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Crowds in York bid farewell to Olympic Torch

Crowds in York bid farewell to Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch boards Scots Guardsman at the National Railway Museum as it leaves York.

Jessica Hoggarth, a pupil of All Saints School hands over the Olympic Torch after her run from York Minster.

Jessica Hoggarth, a pupil of All Saints School holds the Olympic Torch after it was re-lit outside York Minster

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The Olympic flame left York this morning to the sound of cheering crowds at the National Railway Museum (NRM).

After setting out from the Minster at 7.44am the torch was carried to the NRM , where it left for Thirsk on board the Scots Guardsman.

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