1st September 2007

NENTA Train Tours
Harrogate & Knaresborough Explorer

Locos Used 47843 & 47847
Stock Used ?????

1Z47 : Sudbury to Leeds
1Z48 : Leeds to Sudbury

Loco(s) Route
47847 (1) Sudbury - Marks Tey - (via GEML) - Norwich
47843 (2) Norwich - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely
47847 (1) Ely - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - York - Harrogate - Leeds
47847 (1) York - Harrogate - Leeds - ??? - Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Ely
47843 (2) Ely - (reverse of outward route) - Norwich
47847 (1) Norwich - (reverse of outward route) - Sudbury

Notes :
(1) 47843 on rear.
(2) 47847 on rear.
(3) Off train options;
Option 1: Leeds
Option 2: The spa town of Harrogate
Option 3: Knaresborough
Option 4: York
Option 5: Middleton Railway, Leeds (by road coach to/from Leeds).
(4) Early advertising had the train routed via Leeds and the Harrogate loop to York on the outward leg with the reverse routing on the return however by the day of running it had changed to run outward via York and the Harrogate loop to Leeds, running E.C.S. to York to then return via the Harrogate loop to Leeds before carrying on homewards.

Sources : Richard Rooker & Gary Thornton

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Sudbury 05.25d ??.??a
Leeds ??.??a 16.??d

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Gary Thornton)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Sudbury 05.50d 23.40a
Bures 06.05d 23.25a
Chappel & Wakes Colne 06.15d 23.15a
Marks Tey 06.30d 23.00a
Colchester 06.45d 22.50a
Manningtree 06.55d 22.35a
Ipswich 07.05d 22.25a
Stowmarket 07.20d 22.12a
Bury-St-Edmunds 07.45d 21.48a
Ely 08.20d 21.15a
March 08.40d 20.50a
Peterborough 09.00d 20.30a
Leeds 11.15a 18.30d
Harrogate 11.45a 18.05d
Knaresborough 12.00a 17.50d
York 12.30a 17.25d

Advertised service train connecting times (changing at Ely);

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Norwich 06.40d 22.23a
Thetford 07.12d 21.48a
Cambridge 07.22d 21.53a

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