13th February 1971

British Rail
(Football Special)

Loco Used 1574
Stock Used 12 mark 1 coaches including buffet car

Route :

Loco Route
1574 Leeds - (via viaduct line) - Gelderd Road Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Hare Park Jn - Adwick Jn - Doncaster - Black Carr Jn - Trent Jn - Pyewipe Jn - Lincoln Central - Sleaford - Spalding - March - Ely North Jn - Chippenham Jn - Bury St Edmunds - Ipswich - Manningtree - Colchester
1574 Colchester - (reverse of outward route) - March - Wymondham - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Black Carr Jn - Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) For FA Cup match - final score: Colchester 3:2 Leeds United. Fans transferred directly to the ground in Colchester Borough Transport double-decker buses. Distance to March via Peterborough is 124m 56ch.

Source : Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Leeds 08.20d 08.21   22.39a 22.35 0.00
1.64 Gelderd Road Jn ? 08/27   ? 22/31 ?
10.24 Wakefield Westgate 08.38a ~ 08.40d 08.39 ~ 08.43   22.18a ~ 22.20d 22.17 ~ 22.19 ?
14.16 Hare Park Jn ? 08/48   ? 22/11 ?
20.08 South Kirkby Jn ? ?   ? 22/04 ?
25.28 Adwick Jn ? 09/00   ? 22/00 ?
30.12 Doncaster ? 09c10 ~ 09c12 [UM]   ? 21/54 ?
32.76 Black Carr Jn ? 09/18   ? ? ?
33.40 Bessacar Jn ? 09/21  
43.56 Haxey ? 09/38  
50.60 Trent Jn ? 09/50  
65.28 Pyewipe Jn ? 10/07  
66.76 Lincoln Central ? 10/12  
68.08 Greetwell Jn ? 10/15  
88.68 Sleaford North Jn ? 10/33  
89.16 Sleaford ? 10/38  
89.28 Sleaford South Jn ? 10/40  
107.16 Spalding ? 11/01  
120.44 Murrow ? 11/15  
- Retford   ? 21/34 47.20
- Newark North Gate   ? 21/20 65.60
- Barkston South Jn   ? 21/12 76.12
- Grantham   ? 21/09 80.28
- Stoke   ? 21/05 85.60
- Werrington Jn   ? 20/49 106.28
- Peterborough   ? 20c42 ~ 20c43 109.40
- Crescent Jn   ? 20c37 ~ 20c39 109.60
- Three Horse Shoes Jn   ? 20/21 119.28
126.64 March ? 11c23 ~ 11c27   ? 20/14 124.56
127.04 March South ? ?   ? 20c10 ~ 20c13 ?
141.00 Ely North Jn ? 11/44   ? 19/54 ?
142.32 Ely ? 11/46   ? 19/52 ?
142.68 Soham ? 11/54   ? 19x29 ~ 19x42 ?
154.20 Chippenham Jn ? 12/03   ? 19/20 ?
166.59 Bury St Edmunds ? 12/20   ? 19/05 ?
172.72 Haughley Jn ? 12/35   ? 18/40 ?
192.12 Ipswich ? 12/55   ? 18/25 ?
202.36 Manningtree ? 13/04   ? 18/16 ?
210.20 Colchester 13.20a 13.14   18.05d 18.05 ?


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