21st April 1973

City of York Department of Tourism
The City of York Festival of Steam

Locos Used 281 & steam: 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' & 19 'Bittern'
Stock Used Train 'A': ???
Train 'B': 10 vehicles

Route : Train 'A'

Loco Route
4498 York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
19 Scarborough - Seamer - Filey - Beverley - Hull
281 Hull - Staddlethorpe - Selby - Gascoigne Wood - Church Fenton - York

Route : Train 'B'

Loco Route
281 York - Malton - Church Fenton - Gascoigne Wood - Selby - Staddlethorpe - Hull
19 Hull - Beverley - Filey - Seamer - Scarborough
4498 Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York

Notes :
(1) Passengers were able to visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway during the layover at Scarborough. James Burton comments: locos on the NYMR were the J27 and Lambton Tank.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : John Broderick, Nigel Wassell & James Burton (on train 'B' throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick & James Burton)

(Note: Train 'A' reads from top down, Train 'B' reads from bottom up)

M.C Location Booked (Train A) Actual (Train A)   Booked (train B) Actual (Train B)
0.00 York 09.15d 09.15   20.34a 20.33
21.12 Malton 09/44 09/45   20/05 20/06
39.14 Seamer 10/02 10/05   19/46 19/46
42.06 Scarborough 10L07a ~ 17L10d 10.11 ~ 17.08   14.31a ~ 19.40d 14.38 ~ 19.40
44.78 Seamer 17/16 17/15   14/24 14/32
51.39 Filey 17/25 17/24   14/15 14/23
54.16 Hunmanby 17/30 17/29   14/11 14/19
64.77 Bridlington 17/52 17/49   13/53 13.52 ~ 13.57
76.32 Driffield 18/07 18/05   13/38 13/39
87.49 Beverley 18/20 18/17   13/24 13/25
95.69 Hull 18L35a ~ 18L50d 18.32 ~ 18.48   12.55a ~ 13.10d 12.56 ~ 13.10
112.64 Saddlethorpe 19/09 19/06   12/33 12/36
126.68 Selby 19/25 19/17   12/15 ?
133.22 Gascoigne Wood 19/35 19/26   12/05 12/04
134.74 Sherburn-in-Elmet 19/38 19/29   12/02 12/01
137.00 Church Fenton 19/42 19/31   11/58 11/59
147.59 York 19.56a 19.46   11.47d 11.47


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