The Railtour Files - 1965

Date Railtour Operator Headcode Tour name Traction Review Timings
31/12/65 BR (NER) ? ??? 60145 - -
27/12/65 BR ? (Football Special) at least D12 - Yes
12/12/65 LCGB ? Cross Countryman 9773, 48309, 34015 & 34100 - Yes
11/12/65 WRS 1X50 Waverley Rail Tour diesel(s), 45134, 45697, 60034, 60528 & 60886 - Yes
11/12/65 GWS ? Two Rivers DMU - -
05/12/65 LCGB ? Steyning Line Railtour 31866 & 82006 - Yes
04/12/65 RCTS 1X36/1Z35 Jubilee Commemorative Rail Tour 45596 & 45654 - Yes
04/12/65 BR ? (Football Special) D5624 - -
04/12/65 WRS - Waverley Tour to Edinburgh Postponed to 11/12/65 - -
27/11/65 WRS at least SPL17 or SPL19 Midlander Railtour 35022 & 70012 - Yes
27/11/65 BR ? Last Steam Hauled Train from Paddington D1006, D6881, D6882 & 7029 - Yes
20/11/65 LCGB ? Paddington Steam Farewell Rail Tour 4079 - Yes
13/11/65 WRS ? Yorkshireman No.1 diesel, 45654, 45697, 60886 & 92139 - -
13/11/65 ??? ? Panda Pullman at least 4472 - -
13/11/65 ?BR? ? (Football Special) at least 70022 - -
06/11/65 LCGB ? Border Counties Railtour 42095 or 42096, 42232, 42727, 45654, 60886 & 62007 - -
06/11/65 WRS ? ?Yorkshireman No.1? Postponed to 13/11/1965? - -
02/11/65 Ian Allan ? ??? - This train ran on 2nd October (see entry below) D8xx, 3205, 4079 & 4555 - -
23/10/65 RCTS 1F50 South Yorkshireman No.5 Rail Tour 48202 & D5561 - Yes
23/10/65 A4PS 1X36 Paddington Streamliner Rail Tour at least 60007 - -
23/10-24/10/65 ??? 1F52 (Football Special) Did it run? - Yes
23/10-24/10/65 ??? 1X04 ??? Did it run? - Yes
23/10/65 SLS ? (A Last Run With Caledonian Railway No.123) CANCELLED - -
17/10/65 LCGB 1T25 Derbyshire Railtour 44113 - Yes
17/10/65 BLS ? (Preserved Locomotives Weekend) at least HR 103 - -
17/10/65 SLS ? GWR Cavalcade 1420, 6435, 6667 & 7029 - Yes
17/10/65 BTEG ? West Riding Motive Power Depots Visit Did it run? - -
16/10/65 RCTS 1X20 Midlands Locomotive Requiem Rail Tour 43953 & D8613 - Yes
16/10/65 BLS 1Z49 (Preserved Locomotives Weekend) GNSR 49 - -
16/10/65 WRS ? (Brake Van Tour) Did it run? - -
10/10/65 WRS ? (Swindon Works and Museum) Did it run? - -
09/10/65 RM ? Welsh Mystery Flyer at least D6891 - -
09/10/65 RCTS ? Zulu Rail Tour Did it run? (believed cancelled/postponed) - -
03/10/65 SCTS ? Exeter Flyer 35022, 80039 & 80043 - Yes
03/10/65 LCGB ? Vectis Farewell Railtour 33020, 33027, 34002, 73155, W14, W24 - -
03/10/65 L&WRPS ? (Wissington Light Railway) Manning & Wardle 0-6-0 saddle-tank "Newcastle" - -
02/10/65 RCTS ? North Lincolnshire Rail Tour 70012 - Yes
02/10/65 Ian Allan X40 Pendennis Castle Special D841, 3205, 4079 & 4555 - -
26/09/65 RCTS/SLS ? Farewell to Steam in West Wales Railtour 6859 - Yes
26/09/65 SLS ? (Birmingham - Darlington) Did it run? - -
25/09/65 RCTS/SLS ? Farewell to Steam in West Wales Railtour 1643, 1669, 3654 & 9609 - Yes
25/09/65 LCGB ? Glazier Brakevan Tour 47298 - -
25/09/65 TRPS 1X82 (throughout?) (A.G.M. Special Train) D1684, 4079, 7802 & 7812 - Yes
19/09/65 RCTS 1Z02 Blyth & Tyne Rail Tour D6769, 43057 & 60004 - Yes
19/09/65 SLS ? Restored Locomotives Cavalcade 1420, 3442 & 4555 - Yes
18/09/65 LCGB ? High Peak Railtour 4472, 6853, 6861, 45114, 45705 - Yes
18/09/65 GRT ? Bellingham Belle ? - Yes
18/09/65 WRS ? (Brake Van Tour) Did it run? - -
18/09/65 GS ? Two Rivers Tour Did it run? - -
12/09/65 SCTS ? Exeter Flyer 35022, 80039 & 80043 - Yes
12/09/65 GMRS ? ??? 4472 - -
11/09/65 SLS/MLS 1T70 Shropshire Railtour 44818 & 46512 - Yes
05/09/65 WRS at least 1X82 Hants & Dorset Rail Tour D2985, 7029, 34019, 60145 & 73085 - Yes
?05/09/65?
(or 11/12/65?)
GWS ? Launceston Branch Centenary Tour 1865 - 1965 41283 - Yes
05/09/65 HR 1X16 South Yorkshireman at least 45565 - -
04/09/65 LNER ? LNER Pacific Tour 60026 & 60052 - -
04/09/65 WRS ? Pennine Tour diesel(s),  4472 & 60145 - Yes
04/09/65 TVRFC ? ??? ? - -
30/08/65 ?BR? ? (Highland Railway Centenary) HR 103 - -
29/08/65 BR ? (Anglers' Excursion) at least a class 31 - -
28/08/65 RCTS at least 615 Fife Coast Tour 256 & 64569 - -
27/08/65 BR ? ??? HR 103 - Yes
26/08/65 BR ? ??? HR 103 - Yes
25/08/65 BR ? ??? HR 103 - Yes
24/08/65 BR ? ??? HR 103 - Yes
21/08/65 BR ? Highland Centenary HR 103 - -
15/08/65 BR (WR) ? (Mystery Excursion) D7018 - -
15/08/65 BR (WR) ? (Mystery Excursion) Hymek D7xxx - -
15/08/65 LCGB 1X06 (throughout?) Western Ranger 3863, 6126, 9773, 75066, 75075 - Yes
15/08/65 ??? 1Z65 (throughout?) ??? at least 73026 - -
08/08/65 Ian Allan ? ??? 4079 - Yes
07/08/65 LCGB ? Middleton Branch Brakevan Tour 42343 - Yes
01/08/65 WRS - Ten Counties Cancelled - -
31/07/65 SRC ? Rambling 56 6643 - Yes
25/07/65 LCGB/REC 1X06 (throughout?) Thames Valley Railtour 6106, 9773, 46509 & 80154 - Yes
17/07/65 REC ? Flintstone Special at least 4683 - -
11/07/65 PRC ? Diesel Rail Tour D7011, 41316 & DMU - Yes
04/07/65 RRWMC ? (Day Excursion) ? - -
03/07/65 LCGB ? Northamptonshire Branches 78028 - Yes
20/06/65 ? ? ??? ? - -
13/06/65 LCGB ? Wealdsman 31411, 31803, 33006, 33027 & 34050 - Yes
12/06/65 REC ? Guildford - Horsham Farewell 33006 - -
12/06/65 WRS ? Somerset & Dorset Joint & Eastleigh Tour 6967, 34097, 44777 & 92238 - -
12/06/65 BR 1Z50 (Sunday School Special) 7029 - -
12/06/65 BR ? (Last Steam Hauled Train on the Heathfield Line) ?80144? - Yes
07/06/65 ??? ? ??? D5622 - Yes
05/06/65 SLPF 1X18 ??? 60027 & 60052 - -
05/06/65 BLS ? (Aberdeenshire) DMU - -
05/06/65 LRTL ? (I.O.M.R. Special) DMU - -
30/05/65 LCGB ? Pas de Calais Railtour D4102, E5020, E6002, SNCF 230D22 & 231K40 - Yes
30/05/65 HCRS [14] ? Isle of Wight CANCELLED - Yes
29/05/65 RCTS ? East Midlander No. 8 D6943 & 4472 - Yes
29/05/65 NLWMC 1X68 (Day Excursion) ? - -
23/05/65 WRST 1X05 Merchant Navy Locomotive Tour to Swindon & Eastleigh 35005 & 76006 - Yes
23/05/65 SLS at least SPL 20, SPL77 & X84 Bullied Pacific Rail Tour 7029, 7908, 34051 & 35017 - Yes
22/05/65 RCTS 1T65 Cheshire Lines Centenarian Railtour 42587 & 44735 - Yes
22/05/65 BR ? (Territorial Army Special) 60884 - -
15/05/65 SLS 1Z01 East Durham Limited 90445 - Yes
15/05/65 GMRS ? ??? Did it run? - -
15/05/65 HR ? South Yorkshireman No.3 CANCELLED - -
09/05/65 ANS ? ??? at least 4472 - -
08/05/65 LUPTS ? Mersey Docks Rail Tour MDHB 1 - (Yes)
08/05/65 WRS ? South Yorks & Notts Railtour D5008, 42715 & 92155 - Yes
08/05/65 BR ? (Troop Train) at least D9010 - -
02/05/65 LCGB ? Wessex Downsman (No.2) 6963, 30837, 34051, 44264 & 48309 - Yes
01/05-02/05/65 FRS/IA ? (A.G.M. Specal) at least class 47, 6849, 7029, 7802 & 7812 - -
01/05/65 ??? ? ??? at least 64602 - -
01/05/65 GRT ? Wansbeck Centenary Did it run? - -
01/05/65 ?BR? 1X68 (Football Special) Did it run? - -
xx/05/65 GMRS 1X51 ??? 4472 - -
24/04/65 LCGB ? Notts & Lincs Railtour 43108, 44401, 61406 & 70052 - Yes
24/04/65 SLS ? Farewell to the Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway Tour 6435 & 44188 - Yes
24/04/65 WGRS/MRS ? Y Glyn Crwydryn at least 4612, 6116 & 9675 - -
21/04/65 Ian Allan ? (Swindon and Eastleigh Works) 35028 - -
19/04/65 SLS/BLS 122/123 Scottish Rambler No.4 Railtour CR 123, GNSR 49, 78046 & 78054 - Yes
18/04/65 SLS/BLS at least 1X50 Scottish Rambler No.4 Railtour 60031 - Yes
17/04/65 SLS/BLS ? Scottish Rambler No.4 Railtour HR 103 - Yes
16/04/65 SLS/BLS at least 102 Scottish Rambler No.4 Brake Van Tour 42739 - Yes
15/04/65 BLS ? (Brake Van Trip B.87 : Inverbervie Branch) Did it run? - Yes
10/04/65 RCTS 1Z02/1Z04 North Eastern No.2 Railtour 3442, 62027 & 92097 - Yes
10/04/65 RECF 1T07 Bosworth 78028 - Yes
10/04/65 Alan Pegler 1F51 (throughout?) (Private Charter) 4472 - -
04/04/65 LCGB 1X05 (throughout?) Wessex Downsman (No.1) D7007, 6963, 30837, 34051, 44466 & 48309 - Yes
03/04/65 WRS 1X12 Great Western Steam to Swindon 7029 & D5226 - -
03/04/65 LCGB - (proposed rail tour to Darlington) Postponed to ??/??/?? - -
28/03/65 SCTS ? Southern Wanderer 44560, 35023 & 73022 - Yes
27/03/65 PRC/RCTS ? Exmoor Ranger D3517, 3205, 41206 & 41291 - Yes
27/03/65 S&WRS ? (Last Passenger Train Weymouth - Easton) 41284 & 41324 - -
27/03/65 Ian Allan 1X20 Lickey & Midlands Railtour D6938, 7029, 78042 & 78055 - Yes
27/03/65 ??? ? (Football Special) E26051 - -
26/03/65 CGS ? (School Special) D8?? - -
21/03/65 RCTS 1X50 Tyne-Solway Rail Tour 60131 - Yes
20/03/65 LCGB 1Z40 (throughout?) Bristol Flyer D1661 & D1662 - Yes
13/03/65 BR ? (Rugby Union Specials) 70020 & Blue Pullman set - -
13/03/65 CGS 1X05 (School Special) D822 - -
13/03/65 MURS ? Staffordshire Potter Railtour 42343 & 42938 - Yes
07/03/65 LCGB ? East Devon (No.2) 4666, 35022, 41206, 41291 & 80041 - Yes
07/03/65 HCRS [13] ? Six Counties 31639 & 33006 - Yes
06/03/65 SLS/MLS 1X15 Whitby Moors Railtour 3442, 45698 & 62005 - Yes
28/02/65 LCGB ? East Devon (No.1) 4666, 35022, 41206, 41291 & 80041 - Yes
20/02/65 BR ? (Football Specials) at least D298, 45060 & 70053 - -
13/02/65 RCTS 1X80 Rebuilt Scot Commemorative Rail Tour 44822 & 46115 - Yes
07/02/65 WRS 1Z65 Britannia Tour 70042 - -
06/02-07/02/65 BR ? (Rugby Specials) ? - -
06/02/65 LCGB ? Western Venturer 6848, 7029 & 7820 - Yes
??/02/65 BR ? (Football Special) at least 73159 - -
30/01/65 BR ? (Football Specials) ? - -
30/01/65 BR ? (Football Special) at least D1692 & 45565 - -
30/01/65 BR ? (Football Special) at least D1768 - -
30/01/65 BR ? (?Football or Day? Excursion) at least D1775 - -
24/01/65 SLS 1X84 Farewell To The Castles 7029 - Yes
17/01/65 SLS ? Farewell to the Cambrian Railways 7802, 44863 & 46512 - Yes
16/01/65 BR ? (Rugby Specials) ? - -
16/01/65 RCTS ? Derwent Valley Light Railway Tour D2111 - -
11/01/65 ??? ? ??? at least 75011 - -
09/01/65 BR ? (Football Specials) - 2 trains 70004 & 70030 - -
09/01/65 BR ? (Football Specials) - 3 trains 73053, 73090 & 73095 - -
09/01/65 RCTS ? Derwent Valley Light Railway Tour D2111 - -
03/01/65 LCGB ? Maunsell Commemorative 30545, 31411, 31649 & 31831 - Yes
03/01/65 SLS ? ??? Postponed to 17/01/1965 then abandoned in favour of alternative itinerary - -
03/01/65 WRS ? (Special Last Train Carmarthen to Aberystwyth) Did it run? - Yes


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