BR Standard tanks - MikeMorant
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BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T no. 80134 at the rarely photographed location of Branksome. 80134 is in charge of an ecs working that has been brought forward from Bournemouth Central to Branksome by the loco that had brought the service into BC. At Branksome station the train engine would be uncoupled and the engine on the rear would draw the stock around the Branksome west curve  - the east curve had already been abndoned -  and down to the berthing sidings that formerly served the Bournemouth West branch. Note that the third rail is already in place but seems to have not yet been used which suggests a date from March 1966 onwards..
[Mike Morant collection]