5th October 1957
Wolverhampton - Stoke-on-Trent - (via Calder Valley) - Leeds
Leeds - Wolverhampton
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. The train failed somewhere near Sowerby Bridge and a L&Y 7F 0-8-0 was added to the front. The kick-off had to be delayed due to the late arrival to the ground of the Wolverhampton Wanderers team who were travelling on the train.
Match score was Leeds 1 : 1 Wolverhampton
Sources : Ray Humphries & Andrew Fairholm
Back to "The Railtour Files - 1957"