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This video describes the operation of a Tyers No.6 Tablet Instrument and a Tyers Key Token Instrument. Both instruments have been modified to suit the specific operating characteristics of the Kent & East Sussex Railway.

Filming was carried out at Rolvenden and Tenterden Town by kind permission of the Kent & East Sussex Railway.

The geographic locations of the signal boxes can be seen on a current OS Map Rolvenden and Tenterden Town. The map will place the location at the centre of the map panel, roll the mouse over the icon(s) to reveal what they represent. Increase the scale using the scale selector on the left to separate closely positioned icons.

This video is intended for viewing at a maximum screen resolution of 1920 pixels wide by 1080 pixels high. Please be aware that viewing at a larger size may result in a loss of clarity and a 'grainy' appearance.

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Video Credits

Filmed by: Neil Mackay, Richard Pulleyn & Charles Weightman
Filmed in: 2017
Narrators: Neil Mackay and Nick Wellington
Signalmen: Dave Bott (Rolvenden), Keith Dory (Tenterden Town) & Lesley Lee (Tenterden Town)
S & T Engineering Manager: Nick Wellington
Video Editor: Derek Young

Can you help?

The project would love to hear from you, especially if you worked or still work in a signal box, and you are willing to provide reminiscences and / or pictures. Please contact the webmaster in the first instance.


 




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