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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 60 – Spring 1993

Tenterden Terrier Numner 60Number 60 – Spring 1993

“Dover Castle”
Doug Lindsay
Arrival of an ‘08’ Class diesel-electric 0-6-0 shunter, , built at Derby in 1955 (BR numbers 13174, D3174 and 08.108)

November freight
Mike Esau
Photographs of a special freight train chartered for photographers on 20 November 1992.  The train was hauled by ‘P’ class 0-6-0T No. 1556 and was the first charter train of its type on the K&ESR

Moving along the right lines
Mark Toynbee
The railway’s Commercial Director outlines ambitious plans for expanding services in 1993

Cruising down the river
John Miller
History of boats used on the River Rother, originally barges for freight and since the late Victorian period also pleasure boats.  In July 1991 the 5-ton motor vessel ‘Elsie May’ inaugurated the first commercial boat service for over half a century, offering trips between Newenden Bridge and Bodiam.  See also letter from Geoff Wheat giving further details of Rother barges, in Tenterden Terrier No. 61, Summer 1993

Hay there!
Monty Baker
A former K&ESR employee of the 1930s recalls how grass along the lineside was cut and collected for hay

Parliament, law and politics: Part 2
Nick Pallant
Second and concluding part of an article on the events of 1967 which surrounded the refusal of a Light Railway Transfer Order for the K&ESR

Tickets please!
John Emmott
Analysis of passengers carried in 1992.  The total was 81,522 9% more than in 1991

Preservation plans – 65 years ago
Tom Burnham
Proposals by railway enthusiasts in 1928 to preserve ‘Terrier’ No. 5 ‘Rolvenden’, formerly LB&SCR No. 71 ‘Wapping’.  See also letters from R.W. Kidner and Malcolm Shelmerdine in Tenterden Terrier No. 61, Summer 1993