12th September 1959

(Football Special)

Did this train run? Information taken from an advertising leaflet.

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Birmingham New Street - Smethwick Rolfe Street - Spon Lane - Dudley Port - Burnley Central
????? Burnley Central - (?reverse of outward route?) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(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
Spon Lane 09.55d 21.30a
Oldbury & Bromford Lane 10.00d 21.25a
(Dudley) (09.50d) (21.30a)
Dudley Port 10.20d 21.20a
Preston 12.55a ~ ?.??d ??.??a ~ 18.25d
Burnley Central 13.40a 17.55d

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