12th April 1997

NENTA Traintours
The Northumbrian

Loco(s) Used at least 47726

Route :

Loco(s) Booked Route
????? Norwich - Diss - Ipswich
????? Ipswich - Stowmarket - Bury-St-Edmunds - Ely - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Newcastle
????? Newcastle - (?reverse of outward route?) - Ipswich
????? Ipswich - Diss - Norwich

Notes :
(1) Passengers from Colchester, Kings Lynn and Cambridge were able to use service trains to get to/from this tour, included in the ticket price. There were optional visits on offer to Beamish Open Air Museum or Holy Island. Photographed at Colton Jn south of York hauled by 47726 - was the same loco used throughout?

47726 is seen here approaching Colton Jn (photo : Phil Wheldale)

Sources : Gary Thornton & Phil Wheldale

Advertised Timings

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Norwich 06.40d 23.40a
Diss 07.02d 23.20a
Ipswich 07.40d 22.33a
Stowmarket 07.54d 22.18a
Bury-St-Edmunds 08.12d 22.00a
Ely 08.45d 21.25a
March 09.05d 21.05a
Peterborough 09.25d 20.45a
York 11.00a 19.15d
Durham 11.55a 18.20d
Newcastle 12.15a 18.00d

Service train times;

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Colchester 06.45d 23.15a
Cambridge 08.07d 22.29a
Kings Lynn 08.05d 22.30a

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