5th - 6th May 1990

Linkwise Tours
The Glaswegian

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

Loco(s) Used requested for an AC electric throughout

Route : 

Date Loco(s) Route
05/05 ????? Norwich - Diss - Stowmarket - Ipswich - Colchester - Stratford - ??? - Carlisle - Glasgow Central
05/05-06/05 ????? Glasgow Central - (?reverse of outward route?) - Norwich

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 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)
Norwich 06.00d 01.20a
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
Glasgow Central 13.50a 17.20d

All inclusive road connection into the excursion train to and from Stowmarket;

Location Advertised (out)
Ely 04.15d
Cambridge 05.00d
Bury-St-Edmunds 05.50d

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