No. 35018 ‘British India Line’ with Down ‘Bournemouth Belle’ Pullman service, Branksome Triangle, 22-07-61


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Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid ‘Merchant Navy’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 35018 ‘British India Line’ (allocated to 70A Nine Elms) Down ‘Bournemouth Belle’ Pullman train with SR headcode no. 14 (Waterloo & Bournemouth West, train reporting nos. 33 & 439), Bournemouth West Junction, Branksome triangle with loco shed to far left. Saturday 22 July 1961.

The train is coming off the now-dismantled east chord of the triangle.

The reporting number board showing 439 has chalked above it the departure time from Waterloo; 12.30pm.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_53.

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