The Railtour Files - 1962

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
30/12/62 SLS ? Farewell to the Brecon Lines at least 46509 & 46504 - -
22/12/62 BLS ? (Haymarket-South Queensferry Brake Van Trip) Did it run? - -
22/12/62 ?BR? 1X51 (Rugby Special?) ? - -
16/12/62 RCTS/SLS ? South Western Suburban Rail Tour 30585, 30587 & 30517 - Yes
02/12/62 RCTS/SLS [SPL12] South Western Suburban Rail Tour 30585, 30587 & 30517 - Yes
24/11/62 ?BR? ? (Newbury Race Course Specials) at least 6000 & 6025 - Yes
17/11/62 LCGB [24] 1Z28 King Commemorative Railtour 2210, 6018 & 6631 - Yes
11/11/62 HCRC [4] ? Eastleigh Special 120, 30062, 30072, 30926 & 76011 - Yes
10/11/62 LCGB [23] ? New Barns Branch Railtour 47428, 51232 & MSC 38 - -
10/11/62 SLS ? By Brake Van to Skinningrove 90091 - -
03/11/62 BR ? (Football Special) 34087 - -
21/10/62 BRPS ? Victory Blue Belle 55, 120 & 488 - -
20/10/62 SLPF ? Covenanter 57581 Yes Yes
14/10/62 LCGB [22] ? Midland Limited 43658, 45392, 45543, 61438 & 64354 - Yes
13/10/62 BR ? (Football Special) 44684 - -
13/10/62 GMRS ? J11 Farewell Special 64354 - -
13/10/62 SLS/MLS 1Z02 Durham Rail Tour 61418 & 67636 - Yes
13/10/62 ??? ? ??? at least 4109 - -
13/10/62 GURS ? Forth & Clyde Canal Excursion Did it run? - -
07/10/62 RCTS ? Sussex Special 30925, 32353, 32418 & 32636 - Yes
06/10/62 RCTS ? East London No.3 Railtour D8236 - Yes
06/10/62 ??? ? (Kelvedon to Tiptree) ? - -
30/09/62 LCGB [21] ? Somerset & Dorset 1007, 3210, 4707, 34064, 44558 & 53808 - Yes
29/09-30/09/62 TRPS 1Z85 10th TRPS Special Train 6000, 7314 & 7801 - -
29/09/62 RCTS 1T25 Derbyshire Branch Lines DMU - -
29/09/62 HRC 1F50 South Yorkshireman Rail Tour 44408 & 52515 - Yes
22/09/62 RCTS 1X23 Mid-Lancs Rail Tour 42844, 49451 & 78036 - Yes
22/09/62 Ian Allan 1X05 Western Sunset 4992, 5154, 7335, 34050 & 53808 - Yes
22/09/62 SBLC 1X68 Banburian 48930 - -
22/09/62 RC ? ??? at least D5693 - -
22/09/62 BRS ? SDJR & District Tour Did it run? - -
16/09/62 ??? 1X21 throughout? ??? at least 61153 - -
15/09/62 ??? ? North Somerset Rail Tour ? - -
15/09/62 SLS ? South Wales Rail Tour. Swansea Area No.1 ? - Yes
09/09/62 BR 1Z70 Farewell to Kings on the Birmingham Line 6000 - -
08/09-09/09/62 RCTS ? Isle of Man MER 32 & SMR 6 - -
08/09/62 LCGB [20] ? Wenford Branch Rail Tour 30587 - Yes
08/09/62 SLS/MLS at least 1Z38 Leicestershire Rail Tour 42343, 42756, 44109 & 58148 - Yes
08/09/62 ??? ? (Football Special) at least 44113 - -
08/09/62 PRC/SDRC ? Farewell to the Ashburton Branch 4567 - -
02/09/62 SCTS ? South Western Limited 30024, 30025, 30309, 30770 & 30861 - Yes
01/09/62 ??? ? ??? at least 61176 - -
26/08/62 BR ? (Cafeteria Car Excursion) Did it run? - -
25/08/62 RCTS ? Fernie Rail Tour 41225, 42350 & 44278 - -
25/08/62 SLS ? Edinburgh & Dalkeith Rail Tour 64510 & 67668 - Yes
25/08/62 BR ? (Derby Works Open Day Special) 45000 - -
18/08/62 UTA ? (Mayfair Mfg. Co. Excursion) ? - -
15/08/62 ??? ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
12/08/62 BR (LM) ? (Cheap Trip on Diesel Train) Did it run? - -
09/08/62 UTA ? (B.C.T. Social Club Excursion) ? - -
06/08/62 BR ? Windermere Day Excursion 44888 & 45696 Yes -
05/08/62 BR (LM) ? (Cleethorpes) Did it run? - Yes
04/08/62 BR ? (Summer Saturday Excursion) at least 45486 - -
01/08/62 BCSS ? (Day Excursion) 4567, 4574 & 5003 - -
29/07/62 BR ? (Day Excursion) 7910 - -
29/07/62 BR (WR) ? ("Loco-Spotters" Special Limited Diesel Excursion to Swindon Works) Did it run? - Yes
28/07/62 RVRS 1Z30 (throughout?) Salford Hundred Railtour 40063 & 52523 - -
22/07/62 RCTS 1X21 Festiniog Scenic Rail Tour 'Iarll Merioneth', 'Prince', 40078, 40116, 45565, 46145, 46200 & 73044 - Yes
22/07/62 BR (LM) ? (Chester, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay and Llandudno) Did it run? - -
08/07/62 RCTS ? Clausentum Railtour CANCELLED - -
07/07/62 UTA ? (Sunday School Excursion) ? - -
07/07/62 ? ? (Sunday School Excursion) at least 4160 - -
01/07/62 BR/TRPS ? ??? Did it run? - -
24/06/62 LCGB [19] ? Sussex Coast Limited LSWR 120 (30120), 30055, 32353, 32417 & 32503 - Yes
24/06/62 HCRC [3] at least SPL17 Swindon Special 30850 - Yes
24/06/62 ??? ? ??? at least 45648 - -
24/06/62 ??? ? ??? at least 45712 - -
24/06/62 ??? ? ??? at least 42966 - -
23/06/62 GRS ? Forest of Dean Railtour 6424 - Yes
23/06/62 WVPS ? ??? 43586 - -
17/06/62 ??? 1X04 Lincolnshire Poacher 2x class 2MT 2-6-0's & 60870 - -
16/06/62 UTA ? (Sunday School Excursion) ? - -
16/06/62 ??? ? (Party Special) at least 42973 - -
15/06/62 LT ? (Special Train - Metropolitan Line Modernisation) Did it run? - -
14/06-23/06/62 RCTS/SLS various Joint Scottish Tour GNSR 49, HR 103, CR 123, NBR 256, 42143, 42196, 42277, 42699, 42879, 44978, 55260, 57375, 57581, 64569, 65323, 65345, 65905, 78026, 80092, 80110 & 80129 - Yes
11/06/62 ??? Z84 (County Durham Excursion) 61237 - -
11/06/62 ??? ? (Party Special) at least 46109 - -
11/06/62 SDRS ? South Devon Pheonix 5153 - -
10/06/62 BR ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
10/06/62 ??? ? ??? at least D5811 & D5827 - -
09/06/62 UTA ? (Sunday School Excursion) ? - -
09/06/62 SLS 104 Glasgow South Rail Tour 57581 - Yes
02/06-03/06/62 RCTS/SLS 1F78/291/1X76 Aberdeen Flyer Railtour GNSR 49, 46200, 46201, 60004, 60022 & 65345 - Yes
02/06/62 SLS 1Z15 Sutton Coldfield Centenary Steam Train Tour 48930 - Yes
02/06/62 SLS ? West Midlands Rail Tour DMU - Yes
27/05/62 SLPF ? ??? at least 54465 - -
26/05/62 M&GNJRS (4) ? ??? at least 43149 - Yes
26/05/62 GMRS 1F76 Forth Bridge Special 60004 & 60022 - Yes
26/05/62 SLPF ? Farewell to Steam 54465 - Yes
19/05/62 LCGB [18] ? Great Northern 60017 & 60066 - Yes
19/05/62 RCTS ? Seven Companies 41273 & 80117 - Yes
13/05/62 RCTS 1X50 East Midlander no.5 30925, 40646 & 90348 - Yes
13/05/62 BR ? (Circular Tour by Diesel Train to Ingleton & Morecambe) Did it run? - Yes
12/05/62 RCTS at least 1T05 Groby 58148, Groby Quarries loco No.2 & DMU - Yes
12/05/62 SLS ? (Caley 123 to Oban) CR123 & 256 - Yes
06/05/62 SLS ? (Last Brynmawr and Last Blaenavon LL Passenger Train) at least 6656 - Yes
05/05/62 SLS/MLS ? Durham Rail Tour Postponed to 13/10/62 - -
05/05/62 SLS ? (Garlieston) Did it run? or Postponed to 15/04/1963? - -
28/04/62 LCGB [17] ? Great Eastern Suburban (No.2) 65476 & 69621 - Yes
28/04/62 PRC ? Cornwall Minerals 4564 & 5531 - -
28/04/62 FRS 1Z29 ??? at least 6000 - -
28/04/62 RBAIRS ? ??? ? - -
27/04/62 Ian Allan ? (Ian Allan Locospotters Special) 34094 - -
26/04/62 Ian Allan ? (Doncaster Works) D90xx & 60022 - -
25/04/62 Ian Allan ? (Doncaster Works) Did it run? - -
20/04-23/04/62 BLS/SLS various Scottish Rambler CR 123, NBR 256, HR 103, GNSR 49, 46463, 46464, 54465, 56347, 64786, D5339, D8028 - Yes
20/04/62 G.R. Lockie ? (Ramblers Special) & add-on tour class 31? & D5544 - -
14/04/62 SLS 1X47 Tour of Seven Branch Lines GNR 1247, 40026 & 40646 - Yes
08/04/62 RA ? Special Ramblers' Daffodil and Primrose Diesel Excursion Did it run? - -
07/04/62 LCGB [16] ? Great Eastern Suburban (No.1) 65476 & 69621 - Yes
04/04/62 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
01/04/62 BRPS ? Blue Belle 55, 488 & 1247 - Yes
31/03/62 RCTS ? Great Eastern Commemorative Steam Railtour 11168, 65567 & 70003 - Yes
31/03/62 GRS ? (Swindon Area Tour) 1658 - -
25/03/62 REC ? South London 30199 - Yes
17/03/62 BURIWS ? Birmingham Suburban Railtour DMU - -
11/03/62 RGSMRC ? (Doncaster Works) ? - -
10/03/62 BR ? (Football Special) 46123 - -
25/02/62 LCGB [15] ? Kentish Venturer 30782, 30926, 31263 & 31690 - Yes
03/02/62 SLS ? Farewell to Peebles - A Pleasant Railway Byway at least 57550 & 64587 - Yes
03/02/62 ??? ? (?Football Special?) at least 31412 - -
20/01/62 RCTS 1X76 Stainmore Limited 76049 & 77003 - Yes
07/01/62 HR ? Solent Coaster 30901 - -
06/01/62 ?BR? ? (Football Special) ? - -


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