TQ8632 : Kent & East Sussex Railway, Rolvenden

taken 6 years ago, near to Tenterden, Kent, Great Britain

Kent & East Sussex Railway, Rolvenden
Kent & East Sussex Railway, Rolvenden
Kent & East Sussex Railway, Rolvenden Railway Station siding, Locomotives No. 3 'Bodiam' and No. 12 'Marcia'.
Locomotive No. 3 'Bodiam' is a London, Brighton and South Coast Railway 0-6-0T class A1X (Terrier) engine. Built as LBSC No. 70 'Poplar'. Into service on 4 December 1872. Sold to Rother Valley Railway for 650 in May 1901 having covered 664,108 miles (1,068,778 km) in service. Withdrawn in 1931 but restored to service in 1933 using parts from No 5 Rolvenden. New A1X boiler fitted in 1943. Renumbered 32670 in 1948 when the K&ESR was absorbed into British Railways. Worked on the Hayling Island Branch Line and withdrawn in November 1963. Purchased privately, arrived back on the KESR on 10 April 1964.
Locomotive No. 12 'Marcia' is a Peckett 0-4-0T class 1278 engine.
Built in 1923 as works number 1631/1923 for Hardman & Holden Ltd, Salford. Donated to K&ESR upon withdrawal in 1962. Worked until withdrawn in the autumn of 1982. A Restoration took 28 years.
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 17 November, 2012
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8673 3240 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.6342N 0:39.8005E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 86700 32436
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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