Saturday, 5 September 2015

"The Royal Wessex" Three Bridges to Weymouth, Saturday 5th September 2015

34067Tangmere + 47832 T+T 1Z92 06:49 Three Bridges - Weymouth

Passing through St Denys and approaching Horseshoe Bridge.
There was a level crossing at this site before Horseshoe Bridge was built in 1904, planned for trams which never actually used the route.
FO 99125 JESSICA (3113) from Lot 30697 (Swindon, January 1963). Sold Pullman Rail in November 1984, and onwards to West Coast from June 1993.
47832 back in the area for the second time in four days.
An hour later, storming past Millbrook.
The close-up shot.
47832 idling on thre rear of the train. Originally to traffic on 13th August 1964 at Landore.
A few minutes later at Totton. Image by Ian Knight.