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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 16 – Summer 1978

Tenterden Terrier Number 16Number 16 – Summer 1978

Preserving our heritage
Philip Shaw and John Miller
Development plans for the railway section in the Tenterden & District Museum in Station Road

Trial trip.  Part one – The outward journey
‘Ringing Rock’
A run from Tenterden in the early 1960s with ‘Marcia’ hauling the Sentinel engines ‘Dom’ encountered problems with gorse bushes near Rolvenden and ended with the failure of ‘Marcia’ just before reaching Wittersham Road

A Finnish connection
Ilkka Hovi
A pair of Ford Model T-based railbuses was delivered to the 1524 mm gauge Raahe railway in northern Finland in 1925, but they were taken out of service in 1927

Work in progress
Donald H Wilson
Photographs of work at Wittersham Road in preparation for the official reopening of the station on 16 June 1978.  The site was visited by Major C F Rose MBE of the Railway Inspectorate on 24 May 1978

Eric Thompson remembers…
John Miller
Reminiscences of Eric Thompson who was employed on the K&ESR between 1942 and 1954

“A peculiar business”
A Michael Davies
The story of a Kerr Stuart ‘Triana’ class 0-6-0T which was ordered for the Selsey Tramway in 1912 and subsequently cancelled

From our ticket collection – Government Rate
Robin Doust
Two K&ESR “Government Rate” tickets are illustrated and described