25th July 1998
Evening Star Express
|Locos Used||at least 37229 & 47785 'Fiona Castle'|
|Stock Used||load 12 including 9709|
1Z96 : Felixtowe to York
1Z?? : York to Felixtowe
|37229||08.30d Felixtowe - Westerfield - Ipswich|
|47785||Ipswich - Haughley Jn - Bury St Edmunds - Chippenham Jn - Ely - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - York|
|47785||York - (reverse of outward route) - Ipswich|
|37229||Ipswich - (reverse of outward route) - Felixtowe|
(1) Simon Fraser comments: The tour was named the Evening Star Express, after the local newspaper for Felixstowe/Ipswich area. And was basically a way to promote a trip to York and back.
Sources : Mike Tetlow (on train from Felixtowe to Ipswich
only) & Simon Fraser
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