1980 – Footexes via Woodhead

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Class 40 no.40027 heads 1Z81 11:17 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge football special past Hazlehead along the Woodhead route towards Penistone on 12 April 1980. Paul Braybrook

The last Footexes via Woodhead are believed to have been those for the 1980 F. A. Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Liverpool. This was the first F. A. Cup semi-final to be held at Hillsborough since 1977.

12th April 1980 – Arsenal v Liverpool – F. A. Cup semi-final

HeadcodeTrainLocomotive
1Z8210:32 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge / Wadsley Bridge – Liverpool Lime Street40107
1Z8010:47 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge / Wadsley Bridge – Liverpool Lime Street40108
1Z7910:58 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge / Wadsley Bridge – Liverpool Lime Street40044
1Z8111:17 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge / Wadsley Bridge – Liverpool Lime Street40027
1Z7811:41 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge47146
1Z7711:55 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge / Wadsley Bridge – Liverpool Lime Street40058
1Z7612:12 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge47182

The information quoted is for the inward trains. Information regarding return trains would be welcomed.

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