7th July 1984
|Additional DMU (See Note 1)||78707+78957|
Route : 1Z28 Throughout
|Main||Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting Bank - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Rochdale - Sowerby Bridge - Heaton Lodge Jn - Thornhill LNW Jn - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Calder Bridge Jn - Crofton W Jn - Hare Park Jn - Doncaster - via West Slow, Decoy, Lincoln Flyover - Loversall Carr Jn|
|Main||Loversall Carr Jn - Doncaster (2) - Stainforth|
|Main||Stainforth - Applehurst Jn - Joan Croft Jn - Temple Hirst Jn - Colton Jn - York (Lunch Break)|
|Additional||York - Hambleton No Jn - Hambleton E Jn - Selby W Jn - Selby Canal Jn|
|Additional||Selby Canal Jn - Selby|
|Additional||Selby - Hambleton E Jn - Hmbleton N Jn - York|
|Main||York - Holgate Jn|
|Main||Holgate Jn - York Avoiding Line - Skelton Jn - Thirsk - Northallerton - Darlington (Station) - Shildon - Eastgate|
|Main||Eastgate - Shildon - North Road Goods Line - Darlington (Station) - Northallerton|
|Main||Northallerton - Castle Hills Loop|
|Main||Castle Hills Loop - Redmire|
|Main||Redmire - Castle Hills Loop|
|Main||Castle Hills Loop - Northallerton - Clifton Jn - York Station - York Avoiding Line - Skelton Jn - Harrogate - Wortley Jn - Whitehall Jn - Altofts Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate (2) - Heaton Lodge Jn - Greetland Jn - Dryclough Jn - Halifax|
|Main||Halifax - Sowerby Bridge - Rochdale - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria|
(1) The tour was booked via Selby Canal Curve on its way into York but went straight up the then-new main line. Following complaints at York, a two car unit was borrowed to run round the curve during the scheduled lunch break, to the chagrin of those who had headed for the pub on arrival at York. I don't recall why we couldn't use the main set for this, perhaps it had gone for fuelling?
(2) Route is unconfirmed before Doncaster and after Wakefield Kirkgate.
Source : Phil Wieland (On the train from
Doncaster to Wakefield Kirkgate)
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