No. 34002 ‘Salisbury’ on passenger service to Bournemouth West, Branksome Triangle east chord, c.1960


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Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid ‘West Country’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34002 ‘Salisbury’ with high-sided tender (allocated to 72A Exmouth Junction) on a passenger train with SR headcode no. 14 (Waterloo & Bournemouth West), near Branksome. Undated, circa 1960.

Based on the pylons in the left background, heathland in the right background and siding in the foreground, the location is the southern end of the viaduct on the now-dismantled chord of the Branksome Triangle with the train making its way from Bournemouth Central to Bournemouth West. The houses in the background are in Gordon Road South.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_2. See also WSHSD_2019_4_3 for another WC class at the same location. See also WSHSD_2019_4_11 for a Battle of Britain class at the same location.

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