12th February 1966

Walsall Football Club
(Football Specials)

Locos Used D255 & D329
Blue Pullman set used WR set

Route : (train 1)

Loco Route
D255 Walsall - Norwich
D255 Norwich - Walsall

Route : (train 2)

Loco Route
D329 Walsall - Norwich
D329 Norwich - Walsall

Route : (train 3)

Blue Pullman Route
as listed Walsall - ?Ryecroft Jn - Sutton park - Water Orton? - ??? - Norwich
as listed Norwich - ??? - Walsall

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required for each train. Run in conjunction with the FA Cup fourth round tie between Norwich & Walsall (final score - Norwich City 3:2 Walsall). This was reported to be the first time a Blue Pullman set had visited East Anglia. Buses were chartered to transport passengers between Norwich station and the football ground.

Sources : Chris Harley, Gary Thornton, Andrew Fairholm & John Stanley

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