Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 29 – Winter 1982

Tenterden Terrier Number 29Number 29 – Winter 1982

9-10
New arrivals
Paul Sutton
A permanent way depot steam crane from Ashford (BR No. DS 451, built in 1949), a bogie match wagon (BR No. DS 70003), and a former Maunsell open third carriage (BR No. 083181, previously DS 70201, originally 1346, built at Eastleigh in 1933)

12-15
Diesel from Dagenham – part 2
Andrew Webb
Details of the rebuilding of this BTH diesel locomotive of 1931

19-21
‘Northiam’ goes to Sheffield Park
Philip Shaw
Illustrated article on the loan of ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0ST No. 25 to the Bluebell Railway

25-30
Hirings and firings: Kent & East Sussex locomotives in the thirties and forties
Stephen Garrett
Article on the locomotives used in this period, with particular mention of those hired from the Southern Railway.  Includes a table showing locomotives used in each 3-month period from October 1936 to May 1948

31-33
Why do the numbers keep falling?

Philip Shaw
Discussion of this question, with suggestions for longer-term remedies and short-term palliatives.  A number of points raised in recent letters to the editor are quoted

37-40
Fair, despite the weather
Illustrated report on the Steam and Country Fair in September 1982.  The highlight on the railway was the return to service of Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST “Charwelton”