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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 80 – Winter 1999

Tenterden Terrier Number 80Number 80 – Winter 1999

Bodiam 2001?  A Kent and East Sussex Railway ‘Terrier’ visits Lancashire
Outlines rebuilding of No. 3 ‘Bodiam’ in progress by Ian Riley Engineering, at Bury.  Former K&ESR driver Monty Baker adds his recollections of the engine in the 1920s and 1930s

From the Lizard via Rye Harbour
Peter Barber
The 18,000 tons of crushed granite ballast required for the Bodiam extension were transported by ship from RMC’s Dean quarry in Cornwall to Rye Harbour, and then by road to Northiam.  Includes photos of the operation by John Liddell

Gazelle, the early years.  Part 1: Mr Burkitt’s engine
Tom Burnham
‘Gazelle’, now in the Museum at Tenterden on loan from the National Railway Museum, was built for a King’s Lynn corn merchant, William Burkitt, by Alfred Dodman of King’s Lynn in 1892-93

Armagh and Staplehurst come to Tenterden
Chris Wood
A Channel 4 programme on railway accidents included scenes filmed on the K&ESR representing the accidents at Armagh (1889) and Staplehurst (1865)

The Southern and the Selsey Tramway – Part 2
Stephen Garrett
An edited version of the 1934 report by Edwin Cox, the Southern Railway’s Traffic Manager, on the proposed acquisition of the Tramway.  Includes details of train services, traffic and expenditure