The Railtour Files - 1952

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Timings Timings
22/12/52 BR ? (Derby Locomotive Works) ? - -
13/12/52 BR ? (Football Special) - 3 trains 61119, 61399 & 34089 - -
02/12/52 BR ? (Ramblers Excursion) 30305, 30693 & 31904 - -
29/11/52 ?BR? ? ??? 31010 - -
28/11/52 BR ? (Football Special) 80037 - -
23/11/52 RCTS ? Bisley Tramway and North West Surrey 30027 & 30577 - Yes
02/11/52 BLC ? (Swindon Works) GWR railcar - -
??/11/52 BR ? (Football Special) 40033 - -
19/10/52 RCTS ? Brighton Works Centenary 32425 & 32636 - -
11/10/52 RCTS ? Catterick Camp Rail tour 69842 - -
05/10/52 RCTS at least SPL112 Brighton Works Centenary 32424 & 32636 - Yes
28/09/52 various individuals ? Centenaries Express 60007 - Yes
28/09/52 LRTL ? ??? ? - -
20/09/52 NRC ? (Northern Rubber Special) 60113 - -
18/09/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) ex-LMS 4MTT - -
10/09/52 ??? ? ??? ? - -
06/09/52 BR ? (Hop Pickers Special) 31769 - -
06/09/52 SLS/MLS ? Denbighshire Rail Tour 6405 - Yes
06/09/52 SLS ? ??? CANCELLED? - -
14/09/52 BR ? (Hop Pickers Friends Excursion) 30926, 32659 & 32678 - -
31/08/52 SLS ? Shipston Branch Tour 1335 - Yes
24/08/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 41300 - -
24/08/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 44875 - -
24/08/52 SLS/MLS M964 Hull & Barnsley Rail Tour at least 40726 & 62360 - Yes
21/08/52 BR ? (Conducted Tour of Crewe Locomotive Works) ? - -
21/08/52 BR ? (Conducted Tour of Derby Locomotive Works) ? - -
14/08/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 45210 - -
10/08/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 41302 - -
07/08/52 ??? ? (Conducted Tour of Derby Locomotive Works) ? - -
03/08/52 BR ? (Half Day Excursion) ? - -
31/07/52 PCSS ? (School Special) ? - -
20/07/52 RSMEE ? ??? GWR Railcar W15W - -
12/07/52 BR(ER)SA ? ??? at least 65467 - -
12/07/52 SLS ? South Wales Mineral Lines 6423 - Yes
29/06/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least 31787 - -
28/06/52 SLS M839 Derby District Rail Tour at least 58087 - Yes
27/06/52 N&DS ? (School Special) ? - -
22/06/52 RCTS ? Wye Valley & B. & M. Line Railtour GWR Railcar W24W - -
15/06/62 SLS ? Saint Special 2920 - Yes
14/06/52 RCTS ? Bishops Waltham Branch Railtour 30589 - -
10/06/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 61139 - -
??/06/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least 62564 - -
??/06/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 61763 - -
30/05/52 BR ? (Day Excursion) 41167 - -
24/05/52 Raleigh ? (Works Outing) 45701 - -
24/05/52 BLC ? ??? GWR Railcar W14W - -
18/05/52 RCTS ? Isle of Wight Railtour W3, W14 & W32 - -
17/05/52 GRS ? Gloucestershire Area Rail Tour ? - -
11/05/52 RCTS ? South Yorks No1. Rail Tour 40487 & 61166 - Yes
10/05/52 ICRS ? Tour of Hellingly Hospital Railway and Volks Electric Railway ? - -
03/05/52 SLS 200 Renfrew & District Tour 54364 - -
03/05/52 SLS W941 Midland Area Railtour 41218 - Yes
26/04/52 SLS/MLS W575 Potteries Rail Tour 40201 & 50703 - Yes
17/04/52 IA ? (Swindon Works) Did it Run? - -
16/04/52 IA ? (Doncaster Works) ? - -
08/04/52 ILE ? (Visit to Loco Testing Facility at Rugby) Service Trains? - -
29/03/52 RCTS ? North East London Rail Tour (2 trains) Train 1: 68549, 68613, 68644, 67731 & 68783
Train 2: 31507, 68575, 68549, 67739, 68787 & 69435
- Yes
17/02/52 BLC ? (Swindon Works) GWR Railcar - -
02/02/52 ??? ? (Football Special) at least 5345 & 5394 - -
03/01/52 IA ? (Ashford Works and Dover) Did it Run? - -
02/01/52 IA ? (Christmas Rally - Derby) ? - -


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