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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 63 – Spring 1994

Tenterden Terrier Numner 63Number 63 – Spring 1994

Tickets please!
John Emmott and Philip Shaw

Passenger numbers rose by 2% in 1993 to 76,195, but average train loadings are well down and revenue per passenger fell again

Nick Pallant
The first revenue-earning trip of the K&ESR Class 108 diesel multiple unit

The birdcage that sang for its supper…
Geoff Silcock
Photographic charter representing a typical K&ESR mixed train of the early 1950s, with ‘Terrier’ No. 32650 (renumbered as 32678 for the occasion) and an ex-SE&CR ‘Birdcage’ carriage.  Includes photos by Tim Stephens and Mike Esau

In the shadow of the Colonel – Part 1
Philip Shaw
The life and times of William Henry Austen (born at Snodland in 1878) whose career with light railways spanned a period of more than 50 years

A Terrier with water problems
Monty Baker
A former K&ESR fireman describes problems with the crosshead-driven water feed pumps of No. 3 “Bodiam”

What are we?
John Miller
A personal viewpoint, calling for the style of the independent K&ESR to be recreated

The PD&SWJR today
Tom Burnham
A recent visit to the last surviving Colonel Stephens line on which a passenger service is maintained by British Rail (from Bere Alston to Gunnislake)

Obituaries – Peter Goddard
Peter Davis
Peter Goddard (1920-1993) was a committee member of the K&ESR Association from 1865 until 1971 and then a director of the Company until 1975

Obituaries – Julian Morel
Doug Lindsay
Julian Morel, who died in October 1993 in his 81st year, was for 21 years Catering Superintendent for the Pullman Car Company, and was a constant source of advice for the Wealden Pullman service