14 Jun 09 - Northern Rail Grand Day Out to York

 

A small party of station adopters from the Derwent Valley Line took part in Northern Rail's Grand Day Out in York, at the kind invitation of Heidi Mottram, MD Northern Rail

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The Grand Day Out is an annual event laid on by Northern Rail to thank some of their stakeholders & volunteers who work on their Community Rail lines. Over 500 attended this year, travelling on special trains from Southport, Chester, Chesterfield & Carlisle.

 

After a buffet lunch at the National Rail Museum in York, Heidi Mottram (right) addressed the guests, followed by a welcome from Museum staff.

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Visitors had a chance to see the latest additions to the museum, including newly-restreamlined Duchess of Hamilton, and the attractions of York itself.

Certainly a Grand Day Out - and an idea which could be adopted by East Midlands Trains?





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