The Railtour Files - 1987

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Review Timings
30/12/87 HRT Festive Fisherman - -
29/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) Did it run?
28/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) - -
19/12/87 HRT Christmas Pennine Ltd - -
19/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) - Yes
13/12/87 VLV (63) VLV-Maribo-Express - -
13/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) - -
12/12/87 SEG Pembroke Coast Pullman - Yes
12/12/87 SRPS Santa Specials - -
12/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) Did it run?
06/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) - -
05/12/87 SRPS Santa Specials - -
05/12/87 BR (IC) (Santa's Steam Specials) - -
05/12/87 ??? Searchlight Express Did it run?
29/11/87 BLS Docklands Railtour - Yes
28/11/87 HRT(2) ??? - -
28/11/87 PT Norfolkman - -
28/11/87 HRT Wymondham Willows - Yes
26/11/87 B&DRTA ??? - -
21/11/87 HRT Border City Pullman - Yes
21/11/87 VSOE ??? - -
14/11/87 SEG Inner City Express Yes Yes
14/11/87 BLS Irwell and Mersey Rambler - Yes
14/11/87 PT Skipton Skipper Yes -
14/11/87 SRPS Lochaber - Yes
14/11/87 HRT East Riding Did it run?
12/11/87 BLS (NCB Littleton Colliery Railtour) - -
07/11/87 SEG East Lancs Executive - Yes
07/11/87 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
31/10/87 HRT Channel Packet - Yes
31/10/87 NWR Yorkshire Decoy - Yes
31/10/87 BRM ??? - -
31/10/87 NSE Templecombe Limited - Yes
25/10/87 BEC (Private Charter) - -
25/10/87 HRT Midland Scotsman Did it run?
24/10/87 BR (NSE) (Ian Allan Network Day Specials) - -
24/10/87 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
24/10/87 BLS Lincolnshire Poacher - -
24/10/87 SVRA Nosepoker 1 - Yes
24/10/87 ??? ? Salopian ? - -
24/10/87 ??? ??? - -
24/10/87 CT ??? - -
22/10/87 VSOE ??? - -
17/10/87 ? NSE ? (Ripple Lane Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
17/10/87 NENTA ?Conwy Valley Explorer? - -
17/10/87 SRPS Jacobite - Yes
17/10/87 HRT Morecambe Bay Express Did it run?
17/10/87 NSE Templecombe Limited Postponed to 31/10/87
17/10/87 SEG Inner City Express Postponed to 14/11/87
11/10/87 LCGB Severn Valley Express - Yes
11/10/87 BLS Northern Heights - Yes
10/10/87 MRS Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Groaner - -
10/10/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
10/10/87 HRT Norfolk Coast Express Did it run?
10/10/87 BBRUA ??? Ran on 09/09/87
06/10/87 VSOE (BP) ??? - Yes
04/10/87 SEG Rep-ar-tie-sea Railtour - Yes
04/10/87 BR ??? - -
03/10/87 BLS Cumbrian Ranger - Yes
03/10/87 PT 45 Finale - -
03/10/87 WH ??? - -
03/10/87 NSE The Cotswold Engineer (RE200 Celebrations) - Yes
03/10/87 SRPS ??? - -
27/09/87 NSE Ludgershall Limited - Yes
27/09/87 NSE Hampshire Whistler - -
27/09/87 VLV (62) Trave-Sylt-Express - -
26/09/87 HRT Thames-Eden - Yes
26/09/87 NSE Hampshire Whistler - Yes
26/09/87 NSE Ludgershall Limited - Yes
26/09/87 ?NSE? (Basingstoke Railshow Shuttles) - -
26/09/87 ART Appleby Round Table Express - -
26/09/87 ??? (Farewell to Birmingham Moor Street) - several trains - -
25/09/87 EEC Netherlands Freighter - Yes
25/09/87 SRPS ??? - -
20/09/87 BR ??? - -
20/09/87 ??? ??? - -
19/09/87 ScotRail (Leuchars Air Show Special) - -
19/09/87 NSE Nessie Intruder - -
19/09/87 HRT Dartmouth Belle Did it run?
18/09-20/09/87 PT Son of Skirl - -
13/09/87 BLS Cornish Clayliner - Yes
12/09/87 ?BR? (Staff Farewell Tour St Leonards Inspection Shed) - -
11/09/87 VSOE (BR Staff Trip) - -
09/09/87 BBRUA (7) ??? - -
05/09-11/09/87 VLV (61) Luxemburg-Express & Tour de Ruhr & VLV-Ruhr-Express - -
05/09/87 HDG/SEG Hastings Diesels Requiem - Yes
05/09/87 SRPS ??? - -
04/09-07/09/87 BR West Highlander - -
02/09/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
01/09/87 HRT Hadrian Whistlestop - -
01/09/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
31/08/87 TT Desert Songster - -
31/08/87 BR Tees-Tyne Spa Express - -
31/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
30/08/87 BLS Firth of Lorne - Yes
30/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
29/08-30/08/87 NENTA ??? - -
29/08/87 BLS Fife Coast Explorer - Yes
29/08/87 SRPS ??? - -
29/08/87 TT Settle-Carlisle Landcruise - -
26/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
25/08/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
25/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
24/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
23/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
23/08/87 IRC Ironbridge Express - Yes
23/08/87 ??? ??? - -
22/08/87 PT Northumbrian - -
22/08/87 BRS Welsh Wanderer - -
22/08/87 PR ??? - -
20/08-22/08/87 ÖBB 150 Jahre Eisenbahn, Österreich - -
19/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
18/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
17/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
16/08/87 ??? ??? - -
16/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
15/08/87 HRT Valley Basher Three - Yes
15/08/87 Scotrail (Explorer Special Day Excursion) - -
15/08/87 SRPS ??? - -
12/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - -
11/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
10/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
09/08/87 PT Rheidol Rambler - Yes
09/08/87 BR Scarborough Spa Express - -
09/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
08/08/87 HDG/SEG Hastings Diesel Swansong - Yes
08/08/87 SRPS ??? - -
05/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
04/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
03/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
02/08/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
29/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
28/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
27/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
26/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
26/07/87 BR InterCity Euston 150 Express - Yes
25/07/87 ??? ??? - -
25/07/87 PT Humberman - -
25/07/87 VSOE Bournemouth Belle - -
25/07/87 BR InterCity Euston 150 Limited - Yes
22/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
21/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
20/07/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
18/07/87 HRT/PR Green Arrow Limited - Yes
18/07/87 NSE Somerset and Dorset Mendip Quarryman - -
18/07/87 SRPS ??? - -
15/07/87 ??? Pennine Limited - -
12/07/87 PT Welsh Rambler - Yes
12/07/87 B&DRTA Welsh Mountains & Marches Explorer - -
11/07-12/07/87 VLV (60) Extertal-Express - -
11/07/87 HRT Stilton & Branston Ploughman - Yes
08/07/87 ??? ??? - Yes
05/07/87 DBC Centenary Express - Yes
04/07/87 HRT Independent - Yes
04/07/87 6000LA Diamond Jubilee Express - Yes
04/07/87 SRPS ??? - -
30/06/87 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
30/06/87 DM ??? - -
30/06/87 LCGB? Docklands - -
28/06/87 HRT Bakers Dozen - -
28/06/87 BR (SR) Gravesham Edwardian Fair - -
28/06/87 ??? West Highlander - -
27/06/87 BR (SR) Gravesham Edwardian Fair - -
27/06/87 PT Aintree Hurdler - -
27/06/87 SEG/LCGB Walsall Concerto - -
27/06/87 ??? ??? - -
26/06/87 ??? ??? - -
21/06/87 ??? ??? - -
21/06/87 BR (No Train name) - Yes
20/06/87 ??? ??? - -
20/06/87 BR (Salisbury-Andover Steam Shuttles) - -
20/06/87 SRPS ??? - -
20/06/87 ??? St. Johns Sussex Centurion Did it run?
14/06/87 HRT Devon Belle - -
14/06/87 AJECTA Vapeur a la Mer - -
13/06/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
13/06/87 GWR Cathedrals Express - -
13/06/87 VLV (59) Zwei-Belte-Kurier - -
13/06/87 SRPS ??? - -
07/06/87 BLS Meldon Quarryman - Yes
07/06/87 ??? ??? - -
07/06/87 ??? ??? - -
07/06/87 BR/PR Sherborne Lunch Express - Yes
06/06/87 HRT Hills & Cities No.2 - -
06/06/87 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
06/06/87 SRPS ??? - -
01/06-05/06/87 CE Cromwell Pullman - -
31/05/87 BR (Coalville Open Day Shuttles) - -
31/05/87 HRT Coalville Scrutator - Yes
31/05/87 PT Barmouth Bay Express - -
30/05/87 ??? Norfolkman - -
30/05/87 SRPS ??? - -
30/05/87 PR Pennine Pullman - -
29/05/87 TT (Day Excursion) Disputed - did not
run on this date
29/05/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
28/05/87 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
28/05/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
27/05/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - -
26/05/87 LCGB South Yorkshireman Railtour - Yes
26/05/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express Did it run?
25/05/87 BR Cardigan Bay Express - Yes
24/05/87 HRT Barmouth Bay Express - -
23/05/87 PT Gwent Valley Explorer - Yes
23/05/87 CJW North Briton - Yes
23/05/87 SRPS ??? - -
16/05/87 HRT Torbay Express - Yes
16/05/87 ??? ??? - -
16/05/87 SRPS ??? - -
15/05/87 BBP ??? - -
14/05/87 BLS (NCB Littleton Colliery Railtour) - -
10/05/87 ??? Shakespeare Limited - -
09/05/87 SRPS Class 27 Farewell - -
09/05/87 HRT/IC Anglian Diesel Farewell - -
09/05/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
09/05/87 BBRUA (6) Lincoln Parader - -
09/05/87 SVGMRL Swiss Valley Switchback - Yes
09/05/87 TSPG Templecombe Settle - Carlisle Limited - Yes
09/05/87 A4LS Golden Jubilee South Yorkshire Pullman - Yes
02/05 & 
09/05-11/05/87
RPSI Lough Gill Railtour - -
04/05/87 TT Corby Cutler - -
04/05/87 BET Mendip Meanderer - -
03/05/87 PT Hastings Belle - -
03/05/87 VLV (58) Gustav-Wasa-Express - -
03/05/87 ADAPT Dunstabelle - -
03/05/87 LCGB Southern Luggage Van Did it run?
02/05/87 C20LS Three to the Sea - Yes
02/05/87 VLV (57) Elbe-Express - -
02/05/87 SRPS ??? - -
02/05/87 A4LS Scarborough Spa Express - -
01/05-03/05/87 ??? (Rugby Specials) - -
01/05/87 VLV (56) Sieben-Türme-Express - -
26/04/87 SBB (Steam Excursion to Singen) - -
26/04/87 VLV (55) RSB-Express - -
25/04/87 RCTS Immingham Docker - Yes
25/04/87 HRT Anglian Peak - Yes
25/04/87 EEC Petite Ceinture - Yes
25/04/87 SRPS ??? - -
25/04/87 BR Buxton Spa Express - Yes
25/04/87 PR Sellafield Sightseer - -
25/04/87 SJDT (1/42) (Canterbury & Dover) - -
24/04/87 FNRM ??? - -
21/04/87 HRT Virgin & Clown - Yes
18/04/87 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
18/04-19/04/87 PT Tamer-Forth Express - Yes
12/04/87 ??? ??? - -
11/04/87 MRS Tower Toad - Yes
11/04/87 IRS Rowntree Requiem - Yes
11/04/87 VSOE ??? - -
11/04/87 ??? White Rose - Yes
04/04/87 HRT Morecambe Bay Express - Yes
28/03/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
28/03/87 HRT Mickleover Hypothesis - Yes
28/03/87 MHSC ??? - -
28/03/87 A4LS Thames-Eden Express - Yes
22/03/87 ??? Shakespeare Limited - -
21/03/87 F & W Yorkshire Rose - -
21/03/87 SLOA ??? - -
21/03/87 BLS Thames and Trent Railtour - Yes
21/03/87 HRT South Yorkshire Pullman - -
21/03/87 BR (Football Specials) - -
17/03/87 BR (Football Special) - -
14/03/87 HRT/SEG Olive Branch - Yes
14/03/87 IC/PR Pennine Limited - Yes
14/03/87 VLV (54) Altmark-Weser-Express - -
14/03/87 SRPS Tyne Valley Express - -
13/03/87 LCGB/SEG March Crompton Did it run?
07/03/87 PT Cumbrian Mountaineer - -
07/03/87 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
07/03/87 HRT Humber Belle - Yes
01/03/87 BR Bramley Bunker - Yes
28/02/87 HRT Valleybasher II Yes Yes
21/02/87 HRT Chiltern Chariot II - Yes
21/02/87 BRM White Rose - Yes
21/02/87 SEG Thames Trailer Did it run?
15/02/87 BR Shakespeare Limited - -
14/02/87 HRT Humber Valentine - Yes
07/02/87 BLS Edwalton Researcher - Yes
31/01/87 HRT Humber Roundabout - Yes
24/01/87 BR (Day Excursion) - -
24/01/87 SEG Chester Song Did it run?
17/01/87 HRT Chiltern Chariot Yes Yes
10/01/87 ??? (Football Specials) - -
10/01/87 BLS Blue Circular - Yes
03/01/87 BR (Christmas Steam Specials) - Yes


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