10th November 1990

Linkwise Tours (2)
North Eastern Railrider

Locos used 47634, 47801 & 47830


Loco Route
47801 Norwich - Diss - Stowmarket - Ipswich
47801 Ipswich - Stowmarket - Bury-St-Edumunds - Ely - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Leeds
47801 Leeds - (via S&C) - Carlisle
47801 Carlisle - Newcastle
47634 Newcastle - Doncaster
47830 Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Ipswich
47830 Ipswich - (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) Tour organiser confirmation required - originally uploaded as an un-named N.E.N.T.A. Train Tours outing however a Linkwise Tours advertising leaflet subsequently supplied would suggest this was the tour in question hence Linkwise Tours being the organiser, as it would seem very unlikely to have two identical tours run from East Anglia on this day.

Sources : Steve Pizzey (joined/left at Stowmarket) & Chris Harley

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Chris Harley)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Norwich 06.00d 23.30a
Diss ??.??a ~ 06.24d 23.10a ~ ??.??d
Ipswich ??.??a ~ 07.04d 22.46a ~ ??.??d
Stowmarket ??.??a ~ 07.20d 22.31a ~ ??.??d
Bury-St-Edmunds ??.??a ~ 07.40d 22.13a ~ ??.??d
Ely ??.??a ~ 08.12d 21.40a ~ ??.??d
March ??.??a ~ 08.32d 21.15a ~ ??.??d
Peterborough ??.??a ~ 08.55d 20.55a ~ ??.??d
Carlisle 13.55a ~ 15.00d -
Newcastle 16.20a 18.00d

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

Location Advertised (out)
Cambridge 07.15d

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