4002 at Ashford. © Miles Haywood.

Images of the 4-DD Rolling Stock, Now and in Better Times

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Bexleyheath on the first day, 1st November 1949.

Kidbrooke, 30th June 1952.

Gravesend. © Rob Poole.

4902 "Falconwood circa early/mid 1960's! Possibly about 5.14pm heading to London". © Robert Fleming.

Late 1960s. © Robert Fleming

Left: Charing Cross. Right: Bexley, June 1968.

Dartford and Charing Cross. © Graham Ellis

Charing Cross, June 1970. © Michael Taylor

Eltham Well Hall Staion, 1971.

4902 (S13004S leading) at Waterloo East on 9 September 1971 forming the 0827 Charing Cross to Slade Green (via Blackheath and Woolwich Arsenal). © Gerry Cork.

1st October 1971,the final day in service. © Gerry Cork.

Top Left: The final ECS from Dartford to Charing Cross passing London Bridge. Top Right and Bottom: Waterloo East, the final revenue earning train. The 18:04 Charing Cross to Dartford via Bexleyheath.

1st December 1971, Hoo Junction. © Alan Brierly.

Photos taken at Hoo Junction of 4001, and 4002 having been burnt ready for scrapping.

1971, Hoo Junction. © Rob Poole.

South Eastern Steam Centre Ashford, 1st MARCH 1972. © Steve Godden.

13th August 1972. © Steve Godden.

13th May 1972. © Steve Godden.

Some views from inside 4002 (4902). © Martin Allen.

9th September 1973. © Clive Parker, slide now owned by C Hurst.

14th October 1973. © Steve Godden.

N15 class 30777 Sir Lamiel.

12th May 1974. © Steve Godden.

4DD coach number 13003 being hauled by Nord 3.628.

12th May 1974. © Steve Godden.

13th October 1974. © Steve Godden.

H Class No.263.

South Eastern Steam Centre Ashford, Early 1980s. © Miles Haywood.

13004 Northampton and Lamport Railway, Late 1980s. © Colin Hodgin.

13004 Northampton Ironstone Trust, Around 2000. © Terry Andrews.

13003 Sellinge, 2015. © Mark Green.

December 19th 2015 group visit to Sellinge. © Tim Hannington.

Ian Ross
Latest Update 5th December 2016