Bulleid rebuilt light pacifics - MikeMorant
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For years I've wanted to own images taken at the north end of Bincombe tunnel and I finally have a couple both of which are interesting but in different ways. This shot depicts rebuilt Bulleid light pacific no. 34052 in charge of 'Weymouth Special 17' which departed at 14.20 and was the second of three consignments of three such specials on the final day of SR steam on Sunday July 9th 1967. The others departed at 10.50 and 15.00 hauled respectively by 34095 and 73092. All were bound for Bescot and were steam hauled as far as Westbury. The last of the three has the distinction of being the final steam hauled departure from Weymouth.