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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 33 – Spring 1984

Tenterden Terrier Number 33Number 33 – Spring 1984

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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