No. 34074 ’46 Squadron’ on passenger service, Branksome Triangle east chord, 15-07-61


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Ex-SR unrebuilt Bulleid ‘Battle of Britain’ class 4-6-2 no. 34074 ’46 Squadron’ (with high-sided tender, with 72A Exmouth Junction shedcode) a Down Bournemouth West & Waterloo passenger train with (incorrect?) SR headcode no. 4 (Wareham & Swanage or Brockenhurst & Lymington). Saturday 15 July 1961.

The train is heading down the now-dismantled east chord of the Branksome Triangle. The main line viaduct is just visible on the left of the picture.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_11. See also WSHSD_2019_4_2 and WSHSD_2019_4_3 for other Bulleid 4-6-2s at the same location.

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