Steam through beautiful countryside on the Kent and East Sussex Railway, recognised as both the country’s finest and first example of a rural light railway. The main station is in the charming town of Tenterden where you can buy your tickets and learn about the history of the railway before stepping aboard a preserved steam or diesel train to. 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. ‘The Kent & East Sussex Railway is one of the classic light railway systems. This new book delves into the fascinating history of the Colonel Stephens enterprise, with images and maps. It is evident that it has been thoroughly researched and compiled, judging by even a quick flick through this hefty digest. Book on the am service or the pm, Saturdays & Sundays (and Wednesdays & Thursdays in August plus bank Holiday Monday 31st August) The Kent & East Sussex Railway is the country's finest example of a rural light railway. A great value day out. Regular events: Steam trains, Day out with Thomas, s, Santa Specials, Real Ale Trains Location: Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, TN30 6HE.
Family Ticket for up to 2 or 4 people. travelling from Tenterden to Bodiam and return by the same train. To book tickets: Choose the date you wish to visit - available . 1 day ago kent and east sussex railway The popular railway, which reopened in mid July, has added Wednesdays and Thursdays to its services in August, and also has a limited number of tables for two. A well researched and well written account of the development and operation of Colonel Stephens' favourite railway up until closure by BR in It is also a beautiful record of an era and world that has entirely vanished - a real light railway publishing tour de force. Hardback, pages, black & . Buy The Kent and East Sussex Railway By Stephen Garrett. Available in used condition with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN
The railway also appears in the book Ember Lane by Sheila Kaye-Smith where it is titled the Sussex Border Railway. The Kent & East Sussex Railway is the subject of the poem Farmer's Train by Hugh Bevan, illustrated by Rowland Emett, and published in Punch issue dated 3 June See also. The Kent and East Sussex Railway have announced that GWR Large Praire No. will be visiting them in The locomotive will arrive in April and will stay over the Summer until September will be visiting the Kent and East Sussex Railway thanks to the Didcot Railway Centre. Tenterden’s Steam Railway Kent & East Sussex Railway Steam train and heritage diesel train journeysWe are delighted to advise that the K&. The reopening of the Kent & East Sussex Railway has been welcomed by local MP Damian Green. Steam trains will run this weekend (July 18/19) for the first time since the enforced coronavirus lockdown. Mr Green, MP for Ashford, said: “I am delighted that the Kent & East Sussex Railway is .