29th May 2017

Retro Railtours
The Huddersfield Town Footex

Loco Used 67024
Stock Used (3) ? 9526+5929+5998+5950+6054+1200+3397+3345 ?

Route :
1Z45 : Huddersfield to Wembley Central
1Z46 : Wembley Central to Huddersfield

Loco Route
67024 Huddersfield - Marsden - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton - Stockport - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Sydney Bridge Jn - Salop Goods Jn - Basford Hall S.S.M. - Basford Hall Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - Wembley Central
67024 Wembley Central - (via WCML, Weedon? & Trent Valley) (2) - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe - Sydney Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Huddersfield

Notes :
(1) This train was run to take football fans to Wembley for the Huddersfield Town v Reading Championship final (final score on penalties: Huddersfield 4 : 3 Reading). 
This took Huddersfield Town in to the Premier League, after 45 years.
(2) Route confirmation required - was the return leg diverted via Weedon?
(3) Consist confirmation required.

Source : Neil Bentley

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Huddersfield 07.22d [P1] 07.22   23.03a [P8] 23.02
Marsden 07.33a ~ 07.50d [P3] 07.33 ~ 07.56   22.51a ~ 22.53d [P1] 22.51 ~ 22.53
Diggle Jn 07/56 08/01   22/46 22/44
Stalybridge 08.04a ~ 08.06d [P1] 08.09 ~ 08.11   22.26a ~ 22.35d [P3] 22.20 ~ 22.36
Guide Bridge 08/13 08/17   22/20 22/14
Denton Jn 08/15 08/19   22/18 22/12
Denton 08/16 ?   22/16 22/10
Reddish South 08/19 ?   22/13 22/06
Ash Bridge Jn 08/21 08/26   22/12 22/05
Heaton Norris Jn 08*24 ~ 08*29 08/29?   22/11 22/02
Stockport 08/31 [P1] 08/31 [P1]   22/09 [P3] 21/57
Edgeley Jn No.1 08/32 08/32   22/08 21/54
Cheadle Hulme 08/35 [P2] 08/35   22/05 [P1] 21/50
Wilmslow 08/39 [P4] 08/38   22/01 [P3] 21/47
Alderley Edge 08/41 [P1] 08/40   22/00 [P2] 21/46
Chelford  08*46 ~ 08*55 [Loop] 08.46 ~ 08.55   21/57 21/44
Sandbach 09/05 [P1] 09/04   21/49 [P2] 21/38
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/12 09/10   21/44 21/34
Salop Goods Jn 09/18 09/15   - -
Basford Hall S.S.M. 09.22 ~ 09.23 ?   - -
Crewe - -   21.39a ~ 21.41d [P6] 21.27 ~ 21.32
Basford Hall Jn 09/28 09/26   21/35 21/23
Madeley 09/35 09/33   21/30 21/19
Norton Bridge 09/45 09/40   21/21 21/12
Stafford 09/50 [P4] 09/48   21.12 ~ 21.13 [DF] 21.08 ~ ?
Colwich 09/57 10/01   21/05 21/00
Rugeley North Jn 10/00 10/03   21/01 20/55
Lichfield North Jn 10/06 10/08   20/55 20/50
Amington Jn 10/12 10/14   20/49 20/46
Nuneaton 10/23 [P5] 10/25   20/39 [P3] 20/39
Attleborough Jn 10/24 10/26   20/38 20/37
Brinklow 10/31 10/33   20*28 ~ 20*31 ? ~ 20.32
Newbold Jn 10/34 10/37   20/23 20/26
Trent Valley Jn 10/35 10/38   20/22 20/24
Rugby 10/37 [P5] 10/39   20/21 [P2] 20/23
Hillmorton Jn 10/39 10/40   20/19 20/20
Daventry North Jn 10/42 10/42   20/16 DIV?
Long Buckby 10/47 10/47   20/11 DIV?
Northampton 11/09 [UM] 10/56   20/00 [P2] DIV?
Weedon - -   DIV? ?
Hanslope Jn 11/18 11/05   19/47 20/04
Milton Keynes Central 11/26 [P1] 11/10   19/41 [P6] 20/01
Bletchley 11/31 11/13   19/38 [P1] 19/59
Ledburn Jn 11/41 11/19   19/29 19/52
Tring 11/52 [P5] 11/23   19/23 [P3] 19/44
Bourne End Jn 11/59 11/27   19/17 19/40
Watford Junction 12/06 [P9] 11/35   19/09 [P8] 19/33
Harrow & Wealdstone 12/11 [P6] 11/44   19/04 [P5] 19/28
Wembley Central 12.19a [P6] 11.48   18.59d [P5] 19.24


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