12th September 1959
Did this train run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.
|?????||Birmingham New Street - Smethwick Rolfe Street - Spon Lane - Dudley Port - Burnley Central|
|?????||Burnley Central - (?reverse of outward route?) - Birmingham New Street|
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. For Preston North End v. Birmingham City & Burnley v. West Bromwich Albion league division 1 matches at Deepdale & Turf Moor respectively. Passengers from Dudley had to change at Dudley Port (so presumably on service trains from/to Dudley).
Source : Chris Harley (from contemporary sources)
Timings (Booked Only)
|Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Birmingham New Street||09.40d||21.45a|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||09.50d||21.35a|
|Oldbury & Bromford Lane||10.00d||21.25a|
|Preston||12.55a ~ ?.??d||??.??a ~ 18.25d|
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