1979-1980 Season – Wadsley Bridge Footexes

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

Class 40 no 40108 heads 1Z80 10:47 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge football special through Oxspring having just passed through Penistone on 12 April 1980.   Paul Braybrook

Class 47 no 47146 heads 1Z78 11:41 Liverpool Lime Street – Wadsley Bridge football special approaching Penistone on 12 April 1980.   Paul Braybrook

This was the first F. A. Cup semi-final to be held at Hillsborough since 1977.

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

Routed via Woodhead.

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

Trains for Arsenal supporters ran to Sheffield (Midland) / Rotherham (Masborough) as follows:-

HeadcodeTrainLocomotive
1Z9408:08 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45101
1Z1908:30 London Kings Cross – Sheffield (Midland)47417
1Z9508:42 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)47202
1Z2008:40 London Kings Cross – Sheffield (Midland)40148
1Z9608:48 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45107
1Z2108:58 London Kings Cross – Sheffield (Midland)47212
1Z9709:25 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45150
1Z9809:38 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45049
1Z2609:47 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45109
1Z2709:57 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)?????
1Z6810:05 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45064
1Z4010:40 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)45050
1Z4111:09 London St.Pancras – Sheffield (Midland)47063
1G55London Kings Cross – Rotherham (Masborough)31403

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

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