The Railtour Files - 1967

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
26/12/67 BR ? (Football Special) 70013 - -
09/12/67 LCGB ? South London Suburban D6584 & E6018 - Yes
02/12/67 GWS ? (Empty Stock Move) 1466 & 6998 - -
25/11/67 MRTS 1Z29 Lancs & Yorks Rambler / Mancunian 60019 - Yes
25/11/67 RCTS ? Three Spires Railtour DMU - Yes
19/11/67 BLS ? East Kent Railtour D6585 & D6595 - Yes
18/11/67 ARES ? Palatine D5208, 4472, 43088 & 73069 - -
04/11/67 RCTS 1F10 or 1F50 A4 to Edinburgh 60019 - -
04/11/67 GNSRA ? (Brake Van Tour) ? - -
31/10/67 BR ? (Demolition Special) D2071 - -
29/10/67 RVRS/LCGB ? Mode Wheel Railtour 51218 & ex-MSC 0-6-0T no. 67 - -
28/10/67 RCTS 1T34 Border Limited D145, 44690, 44767, 45196, 45295 & 4498 - Yes
28/10/67 MRTS/SVRS ? Preservation Special at least 45411, 45562, 70013 & 73040 - Yes
28/10/67 BR (LMR) ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
28/10/67 ARES 1Z74 and/or 1Z77 Palatine Postponed to 18/11/67 - -
26/10/67 (or
26/10/68?)
??? ? Moorlander at least 4472 - -
22/10/67 SCTS ? South Eastern Rambler D6529 & 4TC 422 - Yes
21/10/67 RCTS ? East London Rail Tour No.4 DMU - Yes
15/10/67 SLS ? Carlisle Kingmoor Tour E3081 & 70013 - Yes
14/10/67 WRS ? South Wales Railtour No.1 DMU - -
14/10/67 LCGB 1T80 Castle to Carlisle Railtour 7029, 43121 & 92091 - -
14/10/67 RCTS/REC ? Doncaster Decoy Rail Tour Did it run (was it postponed to 05/10/1968)? - -
14/10/67 A4LS ? Broadsman Did it run? - -
08/10/67 Ian Allan ? Silver Jubilee 7029 - -
07/10/67 NMGSRS ? Northman Railtour 44758, 70013 'River Esk' & 'River Mite' - Yes
07/10/67 NNR ? Fenlands Rambler DMU - Yes
07/10/67 RSS ? Edinburgh Area Railtour DMU - Yes
07/10/67 RCTS ? Grimsby & Immingham Rail Tour ? - Yes
07/10/67 ? ? (Kingsmuir Branch Farewell) DMU - Yes
07/10/67 JRS 1Z45 South Yorkshireman No.8 45562 & 45593 - Yes
01/10/67 A4PS 1F50 Splendour of Steam Railtour D????, D1578, 7029 & 4498 - Yes
01/10/67 GWS ? ??? ? - -
01/10/67 Ian Allan ? (A Castle from Kings Cross....to York) Did it run? (likely cancelled) - -
30/09-01/10/67 TRPS? ? Special Train to Talyllyn Railway AC Electric(s) & DMU - -
30/09/67 A4PS 1F50 Splendour of Steam Railtour D1503, 7029 & 4498 - Yes
24/09/67 SLS ? Carlisle Kingmoor Tour Postponed to 15/10/67 - Yes
23/09/67 GMRS/AP ? Cathedrals Express D5544, D5665 & 4472 - Yes
23/09/67 RCTS ? Border Limited

Postponed to 28/10/67

- -
17/09/67 Ian Allan ? (A Castle from Kings Cross....to Leeds) 7029 , Bagnall 0-4-0ST (Works No. 2702 of 1943) & Hunslet Engine Co. 0-6-0 diesel 1697 of 1932 - 'John Alcock' (ex-LMS 7401 & 7051) - Yes
17/09/67 WDBC ? ??? Did it run? - -
16/09/67 JRS ? South Yorkshireman No.8

Postponed to 07/10/67

- -
10/09/67 GMRS ? Newcastle Railtour D1519, 7029 & 60103 - Yes
09/09/67 GMRS ? Newcastle Railtour D1994, 7029, 60103 & 62005 - Yes
09/09/67 RPSI ? Cuchulainn Rail Tour ? - Yes
02/09/67 SLS/MLS 1T90 Furness Railtour D2124, D3412 & 45134 - Yes
27/08/67 A4LS ? On Tour From Leeds Railtour 4498 - Yes
26/08/67 BR ? Grand Scottish Tour ?No.3? Did it run? - -
20/08/67 A4LS ? At Work on the LNER Railtour 4498 - Yes
19/08/67 BR ? (Special Train) ? - Yes
05/08/67 LCGB ? Warrington & Widnes Brake Van Railtour 76077 - -
29/07/67 RCTS ? Ten Counties Scenic Rail Tour DMU - -
23/07/67 A4LS ? ??? ????? & 4498 - Yes
23/07/67 MTRS ? Welsh Borderman Did it run? - -
16/07/67 RCTS 1Z44 A4 to Glasgow Rail Tour 60019 & class 20 - Yes
15/07/67 BR ? (Old Oak Common Depot Open Day Shuttles) DMU - -
09/07/67 CFA/GMRS ? Chester Festival Flyer at least steam: 4472 - -
02/07/67 BR ? Farewell to Southern Steam 35007 & 35008 - Yes
02/07/67 BR at least SPL2 Farewell to Southern Steam No.2 35028 - -
02/07/67 SLS 1Z15 (Electric/Steam Tour) 70038 & AC Electric(s) - -
02/07/67 BR ? Farewell To Southern Steam No.3 Cancelled - -
02/07/67 BR ? Farewell To Southern Steam No.4 Cancelled - -
25/06/67 BPPS ? ??? Cancelled - -
24/06/67 ?GWS? ? (Taplow Open Day Shuttles) 6106 - -
18/06/67 RCTS at least SPL 12 Farewell to Southern Steam Tour 34023, 34089, 34108, 35013, 73029 & 80146 - Yes
17/06/67 RM 1X17 Hadrian Flyer D9005 & 4472 - -
17/06/67 RM 1X17 Railway Magazine Charter D9004 & 4472 - -
17/06/67 GWS ? (Cholsey & Wallingford Shuttles) DMU - -
11/06/67 ??? ? (Tour "B" Talyllyn and Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railways) ? - Yes
11/06/67 WRS ? Farewell to Steam on the L.S.W.R. 34004, 34023, 35013, 35030, 73085, 80146, E3113 & E3119 - Yes
10/06/67 SLS/MLS 1Z21 Ashington Rail Tour NCB39, 45428 & 45562 - Yes
10/06/67 BT 1Z13 ??? at least 45697 - -
10/06/67 ARES ? ??? Cancelled - -
08/06/67 BLS ? (Brake Van Trip) ? - -
03/06 & 04/06/67 A4LS ? No. 4498 "Sir Nigel Gresley" on tour on the "Southern" 4498, 34023, 34087 & 41320 - Yes
03/06/67 (private) ? Dorset Limited 34034, 35007 & 35030 - Yes
03/06/67 LCGB ? Thames - Tyne Limited Rail Tour E3184, 4472, 70039 & 45562 - Yes
??/06/67 BRS ? (Lowca Light Railway) 2x USC 0-4-0 (diesel shunters) - -
29/05/67 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least D6821 - -
27/05/67 BR (ScR) ? Grand Scottish Tour No.2 D276, D2434, D7612 & D7614 - Yes
21/05/67 RVRS/LCGB ? Trafford Park Railtour 51218 - -
20/05/67 SLS 3Z08 Three Dales D5160 & 62005 - -
20/05/67 A4LPS ? No.4498 "Sir Nigel Gresley on tour in Scotland 4498 - -
14/05/67 LCGB ? Calais-Lille Railtour GB : D3670, E5007, E6028 & E6029
F : 040D549, 141R189, 231G42 & 242TA115
- Yes
07/05/67 LCGB ? Dorset Coast Express 34021, 34023, 35003, 73029, 76026 & 80011 - Yes
06/05/67 RCTS 1Z06 North Eastern No.3 Rail Tour 45562 & D6778 - Yes
06/05/67 GMRS ? ??? ? - -
06/05/67 MMLF ? 'Maid Marian' Special(s) at least 'Maid Marian' - -
30/04/67 ANS ? Michaelangelo Railtour 4472, 68006 & 68012 - Yes
30/04/67 SLS ? Farewell to the Former L.N.W.R.'s Cromford & High Peak Railway 68006 & 68012 - -
29/04/67 RCTS 1Z50 Wrexham, Mold & Connah's Quay Railway Rail Tour 42616, 42647, 48697 & 92058 - Yes
29/04/67 REC ? ??? Cancelled - -
22/04/67 MRT 1X50 Derbyshire Dawdler 3442 & 45593 - -
22/04/67 FRS/Ian Allan ? ??? Did it run? - -
17/04/67 ? ? (Brake Van Tour) ? - -
16/04/67 ERS 1X75 LNER Preservation Tour E3103,  3442, 4472 & 45377 - -
16/04/67 GLC ? ??? Cancelled - -
15/04/67 HCLG ? Wessex Wanderer Railtour (using service trains) ? - Yes
15/04/67 LCGB 1X05 Worth Valley Railway Centenary Special Did it run? - -
09/04/67 LCGB ? Hampshire Branch Lines 30064, 30069, 34025, 34057, 35023, 41320, 73093, 76031, 77014 & 80151 - Yes
08/04/67 JRS 1X37 South Yorkshireman No.7 45593 - Yes
08/04/67 CCFC ? (Football Special) ? - -
04/04/67 62CS ? (Charlestown Branch Brake Van Tour) D6846 - -
01/04/67 A4LS ? Inaugural Run of Sir Nigel Gresley 4498 - Yes
? 01/04/67 ?
(?25/03/67?)
RSS ? ??? (or is this in error and actually the BLS/SLS 'Edinburgh District Tour' tour of March 27th?) at least D5317 - -
01/04/67 MRS ? Afon Llwyd DMU - -
01/04/67 ??? ? ??? Cancelled - -
01/04/67 (private) ? ??? Cancelled - -
01/04/67 RCTS ? Vectis Stock & Hampshire Rail Tour Cancelled - -
27/03/67 BLS/SLS 2Z20 Scottish Rambler No.6/Edinburgh District Tour (Day 3) D5317 - Yes
26/03/67 BLS/SLS ? Scottish Rambler No.6 (Day 2) 42274, 43121, 70032 & 92009 - Yes
25/03/67 MRTS ? Hants & Dorset Branch Flyer 30064, 34004, 41320 & 80151 - Yes
25/03/67 BR 1X19 Grand Scottish Tour No.1 D368, D1973, D5070, D5122, D5127, 44997 & 60009 - Yes
24/03/67 BLS/SLS ? Scottish Rambler No.6 (Day 1) ? - Yes
19/03/67 RCTS 1T55 Lancastrian Rail Tour 70015 - Yes
19/03/67 SCTS (29) ? Southern Rambler
(Last Steam Train to Brighton and Eastbourne)
E6016 & 34108 - Yes
12/03/67 LP(S)L ? Marquess Goes South South West D6544, E600x, 3442 & 80151 - Yes
11/03/67 LUPTS ? Caledonian Cancelled - -
05/03/67 RCTS ? Tour of North Eastern Depots DMU - Yes
05/03/67 LCGB ? Surrey Downsman 34087, 34102 & 75077 - Yes
05/03/67 SLS 1Z65 & 1Z66 Farewell to the G.W.R. Birmingham - Birkenhead Service 7029, 44680, 92203 & 92234 - Yes
04/03/67 Ian Allan 1X82 & 1X83 Birkenhead Flyer Railtour & Zulu Railtour
(two trains)
4079, 7029, 73026, 73035, D1028 & 2x D70xx - Yes
04/03/67 M&GNJRS ? East Anglian Branch Farewell Railtour DMU - Yes
04/03/67 SLS ? Farewell to the Midland Peak Line DMU - -
04/03/67 SLS/MLS 1T75 High Peak Railtour D2379, D2383, 42079, 68006 & 68012 - Yes
04/03/67 WFC ? (Football Special) ? - -
26/02/67 LCGB ? Severn and Dee Rail Tour E3035, E3130, 7029, 44944 & 92026 - Yes
25/02/67 JLPS 1X45 Border Countryman 43106 & 45562 - Yes
20/02/67 MCRS ? (Brake Van Tour, Millerhill - Penicuik) D7602 - -
19/02/67 LCGB/RVRS ? L & Y Pug Rail Tour 51218 - Yes
18/02/67 BTEC/LCGB 1T50 Liverpool & Warrington Area Rail Tour 45015 & 46520 - Yes
18/02/67 ?BR? ? (Football Specials) - 5 trains at least D5660, D5685, 2x class 37 & 2x class 47 - -
05/02/67 LCGB ? South Western Suburban Railtour 34077, 34100, 77014, 76033, 76058 & 80145 - Yes
04/02/67 REC ? (Special Train for Annual Dinner) 30072 - -
28/01/67 BR ? (Football Special) ? - -
28/01/67 BR ? (Football Special) ? - -
28/01/67 WFC ? (Football Special) ? - -
23/01/67 ??? 1F77 ??? at least D9007 - -
22/01/67 LCGB at least SPL3 Bridport Belle Railtour 34013, 34057, 34102, 35030, 41295, 41320 & D6541 Yes Yes


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