The Railtour Files - 1980

Date Railtour Operator Tour name Review Timings
30/12/80 LCGB Xmas Tommy - Yes
27/12/80 F&W Nene Valley Invader - -
27/12/80 HLPG (Santa Special) - -
27/12/80 SLOA (Santa Steam Special) - Yes
20/12/80 HRT Severn Belle - Yes
20/12/80 G-LRG (Last Day Shuttle Service Louth to Grimsby) - -
13/12/80 NELPG Northumbrian - Yes
13/12/80 BLS Mancunian Railtour - Yes
06/12/80 SWI (no tour name) - -
06/12/80 BR (SR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
06/12/80 SRPS ??? - -
02/12/80 G/LRG (Grimsby Town to Louth) - -
29/11/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
23/11/80 WLS Yorkshire Terrier - Yes
22/11/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
22/11/80 RCTS West Midlands Reunion - -
22/11/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
15/11/80 ??? Zenith - -
15/11/80 ??? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
15/11/80 SRPS ??? - -
15/11/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
11/11/80 BR 150 Anniversary Mail By Rail - -
08/11/80 M&GNJRS Clydeside Express - Yes
08/11/80 BR (SR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
08/11/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
08/11/80 LCGB Second Class 508 Railtour - Yes
08/11/80 ??? ??? - -
01/11/80 HRT Wigtownshire Wanderer - Yes
01/11/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
01/11/80 VLV (9) Grenzland-Express - -
01/11/80 RCTS East Suffolk Rail Tour - Yes
01/11/80 ??? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
01/11/80 ??? ??? - -
01/11/80 SVRA Forth and Tay Express - Yes
18/10/80 HRT2 Broadsman - -
18/10/80 HRT L'Entente Cordial - -
18/10/80 MRS Kenfig Krawler - Yes
18/10/80 ??? ??? - -
12/10/80 RPPR (45) Mayflower - Yes
12/10/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
11/10/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - Yes
11/10/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
11/10/80 F&DRS Great Ryburgh Charter - -
11/10/80 SRPS ??? - -
11/10/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
11/10/80 SLOA Welsh Dragon - -
11/10/80 RCTS Quainton & Bicester Rail Tour - Yes
10/10-12/10/80 LNER Northern Isles Express - -
10/10-12/10/80 F&W Grouser - Yes
05/10/80 NREA Doncaster Double - -
05/10/80 BR (Barrow Hill Open Day Shuttles) - -
04/10/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
04/10/80 LNER Caledonian Yes -
04/10/80 LVRC Blackpool Pullman - Yes
04/10/80 BR Rail Rambler - -
04/10/80 ??? (Class 502 Farewell Rail Tour) - -
04/10/80 M&GNJRS Devonian - Yes
04/10/80 ??? ??? - -
04/10/80 ??? ??? - -
04/10/80 SRPS (Aberdour - York) - -
04/10/80 6000LA Deeside Venturer - Yes
04/10/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
04/10/80 TRPS Welsh Wanderer - -
04/10/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
??/10/80 ??? Grampian - -
28/09/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
28/09/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
28/09/80 G-LRG ??? - -
27/09-28/09/80 M&GNJRS Lakes & Lights Explorer - Yes
27/09/80 RCTS North Eastern No.5 Rail Tour - Yes
27/09/80 PELS Red Rose - -
27/09/80 ??? ??? - -
27/09/80 ??? (Blackpool Illuminations Specials) - Yes
26/09-28/09/80 LCGB Grampian No.2 Rail Tour - -
20/09-21/09/80 BR (WR) (Merrymaker Excursion - Blackpool Illuminations) - Yes
20/09-21/09/80 ?NVR? (NVR Eurosteam Weekend) - -
20/09/80 RPPR Great Farewells - Yes
20/09/80 HLPG Humber Borderer - Yes
20/09/80 LNER Heart of Midlothian - -
14/09/80 ?CIE? (Knock Pilgrimage Charters) - -
14/09/80 BR Anniversay Special - Yes
13/09/80 NELPG Tyne-Tay Express - -
12/09/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
11/09/80 BR (M) / SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
07/09/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
07/09/80 M&GNJRS ??? - -
07/09/80 ??? Taysider - -
07/09/80 ??? ??? - -
07/09/80 LNER Northern Counties Explorer - -
07/09/80 BR (Churnet Rail to Cheddleton) Did it run?
07/09/80 or
06/09/80?
?SRPS? ??? - -
06/09/80 F&DRS GE/GN Joint Freight Lines Railtour - Yes
06/09/80 TBLS Cock o' the North - -
06/09-07/09/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
04/09/80 BR (M) / SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
03/09/80 ??? ??? - -
31/08/80 ?BR? (Day Excursion) - -
30/08/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
30/08/80 BLS Consett BSC Works Railtour - -
30/08/80 BR (Landore Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
25/08/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
25/08/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
25/08/80 BR Osprey Express - Yes
25/08/80 ??? Cumbrian Coast Express - -
25/08/80 BR (Day Excursion) 2 trains - -
25/08/80 BRTA ??? - -
25/08/80 ??? ??? - -
25/08/80 ??? ??? - -
24/08/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
24/08/80 BLS Forfar Railtour - Yes
24/08/80 JToB Solent Special - Yes
23/08-24/08/80 BR (Edinburgh Military Tattoo) - -
23/08/80 BLS Lothian and Fife Wanderer - Yes
17/08/80 F&W Pixielated Pixie - -
16/08/80 SRPS ??? - -
13/08/80 ??? ??? - -
10/08/80 RPPR Works Wonder - -
10/08/80 BR (Churnet Rail to Cheddleton) - Yes
10/08/80 SRPS (Steam Test Run) - -
09/08/80 SRPS ??? - -
02/08/80 BR (SR) Kentish Belle Charity Railtour - -
01/08/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
31/07/80 ?SLOA/BR? Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
29/07/80 BR (Merrymaker Mystery Excursion) - -
29/07/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
27/07/80 ??? ??? - -
26/07/80 BLS (Alderney Railtour) - -
26/07/80 SRPS ??? - -
20/07/80 ??? (Golfing Special) - -
20/07/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
20/07/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
20/07/80 RPPR Numbertaker - CANCELLED
17/07/80 RCTS Worsborough Banker - Yes
13/07/80 F&W Mendipman - -
13/07/80 WCWMC ??? - -
12/07/80 ECTWA Forth Valley Wanderer - Yes
12/07/80 BR (SR) (Pleasure Seeker Excursion) - -
08/07/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
06/07/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
06/07/80 M&GNJRS ??? Did it run?
05/07-06/07/80 BR (Upperby Maintenance Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
05/07/80 SRPS ??? - -
03/07/80 BR Cumbrian Mountain Express - -
01/07/80 ??? Cumbrian Coast Express - -
29/06/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
29/06/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
29/06/80 BR ??? - -
23/06/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
22/06/80 BR? Churnetrail Excursion - -
21/06/80 ??? ??? - -
15/06/80 RESL White Rose - Yes
15/06/80 BR (Tinsley Depot Open Day Shuttles) - -
15/06/80 F&W Tinsley Terror - -
15/06/80 SLOA ?Flying Scotsman? - Yes
14/06/80 SRPS ??? (2 trains) - -
14/06/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
14/06/80 LWMC ??? - -
08/06/80 MMPA (Day Excursion) - -
08/06/80 ??? ??? - -
06/06-08/06/80 ?WRC? ??? - -
31/05-02/06/80 MR Mid-West Highlander - -
31/05/80 SRPS Whisky Special - -
26/05/80 BR (Day Excursion) Yes -
26/05/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
26/05/80 M&GNJRS ??? - -
26/05/80 ??? ??? - -
26/05/80 TBLS (Rainhill Excursion) - -
25/05/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
25/05/80 BR (Rainhill Cavalcade Special) - -
25/05/80 BR (Holiday Preview Special) - -
24/05/80 BR (Rocket 150 Excursion) - -
24/05/80 BR (Rocket 150 Excursion - train 1) - -
24/05/80 BR (Rocket 150 Excursion - train 4) - Yes
24/05/80 BR (Rocket 150 Excursion - train 7) - -
24/05/80 BR (Rocket 150 Shuttles) - -
24/05/80 Co-op (?Holiday Special?) - -
24/05/80 VLV (8) 221-Finale - -
23/05/80 ?BR? (Schools Special) - -
17/05/80 DI Peak Forester - Yes
17/05/80 LNER Caledonian Yes -
17/05/80 SLOA Bristolian - Yes
17/05/80 SRPS ??? - -
17/05/80 SRPS ??? - -
17/05/80 GMRS Rob Roy - -
17/05/80 K&WVR Worth-Severn - -
17/05/80 ITV ??? - -
10/05/80 BLS South Devon Railtour - Yes
10/05/80 ?M&GNJRS? ??? - -
10/05/80 ??? ??? - -
10/05/80 FNRM/M Limited Edition - -
10/05/80 ?BR? (Spalding Flower Festival Specials) - 10 trains - -
05/05/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
05/05/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
05/05/80 BRTA Don - -
05/05/80 SLOA Mayflower - Yes
05/05/80 QRS (Aylesbury to Quainton Road Shuttles) Did it run?
04/05/80 SRPS Rainhill Commemorative - Yes
03/05/80 HRT Valley Basher - Yes
03/05/80 RT ??? - -
03/05/80 SLOA Mancunian - Yes
03/05/80 BR (SR) (Merrymaker Excursion) - -
02/05-04/05/80 F&W West Highland Adventurer - -
26/04/80 SWI (no tour name) - -
26/04/80 HBC North York Moors Train - -
26/04/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
26/04/80 RPPR Penzance Pullman - Yes
26/04/80 ??? ??? - -
25/04-27/04/80 LNER Western Isles Express - -
19/04/80 SR Freightliner - Yes
19/04/80 NWI (no tour name) - -
19/04/80 LCGB Great Western Railtour - -
19/04/80 SLOA Black Countryman - Yes
19/04/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Southbound) - -
19/04/80 NELPG Tyne-Tay Express - -
19/04/80 ??? ??? - -
19/04/80 BR (Day Excursion) Yes -
19/04/80 BR/YDNP (Dalesrail Excursion) - Yes
13/04/80 OPC Welsh Collieries Rambler - -
12/04/80 LVRC Atlantic Coast Express IV - Yes
12/04/80 ?BR? (Day Excursion) - -
12/04/80 LLS London Midlander - -
12/04/80 M&GNJRS Somerset & Devon Explorer - Yes
10/04/80 BR (Football Special) - -
07/04/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
07/04/80 BRTA Perfect Fool - -
06/04/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
05/04/80 BR (Football Special) - -
05/04/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
05/04/80 F&W Cumbrian Coaster - Yes
05/04/80 LNER Cambrian Coast Express - Yes
05/04/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
04/04/80 BR (Mystery Excursion) - -
01/04/80 CPRTC (Football Special) - -
30/03/80 ??? ??? - -
29/03/80 F&DRS West Norfolk Freight Lines - Yes
29/03/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
29/03/80 RPPR Spotter Special - Yes
29/03/80 CRS [1] (Swindon Works Visit) - service trains used - -
29/03/80 M&GNJRS
(DoWaD no. 118)
Central Wales Rambler - Yes
28/03-30/03/80 LNER Hebridean Express - -
25/03/80 BR (Football Special) - -
23/03/80 M&GNJRS Bronte Express - -
22/03/80 SR Tyne-Tees Ltd - -
22/03/80 HRT Red Dragon - Yes
22/03/80 HRT(2) Dalesman - Yes
22/03/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Southbound) - -
15/03/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
15/03/80 MRS/RCTS Caerwent Cannonball - Yes
15/03/80 M&GNJRS East-West Express - Yes
15/03/80 LCGB/SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Northbound) - Yes
15/03/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - Yes
12/03/80 ??? ??? - -
08/03/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
?02/03/80? ??? ??? - -
01/03/80 LCGB Caledonian No.5 Rail Tour - -
01/03/80 LVRC Saint Mungo & Son of Mungo - Yes
01/03/80 VLV (7) Lauenburg-Stormarn-Express - -
01/03/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Northbound) - Yes
01/03/80 BR (Football Special) - -
24/02/80 F&W Western Invader - -
23/02/80 BR (Merrymaker Excursion) - Yes
23/02/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Southbound) Did it run?
16/02/80 ?BR? ?Football Specials? - 2 trains - -
16/02/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Northbound) Did it run?
09/02/80 LCGB Class 508 Suburban Rail Tour - Yes
09/02/80 ??? ??? - -
02/02/80 BR (Day Excursion) - -
30/01/80 BR (Football Special) - -
26/01/80 LCGB Minster Rail Tour - -
26/01/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Southbound) - Yes
26/01/80 GWS Sunset - -
19/01/80 GWS Phoenix - -
19/01/80 SLOA Cumbrian Mountain Express (Northbound) - Yes
12/01/80 HRT Oxfordshire Trundler - Yes

Unknown Dates :

??/??/80 BR (Day Excursion)
??/??/80 PRC (?) ???
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