News from The Kent & East Sussex Railway about their Best of British weekend taking place from 2 to 5 June, including a unique opportunity to ride behind ‘Poplar’ on her first public service after overhaul:
Thursday 2nd June
Join us for ‘Poplar’ – An Inaugural Special
‘Poplar’ is scheduled to run her first public service after restoration.
She will be joined by sister Terrier ‘Knowle’ across the whole bank holiday weekend.
Hauling a train of vintage carriages, ‘Poplar’ will depart Tenterden Town Station for Bodiam at 11:45am, arriving back at 1:40pm. Refreshments will be available to purchase prior to departure and may be taken on the train. Tickets for this amazing Inaugural Special experience are just £30.00 (no discounts apply) spaces are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.
You can also enjoy riding behind ‘Poplar’ and ‘Knowle’ through the beautiful Wealden countryside at 2.20 pm on Thursday 2 June and 11.45 am & 2.20 pm on Friday 3 June, Saturday 4 June and Sunday 5 June.
Full details of The Kent & East Sussex Railway Terrier 150 celebrations are here. In addition to the Terriers running together, there are many other activities to enjoy at the Railway over the Best of British weekend, full details here.
The current schedule of events where you can see Terriers running in 2022 is here.