30th June 1990
North Yorkshire Rail Rider
Did this railtour run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.
A Youtube clip dated 30/06/90 (time 10:01) shows 91012 passing northwards through Doncaster on an all first-class rake of mark 1's - was that this tour?
|Stock Used||all first class|
|?????||(07.00d) Ipswich - Stowmarket - Diss - Norwich|
|?????||Norwich - Wymondham - Attleborough - Thetford - Ely|
|?????||Ely - Peterborough - York - Malton - Scarborough|
|?????||Scarborough - (?reverse of outward route?) - Ipswich (23.55a)|
(1) Advertising leaflet describes 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. A free coach was also available between Cambridge & Ely.
(2) Free time could be spent in York, Malton or Scarborough. Optional tours:
Tour A : NYMR. Leaving the train at Malton for buses to Pickering for a round trip on the NYMR.
Tour B : Scenic North York Moors tour. By coach from Malton.
Tour C : Eden Camp. By coach from Malton.
Tour D : Castle Howard. By coach from Malton.
Source : Chris Harley
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