Minister of Transport Ernest Marples

  • 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.…

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