Greater Anglia will operate another railtour to support a local children’s hospice on May 18 as the company bids farewell to its locomotive-hauled ‘short set’ in May
Two Direct Rail Services (DRS) Class 37s and a set of five Mk2 coaches will work a Norwich-Kings Lynn-Liverpool Street-Norwich tour on May 18 to mark the end of loco haulage from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
Just 250 seats are available and will be sold on a first-come-first served basis, with tickets priced at £80. All profits will be donated to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH), and the operator is once again offering the opportunity to bid for a cab ride, in this case from Norwich to Ely.
This third special follows Greater Anglia’s highly successful ‘EACH Express’ trips with Class 37s in 2016 and Class 68s in 2017. Bookings can only be made online via https://public.greenrailtravel.co.uk, clicking on the Special Trains/Events tab and choosing the Greater Anglia Specials option.
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