Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 30 – Spring 1983

Tenterden Terrier Number 30Number 30 – Spring 1983

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Tickets please!
Donald Wilson
Review of 1982’s passenger traffic (total of 42454 passengers) and outlines the service planned for 1983

17-21
The railway in wartime
Philip Shaw
The railway carried additional goods traffic and also provided a base for heavy rail-mounted guns at Wittersham Road and Rolvenden

22-25
Tenterden’s new development
Mark Yonge
Plans for the improvement of visitor facilities at Tenterden Town

27-30
Previous Royal visits to Tenterden
Paul Sutton
Previous visits by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother – in 1935 as Duchess of York and in 1950 as Queen.  On the latter occasion she travelled by train to Cranbrook, in a train including Pullman car “Malaga” (now preserved)

31
Rolling stock restored
Photographs of an ex-L&SWR 10 ton van and an ex-SE&CR 6-wheeled brake van

33-36
A Yorkshire mouse in Kent
Paul Sutton
A brief visit of Ivatt class 2MT 2-6-2T No. 41241, normally on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, to the K&ESR

39-43
Traffic at Hodson’s Mill
Neil Rose
History of the sole industrial siding of the K&ESR, near Robertsbridge

45-47
DS 451 comes to the K&ESR
George Wright
History and delivery of this travelling steam crane, built in 1949 by Taylor & Hubbard