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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 62 – Winter 1993

Tenterden Terrier Numner 62Number 62 – Winter 1993

At the halfway stage
John Emmott
At the end of August 1993, passenger numbers showed a slight increase on the same period of 1992, although total fare income was a little lower

Headcorn – 1938 and 1993
Photographs of the K&ESR side of Headcorn station.  On the weekend of 2-3 October 1993, the final remains of the former K&ESR platform face were removed to make way for a new passing loop in connection with the Channel Tunnel improvements

Good Old Days – 1940’s style
Photographs of the “Good Old Days” event on 14-15 August 1993, which had a “Dad’s Army” theme

A tragedy at St. Michaels
Tom Burnham
Account of an accident at St Michaels on 8 June 1904 during the construction of the Headcorn extension.  A navvy by the name of Frederick Thistleton was killed

On track for preservation
On 1 July 1993, two 4-wheel coach bodies of LCDR design, recovered from a bungalow in Kingsnorth Road, Ashford, in 1986, were placed on temporary underframes to allow restoration to proceed

Hopping at Bodiam – Part 2
W.R. Moore
How the K&ESR transported hop-pickers to the Guinness hop farms at Bodiam.  Harry Batehup at Bodiam station and guard Cyril Packham are particularly remembered

Moments I remember when someone forgot
Monty Baker
An incident at Rolvenden in 1935 when a platelayers’ pump trolley was left on the line and derailed a train hauled by loco No. 8

The long thin green machine!
Graham Smith
Details of the three-car train of Hastings diesel stock owned by Hastings Diesels Limited on hire to the K&ESR

A question of identity – a postscript
John Miller
Some further notes on K&ESR uniforms arising from the article in Tenterden Terrier No. 61, Summer 1993