29th December 1973

British Rail
(Football Special)

Loco(s) Used at least 47???
Stock Used 11 mark 1's

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? ?Leeds - (?reverse of return route?) - Birmingham New Street?
47??? Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Beighton Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Wath Road Jn - Cudworth - Normanton - Methley Jn - Leeds

Notes :
(1) Match score was Birmingham City 1:1 Leeds United. The match kicked-off early due to the threat of national power cuts. On the return leg the carriage lights failed at Derby.
(2) Route & loco confirmation for outward leg is required.

Source : Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked (rtn) Actual M.C
0.00 Leeds ??.??a 18.49 115.0
- Methley Jn ? 18/35 106.44
- Normanton ? 18/32 104.16
- Cudworth ? 18/20 94.16
- Wath Road Jn ? 18/13 87.00
- Rotherham Masborough ? 18/07 81.08
- Beighton Jn ? 17/59 74.56
- Chesterfield ? 17/38 65.28
- Clay Cross South Jn ? 17/33 61.28
- Ambergate Jn ? 17/25 51.20
- Derby ? 17/10 41.16
- Burton-on-Trent ? 16/58 30.16
- Wichnor Jn ? 16/54 24.52
- Kingsbury Jn ? 16/45 11.60
- Water Orton ? 16/42 7.48
- Saltley ? 16/37 2.08
? Birmingham New Street 16.33d 16.30 0.00


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