The Railtour Files - 2008

Date Railtour Operator
(tour no.)
Tour name Review Timings
29/12/08 PT Festive Settle & Carlisle Explorer Yes Yes
22/12/08 SD White Cliffs Christmas Luncheon Special - Yes
20/12/08 PT Great Eastern Western - Yes
20/12/08 RTC Christmas Heart of Midlothian - Yes
18/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express Carol Concert Special - Yes
16/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express Carol Concert Special - Yes
13/12/08 PT Lancs Links - Yes
13/12/08 VSOE (Christmas Luncheon Special) - Yes
13/12/08 VT London Christmas Shopper - Yes
13/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express Carol Concert Special - Yes
13/12/08 PTR/UKR (Beamish Museum at Christmas or Durham Sightseeing Excursion Train) - Yes
13/12/08 SR Class 508 Farewell Tour Cancelled
11/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express Carol Concert Special - Yes
09/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express Carol Concert Special - Yes
07/12/08 SELRAP Christmas Shoppers' Special Train - Yes
07/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
06/12/08 IW Mark 3 Farewell Railtour Yes Yes
06/12/08 RTC Bath Christmas Market - Yes
06/12/08 CT Festive Fellsman - -
05/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
05/12/08 SRPS/NER Lincoln (for the Christmas Market) - -
05/12/08 VSOE (BP) (Lincoln) - Yes
03/12/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
30/11/08 PTR Buxton Spa Express Yes Yes
29/11/08 PT York & Durham Christmas Explorer - Yes
29/11/08 SR Christmas Cracker - Yes
29/11/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
27/11/08 RTC Bath Christmas Market Postponed to 06/12/08
26/11/08 ??? ??? Did it run?
15/11/08 PT Industrious Trader - Yes
15/11/08 VSOE (Kent Luncheon Special) - Yes
08/11/08 BLS Tour to North Blyth - Yes
08/11/08 SRT Firework Flyer 2 Cancelled
01/11/08 PTR Cumbrian Mountain Limited - Yes
01/11/08 SRT Firework Flyer 1 Cancelled
25/10/08 VSOE ??? - -
25/10/08 VT ??? Postponed to 08/11/08
25/10/08 RTC Somerset Explorer Postponed to 14/02/09
25/10/08 PT Andover Fist Postponed to ??/??/09
24/10/08 WRC Pentrefelin Dawdler - -
19/10/08 PT Gent Tram Tour Vol.1 - Yes
18/10/08 MCL Fallen Heroes - Yes
18/10/08 SRPS (Ayr to Mallaig) - -
17/10-20/10/08 UKR Autumn Highlander - Yes
15/10/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
11/10/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
09/10/08 UKR Wensleydale Explorer - -
04/10/08 UKR Portbury Docker - Yes
04/10/08 NENTA (Settle & Barnard Castle) - Yes
04/10/08 SRPS (Dunbar to Kyle of Lochalsh) Did it run?
03/10/08 VSOE / BT ??? - Yes
03/10/08 VSOE / BT ??? - Yes
28/09/08 RPSI Dundalk 50 - -
27/09/08 SR Settle for Edinburgh - Yes
27/09/08 PTR Cotton Mill Express - Yes
27/09/08 RTC White Rose - Yes
27/09/08 ??? ??? - -
25/09/08 UKR Alloa Phoenix - Yes
20/09/08 PT Torbay Whistler - Yes
20/09/08 NER (Newcastle to Inverness) - -
20/09/08 PTR Leeds the Middleton Railway & Over the Pennines (Twice) - -
14/09/08 SRPS (Ayr to Mallaig) - -
14/09/08 LU (Amersham Heritage Transport Event) - -
13/09/08 PT Chester Explorer - Yes
11/09/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
07/09/08 BLS/PLEG (Kent & East Sussex Railway) - Yes
06/09/08 CT Edinburgh Fellsman - Yes
06/09/08 ST Dorset Dumpling - -
06/09/08 SRPS (Ayr to Mallaig) - -
31/08/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
31/08/08 CH Gottard Pass & Ticino Limited Yes -
30/08/08 CH Brugg & Zurich Avoider Yes -
30/08/08 UKR Hooton Owl - Yes
30/08/08 SN Spitfire - Yes
30/08/08 PTR Dartmouth Arrow - Yes
29/08/08 RTC Scarborough Flyer Yes Yes
27/08/08 WCR Cambrian Yes Yes
24/08-26/08/08 PT Alloa Alloer Yes Yes
24/08/08 SRPS Routes & Branches - Yes
23/08/08 NENTA Steam & Boats in Devon Yes Yes
23/08/08 PT Dorset Coast Explorer & Great Wey Round - Yes
23/08/08 UKR Midland Railway Works Open Day and Hardwick Hall - Yes
20/08/08 SD Sunny South Special - Yes
16/08/08 SRPS (Dundee to Scarborough) - -
16/08/08 PT Eastbourne Airshow Cancelled
13/08/08 SD Sunny South Special Yes Yes
10/08/08 WCRC Fifteen Guinea Special (1T57) - Yes
09/08/08 RBC Hope Valley Executive - Yes
09/08/08 CT Cumbrian Coast Tynesider - Yes
09/08/08 KR Cumbrian Coast Fellsman - Yes
08/08-10/08/08 DR Terminator - Yes
07/08/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
02/08/08 CT Whistling Fellsman - Yes
02/08/08 FT Doncaster PSB Charter - Yes
02/08/08 KR Cumbrian Coast Fellsman - Yes
01/08/08 PTR Dorset Coast Express - Yes
01/08/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
30/07/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
26/07/08 SD Palatine Postponed to 09/05/09
23/07/08 SD Cathedrals Express Yes Yes
21/07/08 PT Festival of the Sea - Yes
21/07/08 PTR Tall Ships - -
19/07/08 PTR Tall Ships - -
19/07/08 UKR East Coast Deviation - Yes
19/07/08 CT Trent Scotsman - Yes
17/07/08 VSOE (BP) (Folkestone Harbour) - -
12/07/08 SR Jolly Fisherman Cancelled
12/07/08 PT Snowdonian - Yes
12/07/08 UKR Torbay Flyer - Yes
10/07-12/07/08 RC Three Peaks Challenge Charity Special - Yes
10/07/08 SWT (Staff Special) - Yes
09/07/08 SD Sunny South Express - Yes
06/07/08 PTR Torbay Express Yes Yes
05/07-06/07/08 SD Coronation - -
05/07/08 CT Cumbrian Fellsman - Yes
03/07/08 SD Cathedrals Express - -
02/07/08 VSOE (BP) (Wisley Gardens, Winchester & Beaulieu) Yes Yes
28/06/08 PT Cornish Explorer - Yes
28/06/08 GBRf (Staff Special) - Yes
28/06/08 SR Keighley and Worth Valley Railway 40th Anniversary Steam Gala - Yes
22/06/08 MCL Blaze of Glory - Yes
21/06-22/06/08 PT Cranmore 150 ~ Quarry Gala Weekend - Yes
21/06/08 UKR/PTR Par Snip - Yes
21/06/08 MCL All Good Things - Yes
21/06/08 RTC Cornishman Yes Yes
21/06/08 SRPS (Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle & Brora) - -
21/06/08 KR Sunny Seaside Express Cancelled
18/06/08 KR Settle - Carlisle Tourist Train Experience - Yes
14/06/08 PT Lake District Explorer - Yes
14/06/08 CT Edinburgh Merseyman - Yes
14/06/08 VSOE (NB) ??? - -
14/06/08 PTR Cotton Mill Express - -
14/06/08 VT Lincoln Imp - -
14/06/08 ??? ??? - -
07/06/08 CT Solway Highlander - Yes
07/06/08 UKR Long Marston Open Day Weekend - Yes
04/06/08 SD Cathedrals Express Yes Yes
01/06/08 SD Cathedrals Express Yes Yes
31/05/08 CT North Wales Scotsman - Yes
31/05/08 PT Cumbrian Mountain Express - Yes
31/05/08 KR Welsh Mountaineer - Yes
27/05/08 WCR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
26/05/08 WCR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
26/05/08 PT Cambrian Coaster - Yes
26/05/08 KR Cumbrian Coast Fellsman - Yes
25/05/08 RTC Atlantic Coast Express Cancelled
24/05/08 HCAFC/TCS (Football Specials) - Yes
24/05/08 Railtourer Settle Carlisle Discovery Steam Special - -
24/05/08 VT City of York Yes Yes
24/05/08 PTR Cumbrian Mountain Flyer - Yes
24/05/08 NENTA (40th Anniversary Celebrations at the National Railway Museum York, Durham, Beamish or Newcastle) - -
24/05/08 PMRT Citadel Express - -
24/05/08 SRPS (North Berwick to Mallaig) - -
24/05/08 UKR/PTR City of York - -
24/05/08 ITG/MRSI Cross Border - -
22/05/08 SRT Wessex Lunch Circular - Yes
18/05/08 SRPS Forth Bridge & Fife Circular - Yes
18/05/08 ÖBB Nostalgie-Tagesfahrt Tour 014 Fest der Region Leithaauen – Fischawiesen - Leithagebirgeraunsee Yes Yes
17/05/08 J&J (Private Charter) - Yes
17/05/08 CT Devonian - Yes
17/05/08 RTC Devonian Cancelled
16/05-18/05/08 Railtourer West Highland Weekend - Yes
15/05/08 SRPS (Alloa to Stirling re-opening specials) - -
10/05/08 MCRUA Somerset Coast Express - Yes
10/05/08 UKR Shires Lincs Yes Yes
10/05/08 NELPG North East Explorer - -
10/05/08 VT Purbeck and Weymouth Explorer - -
10/05/08 PMRT Fylde Coast Express - -
10/05/08 PT Lakeland Coast / Lakeland Express Cancelled
09/05-12/05/08 KR Grand Scottish Railtour - Yes
09/05-11/05/08 RPSI Barrow Bridge - Yes
07/05/08 RPSI Barrow Bridge (positioning move) - -
05/05/08 RTC Pembroke Coast Express Yes Yes
05/05/08 CT Cambrian Coast Explorer - Yes
05/05/08 NER Argyll Invader - -
04/05/08 RTC Devonian Duke - -
03/05/08 PT Western Scot - Yes
03/05/08 RTC Southern Irishman Yes Yes
26/04/08 PT Grays Church Elegy - Yes
19/04/08 PT North Wales Coast Express - Yes
19/04/08 GER Forth & Tay Bridges Venturer - Yes
19/04/08 SR Wey-farer - Yes
19/04/08 KR Severn Valley Phoenix - Yes
19/04/08 CMRC/FRD&MG Dorset Coast Express - Yes
19/04/08 SRT (Bath, Bristol & Tyntesfield House) Cancelled
19/04/08 HR North West Explorer Cancelled
17/04/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
12/04/08 PT East Anglian - Yes
12/04/08 VSOE (NB) (Edinburgh) - Yes
12/04/08 CT Heart of Wales Explorer - Yes
12/04/08 KR Golden Arrow Yes Yes
06/04/08 CH Melchnau Merchant Yes -
05/04/08 CH Triengen & Emmental Explorer Yes -
05/04/08 KR Golden Arrow - Yes
05/04/08 CT Pennine Fellsman - Yes
05/04/08 UKR? Severn Valley Sunrise - Yes
05/04/08 PT Chester Explorer Cancelled
29/03/08 PT Heart of Wales Explorer - Yes
26/03/08 SD Cathedrals Express - Yes
22/03/08 PTR Southern Sunset - Yes
21/03-24/03/08 SRT Easter West Highlander - Yes
15/03/08 PT Choppington Changer - Yes
15/03/08 SRT (Stratford-upon-Avon) - Yes
15/03/08 WCR City of Bath - Yes
14/03/08 FGW (Cheltenham Horse Racing Special) - Yes
13/03/08 VSOE (BP) (Hever Castle & Leeds Castle) - Yes
13/03/08 SRT Manchester and the Pennines - Yes
13/03/08 FGW (Cheltenham Horse Racing Special) - Yes
13/03/08 ??? (Cheltenham Horse Racing Special) - Yes
12/03/08 FGW (Cheltenham Horse Racing Special) Cancelled
11/03/08 FGW (Cheltenham Horse Racing Special) - Yes
11/03/08 ??? (Cheltenham Horse Racing Relief Train) - -
08/03/08 PT Buffer-Puffer 6.1 - Yes
08/03/08 Railtourer Esk Valley Scotsman - Yes
08/03/08 SR Cumbrian Explorer - Yes
08/03/08 ??? (Football Specials) - 3 trains - -
07/03/08 VSOE (BP) (Brighton Murder Mystery) - Yes
06/03/08 VSOE (BP) (York) - Yes
01/03/08 BLS Port of Seaham Pioneer Railtour - Yes
01/03/08 RTC Cheshireman - Yes
01/03/08 A1SLT Talisman - Yes
01/03/08 KR Minster Mother's Day Out - Yes
01/03/08 SRT Thomas Hardy Circular Tour - Yes
01/03/08 VT Les Ross's Day Tripper - Yes
01/03/08 VSOE (Luncheon Special) - -
01/03/08 PT Golden Slipper Cancelled
28/02/08 SRT Central Wales Winter Wonderland - Yes
23/02/08 SR Deltic Pioneer - Yes
23/02/08 PTR Pennine Ltd - Yes
23/02/08 SRT Settle & Carlisle Winter Wonderland - Yes
16/02/08 PT Irish Mail - Yes
14/02/08 SD Cathedrals Express - St Valentine's White Cliffs Luncheon - Yes
12/02/08 SR (Stobart Pullman Launch Train) - Yes
09/02/08 UKR Oozlum Bird No.2 Yes Yes
02/02/08 PT Buffer-Puffer 6.0 - Yes
02/02/08 RTC Tynesider - Yes
19/01/08 UKR Preston Docker Yes Yes
19/01/08 KR Golden Arrow Cancelled


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