Thursday, 27 October 2011

Kent & East Sussex Railway, 23rd October 2011

A day spent on the Kent & East Sussex Railway, meandering from Tenterden to Bodiam in sunny weather.
Railway website

32670 (LBSCR 70 Poplar, K&ESR 3 Bodiam) in winterised condition at Rolvenden. A performer on the Hayling Island branch in the 1950s-60s, but has spent most of the past century on K&ESR, being sold to there in 1901, and returning again in 1964.
23 Holman F Stephens brings the 'Wealden Pullman' into Rolvenden from Tenterden.
Class 108 50971 passes over the A-road level crossing at Rolvenden. In the 70s and 80s this was allocated to NH (Newton Heath)
1638 at Wittersham Road, heading towards Rolvenden and Tenterden
No. 23 running around at Bodiam
1638, once on the Dart Valley, running around at Bodiam
33052 in a siding near Rolvenden with the Ford BTH diesel behind.