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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 89 – Winter 2002

Tenterden Terrier Number 89Number 89 – Winter 2002

Hopping Weekend
John Miller
Report on this special event, held over the weekend of 14/15 September.  In preparation, a pair of replica 'hoppers huts' were built at the back of the picnic area at Bodiam station

The Chattenden & Upnor Railway
Norman A Johnson
History of this 2ft 6in gauge railway in North Kent, originally built by the Royal Engineers and taken over by the Admiralty in 1905 for transporting munitions and stores between depots.    The line was abandoned in 1961

Welsh narrow gauge heritage remembered
Tom Burnham
A survey of recent developments on the two narrow railways in North Wales with which Colonel Stephens was involved – the Festiniog and the Welsh Highland

Locomotives of the East Kent Railway – Part 1
Brian Janes
A re-examination of East Kent locomotive history based on documents in the Colonel Stephens Archive.  This first part deals with No. 1 (Fox, Walker & Co. 0-6-0ST, works No. 271 of 1875), No. 2 “Walton Park” (Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0ST, works No. 823 of 1908, previously on the weston, Clevedon & Portishead), and No. 3 (“Ilfracombe Goods” 0-6-0, ex L&SWR No. 0394).  Also mentions two K&ESR engines hired to the east Kent at various times, “Northiam” and “Hecate”

The Chairman's speech
Norman Brice
Presentation to the members at the annual general meeting on 12th October 2002

Our charitable status – is this a valuable asset?
Philip Shaw
Benefits of the Tenterden Railway Company's status as a company limited by guarantee and a charity.  Implications of recent developments in charity law are discussed

Steam & Country Fair 2002
Philip Shaw
Report on this event, held at Northiam on the weekend of 20/21 July