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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 46 – Summer 1988

Tenterden Terrier Number 46Number 46 – Summer 1988

Pole route
Neil Rose
Maintenance of the overhead lines and telegraph poles, a traditional railway feature now seldom seen.  Tribute is paid to the work of Chris Lowry as linesman

People in profile.  12: Derek Dunlavey
Derek joined the Kent & East Sussex Railway Preservation Society as junior member 1004 in 1961, so has been a regular working member for longer than anybody else

A matter of history
Peter Davis
A former Chairman of the Tenterden Railway Company expresses some personal views on the Northiam project and his hopes for the future

Coaches allocated to the Kent and East Sussex from 1948 to 1954
David Gould
Eight coaches were allocated to the “K&ES Branch” at this period, but only four were in use at one time, according to the printed carriage working notices.  Includes diagrams showing the layout of compartments in each type

“We liked the trains”
Allan Sinclair
Analysis of entries in the Visitors’ Book for its first six months from May 1987

Backward byway or leader in the field?
Robin Doust
Under both Colonel Stephens and W.H. Austen, the K&ESR adopted a number of modern features in its day, including motor lorries for road deliveries, railbuses and locally made reinforced concrete lamp standards

Evening visitor
Neil Rose
A ghost story set in the Tenterden Town signal box

Signalling at Rolvenden since 1948
Ian Legg
Describes how the track and signalling has changed, with diagrams showing the layout in 1948, 1957 and 1988