West Country Class No. 34008 Padstow is pictured on the Down platform at Bournemouth Central with a passenger service; reporting number 252. 34008 is shown as allocated to Eastleigh from September 1962 until June 1966.
Also in the picture is Battle of Britain Class No. 34053 Sir Keith Park. This loco was allocated to Bournemouth from February/March 1960 until withdrawal in October 1965, but was subsequently preserved.