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Terrier Number 87 – Spring 2002

Tenterden Terrier Number 87Number 87 – Spring 2002

The way ahead
David Lloyd

The new General Manager outlines his vision for the future and commitment to the volunteer

Tickets please!
Ken Dow and Duncan Buchanan
Analysis of passenger numbers for 2001.  Overall total was 98,669, 10% down on the record number in 2000

Hesperus: K&ESR’s unique and largely forgotten locomotive
Brian Janes
History of K&ESR No. 8 ‘Hesperus’, built by Manning Wardle in 1876 and formerly owned by the North Pembrokeshire & Fishguard Railway and the Great Western Railway (No. 1380)

William Rigby – contractor to the Colonel – Part 2
Tom Burnham
The later part of William Rigby’s career, from 1896 to his death in 1929.  Includes a list of locomotives known to have been used by him

75 years of service: a recollection of the Hastings Pullman Cars
Robin W. Doust
History of the six cars built to the Hastings line loading gauge in 1926, and how ‘Barbara’ and Theodora’ came to be preserved on the K&ESR

Steam & Country Fair – 2002
Graham Sivyer
Plans for this event, to be held at Northiam in July

What will help us become volunteers
Brian Janes
Discussion of ways in which more members can be encouraged to become active volunteers

Ten years on
Neil Rose
Describes what happened on the railway on Thursday 5 July 2001, and compares it with predictions made in 1981 and 1991