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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 45 – Spring 1988

Tenterden Terrier Number 45Number 45 – Spring 1988

People in profile.  11: Colin Edwards
Colin Edwards is pictured on the footplate of No. 19 and assisting with building the new signalbox at Rolvenden

Rolvenden diesel power
Mike Grimwood and Neil Rose
The railway’s present extensive fleet of nine diesel locomotives is described

Tickets please!
John Emmott and Philip Shaw
An analysis of passengers carried in 1987.  There was a total of 62,720 fare-paying passengers, some 13% more than in 1986

Matters of identity
R.W. Kidner
Some problems in identifying old photographs of railways are discussed

Rural rails to Gravesend
Norman Johnson
History of the Fawkham Junction to Gravesend West branch, from which some track materials were recovered in 1988 for use on the K&ESR

Colonel Stephens in the Isle of Wight

Stephen Garrett
H.F. Stephens’ connection with the Isle of Wight Central Railway – asked about his experiences with steam railcars in 1904 and appointed as part-time Engineer for a short period in 1911

League table update
Neil Rose
Assessment of the K&ESR’s progress in the Railway World Independent Railway of the Year Award 1987, when it was placed 7th out of 27