No. 34034 ‘Honiton’ on ex-Eastleigh passenger service, Branksome, 21-07-62


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Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid West Country class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34034 ‘Honiton’ (allocated to 71A Eastleigh shed), passing Bournemouth West Junction with passenger train from Eastleigh for Bournemouth West comprised SR set no. 819 (recorded by Southern Railway Email Group as B-set BTK no. 4277, CK no. 5812 & BTK no. 4278), with SR headcode no. 14 (Waterloo & Bournemouth West), Bournemouth West Junction signal box far left and Branksome depot behind train; note three apparent railway enthusiasts at the carriage windows. Saturday 21 July 1962.

The train has just come off the now-dismantled east chord of the Branksome Triangle – the signal is still Off.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_122.

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