Transport

The history of transport in Horsmonden

This category covers any related transport history in the village.

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    Horsmonden Station Model

    Horsmonden Station Scale Model A scale model of Horsmonden Station Railway modeller Bill Adlington has adopted a model of Horsmonden Station and that was started/researched in the late 1950's and is part finished. Bill intends to finish off the job and would like some help with some of the details. Below are pictures and questions which […]
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    Horsmonden Station

    A station on the Hawkhurst Branchline Horsmonden Station was situated on the Hawkhurst Branchline and had a single 300ft platform located on the up side of the line plus a loop which served an adjoining fruit packing warehouse where loaded wagons of apples where despatched to all parts of the country. The station building was […]
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    Hawkhurst Branchline

    A branchline in Kent serving the High Weald The construction of this fascinating branch line was resisted for many years by the South Eastern Railway, but eventually it opened in 1893. Meandering through the High Weald of Kent and landscapes of quiet hilltop villages, hop gardens and deeply wooded valleys, this delightful rural backwater served […]
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  • Hawkhurst Branchline Model

    David Breaker writes: I’m interested in modelling a part of the Hawkhurst Branchline that passed through Horsmonden. Could you please tell me what you know of the below- 1. What is the lines present condition (ie. built over, trackbed only, etc) 2. Who owns it? (The main trackbed and if parts are gardens, fields etc) […]
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