The Railtour Files - 1985

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Review Timings
30/12/85 HRT Ghost of St. Marks - Yes
30/12/85 SLOA Santa Steam Special - Yes
28/12/85 LCGB Moorsrider Yes -
28/12/85 F&W Christmas Hamper - Yes
21/12/85 HRT Gunnislake Goliath - -
21/12/85 ATC/BR (Football Special) Did it run?
20/12/85 BR/Army (Troop Special) - -
?15/12/85? SRPS Santa Special(s) - -
14/12/85 SRPS Santa Special(s) - -
14/12/85 SEG Ewell Log - Yes
14/12/85 Traintours Christmas Cracker - -
12/12/85 ??? ??? - -
13/12-15/12/85 TayRail (Arbroath to London) - -
07/12/85 T & N Santa Special - -
07/12/85 VLV (47) VLV-Jubiläums-Express - -
07/12/85 BBRUA (4) ??? - -
07/12/85 HRT/F&W Golden Arrow - Yes
07/12/85 SLOA Thames Avon Express - -
07/12/85 B&DRTA (Outabout Excursion) - -
30/11/85 F&W Valley Trekker (plus connecting special DMU service) - Yes
30/11/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Leeds) - -
30/11/85 HRT(2) ??? - -
23/11/85 HRT Anglian Vibrator - Yes
23/11/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Hull) - -
23/11/85 SLOA South Yorkshireman - -
23/11/85 TPT (Shoppers Special) - -
16/11/85 TPT (Shoppers Special) - -
16/11/85 ??? ??? - -
10/11/85 BLS Tyne & Wear Explorer - Yes
09/11/85 Traintours Penzance Fryer - -
09/11/85 HLPG ??? - -
09/11/85 BR (Advertised Excursion) - -
02/11/85 F&W Tamar Tyne - Yes
02/11/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Sheffield) - -
02/11/85 EEC Rose of Picardy - -
30/10/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
27/10/85 BR (Football Special) - -
26/10/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Leeds) - -
26/10/85 MRS Sharpness Shunter - Yes
26/10/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
26/10/85 ?NENTA/Linkwise? ??? - -
25/10/85 BR/Army (Troop Special) - -
19/10/85 VLV (46) Von der Rhur an die Trave - -
19/10/85 NENTA Portsmouth Adventurer - -
19/10/85 WH? ??? - -
19/10/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
18/10-20/10/85 TayRail TayRail Continental - -
13/10/85 CIE Cork Dominican Pilgrimage - -
13/10/85 HRT Geordie-go-Round - Yes
13/10/85 BR (Day Excursion) - Yes
12/10/85 F&W East Anglian Limited Yes Yes
12/10/85 SEG/RCTS Somerset & Avon Railtour - Yes
12/10/85 GWS Red Dragon - -
12/10/85 ??? (Cyclists Special) - -
12/10/85 ?NENTA/Linkwise? ??? - -
07/10/85 TayRail (Dundee to York) - -
05/10/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
05/10/85 CSRL/WSAG ??? - -
05/10/85 BLS London Junctions No.2 Rail Tour - Yes
05/10/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Fort William) - -
05/10/85 SLOA South Yorkshireman - Yes
04/10-06/10/85 HRT Highland Fling - Yes
04/10-06/10/85 F&W Eireann Counties Crusader II - Yes
29/09/85 VLV (45) Von der Pegnitz an der Rhein - -
28/09/85 RDS (North Elmham Tours) - Yes
28/09/85 HRT Welsh Washery Wanderer - Yes
28/09/85 SLOA South Yorkshireman - -
28/09/85 BS Marsden Special - -
22/09/85 BR (GW150 Excursions - Swansea Shuttles) - Yes
22/09/85 BR (Stewarts Lane Open Day Shuttles) - -
22/09/85 SLOA Thames Avon Express - -
21/09/85 ?SLOA? (Whapping Wharf Steam Shutles) - -
21/09/85 Traintours Landore Lodger/Swindon Ambassador IV - -
21/09/85 LRT/BR Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railtour - Yes
21/09/85 BR (GW150 Excursions - Swansea Shuttles) - Yes
21/09/85 BR (Swansea Llandore Depot Shuttles) - -
15/09/85 BR (Old Oak Common TMD Open Day Shuttles) - -
15/09/85 VR Wirksworth Phoenix - Yes
15/09/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations - Portishead Shuttles) - Yes
14/09-15/09/85 B&DRTA (Blackpool Illuminations Special) - -
14/09/85 VR Wirksworth Phoenix - Yes
14/09/85 RCTS South Yorkshireman - Yes
14/09/85 TayRail (Dundee to York) - -
14/09/85 CJW Tyneside Venturer - Yes
14/09/85 SRPS ??? - -
14/09/85 ??? Red Dragon - -
14/09-15/09/85 D&EG Night Ferry Voyager Cancelled
07/09-08/09/85 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
08/09/85 ??? ??? - -
07/09/85 BR (Football Excursion) - -
07/09/85 BR (RAF Finningley Airshow Shuttles) - -
07/09/85 SRPS ??? - -
07/09/85 B&DRTA (Outabout Excursion) - -
06/09/85 VSOE ??? - -
06/09/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Tour) - Yes
05/09/85 RM (Whitehaven - Huddersfield TPO) - -
03/09/85 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
01/09/85 F&W Coalville Slug - Yes
01/09/85 TayRail ??? - -
01/09/85 SLOA Great Western Limited - -
01/09/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
01/09/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) - -
31/08/85 VLV (44) Von der Trave an die Pegnitz - -
31/08/85 SRPS ??? - -
31/08/85 PR ??? - -
31/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) - Yes
29/08/85 ??? Festival Flyer - -
29/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
?26/08 or 28/08?/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
27/08/85 HRT Blyth Spirit - Yes
27/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
27/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) - Yes
26/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
26/08/85 B&DRTA (Excursion to Cambridge/Ely/King's Lynn) - Yes
26/08/85 QRS (Aylesbury to Quainton Road Shuttles) - -
25/08/85 F&W Scots Streaker II - -
25/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
25/08/85 BR (Haymarket Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
24/08/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
22/08-25/08/85 VLV (43) Mit dem LBE-Doppeldecker nach Südschweden - -
22/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
21/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) Did it run?
20/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
20/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) Did it run?
18/08/85 BR (GW 150 Celebrations Excursions) - Yes
18/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
17/08/85 SRPS ??? - -
17/08/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - Yes
15/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
14/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) Did it run?
13/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
13/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) - -
11/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
08/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
07/08/85 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
07/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursions) Did it run?
06/08/85 ?BR? ?(Day Excursion)? - -
06/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
06/08/85 BR (GW150 Celebrations Excursion) Did it run?
04/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
03/08/85 HRT Silver Hammer - Yes
03/08/85 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
01/08/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Skegness) - -
01/08/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
30/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
28/07/85 F&W Darkle Dungeneer - Yes
28/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
28/07/85 TPT (Day Excursion) - -
27/07/85 PR Red Dragon - Yes
25/07/85 TayRail (Arbroath to York) - -
25/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
24/07/85 ??? (Private Charter) - -
23/07/85 ??? (Private Charter) - -
23/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
21/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
21/07/85 ??? ??? - -
20/07/85 SLOA Red Dragon - -
20/07/85 SEG/RCTS Hampshire Hog - Yes
20/07/85 BR Bournemouth Centenary Express - Yes
17/07/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
15/07/85 ??? ??? - -
14/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
14/07/85 B&DRTA ??? - -
14/07/85 Linkwise Yorkshire Wanderer Did it run?
14/07/85 WSGG ??? Did it run?
12/07/85 ??? (Schools Special?) - -
09/07/85 BR Scarborough Spa Express - Yes
07/07/85 CRSL/WSAG ??? - -
07/07/85 CRPG Cotswold-Ouse Special No.3 - -
07/07/85 BR/SLOA Great Western Limited - Yes
06/07/85 PR Western Stalwart - Yes
06/07/85 IRRS Seabreeze Excursion - -
03/07/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
30/06/85 F&W Severncider TOO - Yes
30/06/85 ??? Shakespeare Limited - -
29/06/85 SLOA William Shakespeare - Yes
29/06/85 SEG/NRM/LCGB William & Mary Railtour - Yes
29/06/85 HRT Pines Pullman - -
28/06/85 ??? (Horse Racing Special) - -
22/06/85 BLS Cotswold Lion - Yes
22/06/85 SLOA Thames-Eden Express - Yes
22/06/85 B&DRTA (Excursion to Leeds/Keighley/Carlisle) - Yes
22/06/85 SRPS ??? - -
22/06/85 CG (Private Charter) - -
21/06/85 SRMcA (Private Charter) - -
18/06/85 VSOE (Royal Mail Special) - -
09/06/85 BRM Shakespeare Limited - -
08/06/85 BRM Shakespeare Express - -
08/06/85 LNER Settle & Carlisle Express - -
08/06/85 SEG/RCTS Buxton Belle - Yes
08/06/85 ??? ??? - -
08/06/85 SLOA Thames Eden Express - -
07/06-09/06/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Norwich/Yarmouth) - -
03/06/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
02/06/85 ??? ??? - -
02/06/85 ??? ??? - -
02/06/85 ??? ??? - -
01/06/85 SRPS ??? - -
01/06/85 HRT Blackpool Boomerang - Yes
01/06/85 TROPS ??? Yes -
01/06/85 VLV (42) Nordschleswig-Kurier - -
01/06/85 BR (Reading Open Day Shuttles) - -
31/05/85 ??? ?Red Dragon? - -
29/05/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
27/05/85 HRT Wirksworth Phoenix - Yes
27/05/85 BR (WR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
27/05/85 ??? ??? - -
27/05/85 B&DRTA ??? - -
26/05/85 LUL/PLHS ??? Did it Run?
26/05/85 HRT Wirksworth Phoenix - Yes
25/05/85 HRT Wirksworth Phoenix - Yes
25/05/85 ??? William Shakespeare - -
?20/05/85? NENTA Cumbrian Explorer - -
19/05/85 LUL Starlight Express - Yes
18/05/85 SRPS ??? - -
18/05/85 ??? West Riding - -
16/05/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
15/05/85 Traintours Inaugural VIP - -
14/05-19/05/85 VLV (41) Fahrt zum BDEF-Verbandstag in Weiden (Oberpfalz) - -
12/05/85 LUL Starlight Express - Yes
11/05/85 HRT Sugar Loaf Refiner - Yes
11/05/85 LCGB/SEG First & Final 501 - Yes
11/05/85 ?GMADL? ??? - -
11/05/85 ??? Settle & Carlisle Pioneer - -
11/05/85 ??? Red Rose CANCELLED
10/05-12/05/85 F&W Skirl O'The Pipes 6 Yes Yes
06/05/85 LNER Cambrian Coast Express - -
06/05/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Kyle of Lochalsh) - -
06/05/85 ??? ??? - -
06/05/85 BR (WR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
04/05/85 NENTA ??? - -
04/05/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
04/05/85 SLOA South Yorkshireman - Yes
04/05/85 TSWC Templecombe 125 - Yes
04/05/85 HRT? Craven Image - -
03/05-05/05/85 RESL Sutherland Highlander Yes -
30/04/85 BR (Evening Dinner Special) - -
27/04/85 HRT Hills & Cities Tour - Yes
27/04/85 LLS/T&N St Andrew II - Yes
27/04/85 ??? Thames-Avon Express - -
27/04/85 BBRUA (3) South Coast Special - -
27/04/85 CLPG Cotswold-Dee Special - -
27/04/85 SRPS ??? - -
20/04/85 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
20/04/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
20/04/85 SEG Dungeness Dynamo - Yes
20/04/85 H&DRT Border City Express - -
20/04/85 ??? ??? - -
20/04/85 ??? Thames-Clyde Express - -
20/04/85 NENTA Cumbrian Explorer - -
20/04/85 MRS Maerdy Gras - Yes
20/04/85 TSWC Templecombe York Express - Yes
19/04/-??/04/85 ATS ??? - -
13/04/85 HRT Dungeness Pebbledasher - Yes
13/04/85 LCGB/RCTS Class 503 Farewell - Yes
13/04/85 Scotrail (Perth Railfair Shuttle) - -
13/04/85 VLV (40) Fahrt zum Dampflok-Festival in Wittingen - -
11/04/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
08/04/85 TayRail (Dundee to Oban via Perth) - -
08/04/85 BR (Day Excursion) - Yes
08/04/85 SLOA Great Western Limited - Yes
07/04/85 SLOA Great Western Limited - Yes
07/04/85 BR (WR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - Yes
07/04/85 BR (WR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
07/04/85 ??? ??? - -
06/04/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
05/04-07/04/85 F&W Eireann Counties Explorer I - Yes
30/03/85 ??? ??? - -
30/03/85 TayRail (Perth to Liverpool) - -
30/03/85 HRT Grand National Special - Yes
24/03/85 RESL South Yorkshireman III - Yes
23/03/85 TayRail (Arbroath to Leeds via S+C) - -
23/03/85 SLOA Thames Eden Express - -
23/03/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
23/03/85 BR (Southern Merrymaker) - Yes
16/03/85 ST Rylstone Rambler - -
16/03/85 LVRC Decennial Belle - Yes
16/03/85 SLOA Northern Belle - -
16/03/85 B&DRTA ??? - -
10/03/85 BR Sunday Luncheon Pullman - -
09/03/85 A4LS Thames-Lune Express - Yes
09/03/85 F&W Lancashire Linx - Yes
09/03/85 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
09/03/85 TPR Whistler Finale - Yes
02/03/85 HRT Ollerton Ogdoad - Yes
02/03/85 VLV (39) Ammerland-Express - -
02/03/85 F&W Thames Bullworker - Yes
23/02/85 RESL North Midlander - Yes
23/02/85 SLOA ??? - -
18/02/85 ??? ??? - -
16/02/85 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
16/02/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
16/02/85 ??? Thames Avon Express - -
16/02/85 LVRC Birkenhead Bandit Yes Yes
09/02/85 LSS/T&N Saint Andrew - -
09/02/85 HRT Knottingley Man O'War - Yes
09/02/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
09/02/85 BR (Football Special) - -
09/02/85 F&W Thames Bullworker Postponed to 02/03/1985
02/02/85 PR Red Dragon - Yes
02/02/85 HRT Great Eastern Pullman - Yes
29/01/85 BR (Football Special) - -
26/01/85 PR Thames-Avon Express - Yes
25/01-26/01/85 RESL Cornishman - Yes
22/01/85 ??? ??? - -
19/01/85 BLS Dungeness Railtour - Yes
12/01/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
12/01/85 BR (Day Excursion) - -
12/01/85 HRT Concrete Cow - Yes
12/01/85 PR Thames-Avon Express - -
12/01/85 VLV (38) Moor-Express - -
05/01/85 HRT Cymru DEMU - Yes
05/01/85 F&W Kent Hopper - -
05/01/85 B&DRTA (Outabout Excursion) - -
05/01/85 AFCB/BR (Football Specials) - -


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