16th February 1980

? British Rail ?
? Football Specials ?

Locos Used 47195 & 47488
Stock Used Rake 1 : 25895+25367+15632+25293+24896+15768+25264+24846+35118
Rake 2 : 35121+25585+25584+24583+15920+15631+15665+25810+15657+25263+34698

Route :

Loco Rake Route
47195 1 ??? - Ipswich?

Route :

Loco Rake Route
47488 2 ??? - Ipswich?

Notes :
(1) Seen at Bury-St-Edmunds in the evening. Alan Chilestone comments: I have listed a class 31 on coaches on a timetabled Ipswich Cambridge train (normally DMU) following these two trains below, suggesting Ipswich Town were playing at home. They did make the FA Cup final this year. Jon Horswell adds: A bit of investigation has revealed that Ipswich Town were at home on this day to Chester. It was an FA Cup match which Ipswich won 2:1. This therefore suggests that the charters originated from Chester, or the Wirral.

Source : Alan Chilestone

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