No. 34098 ‘Templecombe’ on passenger stock, Branksome Triangle east chord, c.1960


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 Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid ‘West Country’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34098 ‘Templecombe’ (allocated to 75A Brighton, transferred to 72A Exmouth Junction November 1960), passenger train with SR headcode no. 26 (Brighton & Bournemouth, train reporting no. 730), near Branksome. Undated, circa 1960.

The train is heading down the now-dismantled east chord of the triangle; viaduct also in view. The train is making its way from Bournemouth Central to either Bournemouth West or the depot.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_3. See also WSHSD_2019_4_2 for another WC class at the same location and WSHSD_2019_4_6 for a view of 34098 on another side of the triangle. See also WSHSD_2019_4_11 for a Battle of Britain class at the same location.

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