The Railtour Files - 1970

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
19/12/70 BR ? (Football Special) Did it Run? - -
09/12/70 BR ? (Football Special) Did it Run? - -
05/12/70 YDRS ? (Christmas Shopper's Special) ? - -
05/12/70 BR ? (Football Special) Did it Run? - -
05/12/70 BR ? (Football Special) Did it Run? - -
21/11/70 RCTS ? Cotswold Edge Rail Tour DMU - Yes
21/11/70 BR ? (Football Special) 79 & 1624 - Yes
14/11/70 BR ? Day Excursion 307 & E3016 - -
14/11/70 WRC/GWS ? Somerset Rambler II DMU - Yes
08/11/70 LCGB ? Southern & North London Electric Train Tour 6532 & EMU - Yes
07/11/70 BR 1Z23 (Football Special) 1048 - -
31/10/70 ??? ? Central Wales Scenic Rail Tour 1752, 1929 & 6889 - -
31/10/70 BR (WR) ? Witney Wanderer DMU - Yes
24/10/70 BLS 1G07 Ouse & Aire Rail Tour DMU - Yes
17/10/70 RSS ? ??? DMU - Yes
17/10/70 RPSI ? Colmcille Rail Tour steam: 171 - -
10/10/70 BLS ? Plymouth Area Rail Tour DMU - -
10/10/70 BR ? (Football Special) 166 - Yes
03/10/70 LCGB/PRC/RCTS ? Exmoor Belle Rail Tour DMU - Yes
03/10/70 WLS ? Dartliner ? - -
03/10/70 TRPS ? (Day Excursion to the Cambrian Coast / A.G.M. Special) at least 5080, 5085 & E3133 - Yes
02/10-04/10/70 LCGB various Rhein-Mosel Railtour 5659, 140 231-2, 290 134-6 & steam: 001 073-6, 003 111-2 & 044 178-2, 055 647-2, 055 848-6 & 094 881-4 - Yes
26/09/70 RTS 1Z23 Bronte Pullman 1582 & 5150 - Yes
26/09/70 M&GNJRS ? Eastern Belle Did it run? - -
19/09/70 BR ? (Football Excursion) 7011 - -
19/09/70 RCTS ? Lakes Express Scenic Tour/Cruise 1111 - -
12/09/70 RTS ? London Termini DEMU - Yes
12/09/70 BLS/WRS ? Milk Branches Rail Tour DMU - Yes
05/09/70 BR ? Scottish Grand Tour No.11 261 & 364 - Yes
05/09/70 GNRSA ? Peterhead Farewell Excursion 5307 - -
31/08/70 BLS ? Elgin-Burghead Rail Tour DMU - Yes
30/08/70 BR ? Mystery Excursion DEMU - -
30/08/70 BR ? Mystery Excursion 1813 - -
30/08/70 BR ? (Cricket Special) EMU - -
30/08/70 WSRTT ? Atlantic Coast Limited 6558 & 6566 - -
29/08/70 BLS ? Glasgow South Rail Tour DMU - Yes
23/08/70 LNER / ANS ? Hereford Flyer ? - -
22/08/70 SRPS (2) / SLS ? Clansman 5350 & 5355 - Yes
16/08/70 BSCPF ? ??? ? - -
19/07/70 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 1634 - -
18/07/70 BR ? Day Excursion/Cruise (2 trains) 1831, 5241, 7652, E3004, E3076 & E3162 - -
05/07/70 BR ? (Enthusiast and Photographers Specials) DMU - Yes
04/07/70 BLS ? West Wales Railtour DMU - Yes
27/06/70 BR 1Z61 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1753 - -
25/06/70 NEL ? ??? ? - -
20/06/70 SB ? (Staff Special) 6505 & 6509 - -
18/06/70 BR? ? (Ascot Races  Ladies Day Special) ? - -
13/06/70 GNRSA ? Hedridean Express at least 5115 - -
06/06/70 LCGB ? Vale of Rheidol Rail Tour ??? - -
03/06/70 BR? ? (Derby Day Special) at least 5659 - -
31/05/70 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) DMU - -
31/05/70 YDRS ? Pennine Rail Cruise Did it run? - -
23/05/70 SRPS (1) ? Edinburgh Rambler Railtour 8102 & steam: 3 & 'Clydesmill No 3' - Yes
23/05/70 GWS ? Abington Festival 1970 (Special Train) ??? - -
23/05/70 RPSI ? Royal Meath Rail Tour Did it run? - -
17/05/70 RCTS 1Z20 East Anglian Rail Tour 9012 - Yes
16/05/70 M&GNJRS ? London Termini Did it run? - -
09/05/70 BR 1Z36 Scottish Grand Tour No.10 266 & 353 - Yes
09/05/70 LCGB ? Dart Valley Railtour 1593 & steam: 1638 & 4555 - Yes
09/05/70 SLS ? Ffestiniog Railway Tour Did it run? - -
02/05/70 Ian Allan ? Dart Valley Special Train 1024 & steam: 1420 & 1638 - Yes
02/05/70 BLS ? Crigglestone Railtour DMU - Yes
26/04/70 BR ? (Ramblers Special) DEMU - Yes
26/04/70 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 1823 - -
(?26/04?) 25/04/70 G-G ? (Educational Specials Numbers 7 & 8) Blue Pullman & DMU - Yes
25/04/70 FRS ? (Festiniog Railway AGM Special) at least 220, E3174, DMU & steam: 'Blanche' - Yes
19/04/70 BR ? (Crewe Electric Depot Open Day Shuttles) EMU - -
18/04/70 BR (WR) ? Rail Enthusiasts Branch Line Special DMU - Yes
18/04/70 R&ER ? Cumbrian Coast Express ? - ?
11/04/70 RCTS 1Z15 Thames & Cherwell Rail Tour DMU - Yes
11/04/70 MNLPS,BPPS & SLPS 1Z75 Midlands Enterprise Rail Tour 7585, 7597, 6517 & E3137 - Yes
11/04/70 BR ? (Football Specials) Did they Run? - -
04/04/70 BR (LM) ? (Grand National Special Restaurant Car Trains) Did they Run? - -
03/04-05/04/70 LCGB ? North German Rail Tour BR: ????, 55xx, 6967 & DMU, NS: 1124 & 1208, DB: 011 065-0, 011 072-6, 011 091-6, 023 103-5, 041 282-5 & 082 035-7 - Yes
29/03/70 BR ? (Ramblers Special) DEMU - -
28/03/70 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 215 - Yes
27/03 & 30/03/70 NF18PG 1Z14 & 1Z15 (18 Plus Specials) at least 1049, 6530, 6546, 6571 & 6577 - -
22/03/70 LCGB/GWS ? Didcot & Hereford Joint Rail Tour No.2, 1047 & Steam: 6000 - Yes
21/03/70 RCTS ? London & North Kent No.2 DEMU - Yes
21/03/70 SDBLS ? 7754 Special steam: 2332 'Islwyn' & 7754 - Yes
14/03/70 BR ? (Football Special) 5147 - Yes
11/03/70 BR ? Educational Special 5219 & 5222 - -
07/03/70 M&GNJRS 1G70 East Anglian DMU - Yes
07/03/70 LTFC ? (Football Special) 5217 & 5220 - -
21/02/70 BR ? (Football Specials) 1597 & DMU - Yes
14/02/70 LCGB ? Isis Railtour DMU - Yes
07/02/70 BR (ER) ? (Troop Train) 9020 - -
01/02/70 YDRS ? (Last Train to Colne) Did it run? - -
24/01/70 LTFC ? (Football Special) 1630 - -
24/01/70 M&GNJRS 1G70 Essex Coast Express EMU - Yes
14/01/70 BR ? Mystery Excursion 1674 - -
12/01/70 SJWG ? ??? ? - -
03/01/70 LCGB 1Z36 Pennine Venturer DMU - Yes


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