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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 30 – Spring 1983

Tenterden Terrier Number 30Number 30 – Spring 1983

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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