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Rother Valley, later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, 1896 to 1948.

M. Lawson Finch

Rother Valley, later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, 1896 to 1948.

by M. Lawson Finch

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Published by the author in Sevenoaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rother Valley Railway.,
  • Kent and East Sussex Railway.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination79p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19777322M

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    Jun 26,  · A return ride on the Kent and East Sussex Railway, diesel out from Tenterden and steam back from Bodiam. A delightful light railway trundling through the Kent and East Sussex . The Kent & East Sussex Railway. Kent & East Kent and East later level crossing Light Railway line's livery locomotive shed Longmoor Military Railway Maidstone Maidstone extension main line miles from Robertsbridge nameplates nationalisation Northbridge Street Northiam obtained ooooo passenger services passing loop platform proposed.

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Rother Valley, later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, 1896 to 1948 by M. Lawson Finch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get print book. No eBook available Go to Google Play Now» The Rother Valley, Later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, to M. Lawson Finch. The author, - Railroads, Local and light - 80 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. Rother Valley Rother Valley, Later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, to Rother Valley History Before Foundation of Rother Valley Railway Hoped for Sources of Profit List of Directors Opening and Description Locomotives of the Rother Valley Railway Rolling Stock What might have been Other Railways proposed to serve the Valley SECTION 2.

10 11 13 21 29 31 31 KENT A D EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY Chapter 4. The Rother Valley Railway (RVR) is a heritage railway project based at Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England. It takes its name from the original name for what later became the Kent and East Sussex Railway, running from Robertsbridge through to Headcorn in Kent, via Tenterden.

Rother Valley Opening and Growth. The Kent & East Sussex Railway was one of the light railways operated by Colonel H.F. Stephens, the railway engineer. It was originally opened, inas the Rother Valley Railway, with its first stretch of line running from Robertsbridge to Tenterden (the station later being renamed Rolvenden).

Aug 08,  · The Rother Valley Railway, as it was initially known, was the first line to be built under new legislation that encouraged the building of such cheaply constructed lines in remote rural areas. and the Second World War until the railway finally lost its independence when all the railways were nationalised in Kent & East Sussex.

The Rother Valley Railway opened for goods traffic on the 26 March and for passengers on the 2 April In March the old (Tenterden) terminus was renamed Rolvenden and the railway was extended miles to the present Tenterden Town station.

The name of the railway was changed in to the Kent & East Sussex Light Railway. See more of Nigel Bird Railway Books on Facebook.

Log In. Create New Account. a rare chance to acquire a copy of the late M Laws on Finch's book "The Rother Valley Later The Kent & East Sussex Railway " published by the author in (at 7/6 pre decimal) card hase but this is an outstanding book of paintings of lorries.

The section between Tenterden Town and Headcorn was largely paralleled by roads, and was open to competition from road transport.

Although the Rother Valley Railway and the Kent & East Sussex Light Railway originally ran separate passenger and freight trains, by the s mixed trains were the norm.

The first railbus was introduced in Headquarters: Tenterden Town (main facility). The Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden. K likes. Official Facebook page for The Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden.

Visit our website for details of steam hauled trains through the Rother /5(64). Rother Valley Railway - Steam trains - Robertsbridge to Bodiam to Tenterden, East Sussex - Kent. History. The Kent & East Sussex Railway refers to both a private railway company in Kent and Sussex and a preserved line.

The Kent and East Sussex Railway was one of the light railways operated by Holman Fred Stephens, the railway prideofaberdeenawards.com was originally opened, inas the Rother Valley Railway, with its first stretch of line running from Robertsbridge to Tenterden (the station later.

Notes: (Brief history of the Kent & East Sussex Railway) The Rother Valley Railway was proposed in and was the first line to be built under the Light Railway Act that permitted lightly constructed lines to be built in rural areas.

Nov 13,  · Notes: (Brief history of the Kent & East Sussex Railway) The Rother Valley Railway was proposed in and was the first line to be built under the Light Railway.

Jan 20,  · Kent and East Sussex. The Kent and East Sussex Railway ; By Brian Hart; Reputedly prideofaberdeenawards.com F. Stephens' favourite line, the 'Kent and East Sussex' simply charmed everyone who came to know this highly-characterful railway with its remote stations, appealing rolling stock and unorthodox methods of operation.

The original Rother Valley Railway, later the Kent & East Sussex Railway, ran from Robertsbridge to Headcorn, being opened in three stages between and Its progenitor was the celebrated engineer Holman Fred Stephens who ran it as part of his private light railway empire until his.

Sep 26,  · Notes: (Brief history of the Kent & East Sussex Railway) The Rother Valley Railway was proposed in and was the first line to be built under the Light Railway.

Apr 12,  · Great to see an ex GWR loco visiting my local standard gauge line, T he Gwili Railway."The Board are pleased to announce on Finch's book "The Rother Valley Later The Kent & East Sussex Railway " published by the author in (at 7/6 pre decimal) card covers hase but this is an outstanding book of paintings of lorries of.

RAILWAY LINKS: The Kent & East Sussex Railway is the country's finest example of a rural light railway. The line gently wends its way from Tenterden for ten and a half miles, through the unspoilt countryside of the Rother Valley, to terminate in the shadow of the magnificent National Trust castle at.

A pm departure from Battle Abbey will allow sufficient time for your group to travel to the Kent & East Sussex Railway station at Northiam, to catch the pm steam train to Bodiam, which returns to Tenterden at pm. This section gives details of each of the items of rolling stock situated at Robertsbridge and which may be seen during a visit to the Rother Valley Railway.

Please note however that our steam locomotive “Charwelton” is away on long term loan to the Kent & East Sussex Railway.

The Kent and East Sussex Railway, Tenterden's Steam Railway.The Kent and East Sussex Railway, Tenterden's Steam Railway. Kent & East Sussex Railway Home; Your Visit. Back; Tickets & Timetables served at your table as you steam through the delightful Rother Valley. £ per person + fare. Call to book or buy a Gift Card online.Catering services are provided by Colonel Stephens Railway Enterprises Ltd.

- a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kent & East Sussex Railway Company Limited - the registered charity that owns and operates the Kent & East Sussex Railway. Full terms and conditions are shown here.