Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 26 – Winter 1981

Tenterden Terrier Number 26Number 26 – Winter 1981

13-15
The youngest loco
Paul Sutton
The working replica of 'Rocket' was loaned by the National Railway Museum for the 1981 Steam and Country Fair and achieved a surprisingly good performance on Tenterden bank

16-18
The new railbus
Stephen Garrett
History of AC Cars 4-wheeled railbus W79978 which was delivered to the K&ESR on 13 June 1980

19-21
The 1981 Fair
Report on the Steam and Country Fair on 19-20 September 1981, with photographs by Brian Stephenson.  'Terrier' locomotive 'Fenchurch' was on loan from the Bluebell Railway

22-23
Pullman 150
Brief illustrated report of a special 'Wealden Pullman' train with invited guests, including Mr Julian Morel, former Pullman Car Company Catering Superintendant, run on 8 August 1981 to commemorate the 150th anninversary of the birth of George Mortimer Pullman

25-29
Pipe dream or prophesy?
Neil Rose
Imagines what will be happening on the K&ESR on 5 July 1991

31
Passenger numbers 1980
A total of 50,501 passengers were carried in 1980, a 10% increase on 1979.  Notes that average loadings per train are generally small, suggesting that too many trains are being run, even in peak season

33-35
Keeping them going
Simon Green
A brief outline of how the Locomotive Department maintains the fleet

39-40
Twenty years after
Julian Morel
The former catering superintendant of the Pullman Car Company pays tribute to the last Managing Director of the company, F.D.H. Harding