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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 42 – Spring 1987

Tenterden Terrier Number 42Number 42 – Spring 1987

Rolling stock restored
Photographs of LNER Engineers Dept ballast wagon and SR 12-ton open wagon

People in profile.  8: Charlie Masterton
P.D. Shaw
Charlie’s responsibility include driving locomotives and steam cranes

P Class power!
Photographs of P Class 0-6-0T No, 31556, which returned to service on 30 November 1986, temporarily in early BR black livery

Tickets please!
John Emmott
Analysis of passengers carried in 1986 and an outline of services planned for 1987.  There were a record 57,370 fare-paying passengers, nearly 14% more than in 1985

Bad day at Biddenden
Stephen Garrett
Account of a collision at Biddenden on 22 April 1914 between a motor car and a train hauled by 0-8-0T “Hecate”.  Two legal cases resulted

Northiam 1990
Philip Shaw
Plans to reopen the line from Hexden Bridge to Northiam, financed by an issue of bearer bonds

Management by memo and the penny post
Paul Sutton
A collection of Snailbeach District Railways memos and other documents from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s has recently been donated to the Museum

We are nearly there – aren’t we?
Paul Sutton
Discussion of the scores achieved by the K&ESR in the Railway World Independent Railway of the Year Award 1986, in which it was placed 7th out of 26

Catering, 1930’s style
John Miller
The former Maidstone & District bus station office was re-erected at Tenterden Town station for use as a buffet