This website was last updated on 20th October 2019


Welcome to Kent Rail. This website aims to look at the railways of Kent and the general South Eastern Division from a historical perspective, mainly concentrating on the development of infrastructure (stations and actual routes), locomotives and rolling stock in the region. Where possible, period pictures will be included, but naturally, most content on the website at time of typing dates from more recent times. History of the motive power which has served the lines of the South Eastern Division is included where possible, with the steam traction section still very much in its infancy. This website is neither a definitive guide nor a highly detailed encyclopaedia, but will hopefully develop into a useful source of information. The website is historically-focused rather than technically geared, but the latter is most certainly included in its fundamental form within sections which it is deemed necessary. Some pictures on here are better in quality than others, but they all contribute to giving a good impression of the Kent railway scene. There is still plenty more detail and information to add to existing sections, something which will be done when it is unearthed. I hope you enjoy browsing through this website as much as I have enjoyed putting it together. David Glasspool


Pictures and information of railway infrastructure which is located within Kent and the South Eastern Division


An index concentrating on the infrastructure, motive power, and rolling stock related to the Channel Tunnel and associated high speed rail links

Sink the Link


Pictures and information of those types which have run on Kent and South Eastern Division metals


A selection of South Eastern Division railway maps


Assorted railway topics within and outside of the South Eastern Division


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''Up'' Side: Serving trains heading in the London direction

''Down'' Side: Serving trains heading away from London


The Webmaster of this site is David Glasspool. Please forward any comments to David

Website written and compiled by David Glasspool, with invaluable assistance from Mike Glasspool



Disclaimer: All information on these pages has been provided in good faith. However, I cannot be held responsible for any information which is inaccurate or out of date. Information may be controversial or offensive to yourself and others.


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