The Railtour Files - 1969

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
23/12/69 J&S ? (Day Excursion) Did it run? - -
20/12/69 LTFC ? (Football Charter) 1688 - -
29/11/69 SLS/MLS ? Woodhead Electric Rail Tour 5697 & E26049 - Yes
22/11/69 RCTS ? Reunion Rail Tour DMU - -
08/11/69 LCGB ? Essex Wanderer DEMU - Yes
08/11/69 ?BR? ? (Football Special) Did it Run? - -
01/11/69 BR ? (Football Special) 1989 - Yes
25/10/69 BLS ? Deepdale Railtour DMU - Yes
18/10/69 BR (WR) ? Rail Enthusiasts Tour DMU - Yes
18/10/69 LTFC 1Z71 (Football Special) 5183 & 5184 - -
18/10/69 LTFC 1Z70 (Football Special) 41, 5213,  6552, 6555 & 7651 - -
18/10/69 RSS ? ??? DMU - Yes
11/10/69 BR ? (Football Charter) 1575 - -
11/10/69 RCTS/LCGB ? Festiniog Rail Tour DMU - Yes
04/10/69 RCTS ? Lincolnshire Coast Rail Tour DMU - Yes
04/10/69 WRC 1L18 Cheshire Sheaf DMU   -
04/10/69 LCGB ? (Bowater Railway - Handing Over Ceremony) ?   -
27/09/69 RCTS 1Z37 Keighley & Worth Valley and Middleton Railways DMU Tour 54 (68153), 72 (30064), 'Henry de Lacy II' & DMU - Yes
27/09/69 G-G 1A54 Gilks-Grenside Educational Special No. 6 DMU - Yes
27/09/69 TRPS? ? Special Train on the occasion of the Society AGM 5050, 5089 & E3186 - -
27/09/69 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
20/09/69 BR 1Z10 (Day Excursion) 46, 211, 5056 & 5146 - -
20/09/69 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
20/09/69 M&GNJRS ? Dart Valley Limited ? - -
13/09/69 BR ? Scottish Grand Tour No. 9 5071, 5117, 5120 & 5342 - Yes
03/09/69 BR ? (Football Specials) 8081 & 8083 - -
31/08/69 FSE/LNER ? (Flying Scotsman Summer Tour) steam: 4472 - -
30/08/69 BLS ? Fife Railtour DMU - -
30/08/69 BR ? (Football Special) Did it run? - -
24/08/69 KWVRPS ? District Line Centenary Tour Q-Stock - Yes
24/08/69 BR 1Z62 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1922 - -
24/08/69 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) at least 1929 - -
24/08/69 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) at least 1665 - -
23/08/69 RCTS 1Z10 Bulmers and Welsh Border Rail Tour DMU - Yes
20/08/69 BBR/YDRS ? Last Train to Grassington Did it run? - -
17/08/69 RCTS ? (Esholt Sewage Works, Bradford) at least 'Nellie' - Yes
03/08/69 LNER 1Z80 ??? 847 - -
27/07/69 S&DC ? (Tour to the Bluebell Line) DMU - Yes
12/07/69 ?BR? ? (Cricklewood Open Day - Steam Hauled Trip) steam: 7029? - -
12/07/69 WRC ? Bidston Docker - Brakevan Tour ? - -
05/07/69 BPPS ? Longmoor Downsman 1991, 6552, E6042 & steam: AD600 - Yes
01/07/69 BR ? (Investiture of HRH Prince Charles) Did it run? - -
29/06/69 NELPG ? North Eastern 'Peak' diesel & steam: 4472 - -
28/06/69 BR ? (Troop Train) at least 6965 - -
21/06/69 FSE 1G20 (Round Tour To Cleethorpes) 6710 & steam: 4472 - Yes
21/06/69 BC ? ??? DMU - -
15/06/69 ??? ? ??? Did it run? - -
14/06/69 SLS ? Ripley, Wirksworth and Midland Branch Lines Tour DMU - Yes
08/06/69 FSS/HMRS ? Hull to Edinburgh by 'Flying Scotsman' at least steam: 4472 - Yes
07/06/69 GWS 1Z10 ??? DMU - -
07/06/69 WRS ? ??? DMU - -
07/06/69 BR ? Scottish Grand Tour No.8 275 - Yes
04/06/69 NALGO ? (Day Excursion) Did it run? - -
01/06/69 FSE ? Grand Tour of the North steam: 4472 - Yes
01/06/69 BR ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
31/05/69 RCTS 1Z15 Cheddar Valley Scenic Rail Tour DMU - Yes
27/05/69 CAA/FSS ? (Flying Scotsman to Cleethorpes) at least steam: 4472 - Yes
26/05/69 BR ? (Whitsuntide Monday Excursion) 89 & 181 - Yes
24/05/69 BR (WR) ? Western Branch Line Tour DMU - Yes
24/05/69 GNSRA ? Formartine & Buchan Excursion 5323 - Yes
24/05/69 BRS 1T92 Furnessman 5282, 2x USC 0-4-0 (diesel shunters) & steam: NCB 0-6-0ST 'Amazon' - -
21/05/69 DVLR ? (Re-opening Special) steam: 4555 & 4612 - -
18/05/69 LCGB ? Forets Du Nord Railtour various including SNCF: BB16538 & steam : 141R 338 & 141R 680 - Yes
17/05/69 FSE ? Special to Bressingham Gardens steam: 4472 - Yes
17/05/69 SLS ? Grand Diamond Jubilee Railtour D804 & D868 - Yes
10/05/69 BLS ? ??? ex-D2203? - -
10/05/69 ??? ? (Empty Coaching Stock) class 40 & steam: 4472 - -
10/05/69 SLS ? Tam o'Shanter Rail Tour DMU - -
10/05/69 MRS ? ??? ? - -
09/05 & 11/05/69 BR 1Z11 (Football Special) ? - -
04/05/69 RCTS 1Z05 ??? at least steam: 4472 - -
03/05/69 RCTS ? Cambrian Scenic Rail Tour 348 - -
03/05/69 (private) ? South Eastern DEMU - Yes
03/05/69 LCGB ? Manchester Terminals Farewell Railtour DMU - Yes
03/05/69 BR ? (Merrymaker Excursion) 313, E3174 & E3190 - -
26/04-27/04/69 RPSI ? 'Brian Boru' Railtour ? - -
20/04/69 LCGB ? Woodpecker Rail Tour D847, D855, E6101 & steam: 6000 - Yes
19/04/69 RCTS ? Forester Rail Tour DMU - Yes
13/04/69?
29/06/69
NELPG ? North Eastern 'Peak' diesel & steam: 4472 - -
05/04/69 BR ? Scottish Grand Tour No.7 5352 & 5357 - Yes
05/04/69 SLS ? Tallyllyn Railway Tour 1969 ? - Yes
04/04 & ??/??/69 NF18PG ? (18 Plus Special) at least 6561 & 6577 - -
xx/04/69 BLS ? Carlisle Goods Lines Railtour class 08 - -
30/03/69 FSE ? No.4 Mystery Tour steam: 4472 - Yes
29/03/69 FSE ? No.3 Mystery Tour ????? & steam : 4472 - Yes
22/03/69 G-G ? (Educational Specials Numbers 4 & 5) DMU - Yes
22/03/69 WRC 1T65 Welshman Railtour DMU - Yes
22/03/69 BLS ? (Gloucestershire Railtour) DMU - -
15/03/69 SLS / MLS 1T90 Ravenglass & Rowrah Railtour R&ER ? & DMU - Yes
09/03/69 BR ? (Ramblers Excursion) EMU - -
08/03/69 M&GNJRS ? Worth Valley Limited DMU & D0226 - -
01/03/69 RCTS ? London Suburban Railtour DEMU - Yes
23/02/69 FSE ? No.2 Mystery Tour ? - Yes
22/02/69 FSE ? No.1 Mystery Tour 1545, 1869 & steam: 4472 - Yes
22/02/69 LCGB ? Liverpool Docker DMU - Yes
11/01/69 IRS ? ??? Stewarts & Lloyds Minerals No.44 - -
05/01/69 RCTS 1Z28 Farewell to the Waverley Route Rail Tour 9007 - Yes
04/01/69 ??? 1Z10 Waverley 9002 - -
04/01/69 BR 1Z30 Scottish Grand Tour No.6 250 & 1974 - Yes
04/01/69 BRS ? ??? at least class 26 - -
04/01/69 BPPS/LCGB ? Sussex Venturer Railtour 6565 & 20001 - Yes


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