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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 20 – Winter 1979

Tenterden Terrier Number 20Number 20 – Winter 1979

Why signals at Wittersham Road?
Steve Whiteman
Describes the signalling installation proposed for Wittersham Road.  Signals and points will be worked from a 22-lever frame in a signal box structure recovered in 1972 from Deal Junction, between Kearsney and Dover Priory.  See also a letter referring to this article, No. 21, Spring 1980, p.30

Passengers in the past
Stephen Garrett
Analysis of the numbers of passengers carried annually from 1905 to 1947 (apart from the war years, 1914-1918 and 1939-1945)

The Fair weekend
Mark Yonge
Report on the Tenterden Steam and Country Fair in September 1979, including some photographs by Brian Stephenson

The wreck of another 'Hesperus'
Christopher Redwood
Derailment of Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Railway 240T 'Hesperus' when a bridge collapsed under it on the Wharf branch at Wick St Lawrence in 1934.  See also a correction by the author, No.21, Spring 1980, p.29-30

The commercial view
Donald Wilson
The Manager of the railway's Commercial Department outlines its workings and presents some of his personal views for the future

Brief report of the death of Arthur Harris on 14 June 1979 at the age of 77.  He joined the K&ESR in 1919 and later became stationmaster at Rolvenden

From our ticket collection
Robin Doust
Illustrates and describes a cheap market ticket from Junction Road to Robertsbridge Junction and a cheap ticket issued to patients of the Benenden Sanatorium

Ilfracombe Goods
Three photographs of locomotives of the London & South Western Railway 'Ilfracombe Goods' class while still in L&SWR service

A Hawthorn Leslie official photograph of an 060T named 'Gabrielle' in East Kent Railway livery is reproduced and discussed (see also Tenterden Terrier No.75, Spring 1998, p.41 and No.83, Winter 2000, p.24)