11th October 1969

(Football Special)

Loco Used 1575

Route :

Loco Route
1575 Derby - Loughborough - ??? - Kensington Olympia
1575 Kensington Olympia - ??? - Loughborough - Derby

Notes :
This eleven coach special carried Derby County fans to an away game at Chelsea (final score was a 2:2 draw). A special District line service was provided between Kensington Olympia and Fulham Broadway. 1575 was at one time Tinsley's favoured Class 47, frequently featuring on excursions from the Sheffield area, usually in sparkling condition.
(1) Cross-London route confirmation required.

Sources : David Hills & Andrew Fairholm (compiled from contemporary reports)

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