The Railtour Files - 1966

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
31/12/66 LCGB ? Isle of Wight Steam Farewell Rail Tour W24, W31, 34013, 73043 & 73065 - Yes
10/12/66 LCGB ? Reunion Rail Tour 34089, 73020, 75075, E6006 & E6017 - Yes
03/12/66 LCGB ? Rossendale Forester Rail Tour 42644 & 46437 - Yes
03/12/66 ??? ? (Football Special) D34 - -
03/12/66 JLPS at least 1X20 ??? D5185, 45562 & 45593 - -
03/12/66 BR (ScR) ? Last B1 Excursion 61278 - -
?12/11 or 26/11/66? MRTS 1T55 Three Counties Special 41204, 42644, 47202, 47383 & 68006 - -
20/11/66 WDB 1X36 ??? 35026 - -
13/11/66 SCTS (28) ? West Country Special 34019, 35023 & 73065 - Yes
12/11/66 LCGB ? Shakespearian Rail Tour 7029, 34015, 35023, 70004 & DMU - Yes
12/11/66 RCTS ? Waverley 60019 - -
?12/11 or 26/11/66? MRTS 1T55 Three Counties Special 41204, 42644, 47202, 47383 & 68006 - -
05/11/66 BR (ScR) ? Last V2 Excursion 60836 - Yes
05/11/66 ARES ? North Briton CANCELLED - -
30/10/66 BWRE ? ??? CANCELLED - -
29/10/66 RCTS 1Z18 Stoke-on-Trent Area Brake Van Tour 41204 - Yes
29/10/66 UTA ? (Special Day Excursion by Last Steam Hauled Passenger Train) ? - -
22/10/66 LUPTS 1T50 Wirral and Mersey Special 42223, 42942, 45015 & 70004 - Yes
22/10/66 ARES ? Elizabethan 4472 & 35026 - Yes
22/10/66 RSS ? ??? 65288 - -
22/10/66 SLS/MLS ? ??? CANCELLED? - -
22/10/66 RCTS/SLS ? ??? CANCELLED - -
16/10/66 LCGB ? Dorset & Hants Railtour 34019, 34023, 76026 & 77014 - Yes
15/10/66 DWW ? Steam Again to the West Country D866, 35023 & 35026 - Yes
15/10/66 REC ? Tyneside Tourer DMU - Yes
09/10/66 SCTS (27) ? Four Counties Special 30072, 34052, 35023 & 80154 - Yes
09/10/66 MRS ? Dorsetonian CANCELLED - -
09/10/66 GLC ? Bullied Commemorative CANCELLED - -
08/10/66 LCGB 1X50 Crab Commemorative Rail Tour 42942, 45336 & 90076 - Yes
08/10/66 GMRS 1X06 ??? at least 4472 - -
08/10/66 BR (ScR) ? Blue Peter Excursion 60532 - -
08/10/66 RCTS ? W.M. & C.Q.R. Centenary Rail Tour Did it run? - -
08/10/66 ARES ? Elizabethan Postponed to 22/10/1966 - -
02/10/66 GRT 1Z08 Wansbeck Piper 43000 & 43063 - -
02/10/66 SLS at least 1X50 & 1X82 Pennine Rail Tour D225, E3010, E3179, 45292, 45593 & 70004 - Yes
02/10/66 MRTS ? ??? CANCELLED - -
02/10/66 PRS ? ??? CANCELLED - -
01/10/66 GWS 1Z10 North Cornwall Lines Farewell Tour DMU - -
01/10/66 RCTS 1X28 Notts. & Yorks. Rail Tour D5586 & 44825 - Yes
01/10/66 IRS - (Finedon No.6 Pit Farewell Tour) at least 86 (?Peckett 1871 of 1934?) & 87 - -
24/09-25/09/66 TRPS at least 1X82 Talyllyn Special - Last Steam Throughout at least D1733, 7029, 75002 & 75029 - -
24/09/66 LCGB at least 1Z36 Conway Valley Rail Tour 42574, 42644, 42942, 70004, E3026 & E3110 - -
24/09/66 RCTS 1T54 South Lancashire Rail Tour 45154 - Yes
24/09/66 JRS ? South Yorkshireman No.6 Rail Tour at least 45565 - -
24/09/66 MRS ? ??? Did it run? - -
24/09/66 A Turk ? County of Hants CANCELLED - -
17/09/66 GWS 1X85 Cookham Manor Rail Tour 7808 - Yes
17/09/66 LP(S) ? Flying Scotsman Goes South 80016, 80152 & 4472 - -
11/09/66 SLS ? Farewell to the GWR Pannier Tanks 9610 & 9630 - Yes
11/09/66 RCTS ? B4 Dock Tank CANCELLED - -
10/09/66 GMRS ? Farnborough Flyer at least 4472 - -
?10/09/66? ?MRL? ? ??? at least 3442 - -
10/09/66 GWS ? Two Rivers Tour Did it run? - -
03/09-04/09/66 SWRS at least 1X75 Granite City E3136, 45593, 60019, 60024, 60532, 60836 & 70032 - Yes
03/09/66 BR (ScR) ? (A4 Farewell Tour) 60019 & 73153 - -
03/09/66 LCGB ? Great Central Rail Tour E26021, 35030, 61131 & 61173 - -
03/09/66 LH&AS ? (Last Trip on the Great Central Railway from Leicester (Central) to Aylesbury& Back) CANCELLED - -
03/09/66 SLS/MLS ? ??? Postponed to 22/10/1963 then CANCELLED? - -
03/09/66 NDLS ? ??? CANCELLED - -
28/08/66 BR ? (Ramsgate Day Excursion) DMU - -
27/08/66 RSS ? J36 Rail Tour 65345 - -
27/08/66 SLS ? Farewell to the GCR DMU - -
27/08/66 ??? ? (Service Train) 60532 - -
21/08/66 ARES ? Holyhead & Brymbo Special 9610, 9630 & 60532 - Yes
21/08/66 ??? ? (Troop Train) D6720 - -
20/08/66 LCGB ? Cheshire Cat (No.2) Rail Tour 46517 - -
14/08/66 LCGB ? A2 Commemorative Rail Tour 60532 & 70004 - -
13/08/66 RCTS at least 1X21 Great Central Rail Tour 34002, 48197, 61131, E26053 - -
13/08/66 WARS ? Wigan Area Brake Van Tour 42968 - -
10/08/66 BR (WR) 1X05 (Mystery Excursion) D7089 - -
06/08/66 LCGB/BLS ? Hundred of Wirral Rail Tour 1638 & 42942 - -
31/07/66 CAG Spiller ? ??? CANCELLED - -
23/07/66 ??? ? (Keswick Convention Special) at least 46426 & 46458 - -
15/07/66 ??? ? Waverley Wanderer ? - -
11/07/66 ??? ? Waverley Wanderer ? - -
09/07/66 REC ? Collier Railtour at least 44825 - -
03/07/66 LCGB at least SPL1 Green Arrow Rail Tour 34002, 34100, 41298 & 45493 - Yes
03/07/66 ARES ? Shap & Gill Climber CANCELLED - -
26/06/66 SCTS (26) 1X08 Devonshire Rambler 34002, 34100 & 35023 - Yes
25/06/66 ARES ? ??? CANCELLED - -
24/06-26/06/66 WRS at least 1X20 & 1X50 Aberdonian Rail Tour 4472, 35026, 45104, 45581, 60024, 60813, 64570, 64618 & 92113 - Yes
18/06/66 PRC ? Plymouth Area Brake Van Tour D2177 & D2178 - -
12/06/66 LCGB ? ??? at least 7029 - -
12/06/66 PRC ? ??? DMU - -
11/06/66 LCGB ? (Brake Van Trip - Kearsley Branch) at least 45381 - -
07/06/66 MNLPS ? Wessex Merchantman CANCELLED - -
05/06/66 SCTS ? Surrey Rambler 34089, 35028 & 80154 - Yes
04/06/66 LCGB ? Fellsman 44767, 45593, 45596, 70004, D302, E3169 & E3174 - -
04/06/66 GMRS 1X44 (throughout?) ??? at least 4472 - -
04/06/66 BR (LMR) ? (Rugby Rail Week Special Train) ? - -
30/05/66 BR (LMR) ? (Rugby Rail Week Special Train) ? - -
22/05/66 ??? ? Last Train to Inverbervie class 08 diesel & 64547 - -
21/05/66 RCTS 1T07 East Midlander No.9 43026 & 92077 - Yes
21/05/66 BYTS ? Hampshire Explorer 30073, 34006 & 77014 - -
21/05/66 A4PS ? East Coast Ltd 60024 - Yes
15/05/66 LCGB / RM ? Picardy & Somme Rail Tours - 2 trains BR : D4102, E5005 & E6029
SNCF : 141R334, 141R476, 141R686 & 231E22
- Yes
14/05/66 RCTS ? Central Wales Scenic Tour DMU - Yes
14/05/66 LCGB ? Cheshire Cat (No.1) Rail Tour 46517 - -
07/05/66 REC ? Solway Railtour 43006 - -
07/05/66 BR ? (Harrow Rail Week Special Train) ? - -
07/05/66 Ian Allan ? (Paddington to Penzance Non-Stop and Penzance to Waterloo) D823 & D1010 - Yes
07/05/66 RCTS ? Vale of Rheidol Scenic Rail Tour CANCELLED - Yes
07/05/66 SFCSC ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
01/05/66 ??? ? White Rose - May Day Expedition to York at least 4472 - -
30/04-01/05/66 FRS/Ian Allan ? (A.G.M. Special) D1744, 44872, 75020 & 75021 - -
30/04/66 RCTS at least SPL3 Longmoor WD195, WD196, WD600, WD878, 31639, 31791 & 73114 - Yes
30/04/66 JRS ? South Yorkshireman No.5 45593 & 70035 - Yes
26/04/66 BR 1X14 (Troop Special) Did it run? - Yes
26/04/66 BR 1X68 (Senior Citizen Special) Did it run? - Yes
24/04/66 LCGB ? PUL/PAN Farewell Rail Tour EMU - Yes
23/04/66 RCTS 1X75 St George Rail Tour 46519, 78036, 42727 - -
23/04/66 ARES 1X50 Waverley Special 45565, 60528, 60824 & 60836 - -
22/04/66 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - Yes
22/04/66 BR ? (Sandown Park Races Specials) Did they run? - Yes
16/04/66 LCGB 1T55 Cotton Spinner Rail Tour 47202 & 82003 - Yes
16/04/66 RCTS ? Longmoor WD195, WD600, 31411, 31639 & 77014 - Yes
16/04/66 WRS ? Cambrian Tour 45287, 75014 & 75020 - -
16/04/66 ??? ? Flying Scotsman Anniversary Special 4472 - -
11/04/66 BLS/SLS/SLPF ? Scottish Rambler No.5 65345, 65914 & 90386 - Yes
10/04/66 BLS/SLS/SLPF ? Scottish Rambler No.5 61342 - Yes
09/04/66 BLS/SLS/SLPF ? Scottish Rambler No.5 D6115, 60532, 60919, 61407 & 64620 - Yes
08/04/66 BLS/SLS/SLPF at least 300 Scottish Rambler No.5 77005 - Yes
03/04/66 LCGB ? Wilts & Hants Rail Ttour 31411, 31639 & 33006 - Yes
03/04/66 ERS ? Midland Enterprise 3 D100, D1701 & 70012 - Yes
02/04/66 DWW ? Steam Again Over Honiton Rail Tour D7069, 34006 & 34032 - Yes
02/04/66 SLS/MLS 1T90 Lakes & Fells Rail Tour 4472, 45596, 46426 & 46458 - Yes
01/04/66 RM 1F27 (Troop Train) Did it run? - -
01/04/66 ??? ? (Schools Extra) Did it run? - -
01/04/66 ??? ? Fairways & Swinford Spring Cruise Did it run? - -
01/04/66 ??? ? No Passport Did it run? - -
28/03/66 ??? ? (Schools Extra) Did it run? - -
27/03/66 LCGB ? A4 Commemorative Rail Tour D7048 & 60024 - Yes
27/03/66 SLS at least 1Z27 Farewell to GWR Locos & L&YR 2-6-0s 6697, 42727 & 45250 - Yes
26/03/66 RCTS 1X76 Eight Counties Rail Tour D5016, E26000, E3093, 45596, 48467 & 61302 - Yes
26/03/66 A4LPS ? Victory Rail Tour 60024 & 73114 - -
26/03/66 RVRS ? (Tour of NCB Walkden) NCB 'Sir Robert' - -
26/03/66 ??? 1X38 & 1Z10 (Day Excursions) Did they run? - -
26/03/66 ??? ? (Troop Train) Did it run? - -
26/03/66 BR ? (Football Specials) Did they run? - -
24/03/66 ??? ? (Combined Women's Organisations Excursion) Did it run? - -
23/03/66 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
20/03/66 RCTS ? Solent Rail Tour 30064, 30073, 31639, 34013, 34089, 75070 & 80154 - -
19/03/66 LCGB ? New Forester 30064, 30073 & 33006 - Yes
19/03/66 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
19/03/66 Ian Allan ? ??? Did it run? - -
12/03/66 WRS ? Hampshireman CANCELLED - -
12/03/66 BR ? (Hockey Specials) - 16 trains at least D27, D133, D137, D156, D852, D1588, D1687, D1739, D1772, D1779, D1781, D6583, D7069 & 45287 - -
06/03/66 RCTS ? Somerset & Dorset Farewell D7014, 34013, 34057, 35028, 41249 & 41283 - Yes
06/03/66 SLS ? Last Passenger Train on the Bath - Templecombe - Bournemouth Section 41249, 48706, 80043 & DMU - Yes
06/03/66 WDBC 1T70 A4 Tour 47521 & 60019 - -
05/03/66 LCGB ? Somerset & Dorset 34006, 34057, 35028, 41249 & 41307 - Yes
05/03/66 GWS ? ??? 48706 - -
05/03/66 BR ? (Football Special) Blue Pullman - -
05/03/66 OURS ? ??? (this was a service train not a railtour) 48760 - -
05/03/66 ?BR? ? (Football Specials) at least D131 - -
27/02/66 LCGB at least 1X06 Dorset Belle 34057, 35028, 41284 & 41301 - Yes
20/02/66 SCTS ? Southdown Venturer D6543, 31411 & 34013 - Yes
12/02/66 WFC ? (Football Specials) - 3 trains D255, D329 & Blue Pullman - -
12/02/66 LCGB 2Z22 Push and Pull Farewell Rail Tour 41286 - Yes
12/02/66 WRS ? Midlander Tour D5011, 43002 & 45031 - -
12/02/66 ??? ? ??? ? - -
12/02/66 ??? ? Borrowash Farewell Special Did it run? - -
05/02/66 LCGB ? Push and Pull Farewell Rail Tour (repeat) 41286 - Yes
05/02/66 BR ? (Watford Railway Week) service trains? - Yes
29/01/66 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
16/01/66 LCGB ? S15 Commemorative Rail Tour 30073, 30837 & 31639 - Yes
09/01/66 LCGB ? S15 Commemorative Rail Tour (repeat) 30073, 30837 & 31639 - Yes
08/01/66 (private) ? Last Steam Train to Exeter 34001 & 34015 - Yes
02/01/66 RCTS ? Somerset & Dorset Rail Tour 31639, 35011, 34015, 41307, 41283, 48309 & 82019 - Yes
02/01/66 SLS ? ??? Postponed to 06/03/1966 - -
01/01/66 LCGB ? Mendip Merchantman D864, 35011, 41283, 41307, 48309, 48760 & 92243 - Yes


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