Blue King on Mid-Norfolk

Published: 08:41AM Apr 12th, 2011
By: Robin Jones

Newly restored GWR 4-6-0 No 6023 King Edward II is booked to run summer services on the Mid Norfolk Railway, starting on Saturday, June 4 and culminating in a steam gala on July 16-17, running jointly with Great Western design pannier tank No. 9466.

The blue-livered locomotive will run four round trips daily, every weekend until Sunday, July 3, as part of its running-in programme following gits launch at Didcot Railway Centre on April 2.

KE II is also scheduled to run on Wednesdays, June 22 and 29 and Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 6-7 and 13-14.

On July 9-10 a special timetable applies, when KE II runs a two-train service with No. 9466.

For the weekend of June 4-5, MNR round trip fares will be £15 adults and £10 children, thereafter £10 adults and £5 children.

Fore the full story of the restoration and relaunch of No. 6023, read Heritage Railway issue 150.

Responses to “Blue King on Mid-Norfolk”

Current Issue: April 9, 2015

Issue April 9, 2015

GER Y14 on NNR passenger trips: First pictures
Lottery gives £895k to re-steam Canpac
Severn Valley and West Somerset gala stunners
The Churchill secrets of a LMS special saloon
Betton Grange: Boiler appeal launched

PLUS:

Buy this issue now

• Next issue on sale: May 7, 2015

Issue 201

Issue 201
April 9, 2015

The brighter steam news magazine

Subscribe and get this issue

Buy it now

facebook

Other News

WEST COAST RAILWAYS SUSPENDED BY NETWORK RAIL

WEST COAST RAILWAYS SUSPENDED BY NETWORK RAIL

West Coast Railways was at 1pm today served with a notice by Network Rail suspending the ...

Read More »

Rail Minister rides first train after commissioning of new signalling scheme

Rail Minister rides first train after commissioning of new signalling scheme

Rail Minister Claire Perry MP has made history after riding on the first train to be run under a ...

Read More »

View all...

Advertisements

Related magazines:

Rail Express magazine The Railway magazine Old Glory magazine

 

Use our handy tool to find your nearest stockist!
Find your nearest Stockist

Advertising Deadline:

Issue 202 - April 23, 2015
Issue 203 - May 20, 2015
For more information contact our Advertising representative

Book advertising here

Next Issue Out:

May 7, 2015

Advertisements