East Kent Steam Railway hit by arsonists

arson attack at the East Kent Railway
Credit: EKR

The East Kent Railway has announced that they have ben hit by vandals and arsonists at their base.

The railway, based in Sheperdswell, is gutted to find their hard work destroyed after their work to make the East Kent Railway a place for everyone to enjoy.

This latest saddening news to cover has seen the railways equipment, power tools, generator, recovered artefacts and more.

If anyone has any information please email the East Kent Railway’s General Manager on [email protected]

The East Kent Railway is asking donations towards the cost of the replacement equipment and for offers, if anyone has any equipment for disposal.

Can you help the EKR? Click here to donate to the appeal.

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  • Sickening….heritage railways are an easy target for mindless idiots, the cost of cctv and other robust forms of security beyond precious resources. It is to hoped the culprits be caught.

  • This is sad reprehensible vandalism and destruction that is mindless and sick demonstrating the pathological feeble mindness of the perpetrators