LBSCR

  • Isle of Wight-style bunker for KESR ‘Terrier’ No. 2678

    Isle of Wight-style bunker for KESR ‘Terrier’ No. 2678

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    Kent & East Sussex Railway-based ‘A1X’ 0-6-0T No. 32678 will receive the larger Isle-of Wight-type bunker.

  • Lavender Line marks 50th anniversary of last train with ‘Thumper’ duet

    Lavender Line marks 50th anniversary of last train with ‘Thumper’ duet

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    THE Lavender Line has held a special event to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the LBSCR Lewes to Uckfield line on which it is built. The line’s two ‘Thumper’ DEMUs, Nos. 1118 and 1133, ran services invoking the memory of the last train on February 23, 1969, which comprised sister set No.…

  • Terrier finale

    Terrier finale

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    By Martin Creese A SOUND synonymous with a little corner of England will fall silent for a while during March, as former LBSCR ‘Terrier’ No. 32678 is being withdrawn from traffic for its 10-yearly overhaul.  That corner of England is the Kent & East Sussex Railway, a line which has featured locomotives of the class…

  • Throwback to LBSCR becoming wired for power

    Throwback to LBSCR becoming wired for power

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    As early as 1903, the London Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSCR) began to electrify local routes.

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