5th January 1985

A.F.C. Bournemouth / British Rail
(Football Specials)

Locos Used at least 33002, 33026, 86039 & 47626 'Atlas'
Booked Stock 1Z42 : 10 coaches ETH/AB ('Channel Island Boat Train' stock)
1Z43 : 10 coaches SH/VB

Route : 1Z42 throughout

Loco(s) Booked Route
33026 Branksome - Bournemouth - Pokesdown - Christchurch - New Milton - ???
33002 ??? - Eastleigh - ??? - ?Mitre Bridge Jn?
86039 ?Mitre Bridge Jn? - ??? - Crewe
47626 Crewe - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich - Knutsford - Altrincham - Sale - Manchester Warwick Road
diesel Manchester Warwick Road - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
AC electric Crewe - ??? - ?Mitre Bridge Jn?
diesel ?Mitre Bridge Jn? - ??? - New Milton - Christchurch - Pokesdown - Bournemouth - Branksome

Route : 1Z43 throughout

Booked Loco Route
diesel Branksome - Bournemouth - Pokesdown - Christchurch - New Milton - ??? - Crewe - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich - Knutsford - Altrincham - Sale - Manchester Warwick Road
diesel Manchester Warwick Road - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe - ??? - New Milton - Christchurch - Pokesdown - Bournemouth - Branksome

Notes :
(1) For
FA Cup match (final score: Manchester United 3:0 AFC Bournemouth). Route & loco confirmation required.
(2) Loco change points for 1Z42 require confirming. Peter Cooper viewed the train at Bournemouth (33026), Eastleigh (33002), Norton Bridge (86039) & Crewe (47626 taking over from 86039).


From Andrew Fairholm's Ticket Collection.

Sources : Andrew Fairholm, Ted Robinson & Peter Cooper

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ted Robinson)

Location 1Z42   1Z43
Booked (out) Booked (rtn)   Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Branksome ? ?   ? ?
Crewe ??L?? ~ 12L58 18L38 ~ ??L??   ??c?? ~ 13c11 18c57 ~ ??c??
Sandbach 13/06 18/26   13/19 18/48
Middlewich 13/14 18/16   13/27 18/31
Northwich South Jn 13/23 18/07   13/36 18/22
Northwich 13c25 18c03 ~ 18c05   13c38 18c18 ~ 18c20
Knutsford 13/35 17/53   13/48 18/08
Altrincham 13/47 17/44   14/00 17/59
Sale 13/51 17/40   14/04 17/55
Manchester Warwick Road 13.55a 17.36d   14.08a 17.51d


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