The Railtour Files - 1997

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Review Timings
27/12/97 PT Sarum and Solent - -
20/12/97 PTR Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
14/12/97 HRT Holly Weaver (details needed to create Page) CANCELLED
13/12/97 HRT (125: ??) Teign-Taw Turkey Yes Yes
13/12/97 A1A/RN Class 31 Farewell Scotsman Yes Yes
13/12/97 PT Festive Fiend Yes Yes
13/12/97 PTR Chester Chuffer - -
13/12/97 NENTA Christmas in Yorkshire Did it run?
12/12/97 WCRC Festive Cracker - -
10/12/97 HRT Chester Song - -
07/12/97 HRT Lindum Fayre Yes Yes
06/12/97 ??? Westbrook Flyer - -
06/12/97 HRT ??? - -
06/12/97 PTR Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
29/11/97 HRT Saint Nicholas Fayre Yes Yes
29/11/97 VLV (136) VLV-Rostock-Express II - -
23/11/97 BLS Mountfield Pioneer - Yes
22/11/97 RN Lights and Sights Express  - -
22/11/97 PT Lickey Incliner  - -
16/11/97 SLS Didcot Do-Cop and Guinn & Tonic - Yes
15/11/97 PT Hardy Flyer - Yes
08/11/97 ITG Western Venturer - -
08/11/97 PTR Pilgrims Progress - -
01/11/97 PTT Pilgrim Hoover Yes Yes
01/11/97 PT Blackpool Illuminator/Nor'West Thunderbolt  - Yes
25/10/97 HRT Sally Forth Yes Yes
25/10/97 RTR Sugar Loaf - Yes
25/10/97 PT Meldon Meanderer - -
25/10-26/10/97 NENTA Northern Lights - -
19/10/97 PTR Ynys Mons Express - -
18/10/97 DPS Trans-Pennine Deltic Yes Yes
18/10/97 HRT ??? - -
18/10/97 ADL (50) Belgian High-Speed Review - Yes
18/10/97 CMRC/FD&MG Edinburgh Flyer - Yes
18/10/97 PTR Central Walesman - -
17/10 & 19/10/97 NENTA (Amsterdam Three Day break)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
17/10/97 VSOE (BP) ??? - Yes
12/10/97 WCRC ??? - -
11/10/97 WCRC ??? - -
11/10/97 PT Current Orbiter Yes -
11/10/97 PTR Red Dragon - -
10/10-12/10/97 Railtourer West Highlander - -
07/10/97 VSOE (BP) (Private Charter) - Yes
05/10/97 HRT Blackmore Vale (125 Special) - Yes
04/10-05/10/97 WCRC ??? - -
03/10-05/10/97 ERPSR/SWMLSC (Yeovil Railway Festival) - Yes
04/10-05/10/97 DO Flying Scotsman - Yes
30/09/97 SRPS ??? - -
28/09/97 DO Yorkshire Pullman Yes -
28/09/97 BR Darker Side of Railtouring - Yes
27/09/97 HDL Rutland DEMU  - -
27/09/97 MC Montgomery Scot  - -
27/09/97 PT Carmarthen King - Yes
27/09/97 NENTA Blue Anchor Bay Express Did it run?
20/09/97 RT Slate & Narrow - Yes
20/09/97 PT Marching Cat  - Yes
13/09/97 PT Six-Five Special - Yes
13/09/97 SRPS ??? - -
13/09/97 VLV (135) Trave-Ems-Express II - -
07/09/97 AVR Craven Dalesman - Yes
06/09/97 HRT Deltic Scotsman Yes Yes
06/09/97 PT Crompton Culminator - Yes
06/09/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
06/09/97 SRPS ??? Postponed to 13/09/97
30/08/97 PT York Cross Yes Yes
30/08/97 LR Red Dragon - Yes
30/08/97 GP ??? - -
30/08/97 SRPS ??? - -
28/08/97 VSOE(BP) (Private Charter - Bank of Spain) - Yes
27/08/97 HRT Settle & Carlisle Excursion - -
25/08/97 GER (67) Trans Pennine Edinburgh Festival Express - -
23/08/97 PT Duchy Deltic Yes Yes
23/08/97 SRPS ??? - -
20/08/97 VSOE(BP) ??? - Yes
17/08/97 SLS Mangapps Farm Visit - Yes
16/08/97 HRT Spin Doctor Yes Yes
16/08/97 GER Calder Valley Festival Fellsman - -
15/08 & 17/08/97 NENTA Tattoo and Highland Weekend Break
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
10/08/97 SRPS ??? - -
09/08/97 PT Edinburgh & Borders Excursion - -
09/08/97 NENTA Pembroke Coast Explorer - -
09/08/97 LSW Wessex Deltic Did it run?
08/08-09/08/97 A1A Thirty-Nine Steps - Yes
02/08/97 PT Breakfast Bag / Pembrokeshire Pageant  - Yes
02/08/97 SRPS ??? - -
02/08/97 GER (63) ??? - -
27/07/97 SLS Rutland Bear - Yes
26/07/97 WODC Worksop Devonian - -
26/07/97 PT Settle Excursioner - Yes
26/07/97 VLV (134) VLV-Maritim-Express - -
26/07/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
18/07/97 ??? (Golf Special) - -
12/07/97 HRT Dungeness Pebbledasher  - Yes
12/07/97 HRT ???  - -
12/07/97 ADL Grand Belgian Depot Tour - Yes
12/07/97 LSW Devonian Deltic Did it run?
12/07/97 NENTA (Hampton Court Palace Flower Show)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
11/07/97 PW ??? - -
05/07/97 PTT Napier & Sulzer Pioneer Yes Yes
05/07/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
29/06/97 HRT Arch Weaver  - -
28/06/97 HRT Geordie Experience  - Yes
28/06/97 PT Minehead Mariner  - Yes
28/06/97 SRPS ??? - -
28/06/97 PTR First and Last - -
28/06/97 NENTA Kingswear and Dartmouth Boat Train Did it run?
21/06/97 A1A Longest Day  - Yes
21/06/97 RTR Highland Explorer - -
21/06/97 SRPS ??? - -
21/06/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
14/06/97 HRT Whitby Jet - Yes
14/06/97 CR ??? - -
14/06/97 CLPG Cotswold-Dorset Express - -
14/06/97 PT Lakeland Excursioner - Yes
14/06/97 SRPS ??? - -
08/06/97 HRT Jorvik Deltic  - Yes
07/06/97 SRPS West Highlander - Yes
31/05/97 Connex Last In Last Out Railtour - Yes
31/05/97 LR ??? - Yes
31/05/97 SRPS ??? - -
31/05/97 Connex ??? - -
31/05/97 ADL (43) Stolberger - Yes
31/05/97 GER (60) ??? - -
31/05/97 KEG Blackpool Boomerang - Yes
31/05/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
27/05/97 KEG Beckton Bonanza - Yes
26/05/97 PT Central Wales Navigator Yes Yes
24/06-26/05/97 CSC (Uckfield Line Gala Weekend Shuttles) - -
24/05/97 HRT North Riding - -
23/05-25/05/97 NENTA Glasgow and Burns County Explorer Did it run?
23/05/97 MRSI South West Enterprise - -
16/05-18/05/97 A1A/PT Pirates of Penzance

Yes

Yes

17/05/97 PTR Zulu -

Yes

10/05-12/05/97 RPSI Slieve Mish -

Yes

10/05/97 PT Cumbrian Mountain Express -

-

10/05/97 HDL Broadsman DEMU -

-

07/05/97 VSOE(BP) ??? -

Yes

05/05/97 VSOE/HRT Centenary Pullman  -

Yes

05/05/97 GER (58) Georgian Bath Explorer - -
05/05/97 GER (57) Aire Valley Edinburgh Express - -
03/05/97 PT Crewe Cut  -

Yes

03/05/97 HRT Chester & Bodnant  -

Yes

01/05/97 VLV (133) VLV-Königslinien-Express - -
26/04/97 D-Tours Classic Crompton - Yes
26/04/97 D-Tours Overnight Bag Yes Yes
26/04/97 HRT Teign & Dart (125 Special) - -
26/04/1997 NENTA (Eurostar Day Trip)
(Used Service trains)
Did it run?
19/04/97 PT Welsh Wizard Yes Yes
19/04/97 HRT Severn & Stour (125 Special) - -
13/04/97 HRT Cross-Country Deltic  - Yes
12/04-13/04/97 VLV (132) VLV-Marienkäfer-Express - -
12/04/97 ITG Translink Venturer - Yes
12/04/97 NERR ??? - -
12/04/97 ADL (41) Antwerpen Docks - Yes
12/04/97 GER (56) ??? - -
12/04/97 NENTA Northumbrian - Yes
11/04/97 ADL (41A) Contain Yourself - Yes
05/04/97 HRT Garw Guru  -

Yes

05/04/97 ??? ???  -

-

04/04 & 06/04/97 Railtourer ???  -

-

31/03/97 PT Scarborough Maid Yes -
29/03/97 RTR Deltic Explorer  -

Yes

22/03/97 HRT Swineshead Revisited  - Yes
22/03/97 PT Ayr Raider - Yes
16/03/97 HRT Mendip & Quantock (125 Special)  - Yes
15/03/97 PT Spinning Gibbon  - Yes
15/03/97 ?W&B? (Rugby Specials) - -
15/03/97 ??? (Rugby Special) - -
15/03/97 ??? (Rugby Special) - -
08/03/97 HRT West Coast Deltic Pioneer  - Yes
08/03/97 PTR ??? - -
02/03/97 HRT Lindum Deltic  - Yes
01/03-02/03/97 ?Railtourer? ??? - -
01/03/97 MC Maiden Voyager Yes Yes
01/03/97 VLV (131) VLV-Bodetal-Express - -
22/02/97 PT Norfolk Napier  - Yes
16/02/97 PTR ??? - -
15/02/97 33111 Charters Robin Reliant Yes -
15/02/97 ADL (38) Grand Belgian Depot Tour (North) - Yes
14/02/97 ADL (38A) Going Bananas - Yes
13/02/97 ADL (97S1) Even More Bananas - Yes
09/02/97 SLS Tom & Jerry - Yes
08/02/97 A1A North By Northwest  - Yes
08/02/97 HRT Ford Prefect - Yes
01/02/97 PT Crompton Crescendo  - Yes
01/02/97 ?W&B? (Rugby Specials) - -
25/01/97 PT Rock 'n' Robin  - Yes
25/01/97 ??? (?Rugby Special?)  - -
25/01/97 HRT Treacle Eater  - Yes
04/01/97 PT GM Gyrator Yes Yes
04/01/97 PTR Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
02/01/97 HRT Deltic Reunion  - Yes
01/01/97 SRPS ???  - -


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