Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Kent, UK

Yorkshire Engine Co Ltd loco "Winston Churchill" being coaled at New Romney on 29/10/15

"Winston Churchill" seen earlier in week bringing a train into Hythe station on 25/10/15

Having arrived at Hythe the loco is now seen on the release road where it will run back to the turntable to be turned
and watered before returning with its train to New Romney - 25/10/15

No 1 "Green Goddess" emerges from New Romney tunnel with a train for Dungeness...

...and the driver looks back to ensure his train has negotiated the points safely - 25/10/15

No 7 "Typhoon" being prepped for the days work at New Romney - 25/10/15

"Winston Churchill" seen on the approach to Dungeness station on an earlier visit on 17/7/13

The following train was in charge of No.2 "Northern Chief" seen about to enter Dungeness station.

"Northern Chief" stands at Dungeness station.

I`ve always been intrigued by the balloon loop used by the RHDR at Dungeness - so a trek over the shingle led
me to the points where the train regains the single line to New Romney.

Heading towards Romney "Winston Churchill is seen amongst typical Dungeness dwellings on 17/7/13

22nd June 2010

No.8 "Hurricane" seen the following day at New Romney about to depart for Hythe.

"Hurricane" seen from the train about to pass under the main road to Hythe at The Warren.

No.8 on arrival at Hythe station being admired from a safe distance!

Loco runs round train and then onto turntable in Hythe yard.

No 7 "Typhoon" on the Hythe turntable 13/7/13.

An impressive departure from Hythe with cylinder drain cocks open...

... and "Hurricane" begins the 13.5 mile journey to Dungeness.

"Typhoon" leaving Hythe on 13/7/13