Stowmarket - Ipswich - Colchester - Stratford - ??? - Carlisle - Glasgow Central|
|05/05-06/05||?????||Glasgow Central - (?reverse of outward route?) - Norwich|
(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 Carlisle or Glasgow. Optional tours:
Tour A : Northumberland Moors & Hadrians Wall. Leaving the train at Carlisle for bus tour.
Tour B : Scenic Lake District. By coach from Carlisle.
Tour C : Balloch & Loch Lomond. By coach from Glasgow.
Tour D : Glasgow Underground. Behind the scenes tour - group travel on the system (for 90p fare, payable on the day) including visit to Broomloan depot.
Source : Chris Harley
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Chris Harley)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Diss||??.??a ~ 06.24d||00.54a ~ ??.??d|
|Stowmarket||??.??a ~ 06.38d||00.39a ~ ??.??d|
|Ipswich||??.??a ~ 06.50d||00.27a ~ ??.??d|
|Colchester||??.??a ~ 07.08d||00.09a ~ ??.??d|
|Stratford||??.??a ~ 07.55d||23.20a ~ ??.??d|
|Carlisle||12.25a ~ ??.??d||??.??a ~ 18.45d|
All inclusive road connection into the excursion train to and from Stowmarket;
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