English Electric Diesel Day 5th May 2018
Bodmin & Wenford Railway
A special intensive timetable day of EE thrash, double the locos, double the runs, double the thrash!
Featuring our two Cornish connected 1960's heritage mainline English Electric locomotives 37142 & 50042.
Approximately 60 miles of running over the gradients of Bodmin's two branchlines 1:37 and long stretches of 1:40 (see gradient profiles below), there will be plenty of thrash keeping to this timetable!
The full WTT is shown below in a PDF to include which loco/s are on which runs. The best mainline interconnections at Bodmin Parkway are also shown below to allow you to plan your journey's and the day.
Standard fares apply (Fares for HRA & Priv on production of a valid pass will be £8).
B&WR standard fares can be found by clicking HERE.
'LIGHT ENGINE DRIVER EXPERINCES'
This year both 37142 & 50042 are available for 'Light Engine Driver Experinces' during the EE Day.
Following on from the successful LE DEC's from last years diesel gala we are again offering limited places @ £50 a time for one person (Driver) & including one guest (Cab ride) to have the experience of driving one of these powerful English Electric locomotives for approx 6 miles on our steep gradients.
Hear the power first hand of these 50 year old machines and see what the driver sees from the cab,
quite an experince for just £50!
All money raised will be towards the ongoing costs of the Bodmin Mainline Diesel Group.
To apply for a place please contact the Bodmin Railway office on 01208 73555
or email email@example.com
Last updated 13/4/18
Gradient Profiles Boscarne Jct <> Bodmin General <> Bodmin Parkway