Ex-SR U-class 2-6-0 locomotive No. 31804 (allocated 71A Eastleigh shed) on a Bournemouth West to Bournemouth Central passenger service (uncertain headcode, possibly SR no. 14 – Waterloo & Bournemouth West) leading carriage labelled for set no. 850 (recorded by Southern Railway Email Group as B-set BSK no.
2501, CK no. 5908 & BSK no. 2502), approaching Branksome Triangle, carriage sidings to left. Friday 27 July 1962.
The train is heading up the now-dismantled east chord of the triangle.
Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.
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