The EKR possesses a large collection of heritage rolling stock as well as vintage Southern Region electric trains.


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Steam Locomotives

Avonside 0-6-0 'St Dunstan'
Built: Works No.2004 of 1927.
Information / History: Worked at Snowdown Colliery. When withdrawn it was moved to Sellindge. Arrived at the EKR in 1992.
Owned by: EKR
Status: Awaiting full restoration. Estimated cost £45,000 - £50,000
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Diesel Locomotives

Dutch 08 NS687 600 Series
On loan to the EKR from our kind friends at Middlepeak Railways Ltd
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Ruston& Hornsby Type LSSH 0-6-0Dh No.427

'The Buffs' & '9th Field Squadron Royal Engineers'
Built: Works no.466616 of 1961.
Information / History: Paxman 275hp engine. Arrived at the EKR in September 1991.
Owned by: Trust of Georges Dussart, Clive Wallace,Ron Norris & Graham Collins. Status: Repairs in progress to return to service. Army green livery.
Trial runs are underway.
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Fowler 0-4-0DM 'Snowdown'

Built: Leeds, works no.416002 of 1952.
Information / History: Worked at the nearby colliery at Snowdown as a yard shunter. Arrived at EKR in April 1990.
Owned by: A.Larkins.
Status: In traffic, although lack of train brakes means the loco cannot pull trains.
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English Electric 0-6-0DH 'Richborough Castle'

Built: Works no.D1197.
Information / History: 6-Cylinder 380hp turbo-charged Dorman engine. Worked at Rawdon Colliery in Nottinghamshire until 1984. Arrived at EKR in November 1990.
Owned by: EKR.
Status: Out Of Service due to engine faults
British Rail MK2 RFO1215

26 Seat 1st Class Restaurant Coach
Painted in Classic BR Blue - Grey
Owned by Northumbria Rail
British Rail MK2 BFK14123

24 Seat 1st Class Compartment Coach
Painted in Classic BR Blue - Grey
Owned By EKR
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Class 205 DEMU (MBS S60100 and DT S60800, original unit number 1101)

Built: At Eastleigh on Ashford-built underframes in 1957.
Information / History: Purchased from Porterbrook Leasing and previously used on London Bridge - Uckfield services.
Owned by: EKR
Status: Available for service and undergoing long term restoration.
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4-COR Unit No.3142

(Two coaches only: MBS S11161S; MBS S11187S)
Built: 1938
History:
Owned by: Southern Electric Group
Status: MBS11187 Restored and available for service - MBS11161 under restoration
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Thomas Hill Vanguard 01543

Built: By Thomas Hill Rotherham in 1982.
Information / History: Worked at MOD Kineton until withdrawal in 2013. Re engined in 2003 with Cummins unit.
Status: Under overhaul
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Thomas Hill Vanguard 01546

Built: By Thomas Hill Rotherham in 1977.
Information / History: Worked at MOD Kineton until withdrawal in 2013. Re engined in 2003 with Cummins unit.
Status: Available for service
English Electric Class 08 No. 08865

Built 1959 at Horwich Works for British Rail
Information / History - Worked at various depots all over the UK
Painted in EWS Colours as Withdrawn
Status - Available for Service
English Electric Class 08 No. 08676

Built 1959 at Horwich Works for British Rail
Information/ History - Named “Dave 2”, Hornby Model Available of this locomotive.
Painted in EWS Colours as Withdrawn
Status - Available for Service


OTHER LOCOMOTIVES

BR WAGONS


12.T Box Van No. B776084
Built: Darlington, 1957.
History:
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Used as storage for '427' spares by Georges Dussart. Being fully restored. Roof recently repaired

12.T Box Van No. B776691
Built: Ashford, 1957.
History:
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Converted into toilet wagon for Eythorne Station

12.T Box Van No. B77578
Built: Wolverton, 1958.
History:
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Used as Ron Norris workshop restored

12.T Box Van No. B786467
Built: 1962 by Pressed Steel.
History:
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Used as storage by Clive Wallace

12.T Box Van No. B881879
Built: 1959 (1/246 BR Plywood Banana Van)
History: Recovered from Betteshanger Colliery.
Was In use at as an internal User, numbered 083265
Arrived at EKR in 1996.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Used for storage.
Many thanks to Steve Best for supplying us with
the information for this box van

BR LowMac No. Unknown at this time
Built: Swindon, 1950.
History: Arrived at EKR in November 1998.
Owned By: C.Wallace.
Status: Awaiting repair

COACHING STOCK


BR Mk.I Brake Second No. E43140
Built: Lot No.30045, Doncaster, 1954.
History: Converted for push-pull operation at the Swindon and Cricklade Railway. Arrived at the EKR in January 1992.
Owned By: EKR
Status: Converted to rail carrier wagon April 2009

BR Mk.II TSO (Tourist Second Open) No. E5220
Built: Lot No.30751, Derby, 1966.
History: Arrived at the EKR in summer 1995.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Currently awaiting service. In house livery.

LMS Stanier (Brake Third) No. M393903
Built: Wolverton, 1936.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1991.
Owned By: A.Coe of the Walmer Model Railway Club.
Status: Externally restored and used to accomodate the various layouts that the model railway club have built. LMS lined maroon livery.

LMS BG (Gangway Full Brake) No. 31361
Built: Wolverton, 1949.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1992.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Static buffet car. Maroon livery.

TANK WAGONS

SHELLMEX & BP Tank Wagon No. 1767
Built: 1966 by Pickering.
History: Arrived at EKR May 1991.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Repainted as 'TAR' tank wagon.

COACHING STOCK


BR Mk.I TSO (Tourist Second Open) No. E4682
Built: Lot No.30375, York, 1957.
History: Arrived at EKR in 1999.
Owned By: C.Wallace.
Status: STATUS - SOLD AWAITING REMOVAL.

BR Mk.I Brake Second No. E43140
Built: Lot No.30045, Doncaster, 1954.
History: Converted for push-pull operation at the Swindon and Cricklade Railway. Arrived at the EKR in January 1992.
Owned By: EKR
Status: Converted to rail carrier wagon April 2009

BR Mk.II TSO (Tourist Second Open) No. E5220
Built: Lot No.30751, Derby, 1966.
History: Arrived at the EKR in summer 1995.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: STATUS - SOLD AWAITING REMOVAL.

LMS Stanier (Brake Third) No. M393903
Built: Wolverton, 1936.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1991.
Owned By: A.Coe of the Walmer Model Railway Club.
Status: Externally restored and used to accomodate the various layouts that the model railway club have built. LMS lined maroon livery.

LMS BG (Gangway Full Brake) No. 31361
Built: Wolverton, 1949.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1992.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Under conversion to Museum and Multi-functional space - In Maroon livery.

PRE-BR WAGONS



LSWR 8.T Flat Wagon No. RNAD116
Built: Unknown at this time
History: Arrived at EKR in 1991.
Owned By: EKR.
Status:

LNER 10.T Flat Wagon No. RNAD130
Built: Unknown at this time
History: Arrived at EKR in 1991.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Repaired and repainted.

10.T 7-Plank Open, End-Door Wagon No.?
Built: Hurst Nelson, 1923.
History: Arrived at EKR in June 1991.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Static display only.

LSWR 10.T 4-Plank Wagon No. RNAD221
Built: Unknown at this time
History: Arrived at EKR in August 1991.
Owned By: EKR.
Status: Used for conveying ballast.

LNWR 12T Box Van No. RNAD293
Built: LSWR, 1917.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1992.
Owned By: EKR
Status: Used as carpenter's workshop at Eythorne. Painted grey.

LNWR 12T Box Van No. RNAD292
Built: LNWR, 1912.
History: Arrived at EKR in May 1992.
Owned By: B.Dixon.
Status: Painted grey.

10.T 2-Door Ammo Wagon No. RNAD161
Built: Harrison and Camm Ltd.
History: Arrived at EKR in August 1991.
Owned By: A Larkins.
Status: Used for storage.

10.T 4-Door Ammo Wagon No. RNAD170
Built: C.Roberts of Wakefield. Has sliding roof for loading of ammunition.
History: Arrived at EKR in August 1991.
Owned By: A.Larkins.
Status: Used for storage.