K&ESR Footplate Taster

Last Sunday we had a day out on the Kent & East Sussex Railway and had one of their footplate taster trips from Tenterden to Bodiam and back. Below are a selection of photos and videos taken on the day from the footplate of BR Pannier tank 1638…


Shortly after departing Tenterden


Awaiting a green at Rolvenden


The Wealden Pullman takes water at Rolvenden


Ready for the return to Tenterden at Bodiam


Driver’s view


The Wealden Pullman at Northiam


Red signal at Northiam


Air-con switched on!


Dead straight


Prototypical firebox glow!


Taking water at Rolvenden

Thanks to the crew and staff on the K&ESR for an enjoyable (if warm!) afternoon – highly recommended

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