Special Traffic & Royal Train Notices (sorted by date)

A number of my notices refer to a single period. To assist, I have listed them in date order and often you can follow a train from region to region which is quite interesting. Obviously as the collection grows this will become more apparent.

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1938

1946

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1938

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

09-04-1938

LMS

W

Special Traffic Notice W2-37, 1938.

Special Traffic Notice: Suburban area alterations for England v Scotland at Wembley, 4th April, 1938

1946

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

14-12-1946

LNER

Sc

Special Traffic Notice E.81-51, 1946.

Programme of Special Trains for LNER (Scotland),  week commencing 14th December, 1946

1948

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

25-09-1948

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 54, 1948.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 1st October 1948

02-10-1948

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 55, 1948.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 2nd October, 1948

16-10-1948

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 57, 1948.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 16th October, 1948

30-10-1948

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 59, 1948.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 30th October, 1948

11-12-1948

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 66, 1948.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 11th December, 1948

1949

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

12-04-1949

NER

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Special Traffic Notice No. 5, 1949.

Special Traffic Notice No. 5, 12th April, 1949.

1950

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

02-09-1950

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.85-39, 1950.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 2nd September, 1950

09-09-1950

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.85-40, 1950.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 9th September, 1950

16-09-1950

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.85-41, 1950.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 16th September, 1950

09-12-1950

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.85-53, 1950.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 9th December, 1950

1951

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

10-02-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-7, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 10th February, 1951

17-02-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-8, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 17th February, 1951

24-02-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-9, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 24th February, 1951

17-03-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-12, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 17th March, 1951

21-04-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-17, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 21st April, 1951

28-04-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-18, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, week commencing 28th April, 1951

12-05-1951

ScR

E

Special Traffic Notice E.86-20 SX, 1951.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, SX Section, week commencing 12th May, 1951

23-07-1951

ER

W

Notice X.1103, 1951

Best kept Station gardens competition, 1951.

1952

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

01-01-1952

ER

W

Traffic Circular X1357, 1952

Programme of Standard Times for Special Trains, 1952.

28-01-1952

ER

—

Notice EG.47, 1952

Royal Train: Wolferton to King’s Cross.

01-02-1952

ER

—

Notice EG.48, 1952

Royal Train: King’s Cross to Wolferton

11-02-1952

ER

—

Notice EG.49, 1952

Royal Train: Wolferton to King’s Cross with the remains of King George VI.

15-02-1952

W

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Notice 10, 1952

Royal Train: Paddington to Windsor and return (Funeral of King George VI).

14-03-1952

ER

E

Traffic Circular S252, 1952

Alterations Circular: Engineering work at Gidea Park, 14th-24th March 1952.

09-04-1952

ER

MGN

M&GN Notice S300-F253E, 1952

M&GN Section STN, Easter week, 1952.

10-04-1952

ER

E

Special Train Arrangements Circular 2, 1952

GE Section Easter Train Arrangements Circular No. 2.

19-04-1952

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice Supplement W2-16, 1952.

Supplement to Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 19th April, 1952

24-05-1952

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-21, 1952.

Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 24th May, 1952

21-06-1952

ScR

N1

Special Traffic Notice N1-24, 1952.

Programme of Special Trains for former LMS lines, N1 Section, week commencing 21st June, 1952

21-06-1952

ScR

SX

Special Traffic Notice E.87-27 SX, 1952.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, SX Section, week commencing 21st June, 1952

24-08-1952

LMR

—

Special Notice X.S./8, 1952.

Special Notice regarding Locomotive Society Tour, Manchester - Hull & Back via H&B line.

Oct-1952

SR

LW

Fog & Ice train workings, October 1952

Working of trains during Fog & running of De-Icing trains.

22-10-1952

W

—

Notice 60, 1952

Paddington to Paddington via Llandrindod Wells & Shrewsbury.

20-12-1952

ER

MGN

M&GN Notice S1810-F392E, 1952

M&GN Section STN, Christmas week, 1952.

1953

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

09-01-1953

BR

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Notice EG.54, 1953

Royal Train: Wolferton to Edinburgh and return.

10-01-1953

BR

—

Timing Card

This timing card was produced for passengers on the return leg of the Royal Train shown in Notice EG.54 (above).

10-01-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M2, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division for week commencing 10th January, 1953

14-03-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M11, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division for week commencing 14th March, 1953

02-04-1953

WR

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Traffic Notice E-8 1953.

Though Freight Train arrangements, Easter 1953

04-04 &
23-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 17, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Easter Saturday & Whit-Saturday,1953. Rear page(s) missing.

15-04-1953

WR

—

Notice 30, 1953

Royal Trains, Windsor to Dumbarton and Clydebank to Windsor. (See next item for LMR section arrangements.)

16-04-1953

LMR

—

Notice 32.W 1953 and LMR[W] Notice 274.G

Royal Train: Windsor to Scotland and return, plus notice of ECS movements of Royal train coaching stock at Wolverton.

02-05-1953

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-18(a), 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Suburban area alterations for FA Cup Final tie at Wembley, 2nd May, 1953

04-05-1953

** NEW **

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice C17, 1953

GC Section STN No. C17, 1953.

04-05-1953

** NEW **

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N17, 1953

GN Section STN No. N17, 1953.

09-05-1953

ScR

SX

Special Traffic Notice E.88-18 SX, 1953.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, SX Section, week commencing 9th May, 1953

16-05-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M20, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division, week commencing 16th May, 1953

20-05-1953

SR

—

Special Notice 391 SOO, 1953.

Special Notice 391 SOO: Inspection Special, 20th May,1953.

22-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 26, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Whitsun Weekend,1953.

22-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LE

Special Traffic Notice No. 24, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London East District, 22nd May,1953.

22-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LW

Special Traffic Notice No. 27, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London West District, week commencing 22nd May,1953.

23-05-1953

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice C21, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 23rd May, 1953. Rear pages missing.

23-05-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M21, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division, week commencing 23rd May, 1953

23-05 &

04-04-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 17, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Easter Saturday & Whit-Saturday,1953. Rear page(s) missing.

23-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 27, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, week commencing 23rd May,1953.

25-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 28, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Whit-Monday,1953.

25-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LE

Special Traffic Notice No. 27, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London East District, Whit-Monday,1953.

29-05-1953

WR

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Exeter Dist., Special Traffic Notice No. 17, 1953.

Special Train arrangements for Exeter District, week commencing 29th May, 1953

30-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 29, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, week commencing 30th May,1953.

30-05-1953

** NEW **

SR

S

Special Traffic Notice No. P25 SD, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for Southern District, week commencing 30th May,1953.

31-05-1953

WR

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Traffic Notice 28 1953.

Though Train arrangements, Coronation week, 1953

01-06-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N K3667, 1953

King’s Cross Suburban District - Special Suburban Service for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

02-06-1953

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-22(b), 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Suburban area alterations for QE2’s Coronation, 2nd June, 1953

02-06-1953

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 30, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Coronation Day 2nd June,1953.

02-06-1953

SR

LE

Special Traffic Notice No. 25, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London East District, Coronation Day 2nd June,1953.

02-06-1953

SR

LW

Special Traffic Notice No. P31, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London West District, Coronation Day 2nd June,1953.

02-06-1953

SR

S

Special Traffic Notice No. P26 SD, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for Southern District, Coronation Day 2nd June,1953.

06-06-1953

SR

—

Notice 394 S.O.O., 1953

Royal Train: Victoria to Tattenham Corner and return.

08-06-1953

(UFN)

SR

LE
&

LC

Joint Special Notice No. 3, 1953.

Special Notice for London East & London Central Districts: Engineering Works Ore Tunnel, 8th June,1953, until further notice.

12-06-1953

NER

—

Advice No. 244 1953.

Altered and additional trains between Hull and Hornsea / Withernsea.

12-06-1953

Dock

—

Steamer arrangements at Southampton Docks

Special Notice showing mainly Steamer arrangements at Southampton Docks for the Naval Review at Spithead; 15th June, 1953.

12-06-1953

SR

—

Special Traffic arrangements at Southampton Docks

Special Traffic Notice showing trains arrangements at Southampton Docks for the Naval Review at Spithead; 15th June, 1953.

15-06-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N22, 1953

GN Section STN No. N22, 1953.

15-06-1953

SR

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Notice 395 S.O.O., 1953

Royal Train: Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, returning to Windsor and Eton, Riverside.

15-06-1953

SR

LC

Special Traffic Notice No. 33, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London Central District, Spithead Naval Review, 15th June,1953.

15-06-1953

SR

LW
& S

Special Traffic Notice No. P34, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London West & Southern Districts, Spithead Naval Review, 15th June,1953.

16-06-1953

SR

—

Notice 396 S.O.O., 1953

Royal Train: Portsmouth Harbour to Windsor and Eton, Riverside.

20-06-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M25, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division for week commencing 20th June, 1953

22-06-1953

LMR

—

Notice 38.W 1953

Royal Train, Euston to Scotland.

30-06-1953

LMR

—

Notice 39.W 1953

Royal Train, Scotland to Euston.

01-07-1953

LMR

—

Notice 40.W 1953

Royal Train, Euston to Liverpool. NOTE this train was prepared, then cancelled last minute when the Royal Party decided to fly to Ireland.

04-07-1953

LMR

—

Notice 41.W 1953

Royal Train, Scotland to Euston.

08-07-1953

WR

—

Notice 40, 1953

Royal Trains, Royal Tour of Wales: Newport, Swansea, Llanelly, Caernarvon, Rhyl, Wrexham & Llangollen. (See next item for LMR section arrangements.)

10-07-1953

LMR

—

Notice 42.W 1953

Royal Trains, Llanelly (WR) to Caernarvon and Rhyl to Wrexham (WR).

11-07-1953

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice C28, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 11th July, 1953

11-07-1953

LMR

M

Special Traffic Notice M28, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Midland Division for week commencing 11th July, 1953

11-07-1953

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-28, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 11th July, 1953

11-07-1953

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice Supplement W2-28, 1953.

Supplement to Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 11th July, 1953

11-07-1953

SR

LW

Special Traffic Notice No. P40, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London West District, week commencing 11th July, 1953.

11-07-1953

SR

S

Special Traffic Notice No. P33 SD, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for Southern District, week commencing 11th July, 1953

15-07-1953

SR

LW

Special Traffic Notice No. P41, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice for London West District, Wednesday 15th July, 1953 for the RAF Review at Odiham. This notice refers to Royal Train Notice SOO 400 which can also be found below.

15-07-1953

SR

—

Notice 400 S.O.O., 1953

Royal Train: Waterloo to Winchfield & Hook to Waterloo.

22-07-1953

SR

—

Notice 402 S.O.O., 1953

Royal Party, Waterloo to Southampton & return on booked services.

24-07-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 7, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 24th July, 1953

04-08-1953

LMR

—

Notice 43.W 1953

Royal Train, Euston to Scotland.

21-08-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 11, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 21st August, 1953

31-08-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice C33, 1953

GC Section STN No. C33, 1953.

31-08-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N33, 1953

GN Section STN No. N33, 1953.

04-09-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 13, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 4th September, 1953

11-09-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 14, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 11th September, 1953

14-09-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N35, 1953

GN Section STN No. N35, 1953.

18-09-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 15, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 18th September, 1953

21-09-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N36, 1953

GN Section STN No. N36, 1953.

25-09-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 16, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 25th September, 1953

27-09-1953

(UFN)

SR

LE

Special Traffic Notice No. 65, 1953.

Special Traffic arrangements for trains between Woolwich Dockyard and Woolwich Arsenal for the duration of repairs to George IV Tunnel.

28-09-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N37, 1953

GN Section STN No. N37, 1953.

02-10-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 17, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 2nd October, 1953

09-10-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 18, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 9th October, 1953

10-10-1953

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-41, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 10th October, 1953

10-10-1953

ER

W

Advice 4286, 1953.

London District engine workings in connection with two RCTS rail tours.

14-10-1953

LMR

—

Notice 44.W 1953

Royal Train, Scotland to Euston.

16-10-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 19, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 16th October, 1953

23-10-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 20, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 23rd October, 1953

26-10-1953

LMR

—

Notice 45.W 1953

Royal Trains, Euston to Newport, Newport to Rugeley T.V. and Stafford to Euston.

30-10-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 21, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 30th October, 1953

Nov 53

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-42 1953.

West of England Broccoli Traffic Notice, 1953/54

06-11-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 22, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 6th November, 1953

13-11-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 23, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 13th November, 1953

16-11-1953

LMR

—

Notice 47.W 1953

Royal Trains, Euston to Styal, Styal to Manchester (LR), and Manchester (LR) to Euston.

20-11-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 24, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 20th November, 1953

21-11-1953

ScR

SX

Special Traffic Notice E.88-46 SX, 1953.

Programme of Special Trains for former LNER lines, SX Section, week commencing 21st November, 1953

23-11-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N45, 1953

GN Section STN No. N45, 1953.

27-11-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 25, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 27th November, 1953

Dec 53

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-44 1953.

Avonmouth Banana Traffic Notice, December 1953

21-12-1953

** NEW **

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N49, 1953

GN Section STN No. N49, 1953. (Xmas fortnight, 21st December, 1953 - 4th Janaury, 1954)

1954

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

09-02-1954

ER

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Notice EG.58, 1954

Royal Train: Wolferton to King’s Cross.

02-04-1954

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. G.276, 1954.

Special Train arrangements for Gloucester District, week commencing 2nd April, 1954

14-04-1954

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 200, 1954.

Special Train arrangements for Chester District, week commencing 21st April, 1954

15-04-1954

ER

E

Special Train Arrangements Circular 2, 1954

GE Section Easter Train Arrangements Circular No. 2.

17-04-1954

ScR

N1

Special Traffic Notice N1-16, 1954.

Programme of Special Trains for former LMS lines, N1 Section, week commencing 17th April, 1954

24-04-1954

ER

W

Notice X.148, 1954

Arrangements for 1954 Rugby League Cup Final.

10-05-1954

ER

LTS

Special Traffic Notice S639, 1954

LT&S Section STN S639, 1954.

03-06-1954

WR

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Notice 40, 1954

Royal Train: Paddington to Oxford and return.

03-06-1954

ER

MGN

Special Traffic Notice S720-F731E, 1954

M&GN Section STN, Whitsun, 1954.

03-06-1954

ER

W

Advice T1/46300/P, 1954.

Instructions to staff and arrangements for the formal opening ceremony for Woodhead Tunnel.

29-07-1954

ER

E

Special Train Arrangements Circular 6, 1954

GE Section Special Train Arrangement Circular No. 6.

26-10-1954

E, LM
& NE

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Notice EG.59, 1954

Royal Train, King’s Cross to Yorkshire (W. Riding), North East England & Scotland.

1955

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

01-07-1955

W

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Special Traffic Notice No. 35, 1955.

Special Train arrangements for week commencing 1st July, 1955 in connection with Swindon Works Annual Holiday.

1956

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

1956

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-2 1956.

Weymouth & Southampton Perishables Traffic Notice, 1956 Season.

09-07-1956

ER

E

Notice S 1230, 1956

Prizes for Best kept Stations (Eastern Division), 1956.

23-07-1956

ER

W

Notice X.323, 1956

Best kept Station gardens competition (Western Division), 1956.

Dec 56

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-16 1956.

West of England Broccoli Traffic Notice, 1956/57

1957

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

14-09-1957

LMR

W1

Special Traffic Notice W1-37, 1957.

Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 14th September, 1957

02-11-1957

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 44, 1957.

Special Traffic Notice: Central Division for week commencing 2nd November, 1957

02-11-1957

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-44, 1957.

Special Traffic Notice: Western Division for week commencing 2nd November, 1957

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