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

1948

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

Nov-1938

LMS

C

Instructions for working of Parcel Vans

Instructions for loading and forwarding of parcels vans by ordinary passenger or parcel trains.

1948

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

25-09-1948

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 54, 1948.

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

02-10-1948

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 55, 1948.

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

16-10-1948

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 57, 1948.

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

30-10-1948

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 59, 1948.

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

11-12-1948

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 66, 1948.

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

1951

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

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

Wolferton to King’s Cross.

01-02-1952

ER

—

Notice EG.48, 1952

King’s Cross to Wolferton

11-02-1952

ER

—

Notice EG.49, 1952

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

15-02-1952

**NEW**

W

—

Notice 10, 1952

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.

19-04-1952

** NEW **

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

** NEW **

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-21, 1952.

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

Oct-1952

SR

LW

Fog & Ice train workings, October 1952

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

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

—

Notice EG.54, 1953

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).

02-04-1953

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-8 1953.

Though Freight Train arrangements, Easter 1953

16-04-1953

LMR

—

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

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

09-05-1953

ScR

SX

Special Traffic Notice E.88-18, 1953.

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

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

06-06-1953

SR

—

Notice 394 S.O.O., 1953

Victoria to Tattenham Corner and return.

12-06-1953

NER

—

Advice No. 244 1953.

Altered and additional trains between Hull and Hornsea / Withernsea.

12-06-1953

SR

—

Spithead Naval Review: Traffic arrangements at Southampton Docks, June 1953

1953 was the Coronation year and significant extra traffic ran. This Special Traffic Notice shows arrangements at Southampton Docks for the Naval Review at Spithead in June.

15-06-1953

ER

W

Special Traffic Notice N22, 1953

GN Section STN No. N22, 1953.

15-06-1953

SR

—

Notice 395 S.O.O., 1953

Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, returning to Windsor and Eton, Riverside.

16-06-1953

SR

—

Notice 396 S.O.O., 1953

Portsmouth Harbour to Windsor and Eton, Riverside.

11-07-1953

** NEW **

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

** NEW **

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-28, 1953.

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

11-07-1953

** NEW **

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

** NEW **

SR

LW

Special Traffic Notice No. P40, 1953.

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

11-07-1953

** NEW **

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

Waterloo to Winchfield & Hook to Waterloo.

24-07-1953

WR

—

Special Traffic Notice No. 7, 1953.

Special Traffic Notice: week commencing 24th July, 1953

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.

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

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

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, 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

1954

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

09-02-1954

ER

—

Notice EG.58, 1954

Wolferton to King’s Cross.

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

—

Notice 40, 1954

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.

1955

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

01-07-1955

W

—

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

Dec 56

WR

—

Traffic Notice E-16 1956.

WR West of England Broccoli Traffic Notice, 1956/57

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.

1957

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Date

Reg

Div

Description

14-09-1957

** NEW **

LMR

W1

Special Traffic Notice W1-37, 1957.

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

02-11-1957

** NEW **

LMR

C

Special Traffic Notice 44, 1957.

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

02-11-1957

** NEW **

LMR

W2

Special Traffic Notice W2-44, 1957.

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

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