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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 34 – Summer 1984

Tenterden Terrier Number 34Number 34 – Summer 1984

Thanks girls!
Philip Shaw
On Sunday 6 May 1984, the entire railway was operated by ladies, including visitors from the Bluebell Railway, the Dean Forest Railway and the Quainton Railway Society

Country signals
Paul Sutton
Details of the signalling installation at Wittersham Road, which was completed in November 1982.  The signal box is from Deal Junction (LC&DR), and other equipment is from a variety of sources, including the Great Northern Railway (Ireland)

Celebrating the first decennium: ten years of successful operations on Britain’s first light railway
Philip Shaw
The re-opening ceremony was re-enacted on Saturday 2 June 1984, as in 1974 by the Rt Hon William Deedes.  ‘Terrier’ No. 10 ‘Sutton’ returned to service

Barbara gets a facelift
Philip Shaw
Details of the full overhaul of Pullman car ‘Barabara’, with photographs of the interior and exterior of the car since 1947

Trials by Drewry
Paul Sutton
History of the 204hp diesel shunters built by Drewry (BR class 04) and British Railways (class 03), their use on the K&ESR from 1957 to 1961, and the three examples preserved on the K&ESR

Early days
Robin Doust
Memories of the formative years of the Kent & East Sussex Railway Preservation Society in the early 1960s, by one of its founder members

Keep those wagons rolling
Stephen Garrett
Details of the wagons owned by the K&ESR from 1899 until Nationalisation in 1948