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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 71 – Winter 1996

Tenterden Terrier Numner 71Number 71 – Winter 1996

The runaway train came over the hill and she blew!
Monty Baker
A former K&ESR fireman recalls an incident with a heavily loaded train of cattle trucks on Biddenden Fair day 1936

Light railway time travelling
Geoff Silcock
A ‘Sentimental Journeys’ photographic charter recreated a K&ESR mixed train of the 1930s with ‘P’ class No. 1556

Navigating the Medway
Tom Burnham
Holman F. Stephens was engineer to the Upper Medway Navigation Company from 1896 to 1900.  The history of navigation from Maidstone to Tonbridge is outlined with particular reference to this period, and the introduction of steam barges

A relic from ‘The Potts’
Tom Burnham
Recollections of an exploration of the remains of the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway in 1964.  An enamelled iron ‘Booking Office’ sign was found on the site of Meole Brace station and is now in the Museum at Tenterden

Bodiam 2000
Duncan Buchanan
Outline of the plans for re-opening to Bodiam, with particular reference to financial implications, both capital and revenue

Seventy-five years ago on the Kent & East Sussex
Stephen Garrett
Events on the K&ESR in 1921

An update on the Terrier Trust
Gerald Siviour
Describes the Trust’s progress with the purchase and restoration of ‘Terrier’ No.3 ‘Bodiam’.  Also mentions the restoration of ‘Terrier’ No. 32678 (LB&SCR ‘Knowle’)