No. 34021 ‘Dartmoor’ on Bournemouth West-Birkenhead passenger service, Branksome Triangle east chord, 22-07-61


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Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid ‘West Country’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34021 ‘Dartmoor’ (allocated 71B Bournemouth) with a Bournemouth West to Birkenhead passenger service with SR headcode no. 17 (passenger trains to Bournemouth Central & Weymouth, train reporting no. 399). Saturday 22 July 1961.

The train is heading up the now-dismantled east chord of the Branksome Triangle close to Bournemouth West Junction.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_35. See also WSHSD_2019_4_32 for the in-bound service from Birkenhead on the day before, still with 34021.

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