The Remains of Britain's Steam Age Railway
12

Kent


.. ..
30,29,28,27,26,25,24,23,22,21,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13<--Go to Page Go to Page-->11,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1




Index and Map

Link to the pre 2011 Pages

Link to pages 31-60

16/04/2012

Canterbury West Signal Box above, in its new attractive livery. The Whitstable branch and shed were off to the left. The Station still retains some of its original style, note there used to be through lines here.

16/04/2012

Ramsgate Station Signal Box built into the carriage shed. The shed has been recently re roofed and clad.

Deal 1957

16/04/2012

Deal Station looking up the bank to Walmer and Martin Mill.

16/04/2012

Deal Station, another location that had a through line.

16/04/2012

Deal Station

16/04/2012

Deal Station

16/04/2012

Deal Signal Box looking towards Sandwich.

16/04/2012

Deal Signal Box.

16/04/2012

While in the area Deal Pier is worth a look, a little austere but interesting.

19/04/2012

Rochester Bridge looking towards the Station.

 

 

19/04/2012

Strood Station, looking up the Medway with the M2 and Channel Tunnel line bridges in the distance.

19/04/2012

Approach to Strood Station from above Strood Tunnel with Rochester in the background, and a Russian Submarine on the Medway.

19/04/2012

Very little to see at Strood Station, it gives no indication of the complex railway history of the area.

19/04/2012

Strood Tunnel, its unusual profile dates to it being originally built as a Canal Tunnel

19/04/2012

London approach to Rochester Bridge, and the beginning of the climb to Sole Street.

19/04/2012

Rochester Bridges looking towards the city. Originally two Railway Bridges and one road.

19/04/2012

Rochester Bridge.

19/04/2012

Russian Submarine at Rochester, awaiting a wealthy enthusiast.

19/04/2012

Cuxton Station with a service from Maidstone West in the distance.

19/04/2012

Cuxton Station.

19/04/2012

Cuxton Station.

19/04/2012

Cuxton Signal Box. East Kent still has some interesting Railway Heritage.

31/07/2012

St Michaels Tunnel South Portal, on the line from Tenterden to Headcorn.


31/07/2012

High Halden Road Station on the Northern section of the K,E,S,R.

31/07/2012

High Halden Road Station, looking tpwards Headcorn, rebuilding work has been stopped for some time.

31/07/2012

High Halden Road Station, the canopy has somehow survived, but is rather precariously supported.

01/08/2012

Biddenden Station was provided with two platforms.

01/08/2012

Biddenden Station looking towards Tenterden, and Biddenden, as always a bit of a walk away.

01/08/2012

Northern Approach to Badgers Oak Tunnel on the Hawkhurst branch.

01/08/2012

Northern Portal of Badgers Oak Tunnel, not to be confused with Badgers Mount.

01/08/2012

Northern Portal of Badgers Oak Tunnel.

01/08/2012

Northern Portal of Badgers Oak Tunnel, not long ago this view was obscured by trees.

01/08/2012

Looking towars Paddock Wood from the Tunnel.

08/08/2012

Horsmonden Station, Old Station Garage for many years, the Station Masters House also survives. The gates I presume are original.

08/08/2012

Swigs-Hole-Bridge, north of Horsmonden, a very fine example.

08/08/2012

Swigs-Hole-Bridge.

08/08/2012

The line crossed on the level where the first car is, and Gouldhurst Station was away to the right, long since demolished.

08/08/2012

Cranbrook Station, Goods Shed on the left and Station directly in the middle, brick Station House and reclad single storey public part. The Signal Box survives as well. Part of this route is now being considered for conversion to a cycle/footpath.

ll   Back to top
30,29,28,27,26,25,24,23,22,21,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13<--Go to Page Go to Page-->11,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1