8th October 1961
The Colne Valley Ramblers' Excursion
|Stock Used||7x mainly Gresley coaches|
|D8236||London Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green - Clapton - Copper Mill Jn - Tottneham Hale - Ponders End - Cheshunt - Audley End - Saffron Walden - Bartlow|
|D8236||Bartlow - Haverhill North - Colne Valley Jn - 14.30d Halstead - Chapel & Wakes Colne ( - Marks Tey?)|
|D8236||(Marks Tey? - ) Chapel & Wakes Colne - (reverse of outward route) - Bartlow|
|D8236||Bartlow - (reverse of outward route) - London Liverpool Street|
(1) Advertised as a Ramblers Excursion to Haverhill, Birdbrook, Yeldham, Sible & Castle Hedingham and Halstead, there was a mid-afternoon extension for non-ramblers to Chappel & Wakes Colne (Marks Tey?) and back with photo stops at Earls Colne and White Colne stations on the outward journey.
Sources : Chris Harley, David Russell, Trevor Machell & David Pearson
D8236 pauses at Yeldham (photo: David Pearson)
D8236 upon arrival at Halstead (photo: David Pearson)
David Pearson's tickets.
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