Saturday 3 July 2021

35018 on The Bournemouth Express, 3rd July 2021

35018 British India Line + 47245 V.E. Day 75th Anniversary
1Z50 08:22 Victoria - Weymouth
1Z52 16:35 Weymouth - Southampton - Laverstock - Victoria

The down train passing Totton.

47245 on the rear. As D1922 this locomotive was working from Eastleigh in the period of the end of Southern Steam in 1967.

The return working climbing up past Test Lane. Image by Ian Knight.

The up train passing Dunbridge.

The ornamental floral bikes, on each platform, are former Royal Mail examples.

47245 again on the rear, having led from Weymouth - Southampton. The driver of 158885 deliberately slowed to allow the photographers on the opposite platform to get a front end shot.