Our last "last days of Bournemouth steam" clip was taken a few months before The End and "stars" a slightly woe-begone (the West of England main line had succumbed to Western Region diesels long ago) Rebuilt Merchant Navy no. 35014 "Nederland Line". Sporting headlamps rather than discs (it may be the "Pines Express") the engine has just restarted a train from Weymouth that had been held beyond the station. A quick glimpse of the very clean no 34109 "Bere Regis" on shed precedes the departure of a Weymouth-bound down train behind MN no. 35026 "Lamport & Holt Line" (note that both still have nameplates). The looming shape of the future is seen as the train goes away in the form of 4TC no.411 at the side of the screen and then, after 35014 makes an exemplary start to the east, a nameless Light Pacific (thought to be 34036) follows 35026 on down to the west.
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