Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 33 – Spring 1984

Tenterden Terrier Number 33Number 33 – Spring 1984

15-16
Colonel Stephens’ Railway Shop
Doug Lindsay
Development of the shop at Tenterden

19
Confusion worse confounded
Extract from Branch Line News of 1 December 1983, relating to the temporary service from Bodiam to Dixter Halt and a correction giving the opening date of the halt (23 May 1981) and details of services

20
Tickets please!
Donald Wilson
Analysis of passengers carried in 1983 (43627, 2% more than in 1982) and an outline of services planned for 1984

22-23
Rebuilding Wittersham bank
Hugh Nightingale
Photographs of track relaying between Wittersham Road and Hexden Bridge in November and December 1983

24-28
Notice of closure – Part 2: Footplate farewell, 30 December, 1953

Klaus Marx
Account of a journey on the footplate from Robertsbridge to Headcorn

29-31
Letter to the editor
Henry Maxwell
Recollections of the Lord Warden Hotel, Dover, in the 1920s

33-35
Number 6…
Stephen Garrett
History of the K&ESR steam railcar, purchased from R.Y. Pickering & Co. in 1905 but little used.  The frame was used to provide girders for the (surviving) water tower at Rolvenden in 1944

38-43
The East Kent Light Railway in 1983
Norman Johnson
Account of a trip on a coal train hauled by a Class 73 electro-diesel locomotive in July 1983