No. 30476 on passenger service, Branksome Triangle east chord, 21-07-61


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Ex-SR H15 class 4-6-0 locomotive No. 30476 (with 71A Eastleigh shedplate, withdrawn December 1961) with passenger service passing Bournemouth West carriage sidings (may be Bournemouth West portion of 7.55 to Waterloo – photographer’s notes are unclear). SR headcode no. 14 (Waterloo & Bournemouth). Branksome Triangle. Friday 21 July 1961.

The train is heading up the now-dismantled east chord of the Branksome Triangle. Note the lower quadrant ground signal.

Note that this photo was taken in low light and is therefore of slightly lower quality than other photos from this location.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_73.

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