The Railtour Files - 1988

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Review Timings
31/12/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express (Southbound) - -
28/12/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
17/12/88 VLV (71) VLV-Südjütland-Express - -
11/12/88 SRPS ??? - -
10/12/88 HRT Royal Wessex - -
10/12/88 SRPS ??? - -
03/12/88 SRPS ??? - -
03/12/88 SEG Dorset Ooser - Yes
03/12/88 NENTA ??? - -
03/12/88 BR ??? - -
03/12/88 VSOE (Private Charter) - Yes
03/12/88 HRT Red Dragon - -
03/12/88 ??? (Shoppers Special) - -
03/12/88 ??? (Shoppers Special) - -
26/11/88 HRT(2) ??? - -
26/11/88 HRT (125:11) ??? (125 Special) - -
26/11/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express Did it run?
26/11/88 ??? (Charter) Did it run?
26/11/88 ??? (Charter) Did it run?
26/11/88 ??? (Ocean Liner 'QE2') Did it run?
26/11/88 ??? (Football Special) Did it run?
19/11/88 PT Lincolnshire Rambler - -
19/11/88 HRT (125:10) ??? (125 Special) - -
19/11/88 SJDT (3/42) (Gateshead Metro & Newcastle) - -
19/11/88 NELPG Lochaber - Yes
19/11/88 ??? (Football Special) - Yes
12/11/88 SEG Thame Dunstabelle - Yes
12/11/88 IC Snowdonian (2 trains) - Yes
12/11/88 HRT (125:9) ??? (125 Special) - -
12/11/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express Did it run?
06/11/88 AJECTA (Steam - Paris to Auxerre) - -
05/11/88 EEC Le Nivernais - Yes
05/11/88 PT Wessex Adventurer - Yes
05/11/88 HRT (125:8) Blackpool 125 Special - -
05/11/88 SRPS ??? - -
04/11-05/11/88 ??? ??? Did it run?
29/10/88 NSE Crompton Cornish Swansong - -
29/10/88 HRT Malt & Hops - Yes
29/10/88 BRTA (London Special) - Yes
29/10/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
22/10/88 PT Pennine Fifties - -
22/10/88 SVRA Nosepoker 2 - Yes
22/10/88 NSE Crompton Cornish Farewell - Yes
22/10/88 RCTS Mendip 88 - -
15/10/88 MRS Ynysybull - Yes
15/10/88 ??? South Yorkshireman - Yes
09/10/88 ??? (Bescot Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
08/10/88 HRT (125:7) Esk Valley & Whitby (125 Special) - -
08/10/88 NENTA Eskdale Lakelander Did it run?
02/10/88 LRT Battery Rover - Yes
01/10/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
01/10/88 ??? ??? - -
25/09/88 BR (NSE) Test Valley Steam and Test Valley Rambler II - Yes
25/09/88 BLS Ark Royal Railtour - -
24/09/88 BR (NSE) Test Valley Steam & Test Valley Rambler I - Yes
24/09/88 VLV (70) VLV-Nordsee-Express - -
19/09/88 NSE Salisbury Steam Finale - Yes
17/09/88 BR (IC) InterCity Land Cruise - -
17/09/88 B&DRTA Outabout Excursion Did it run?
17/09/88 ?BR/NSE? (?Day Excursion?) Did it run?
15/09/88 ??? ??? - -
11/09/88 BR ??? - -
10/09/88 ???/GK Abbot Ale Special - -
10/09/88 PT Tynesider - Yes
03/09 & 04/09/88 ??? (Thanet Gala Weekend Shuttles) - -
03/09/88 SEG Coupled Crompton Yes Yes
03/09/88 HRT Chinnor Tonic - -
03/09/88 SRPS ??? - -
03/09/88 BRTA (Day Excursion) - Yes
31/08/88 BR (Football Special) - -
30/08/88 HRT Aardvark & Clown - -
29/08/88 ADAPT (Shuttle Trains to Dunstable) - -
29/08/88 ??? Dinting - Severn Venturer - -
29/08/88 ??? ??? - -
27/08/88 BLS Irvine & Ayr Wanderer - Yes
27/08-28/08/88 NENTA Highland Piper - -
21/08/88 BR ??? - -
20/08-28/08/88 VLV (69) Mit dem LBE-Doppeldecker nach Schweden - -
20/08/88 PT Pathfinder Scot - -
20/08/88 SRPS ??? - -
20/08/88 TSPG Sussex Wanderer - -
14/08/88 BR (Day Excursion) - -
13/08/88 SRPS ??? - -
13/08/88 NRM ??? - -
07/08/88 PT Yorkshire Venturer - -
06/08/88 HRT Chinnor Tonic - Yes
03/08/88 03/09/88 BRTA (Day Excursion) - -
28/07/88 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
25/07-26/07/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
24/07/88 NSE Blackmore Vale Express - Yes
24/07/88 ??? Mallard 88 - -
23/07/88 LCGB/SEG Budmouth Bil - Yes
17/07/88 PT Conway Crusader - -
16/07/88 HRT & BR Lancashire Witch - -
13/07/88 DPS (no tour name) - -
10/07/88 NSE Anniversary Pullman - Yes
09/07/88 NSE ??? - -
09/07/88 HRT Chinnor Tonic - Yes
09/07/88 BRTA (Outabout Excursion) - -
07/07/88 BR Torbay Explorer - -
06/07/88 BLS Calverton Collier - Yes
03/07/88 PT Suffolkman - Yes
03/07/88 ??? ??? - -
03/07/88 ??? ??? - -
03/07/88 ??? Mallard 88 - -
02/07/88 HRT Somerset Secret - -
25/06 & 26/06/88 ??? (Gravesend Festival Shuttles) - -
25/06/88 SRPS ??? - -
24/06-26/06/88 LCGB Wester Ross No.5 Did it Run?
23/06/88 ??? (Day Excursion) Did it Run?
23/06/88 ??? ??? Did it Run?
22/06/88 ??? (School Special) Did it Run?
21/06-22/06/88 ??? ??? Did it Run?
21/06/88 ??? (Parspec) Did it Run?
18/06/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
18/06/88 HRT Midsummer Nights Dream - -
18/06/88 FSS South Yorkshireman Did it Run?
12/06/88 PO (Private Charter) - Yes
12/06/88 BR Shakespeare Limited - -
11/06/88 RCTS Chinnor Rail Tour - Yes
11/06/88 ??? Red Dragon - -
10/06-12/06/88 PT Caledonian Yes -
05/06/88 HRT Coalville Cobbler - -
04/06/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
04/06/88 NENTA ??? - -
02/06/88 BR (Day Excursion) - -
30/05/88 ADAPT (Shuttle Trains to Dunstable) - Yes
29/05/88 PT Cymru Collier - -
29/05/88 BR Shakespeare Limited - -
28/05/88 VLV (68) Kule-Ade-Express - -
28/05/88 SRPS ??? - -
28/05/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
23/05/88 SRPS ??? - -
21/05/88 FSS South Yorkshireman - Yes
21/05/88 BR/NSE ??? - -
21/05/88 ?CRC? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
21/05/88 SRPS ??? - -
14/05-16/05/88 RPSI ??? - -
14/05/88 TT Hoover Dambuster - -
14/05/88 PT Peak-N-Sea - -
14/05/88 NSE Crompton Farewell - -
14/05/88 HRT (125:6) ??? (125 Special) - -
14/05/88 ?CRC? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
14/05/88 IC Wearsman - Yes
12/05/88 + 15/05/88 VLV (67) VLV-Vraunschweig-Express - -
10/05/88 ??? (Bedworth Station Reopening Special) - -
10/05/88 PO Postal Pennine - -
09/05/88 PO Postal Pullman - -
08/05/88 SEG Flying Fourgon - Yes
07/05/88 C33PG Push-Pull Farewell - Yes
07/05/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
07/05/88 ?CRC? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
07/05/88 BBRUA (8) ??? - -
07/05/88 HRT Watercress Flyer - Yes
04/05/88 ??? ??? - -
02/05/88 HRT Avon Lady - Yes
02/05/88 BER Brickfield Rambler - -
02/05/88 SJDT (2/42) (Exeter & Dawlish) - Yes
02/05/88 SEG Abominable Snowman Did it Run?
01/05/88 WTUA Port Sunlight Centenary Trains - -
30/04/88 C20LS Old Men of Bow - -
30/04/88 SEG Inner-City Express Two - Yes
30/04/88 ??? ??? - -
23/04/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
23/04/88 PT Fellsman II - -
23/04/88 R&DMRC Risborough Venturer - -
23/04/88 IC/HRT (125:5) Esk Valley and Whitby (125 Special) - Yes
23/04/88 TSPG Templecombe Yorkshireman - Yes
13/04/88 LCGB Minehead Marauder Did it Run?
21/04-24/04/88 VLV (66) Trave-Sauerland-Express & Warstein-Wangerooge-Express & Friesland-Holstein-Express - -
17/04/88 VLV (65) VLV-Odense-Express - -
16/04/88 IC Class 40 Farewell - Yes
16/04/88 MRS Trelewis Bog - Yes
16/04/88 FSS Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
16/04/88 SNCB (Type 59 Farewell) - Yes
10/04/88 ??? (Stewarts Lane Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
09/04/88 SLOA ?South Yorkshireman? (a.k.a. Phil's Seventieth Birthday) - -
09/04/88 TT Vulcaneer - -
09/04/88 PT Morecambe Bay Marauder - -
09/04/88 HRT (125:4) ??? (125 Special) - -
08/04-09/04/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
03/04/88 PRC Wessex Wanderer - Yes
02/04/88 HRT Tubular Belle Yes -
02/04/88 EEC Easter Experience Railtour - Yes
02/04/88 BRTA (Outabout Excursion) - Yes
26/03/88 BLS Usk & Severn Rambler - Yes
26/03/88 HRT (125:3) Settle & Carlisle (125 Special) - -
26/03/88 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
20/03/88 BLS Docklands Railtour II - Yes
19/03/88 HRT Severn Valley Express - Yes
17/03/88 ??? ??? - -
12/03/88 SEG Gyre & Gimble Yes Yes
12/03/88 PT Pennine Forty Farewell - -
12/03/88 VLV (64) Heide-Weser-Express II - -
05/03/88 BLS Tame & Avon Railtour - Yes
05/03/88 NUPE (NUPE Union Charter) - -
05/03/88 HRT Sunny South Express Cancelled Yes
27/02/88 PT Pembroke Coast Explorer - -
27/02/88 HRT (125:2) Scarborough Circular (125 Special) - -
27/02/88 FSS ??? - -
20/02/88 HRT/NSE Mersey Docker - -
14/02/88 HRT Shakespeare Limited Cancelled
13/02/88 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
13/02/88 SEG Aurora Borealis Postponed until 'summer 1988'
13/02/88 CFPS ??? Did it Run?
06/02/88 HRT White Rose - Yes
30/01/88 HRT (125:1) Settle & Carlisle 125 Special - -
30/01/88 PT Fellsman - Yes
23/01/88 SEG Coastway Express - Yes
23/01/88 BR (Football Special) Did it Run?
16/01/88 HRT/NSE Glamorgan Valleys Explorer Yes Yes
02/01/88 PT Kent County Crusader - -


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