The timetable and planned roster for next weekend’s North Yorkshire Moors Railway Diesel Gala/Awesome 70’s weekend taking place between Friday 17th and Sunday 19th June. The weekend promises to be another great event with a variety of locos in action including Class 25 D7628, 26 038, 37 264, Class 40 D213, Metro-Cammell D.M.U. 101 685 and 55 022 as well as steam locos. In addition to the intensive diesel hauled train services over the scenic lines to Pickering, Battersby and Whitby, there will be 70’s era Rock Band ‘The Glamned’ playing live at Levisham and DJ Lynn will be spinning the 70’s discs at Goathland. Trains scheduled to be hauled by 55 022 are:-
FRIDAY 17TH JUNE
10.15 Grosmont to Whitby, 55 022 on rear of train, hauled by steam loco.
10.45 Whitby to Battersby, with steam loco on rear.
12.09 Battersby to Whitby, 55 022 on rear of train, hauled by steam loco.
14.00 Whitby to Battersby, with steam loco on rear.
15.50 Battersby to Whitby, 55 022 on rear of train, hauled by steam loco.
17.32 Whitby to Battersby, with steam loco on rear.
SATURDAY 18TH JUNE
09.31 Grosmont to Pickering.
11.03 Pickering to Grosmont.
13.57 Grosmont Pickering, with 37 264 on the rear.
16.38 Pickering to Grosmont, with 26 038 on the rear.
SUNDAY 19TH JUNE
10.27 Grosmont Pickering, with 37 264 on the rear.
12.08 Pickering to Grosmont, 55 022 on the rear of train hauled by 37 264.
15.03 Grosmont to Pickering.
16.38 Pickering to Grosmont.
A full timetable with current locomotive roster can be found at http://www.nymr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Awesome-Seventies-Diesel-Gala-2016-Timetable-v2.pdf As always, planned operations may be subject to change.
Details of the Diesel Gala and Awesome 70’s Weekend can be found at http://www.nymr.co.uk/special-events/awesome-seventies/ Complete and up to date information on the North’s Premier preserved Railway can be found at www.nymr.co.uk
Looking forward to a great long weekend and hope that many Deltic fans will support both 55 022 and the event in general.