8th September 1990
The Festival Flyer
Did this railtour run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.
|?????||Ipswich - Stowmarket - Diss - Norwich|
|?????||Norwich - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely|
|?????||Ely - March - Peterborough - (?via ECML?) - Newcastle|
|?????||Newcastle - (?reverse of outward route?) - Ely|
|?????||Ely - (?reverse of outward route?) - Norwich|
|?????||Norwich - (?reverse of outward route?) - Ipswich|
(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.
(2) Free time could be spent in York or Newcastle. Optional tours:
Tour A : National Garden Festival. By shuttle bus from Newcastle.
Tour B : York City Tour. By coach from York.
Tour C : Scenic North York Moors Tour. By coach from York.
Tour D : Beamish Open Air Museum. Bu coach from Newcastle.
Source : Chris Harley
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Chris Harley)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Stowmarket||??.??a ~ 07.12d||00.28a ~ ??.??d|
|Diss||??.??a ~ 07.25d||00.15a ~ ??.??d|
|Norwich||??.??a ~ 08.03d||23.42a ~ ??.??d|
|Wymondham||??.??a ~ 08.18d||23.27a ~ ??.??d|
|Attleborough||??.??a ~ 08.28d||23.17a ~ ??.??d|
|Thetford||??.??a ~ 08.45d||23.00a ~ ??.??d|
|Ely||??.??a ~ 09.30d||22.15a ~ ??.??d|
|March||??.??a ~ 09.55d||21.50a ~ ??.??d|
|Peterborough||??.??a ~ 10.15d||21.30a ~ ??.??d|
|York||12.10a ~ ??.??d||??.??a ~ 19.35d|
All inclusive road connection into the excursion train to and from Ely;
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