Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 96 – Spring 2005

Tenterden Terrier Number 96Number 96 – Spring 2005

20-21
Christmas in colour
Bill Oates
Photographs of the Santa Specials and other entertainment at Christmas 2004

22-23
Competing for the leisure pound
Graham Baldwin
The General Manager compares what has to be done to improve the position of the K&ESR with his experience of maximizing the profitability of pubs and hotels

24-25
How we organize the finances
Norman Brice
The Chairman of the company explains how the budgeting process keeps the K&ESR finances in order

26
Tickets please!
Ken Dow and Duncan Buchanan
Review of passenger numbers in 2004.  The total number was 86,375, 5% fewer than in 2003, and the average passengers per train fell from 89 to 80

27-29
The Hastings East Hill Lift
Tom Burnham
History of this funicular railway, opened in 1902 and one of two cliff lifts still running in Hastings

30-33
Our Railway’s war
Brian Janes
An expanded version of two reports written in 1945 by W.H. Austen on the achievements of the K&ESR during the Second World War

36
Return two decades on
Phil Champion
Contrasts two visits to the K&ESR, in 1980 and 2004.  “There have been changes in response to being a modern, commercial attraction.  Yet there remains enough of the light railway ambience”

37-38
Placing a call to Bodiam
Chris Lowry
The story of the extension of the K&ESR telegraph pole route to Bodiam, completed in 2004.  See also a letter referring to numbering the poles, Tenterden Terrier No. 97, 21, Summer 2005

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A Terrier in Yorkshire
A.G.S. Davies
Visit of ‘Terrier’ locomotive ‘Knowle’ (32678) to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in October 2003