Thursday, 6 July 2017

Down 'Bournemouth Belle', 5th July 2017

1Z67 09:52 Waterloo – Bournemouth hauled by newly overhauled 35028 Clan Line, at £450 a head.

50th anniversary run for the 'Bournemouth Belle', which last ran with steam on 5th July 1967 (34024 Tamar Valley down, 34036 Westward Ho up), and last ran on 9th July 1967 (one two)  with D1924 - now known to us as 47810, owned by Arlington, and currently kept within Eastleigh Works (update: was outside and partially visible 8th July)

Passing Millbrook, soon after the water stop.

The shunter is 08624.

A few minutes later, passing Totton. Image by Ian Knight.