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NYMR Diesel Gala 2011 (16-18 September 2011)

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    http://www.nymr.co.uk/special-events/diesel-gala/

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    http://www.nymr.co.uk/shop/Special_Events_2011.html

    Introduction

    A great weekend for heritage diesel enthusiasts with a number of guest and home-based diesel locomotives on the line.

    Timetable and Fares

    Our timetable for this event is currently in production. We will publish this closer to the Gala.

    Our Gala Fares are as follows:

    Adult All Day Rover: To Grosmont £20.00, To Whitby £25.00, To Battersby £30.00

    Child All Day Rover: To Grosmont £10.00, To Whitby £12.50, To Battersby £15.00

    Senior All Day Rover: To Grosmont £16.00, To Whitby £20.00, To Battersby £25.00

    Family All Day Rover: To Grosmont £41.00, To Whitby £54.00, To Battersby £64.00

    Visiting Locomotives

    Class 55 55002 ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ (KOYLI)
    Class 20’s 20096 & 20107
    Class 31 31128 ‘Charybdis’
    Class 33 D6515
    Class 73 73136 ‘Perseverance’

    Home based Locomotives

    Class 08 08 556 or 08 850
    Class 11 12139 (Look a like)
    Class 24 D5061
    Class 25 D7628 ‘Sybilla’
    Class 37 37 264
    Class 50 50 027 ‘Lion’
    Class 101 101680

    More Information

    55 002 ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ (KOYLI) Class 55 built in 1961 and 1962 by English Electric. Power classification Type 5 3300hp they were designed for the high-speed express passenger services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross and Edinburgh. Part of the National Collection at NRM York this loco carries British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s

    20 096 & 20 107 Class 20 Built by English Electric power classification 1000 hp Type 1 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1957 and 1968 and often operated in pairs coupled nose to nose in pairs also gave better visibility. Loco’s carry British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s and are of the earlier production batch with disc indicators this pair is usually based at Barrow Hill.

    31 128 Class 31 built by Brush Traction with a power classification of 1470hp Type 2 owned by Nemesis Rail and on hire for 2011 this loco carries British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s

    D6515 Class 33 or ‘Crompton’ ordered in 1957 and built for the Southern Region of British Railways between 1960 and 1962.With a power classification of Type 3 this loco carries British Railways Green from the 60s and is owned by the

    73 136 ‘Perseverance’Class 73 The type is unusual in that it can operate from a 750 V DC third-rail or an on-board diesel engine to allow it to operate on non-electrified routes. Owned by Transmart Trains and carries their company colors.

    Weekend Features

    The weekend will be 55002 return to service after 14 years silent and the first ever visit of a class 73.Also a return to the moors for a class 33 (2002 last time) pair of 20s (1994 last time)

    Friday and Saturday services are scheduled between Pickering and Whitby Town

    Sunday will be Services between Pickering and Grosmont and Whitby Town and Battersby.

    Fridays and Saturdays evening Dining trains will be steam hauled

    Sunday will feature a rededication ceremony at Grosmont for 55002 which will also haul the Moorlander Pullman Lunch service

    It also hoped to be able to repeat the shunter shuttles/brake van ride’s and a Pie and Pea evening service
     
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    I am hoping this event will see my first visit to the NYMR. Few on here will find this surprising, but I have had excellent reviews on the line! So intend to put right my lack of attendance at any previous event :)

    Do the NYMR make the Diesel Gala timetables public beforehand or send them out with pre booked tickets? (or neither?)
     
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    I presume you are referring to the loco diagrams etc?
     
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    Normally about £3 each, via online shop nearer the time...
     
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    Thanks for this information. Should be able to order one the same time as the tickets then as I notice they have an online booking system.

    Yes I was, but failing that the times of the first and last trains departing/arriving into Pickering will help with the overall planning.

    Apologies if the original question causes any controversy, certainly not intended at my end :doh:
     
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    D6515 cleaned Monday and FTR'd Tuesday. Looks absolutely great and should match it's performance! Hope it performs just as well as it does at Swanage!
    Scheduled to leave Swanage around 0900 on Wednesday, to pick up 73136 at Stewarts Lane (1351-1420), before going onto Barrow Hill (1848) to pick up the rest of the visitors.
    Thursday departure is 1025; York around 1210; Middlesborough 1425 and Grosmont 1553.
    Return on 19th is 0940; Middlesborough 1214; York [pathing stop 1320-1402] and Barrow Hill 1601. 20th departure (with 73136) is 0850; Stewarts Lane (to drop off 73136) 1351-1420 coincidentally; Swanage arrival 1900-ish.
     
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    So if a website was providing free but unofficial tickets for a Gala event, would it be okay to use those and prevent the Railway in question getting the proceeds?

    Same thing really

    Steven
     
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    No its not.....

    By charging for the loco diagrams is seen as a rip off and gives the railway bad PR.
    Look at the railways that dont charge for the diagrams. Do they get bad reviews etc? No.

    You dont HAVE to charge for the diagrams. In fact I would go as far as to say that by charging for the diagrams actually puts people off and therefore the railway looses out.

    Would you go to Alton Towers (and such like) and not want to know what rides were available?
    I dont think so.

    The diesel guys like to know what locos are on what services. Do they start their day at Grosmont or Pickering.

    So my advice to anyone running a gala for the first time, produce the diagrams in advance as its good PR and can be used as an advertising tool.
     
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