The tour was restricted to Northern Ireland due to a foot & mouth outbreak in Britain preventing cross-border travel. Saturday 12th May: (4) Whitehead - Belfast GVS - Bangor - Lisburn - Antrim - Ballymena - Antrim - Lisburn - Larne Harbour - Whitehead; (85) Whitehead - Yorkgate - Whiteabbey - Ballymena - Antrim - Lisburn - Belfast GVS - Whitehead. The last occasion when RPSI wooden-bodied stock carried passengers on any part of the Belfast to Dublin main line. Sunday 13th May: (171) Whitehead - Belfast GVS - Portrush - Coleraine - Londonderry - Belfast GVS - Whitehead. The first ever non-stop steam run from Great Victoria Street to Portrush.