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…

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Shortly after departing Tenterden

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Awaiting a green at Rolvenden

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The Wealden Pullman takes water at Rolvenden

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Ready for the return to Tenterden at Bodiam

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Driver’s view

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The Wealden Pullman at Northiam

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Red signal at Northiam

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Air-con switched on!

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Dead straight

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Prototypical firebox glow!

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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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