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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 74 – Winter 1997

Tenterden Terrier Numner 74Number 74 – Winter 1997

How we did in 1996
Bernard Sealy
The Financial Director reviews last year’s greatly improved financial performance

Cutting through the jungle
John Liddle
Photo feature of preparatory clearance and track lifting work between Northiam and Bodiam, supervised by Bodiam 2000 project leader Peter Barber

Memories of a JCP manager – Part two
Mike James
Further reminiscences of the Job Creation Programme on the K&ESR in the late 1970s, including the rebuilding of Hexden bridge

Hecate’s double
Tom Burnham
An R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co. works photograph of 0-8-0T ‘Hecate’, ordered for the K&ESR in 1904, shows it with ‘Queen Alexandra’ nameplates

Carriage dilemma
Peter Davis
Describes problems encountered in purchasing carriages for the railway in the 1960s and 1970s and having them delivered.  The carriage strategy of that era was changed by the availability of ex-BR Mark I carriages at moderate cost.  Some consequences for present-day carriage policy are mentioned

Can you lend a hand?
Graham Bridge
The new volunteer coordinator explains why more volunteers are urgently needed, and outlines some ideas to get more people working

An experience not to be forgotten
Vic Mitchell
Describes a boyhood visit to the K&ESR in July 1949 (as related to Norman Langridge)