14th February 1998

Virgin Trains
(Football Special / Additional)

Loco Used D9000 'Royal Scots Grey'

Route :
1Z55 : Birmingham New Street to Leeds
(1Z55) : Leeds to York
1Z39 : York to Derby

Loco Route
D9000 Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Stone - Stoke-on-Trent - Macclesfield - Stockport - Guide Bridge - Stalybridge - Marsden - Huddersfield - Heaton Lodge Jn - Dewsbury - Leeds
D9000 Leeds - York
D9000 York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Hexthorpe Jn - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Holmes Jn - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross Jn - Ambergate Jn - Derby 

Notes :
(1) Reviews of these workings can be found in the Galas section (under the 'Bashing' option) of this Website.
(2) Train ran as an additional service from Leeds to to York and then from York to Derby.

Sources : Nigel Rollings & John Simmonds

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Rollings)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 09.45d 10.10
Soho South Jn 09/50 10/15
Galton Jn 09/53 10/17
Dudley Port 09/57 10/20
Wolverhampton 10/04 10/30
Bushbury Jn 10/08 10/34
Stafford 10/22 10/46
Norton Bridge 10/26 10/53
Stone 10/30 ?
Stoke-on-Trent 10/40 11/07
Kidsgrove 10/47 11/13
Congleton 10/51 11/17
Macclesfield 10/58 11/23
Cheadle Hulme 11/08 11/33
Stockport 11.14a ~ 11.16d 11.37 ~ 11.40
Guide Bridge 11/26 11/49
Stalybridge 11.35a ~ 11.36d 11.59 ~ 11.59
Diggle Jn 11/47 12/10
Marsden 11/53 12/13
Huddersfield ? 12/20
Heaton Lodge Jn ? 12/24
Holbeck East Jn ? 12/45
Leeds 12.25a 12.47
no timings for the Leeds to York additional working
York 13.44d 13.49
Colton Jn 13/49 13/55
Hambleton North Jn 13/55 13/59
Temple Hirst Jn 13/59 14/03
Shaftholme Jn 14/06 14/09
Doncaster 14/09 14/14
Hexthorpe Jn 14/12 14/17
Swinton 14/19 14/25
Aldwarke Jn 14/20 14/26
Holmes Jn 14/23 14/30
Meadowhall 14/25 14/33
Sheffield 14.33a ~ 14.45d 14.38 ~ 14.47
Dore Station Jn 14/50 14/51
Chesterfield 14/58 15/00
Clay Cross South Jn 15/01 ?
Ambergate Jn 15/09 ?
Derby 15.18a 15.19


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