No. 30790 ‘Sir Villiars’ on Waterloo passenger service, Branksome, 15-07-61


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Ex-SR N15 ‘King Arthur’ class 4-6-0 locomotive No. 30790 ‘Sir Villiars’ (allocated to 71A Eastleigh, withdrawn November 1961) carrying train reporting no. 031, on the 7.40pm Bournemouth West to Waterloo passenger train with SR headcode no. 14 (Waterloo & Bournemouth West, train reporting no. 031). Saturday 15 July 1961.

The train is heading up the now-dismantled east chord of the triangle away from Bournemouth West Junction. Lower quadrant ground signal clearly visible in bottom right hand corner.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_16. See also WSHSD_2019_4_14 for this loco on a Down service on the same day.

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