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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 100 – Summer 2006

Tenterden Terrier Number 100Number 100 – Summer 2006

A terrierific weekend
Graham Baldwin
Report on the All Terriers Great and Small event on 6-7 May 2006.  Five ‘Terrier’ locomotives were in steam – No. 3 ‘Bodiam’, No. 32678 ‘Knowle’ from the K&ESR, ‘Fenchurch’ and ‘Stepney’ from the Bluebell Railway and ‘Martello’ from Bressingham.

One cold night in February
Nick Pallant
Report on the annual volunteers and staff gathering in February 2006.  This included presentations by Safety Director Derek Dunlavey and General Manager Graham Baldwin, as well as an open forum.

Sentimental journey
Geoff Silcock
Pictures taken during a photographic charter on 8-9 May 2006, featuring ‘Terriers’ No.3 ‘Bodiam’ and ‘Stepney’ (in ‘Brighton Works’ shunter livery).

Return of a true pioneer
Brian Janes
History of the ex Great Western Railway diesel railcar No. 20, its preservation on the K&ESR in 1966 (delivered as an ‘out-of-gauge’ load) and current progress towards its restoration.

The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway in 1958
Ralph Gillam
The author visited this line on the occasion of a Stephenson Locomotive Society tour in September 1958, when it was being run by the War Department.  The train comprised ex-London Tilbury & Southend Railway saloon carriages hauled by ‘Austerity’ 060ST No. 181.  Wickham railcars provided a shuttle service on the Criggion branch.

Fête de la Vapeur – 2006
David Brailsford
Report on the fourth visit of the K&ESR (including the ‘P’ class 060T pulling the ‘Woolwich’ coach on a shuttle service between Noyelles and St-Valery Ville) to this important event of our twin railway, the Chemin de Fer Baie de la Somme (CFBS) in France.

The return of the Cavell van – Part Two
Tom Burnham
Describes how SE&CR prototype luggage van No. 132 (now preserved on the K&ESR) was used to transport the remains of Captain Charles Fryatt in July 1919 and the Unknown Warrior in November 1920