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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 96 – Spring 2005

Tenterden Terrier Number 96Number 96 – Spring 2005

Christmas in colour
Bill Oates
Photographs of the Santa Specials and other entertainment at Christmas 2004

Competing for the leisure pound
Graham Baldwin
The General Manager compares what has to be done to improve the position of the K&ESR with his experience of maximizing the profitability of pubs and hotels

How we organize the finances
Norman Brice
The Chairman of the company explains how the budgeting process keeps the K&ESR finances in order

Tickets please!
Ken Dow and Duncan Buchanan
Review of passenger numbers in 2004.  The total number was 86,375, 5% fewer than in 2003, and the average passengers per train fell from 89 to 80

The Hastings East Hill Lift
Tom Burnham
History of this funicular railway, opened in 1902 and one of two cliff lifts still running in Hastings

Our Railway’s war
Brian Janes
An expanded version of two reports written in 1945 by W.H. Austen on the achievements of the K&ESR during the Second World War

Return two decades on
Phil Champion
Contrasts two visits to the K&ESR, in 1980 and 2004.  “There have been changes in response to being a modern, commercial attraction.  Yet there remains enough of the light railway ambience”

Placing a call to Bodiam
Chris Lowry
The story of the extension of the K&ESR telegraph pole route to Bodiam, completed in 2004.  See also a letter referring to numbering the poles, Tenterden Terrier No. 97, 21, Summer 2005

A Terrier in Yorkshire
A.G.S. Davies
Visit of ‘Terrier’ locomotive ‘Knowle’ (32678) to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in October 2003