27th March 1965

(Football Special)

Loco Used E26051 'Mentor'
Stock Used 10 coaches

Route :

Loco Route
E26051 Manchester Piccadilly - Wadsley Bridge
E26051 Wadsley Bridge - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) Paul Barrett comments: As a Leeds United supporter temporarily living in Cheshire, I bravely (naively?) travelled on this to Leeds v Man U FA Cup Semi-Final at Hillsborough - and lived to tell the tale (final score - Manchester United 0:0 Leeds United).

Sources : Paul Barrett & Andrew Fairholm

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