The Railtour Files - 1954

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
03/12/54 ??? ? ??? at least 10800 - -
20/11/54 BR M974 (Football Special) at least 43947 - -
13/11/54 ??? ? (Race Special) 42103 - -
13/11/54 SLS ? Centenary of Birmingham (S.H.) - Wolverhampton (L.L.) Railway at least 1438 - Yes
13/11/54 BR ? (Football Special) at least 32539 - -
06/11/54 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - Yes
30/10/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) 5035 & 5088 - Yes
17/10/54 RCTS ? Liverpool & West Lancashire Rail Tour at least 42664 - Yes
17/10/54 WBRC ? (Diesel Excursion) Did it run? - -
16/10/54 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
10/10/54 RCTS at least W940 Buckinghamshire Rail Tour 30729 & 58887 - Yes
10/10/54 LRTL ? (Diesel Excursion) ? - -
26/09/54 LRS ? (Diesel Excursion) GWR Railcar - -
25/09-26/09/54 TRPS ? (A.G.M. Special) GWR Railcars W33W & W38W - Yes
19/09/54 GRL ? Palace Centenarian 31576 & 31749 - Yes
19/09/54 IA ? Fenlands Express 60136, 61113, 61530 & 70000 - -
12/09/54 RCTS ? Invicta Special 31505, 31166, 31737, 31671, 68630 & 68639 - Yes
12/09/54 ROC ? Farnborough Flyer at least 251 & 62663 - Yes
08/09/54 SLS ? (Bowaters) ? - -
05/09/54 SLS / MLS W699 West Cumberland Railtour 52494 & 52501 - Yes
04/09/54 A.Peglar ? Northern Rubber Special at least 251, 49082, 49314 & 62663 - -
02/09/54 BR ? (Derby Locomotive Works) Did it run? - Yes
30/08/54 ??? ? ??? at least 61431 - -
28/08/54 ?BR? ? (no tour name) 43201 - -
28/08/54 BR ? (Troop Train) 61006 - -
22/08/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) 6851 - -
18/08/54 BR ? (Crewe Locomotive Works) Did it run? - -
15/08/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least 31783 - -
13/08/54 RCTS ? Shipley Rail Tour (Cecil Rakes Special) NCB 42 - -
11/08/54 SLS ? (Bowaters) ? - -
07/08/54 ??? ? ??? at least 30790 - -
04/08/54 ??? ? (Eastleigh Works) ? - -
31/07/54 ??? ? ??? at least 31910 - -
31/07/54 ??? ? ??? at least 33017 - -
29/07/54 BR ? Pwllheli Land Cruise 3202 - Yes
26/07/54 BR (ER) ? Dukeries Route 61183 - -
22/07/54 BR ? (Troop Train) at least 65450 & 65476 - -
18/07/54 BR ? (Day Excursions) - 3 trains Did they run? - -
11/07/54 ??? ? ??? at least 69435 - -
04/07/54 LT ? Uxbridge Line 50th Anniversary Party L44 - -
03/07/54 SLS ? (Derby & Nottingham) at least 46443 & 46451 - Yes
27/06/54 REC ? ??? at least 1366 - -
26/06/54 SLS ? (Welshpool & Llanfair Railway Special) 823 & W14W - Yes
20/06/54 RCTS ? South Yorks No.3 Rail Tour 60847, 64419 & 65078 - Yes
20/06/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) 31409 - -
19/06/54 BLC ? ??? At least railcar W14W - -
19/06/54 SLS ? ??? at least 823 & GWR Railcar - -
12/06-13/06/54 RCTS ? West Wales Diesel Car Rail Tour 4941 & Railcar W11W - -
13/06/54 SLS at least M991 Compound Tour 41156 - -
03/06/54 BR ? (First Electric Train through Woodhead Tunnel) ? - -
02/06/54 SLS ? Birmingham New Street Centenary Tour 58903 - -
01/06/54 SLS W710 Birmingham New Street Centenary Tour 58903 - Yes
xx/06/54 ??? ? ??? at least 61034 - -
30/05/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) 34080 - -
29/05/54 SLS ? Port Talbot Railway Tour 3680, 5734 & 8740 - Yes
23/05/54 RW ? ??? at least L48 - -
16/05/54 RCTS M960 Nottinghamshire - Lincolnshire Rail Tour 40935 & 64199 - Yes
15/05/54 GRS ? Welshpool and Llanfair Rail Tour at least 823 & Railcar W7W - -
08/05/54 REC ? Southampton Docks Tour 30096 & 30577 - -
07/05/54 BR ? (Football Special) EMU - -
01/05/54 SLS / MLS W699 North Lancashire Railtour 42316 - Yes
27/04/54 ICRS ? (Derwent Valley Light Railway) at least 65677 - -
25/04/54 RCTS ? Shropshire & M. Railway and Fairbourne Railway Rail Tour WD167 & FMR 'Dingo' - -
25/04/54 RCTS ? Swindon & Highworth Rail Tour 1366, 4707, 9011, 9023, 30517 & 31480 - Yes
25/04/54 Ian Allan ? Somerset & Dorset Special (Trains Excursion) 30932, 40601 & 40698 - -
25/04/54 BR ? (Troop Train) at least 31412 - -
18/04/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) 31901 - -
18/04/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least 32424 & 44806 - -
03/04/54 SLS ? Tilbury 'Cafeteria Car' Rail Tour
(London Tilbury and Southend Centenary Rail Tour)
41943 - Yes
27/03/54 BR ? (Football Special) 32539 - -
21/03/54 BLC ? ??? GWR Railcar - -
21/03/54 WBRS ? (Swindon Works Trip) GWR Railcars - -
13/03/54 ??? ? (Women's Hockey International Specials) at least 6850, 30917, 30919, 61104, 61663 & 67781 - -
27/02/54 NZR&LS ? South Auckland Rail Tour Ab 660 - -
09/01/54 BR ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
02/01/54 N&SLTC ? ??? 31064, 32655 & 32678 - -

Unknown dates:

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Timings
??/??/54 BR (Day Excursion) -


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