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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 98 – Winter 2005

Tenterden Terrier Number 98Number 98 – Winter 2005

Timetabling – an art or a science?
Graham Baldwin
The general manager outlines the K&ESR timetable and events plans for 2006

32678 in profile
Geoff Silcock
Photographs of the “Terrier” locomotive in BR lined black livery on 5 July 2005

Thirty five years at Salford Terrace
Philip Shaw
James Arthur Iggulden was Colonel Stephens’ chief clerk and principal “indoor assistant” for most of the 35 years he worked at 23 Salford Terrace, Tonbridge.  Before he died in February 1979, he compiled some notes on what life was like at the famous light railway offices.  Arthur Iggulden’s reminiscences are edited and published for the first time

Junction Road, 1930
Brian Janes
Reproduces and discusses four previously unpublished photographs taken at the halt.  Two show a Foden steam lorry of East Sussex County Council, driven by Edgar Harding, one K&ESR locomotive No. 8 “Hesperus”, and the fourth the second Ford railmotor set

The Trench Warfare Light Railway
Tom Burnham
History of the light railway built during the First World War from Slades Green station to a trench mortar bomb filling factory on Crayford Marshes

Stephens’ oldest locomotive
Brian Janes
Discusses the origins of Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway No. 2 “Hecate” (later “Severn”) and concludes that it was most likely constructed in 1853 as a 0-4-2 tender engine at the works of the St Helens Railway