No. 34055 ‘Fighter Pilot’ on passenger service, Branksome, 19-07-61


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Ex-SR unrebuilt Bulleid ‘Battle of Britain’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34055 ‘Fighter Pilot’ (allocated 75A Brighton with high-sided tender) on the 6.35pm Bournemouth West to Brighton passenger train with SR headcode no. 26 (Brighton & Bournemouth), Bournemouth West carriage shed on left. Wednesday 19 July 1961. The train is signalled up the now-dismantled east chord of the Branksome Triangle.

Bournemouth West Junction signal box is behind the photographer.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_25.

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