15th April 1972

British Rail
(Football Specials) - 9 trains

Locos Used at least 33, 102, 132, 161, 193, 1711, 1735 & 1736
Stock Used 1Z44, 1Z45, 1Z70, 1Z71, 1Z72 & 1Z95 were 11 coach rakes

Route : 1Z44 throughout

Loco(s) Route
1711 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?1711? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z45 throughout

Loco(s) Route
1736 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?1736? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z70 throughout

Loco(s) Route
193 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?193? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z71 throughout

Loco(s) Route
161 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?161? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z72 throughout

Loco(s) Route
132 Birmingham - Sheffield
?132? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z73 throughout

Loco(s) Route
??? Birmingham - Sheffield
??? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z95 throughout

Loco(s) Route
1735 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?1735? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route : 1Z96 throughout

Loco(s) Route
102 Birmingham - Derby - Sheffield
?102? Sheffield - Birmingham

Route :

Loco(s) Stock Used Route
33 10 coaches Leeds - (via Viaduct Line) - Gelderd Road Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Hare Park Jn - South Kirkby Jn - Moorthorpe - Wath Road Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Rotherham Central - Tinsley - Broughton Lane - Woodburn Jn - Sheffield Victoria - Wadsley Bridge
??? (3) 10 coaches Wadsley Bridge - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) For FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough (Leeds United 3:0 Birmingham City).
(2) Route & loco confirmation required - locos listed may not have worked throughout. Another train (also listed as 1Z72?) may have run from the Birmingham area. Other trains probably ran from the Leeds area.
(3) Given as a "Peak" (class 45 or 46) for the journey back, number unknown.

Sources : Steve Haynes, Ian Umpleby & Paul Green

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Umpleby)

Times for Leeds train (hauled outward by 33).

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Leeds 12.35d 12.34   18.30a 18.29
1.64 Gelderd Road Jn ? 12/39   ? 18/23
10.24 Wakefield Westgate ? 12*51 ~ 12*52   ? 18/11
14.16 Hare Park Jn ? 12/57   ? 18/06
20.08 South Kirkby Jn ? 13/05   ? 17/59
20.64 Moorthorpe ? 13/06   ? 17/57
27.44 Wath Road Jn ? 13/16   ? 17/46
30.64 Aldwarke Jn ? 13/25   ? 17/37
33.12 Rotherham Central ? 13/29   ? 17/32
35.40 Tinsley ? 13/32   ? 17/29
36.44 Broughton Lane ? 13/34   ? 17/27
38.40 Woodburn Jn ? 13/41   ? 17/24
39.52 Sheffield Victoria ? 13/43   ? 17/20
42.48 Wadsley Bridge 13.50a 13.49   17.15d 17.15


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