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Terrier Number 55 – Summer 1991

Tenterden Terrier Number 55Number 55 – Summer 1991

Robertsbridge gets the go ahead
Mark Yonge
A new company, Rother Valley Railway (East Sussex) Ltd., has been established with a view to reopening the railway from Robertsbridge to Bodiam

Full steam ahead, with Network SouthEast
Philip Shaw
Illustrated report of the visit of Class 73 electro-diesel locomotive 73126 to the K&ESR to be named “Kent & East Sussex Railway”

The Class 73 electro diesels
Dick Riley
Brief history of this class of locomotive.  73126 was built in May 1966 at Vulcan Foundry and was originally numbered E6033

Museum update
John Miller
Report on additions to the Museum collection, including the nameplate from WC&PR No. 3 “Weston”, a Selsey Tramway lamp and the oars from Colonel Stephens' rowing boat

Railway memories of an 82 year old
Jack Fox
Early railway experiences, leading to Jack becoming a member of the then K&ES Railway Association in 1961

Last train through Salehurst?
John Humphrey
Recollections of the final British railways train over the K&ESR on 11 June 1961, a Locomotive Club of Great Britain special named “The South Eastern Limited”.

Controversy resolved
Stephen Garrett
Extract from a report on the K&ESR in 1943 by R.A. Whitehead, originally published in the Railway Observer.  The article refers to contradictory reports on the K&ESR which appeared in the Railway Observer in 1938 and 1939

Vintage 1991
Report on the K&ESR “Vintage” Sunday on 21 April 1991, including a photograph of a “mixed” train hauled by “Charwelton”

The special trains of 1964
Nick Pallant
Recollections of works and publicity trains run by the Kent & East Sussex Railway Preservation Society