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Day trips to and day/weekend trips from Ely by excursion (charter) train in 2013 and 2014

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Day trips to and day/weekend trips from Ely by excursion (charter) train in 2013 and 2014 Empty Day trips to and day/weekend trips from Ely by excursion (charter) train in 2013 and 2014

Post  Martin Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:09 pm

Forthcoming steam or diesel-hauled excursion (charter) trains starting, terminating or calling at Ely (in bold type) or just passing through (light type) in 2013 and 2014 (TBC=To Be Confirmed).

Martin.


Saturday 30th November - "Edinburgh Christmas Statesman", operated by Statesman Rail. Cambridge, Waterbeach, Ely, March, Whittlesea, Peterborough, Grantham, Newark Northgate, Retford, Doncaster, York to Edinburgh and return (2 x West Coast Railway Company Class 47 'heritage' diesel locomotives).
Outward train times at
www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U52362/2013/11/30/advanced
Return train times at
www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U52363/2013/11/30/advanced

Saturday 30th November - "Christmas in the North Country", operated by NENTA Traintours. North Walsham, Hoveton & Wroxham, Norwich, Diss, Colchester (via timetabled service - change at Ipswich), Ipswich, Stowmarket, Bury St.Edmunds, Wymondham (via timetabled service - change at Ely), Cambridge (via timetabled service - change at Ely), Ely, March, Peterborough to York, Durham, Newcastle and return (2 x West Coast Railway Company Class 47 'heritage' diesel locomotives).
Outward train times at
www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U10500/2013/11/30/advanced
Return train times at
www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U10501/2013/11/30/advanced

[b]Saturday 30th November - "The Christmas White Rose", operated by The Railway Touring Company. Cambridge, Ely, March, Peterborough to York and return (London & North Eastern Railway A4 'pacific' no.60009 "Union of South Africa").
Train times at www.uksteam.info/tours/t13/t1130b.htm

[b]Tuesday 10th December - "The Ship of the Fens", operated by UK Railtours. Finsbury Park, Potters Bar, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage to Ely and return (DB Schenker cl.67 diesel locomotive).
Further details and booking information at
www.ukrailtours.com/tourshow.asp?tourtype=excursion_trains&tourfile=131210_THE_SHIP_OF_THE_FENS.txt


Wednesday 11th December - "The Cathedrals Express", operated by Steam Dreams. Horsham, Dorking, Leatherhead, Cheam and Kensington Olympia to Ely and return (British Railways 'standard' class 'pacific' no.70000 "Britannia").
Further details and booking inofrmation at http://tinyurl.com/ouzv6h2


Thursday 12th December - "The York Yuletide Express", operated by The Railway Touring Company. Norwich, Wymondham, Attleborough, Thetford, Brandon (via the Ely west curve on the outward journey - can be seen from the B1382 bridge at Queen Adelaide - and via Ely Station on the return journey), March, Peterborough to York and return (London & North Eastern Railway A4 'pacific' no.60009 "Union of South Africa").
Further details and booking information at www.railwaytouring.net/uk-day-trips/york-yuletide-express

Friday 28th March - "The Eastern Fensman", operated by Compass Tours. Penrith, Carlisle, Brampton, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Gateshead MetroCentre, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Darlington, Northallerton, Thirsk, York to Ely and return (2 x West Coast Railway Company cl.47 'heritage' diesel locomotives).
Further details and booking information at http://tinyurl.com/kz6sab7


TBC - "The North Norfolk Explorer", operated by Great Railway Journeys of Britain. Newcastle, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Darlington, Thirsk and York to Ely, Attleborough (for Bressingham Steam Museum & Gardens), Norwich and return (locomotives TBA).
Further details at www.greatbritishrailway.co.uk/journeys/the-north-norfolk-explorer/
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Last edited by Martin on Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:22 pm; edited 92 times in total (Reason for editing : Updated information)

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