Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 46 – Summer 1988

Tenterden Terrier Number 46Number 46 – Summer 1988

18-19
Pole route
Neil Rose
Maintenance of the overhead lines and telegraph poles, a traditional railway feature now seldom seen.  Tribute is paid to the work of Chris Lowry as linesman

20-21
People in profile.  12: Derek Dunlavey
P.D.S.
Derek joined the Kent & East Sussex Railway Preservation Society as junior member 1004 in 1961, so has been a regular working member for longer than anybody else

26-28
A matter of history
Peter Davis
A former Chairman of the Tenterden Railway Company expresses some personal views on the Northiam project and his hopes for the future

31-35
Coaches allocated to the Kent and East Sussex from 1948 to 1954
David Gould
Eight coaches were allocated to the “K&ES Branch” at this period, but only four were in use at one time, according to the printed carriage working notices.  Includes diagrams showing the layout of compartments in each type

36-37
“We liked the trains”
Allan Sinclair
Analysis of entries in the Visitors’ Book for its first six months from May 1987

38-39
Backward byway or leader in the field?
Robin Doust
Under both Colonel Stephens and W.H. Austen, the K&ESR adopted a number of modern features in its day, including motor lorries for road deliveries, railbuses and locally made reinforced concrete lamp standards

41-43
Evening visitor
Neil Rose
A ghost story set in the Tenterden Town signal box

46-48
Signalling at Rolvenden since 1948
Ian Legg
Describes how the track and signalling has changed, with diagrams showing the layout in 1948, 1957 and 1988