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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 22 – Summer 1980

Tenterden Terrier Number 22Number 22 – Summer 1980

Taking the test (Part 1)
Simon Green
Training and tests required for promotion to an engine driver

Work proceeds on the Woodchurch coach
Philip Rimmer
A former London, Chatham & Dover Railway carriage body (SE&CR No.3059) recovered from a farm at Woodchurch in 1976 (see Tenterden Terrier No.11, winter 1976, p.7) has been placed on a modified parcel van underframe

Trackwork in progress
Photographs of work in the wet cutting and at Northiam level crossing  in 1980

The Headcorn Extension revisited
Paul Sutton
Illustrated description of a walk along the trackbed of the K&ESR from Tenterden to Headcorn, including photographs of St Michael's Tunnel, High Halden Road station, Frittenden Road station and Biddenden station

Points of interest
Review of correspondence with the Board of Trade in 1909 and 1910 over proposals to divide the Northiam to Rolvenden section with a staff post at Wittersham Road and the Robertsbridge to Northiam section with a staff post and passing siding at Boadiam

Wealden Pullman – 1980
Doug Lindsay
Describes improvements to the Wealden Pullman dining service, especially as regards Pullman car 'Barbara'

Passenger stock of the East Kent Light Railways
Stephen Garrett
Detailed history of carriage stock used by the East Kent from 1912 until passenger services ceased in October 1948