The Railtour Files - 1971

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
24/12 & 28/12/71 BR ? Holiday Inn Express 1010, 1655 & Blue Pullman DEMU - -
11/12/71 BR 1L01 (Day Excursion) CANCELLED - -
10/12/71 RN ? (Private Charter) DMU - -
09/12/71 BR 1L01 (Day Excursion) ? - -
07/12/71 BR 1L00 (Day Excursion) ? - -
06/12/71 BR ? (Shoppers Special) ? - -
04/12/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) 1590, 1957, E3192 & E3193 - -
04/12/71 BR ? (Merrymaker Excursion) ? - -
27/11/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) DMU - -
20/11/71 BR (WR) ? (Day Excursion) at least 1674 - -
13/11/71 RTS ? Boomerang No.1 DMU - Yes
13/11/71 WRS/GWS 1Z58 Berkshire Rambler DMU - Yes
13/11/71 BR ? (Preview Your 1972 Holiday) ? - -
30/10/71 RCTS ? Crich Venturer DMU - Yes
30/10/71 SVRPS ? Golden Autumn Tour ? - -
26/10/71 BR 1L00 (Motor Show Special) ? - -
23/10-24/10/71 BR ? (Blackpool Illuminations Specials) - 5 trains ? - -
23/10/71 BLS ? Welbeck Railtour DMU - Yes
23/10/71 BR 1L02 (Day Excursion) at least 2x class 24 - -
16/10/71 MNLPS/BPPS/SLPS ? Western Trooper 1033, 1746, 7073 & Steam: AD98 & AD197 - Yes
16/10/71 RSS ? Edinburgh Railtour DMU - Yes
09/10/71 HP Bulmer Ltd ? Return to Steam Stage 4 steam: 6000 - Yes
08/10-10/10/71 RTS ? Highlander Did it run? - -
07/10/71 HP Bulmer Ltd ? Return to Steam Stage 3 steam: 6000 - Yes
04/10/71 HP Bulmer Ltd ? Return to Steam Stage 2 steam: 6000 - Yes
03/10/71 BR (WR) ? (Special to Tyseley Open Day) 1660 - Yes
02/10/71 TRPS ? Day Excursion to the Cambrian Coast (AGM Special) 300, 2 x cl.24 & Talyllyn Rly train - -
02/10/71 BR (WR) 1Z45 Farewell to Ashburton 1660 & steam: 1638, 4588 & 6435 - Yes
02/10/71 ??? 1Z20 ??? ???? & steam: 1420 & 4588 - -
02/10/71 BR (LMR) ? (Merrymaker Excursion) ? Yes -
02/10/71 HP Bulmer Ltd ? Return to Steam Stage 1 steam: 6000 - Yes
02/10/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
02/10/71 SLS/MLS ? Yorkshire Moors Rail Tour DMU & steam: 3395 - Yes
26/09/71 M&GNJRS ? Day Out With A Difference 189, 1572 & steam: 5025 - Yes
25/09/71 DAA ? Dart Valley Flyer 6523, 6544, 6561 & steam: ???? - Yes
25/09/71 BR ? (Football Special) 19 & 89 - Yes
25/09/71 ERSRS ? Farewell to the Southern BIL's E6040 & EMU - Yes
24/09-26/09/71 BR (LMR) ? (Merrymaker Excursion) 6552, 6554, 6562, 6569, 6571, 6590, E3093 & E3144 - Yes
19/09/71 BR (E) 1Z43 (Day Excursion) 167 & 307 - Yes
18/09/71 PGSRS ? Dorset Venturer 6528 & 4TC - Yes
18/09/71 BR 1L79 (Football Special) at least 1710 - -
17/09-19/09/71 WRC 1Z12 Hebridean Express 1955, 5125, 5129, 5331 & 5337 - Yes
12/09/71 RCTS ? Q-Stock Commemorative Railtour Tube - Yes
12/09/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
12/09/71 LNER ? Severn Sider ? - -
11/09-12/09/71 NRTS ? Jubileumexpres at least DB steam : 011 062-7 - -
11/09/71 BR ? Grand Rail Tour No.13 36 & 1531 - Yes
11/09/71 GMRS 1G08 ??? at least 1565 - -
11/09/71 RPSI ? ??? steam: GSWR 186 - -
05/09/71 BR 1Z30 (Mystery Excursion) 1533, 1677 & 6877 - Yes
04/09/71 SLS 1G11 Tyneside Rover DMU - -
04/09/71 SRPS ? Last Train to Denny 6121 - -
30/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
30/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
29/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
29/08/71 ??? ? Esk Valley Explorer DMU - -
28/08/71 BLS ? Man of Ayr Railtour DMU - Yes
28/08/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) DEMU - -
22/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 310, 1618 & 1682 - -
18/08/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) at least 6931 - -
17/08/71 BR ? (Football Special) 5657 - Yes
15/08/71 BR 1L79 (Mystery Excursion) at least 5074 & 5085 - -
15/08/71 BR 1L76 (Mystery Excursion) at least 212 - -
15/08/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) DMU - -
15/08/71 BR 1Z77 (Troop Train) ? - -
15/08/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 1781 - Yes
14/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
08/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 1595 - -
08/08/71 BR 1Z51 (Day Excursion) 210 & 1633 - -
08/08/71 BR 1L76 (Day Excursion) at least 343 - -
08/08/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
08/08/71 BR 1Z63 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1904 - -
08/08/71 BR 1Z37/1Z74 (Troop Trains) - 2 trains at least 1669 - -
07/08/71 LCGB ? Claydales Railtour No.2 2203 - Yes
07/08/71 SRPS ? Maid of Morven 5176 (and 5178?) - -
03/08/71 BR ? ??? at least 1587 - -
02/08/71 BR 1Z78 ??? ? - -
01/08/71 BR 1Z70/1Z77/1Z78 (Troop Trains) - 3 trains at least 1570 - -
01/08/71 BR 1Z56 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1603 - -
01/08/71 BR 1Z57 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1610 - -
01/08/71 BR 1Z58 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1901 - -
01/08/71 BR 1L78 (Day Excursion) at least 312 - -
01/08/71 BR 1L25 (Mystery Excursion) 391 - -
01/08/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 1798 - Yes
31/07/71 BR 1L01 (Football Special) at least 1735 - -
06/07/71 or 26/07/71 WI 1Z35 (Day Excursion) at least 1997 - -
21/07/71 BR 1Z70 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1662 - -
21/07/71 BR 1Z71 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1707 - -
20/07/71 BR 1Z70 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1662 - -
20/07/71 BR 1Z71 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1707 - -
19/07/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) class 40 & AC electric - -
18/07/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
18/07/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
18/07/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursions) - 2 trains ? - -
18/07/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 277 - Yes
11/07/71 LNER 1L02 ??? at least 5062 & 5074 - -
11/07/71 BR 1L76 (Day Excursion) at least 316 - -
11/07/71 BR ? ??? at least 1676 - -
06/07/71 or 26/07/71 WI 1Z35 (Day Excursion) at least 1997 - -
04/07/71 BR 1T41 (Merrymaker Excursion) 211 & 1814 & 1832 - Yes
04/07/71 BR 1Z72 (Mystery Excursion) at least 344 - -
04/07/71 BR 1Z63 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1921 - -
04/07/71 BR 1Z67 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1670 - -
04/07/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 1795 - Yes
03/07/71 BLS ? Dulais and Llynfi Valleys Railtour DMU & NCB 9642 - Yes
27/06/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 1634 - -
27/06/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) DMU - -
26/06/71 BR ? (no name - Kemp Branch Farewells) DEMU - Yes
20/06/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 1774 - -
20/06/71 LNER ? Master Cutler Did it run? - -
19/06-20/06/71 BR ? (Reading Depot Open Weekend Shuttles) ? - -
19/06/71 SRPS ? ??? 435, 5117, 5121, 5324, 5325, 5360 & 5372 - -
19/06/71 DFRPS ? Monmouthshire Rambler DMU - Yes
19/06/71 BR (LMR) ? (Special Day Excursion to York) ? - -
12/06/71 RTS 1Z20 London Termini No.2 DMU - Yes
12/06/71 ??? ? Lochty DMU - -
12/06/71 GNRSA ? Atholl & Badenoch Express at least 365 - -
06/06/71 BR (E) ? (Mystery Excursion) 1705 - Yes
06/06/71 LT ? Farewell to Steam ? - Yes
05/06/71 RCTS ? Heart of Wales Rail Tour 675 & 6931 - -
05/06/71 R&ERPS ? (no tour name) DMU - Yes
03/06/71 BR (LM) ? (Merrymaker Excursion - Melton Mowbray & Nottingham / Stapleford House) 35 - Yes
31/05/71 BR (LM) 1T42 (Merrymaker Excursion - Matlock) 30 & 133 - Yes
31/05/71 BR ? (Whitsuntide Monday Excursion) 59 & 181 - Yes
30/05/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 809, 1965, 6500 & 6507 - -
30/05/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) DMU - -
29/05/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 809, 1954 & 6573 - -
24/05/71 BR/DMacB ? ??? Did it run? - Yes
22/05/71 RCTS ? Severn Valley Special 1110 - Yes
16/05/71 LNER ? Welshpool Venturer 1828, 5052, 5086 & E3153 - Yes
16/05/71 BSME ? (Welshpool & Llanfair Railway) ? - Yes
15/05/71 BR ? Grand Scottish Tour No. 12 5309, 5323, 5349, 5352, 5356 & 5365 - Yes
15/05/71 GWS/WRC ? Tintern Rambler Railtour DMU - Yes
09/05/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
09/05/71 BR ? (Day Excursion) 56 - -
08/05/71 RCTS ? Eastern Valleys Railtour DMU - Yes
08/05/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 268 & 7590 - -
08/05/71 ??? ? ??? at least 1200 - -
08/05/71 LCGB 1Z22 Bluebell Railtour at least 1584 - -
05/05/71 R&ERPS ? ??? DMU - -
01/05/71 BR 1Z68 (City of York 1900th Anniversary Year - Merrymaker Excursion) 55 - Yes
01/05/71 BR 1L06 (Football Special) at least 1678 - -
01/05/71 BR 1L07 (Football Special) at least 1721 - -
01/05/71 BR 1L03 (Day Excursion) at least 211 - -
01/05/71 BR 1Z22 (Party Special) at least 1110 - -
01/05/71 BR 1Z63 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1910 - -
30/04-02/05/71 LCGB various Westfalen & Weser Railtour BR: 5520 & DMU
Stapleford Miniature Railway: 750, 751 & D100
DB: 012 066-7, 023 094-6, 050 452-2, 055 455-0 & 055 738-9
NS: EMU
- Yes
25/04/71 BR ? (Ramblers Excursion) EMU - -
24/04/71 SRPS ? Ayrshire Railtour DMU & AB 0-4-0ST no. 19 - Yes
24/04/71 RTS ? Eastern Belle 1524 - Yes
16/04/71 BR 1Z23 (Mystery Excursion) ? - -
16/04/71 BR 1Z22 (Mystery Excursion) at least 1853 - -
14/04/71 BRS ? (Merrygill Quarry) class 25 - -
13/04/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 1666 - -
12/04/71 BR 1Z71 (Mystery Excursion) 1960 - -
11/04/71 BR ? Day Excursion 59 & 149 - -
11/04/71 SEG 1Z24 Man of Kent '71 E5005 & 4TC - Yes
10/04/71 BR ? (Return Race Special) EMU - -
04/04/71 LNER ? Keighley Flyer 29, 45 & steam : 67, 72, 41241 & 45025 - Yes
03/04/71 BLS ? Durham Area Railtour DMU - Yes
03/04/71 WRC ? ??? at least 215 - -
03/04/71 ??? ? ??? 829? - -
03/04/71 BR ? (Grand National Special) ? - -
28/03/71 PRC/GWS 1Z15 Severn Valley Rail Tour 1027 & 1912 - Yes
27/03/71 BR ? (Football Special) ? - -
27/03/71 GWS/WRC ? Somerset Rambler III DMU - Yes
25/03/71 Ian Allan ? "Dinners With a Difference" Evening Tour Blue Pullman DMU - -
20/03/71 BR ? (Mystery Excursion) 55, 1532 & 1632 - Yes
19/03-21/03/71 BR ? (Highland Happening at Aviemore) Did it Run? - Yes
06/03/71 BR 1Z70 (Merrymaker Excursion) 144 - Yes
03/03/71 BR ? (Merrymaker Excursion) 1750, E3073 & E3104 - -
27/02/71 GWS ? Somerset Rambler II DMU - -
20/02/71 BR ? Day Excursion 219, E3001 & E3012 - -
20/02/71 BR 1Z68 (Preview Your 1971 Holiday) 1957 - -
13/02/71 BR ? (Holiday Preview Special) 6575, 6584, E3175 & E3184 - Yes
13/02/71 BR ? (Football Special) 1574 - Yes
13/02/71 ??? 1Z76 ??? at least 1722 - -
06/02 & 07/02/71 BR 1Z60-1Z70 (Rugby Specials) - multiple trains at least 1591, 1594, 1595, 1599, 1681, 1840, 1848, 1914, 1926, 1957 & 1965 - -
06/02/71 BR 1Z68 (Preview Your 1971 Holiday) at least 5226, 7558 & 6594 - -
06/02/71 DAA ? 4-Griddle EMU - Yes
11/01/71 BR ? (Football Special) class 45 or 46 - Yes
09/01/71 SEG 1Z10 2BIL Farewell EMU Yes Yes
?03/01/71? BR ? (Merrymaker Excursion) D57 & D86 - -


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