Bus Rally

Sunday 18th August 2019

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Here at the Kent & East Sussex Railway we are welcoming what was once the deadly enemy of the railways - the bus.


On Sunday 18th August Tenterden Town Station will be the setting for a rally featuring more than a dozen vintage vehicles, offering free rides to a number of local destinations. 

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(Image courtesy of G Walker)     

A hundred years ago, the coming of the bus posed a significant threat to the railway, as competition for passengers intensified.  The car ultimately took its toll on both. Here at the railway we carried our last passengers in 1954 before re-opening in preservation in 1974.

More details of vehicles and services will be shown here as they become available

Two steam trains will be operating services throughout the day  - click here for timetable of train service

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TravelCard tickets provide unlimited all day travel on our steam trains.

Collected your pre-booked tickets from the Booking Office upon arrival at Tenterden.

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