When Brits realised the money-saving benefits of buying wine in France they flocked to Kent's port towns heralding the beginning of the booze cruise.
We take a look back at the history of Manston Airport and ask are Spitfires really buried beneath its runway?
A devastating train crash at Maidstone in 1993 was caused by a freight train laden with 900 tons of steel.
It's been 75 years since the SS Richard Montgomery sunk off the Kent coast yet what will happen to it still remains a mystery.
With repairs costing more than £600,000 about to start on a controversial road scheme, we take an in-depth look at Kent's only 'Shared Space'.
The Herald of Free Enterprise disaster claimed 193 lives in 1987. This is the story of what happened after the ferry was refloated.
The Queen opened her namesake bridge at the Dartford Crossing in 1991 - here we take look back at the landmark's history.
For those concerned over the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery, a bomb ship detonated in the Channel gives a chilling clue as to what could happen.
The continued suspension of international rail services has left a station looking like lockdown never ended.
We get exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the abandoned Manston Airport, ahead of ambitious plans to reopen it.
We look at the transformation of Kent's railway network brought about by HS1 - and the controversy around the building of the link.
The M20 has a long past from its early construction to collapsed bridges and Operations Stack and Brock.
Pictures show construction work at the end of the 1970s on the M20, which changed a Kent town forever.
We look at the cross-continent rail service - and its future in Kent - after it marked a quarter of a century in the county.
The remarkable story of how one of the most influential travel companies - and major Kent employer - was born.
Built in the 1960s, the motorway has played a big role in the history of the county's transport network.
Motorists had been waiting years for the opening of Sheppey's second crossing, which finally happened in 2006.
We take a look at the mysteries that still surround 2,000 sunken ships along one notorious stretch of our coast.
Kent faced one of its biggest ever threats in the early 2000s - but the county united in opposition in a David vs Goliath battle with Whitehall.
Once upon a time you could take a hovercraft, catamaran or a variety of ferries to the Continent - we take a look back at those we've lost.
He described himself as a "numbskull" at school but 40 years later Sir Freddie Laker was a household name - here is his remarkable story.
In an ambitious bid to bring a 'wow factor' to a Kent town, bold plans for a monorail were once put together. Here, we look at why it never came off.
A retired priest and transport enthusiast reminds us what we lost when trams were replaced by buses and cars.
Great pictures from our archive show old vehicles in familiar settings on Kent's roads and car parks.
Old slip roads that used to carry thousands of cars each day have been grassed over for years now, but could the forgotten ramps solve M20 tailbacks?
Some of Kent's best engineering has made it easier for us to get around the county and beyond.
The closure of Chatham Dockyard in 1984 ended 400 years of shipbuilding in Medway but the legend of the dockyard will never die.
A Kent man tells how he struck down with typhoid on a ship thousands of miles from home in the 1970s.
We take a look back at some of the most dramatic accidents and incidents in the history of the county's railways.
One of Kent's most recognisable bridges is more than 60 years old. We look back at how it was made and go inside to see how it works.
It is the bane of drivers' lives, but Operation Stack was part of the M20 landscape for more than three decades. Here's how it started...
A father's sketch is all that remains to illustrate an ambitious but unfinished rail link project.
A light railway in Kent has welcomed royalty and comedy legends during its long history.
Archive photos highlight how these historic Kent docks have transformed over the years - now offering visitors cafes and street food.
In 1971, a train ploughed through the buffers and came to rest on top of a taxi - here is the incredible story told by some of the survivors.
We take a look at the stories behind some of Kent's most prominent shipwrecks.
From the 'Vomit Comet' to luxury ferries, a seasoned traveller looks back at his trips across the Channel.
Tram workers recall their time on a two-and-a-half-mile service which was axed after just 14 years.
We take a look back at a four-ship disaster in the English Channel which saw three ships sink and left more than 40 people dead.
We take a dive into the archives to look back at the changing face of a Kent airport, and what's in store for its future.
In 1896 an engineer from Kent became the first person fined by police after being caught travelling... at 8mph.
A pensioner from an old riverside family shares his memories about life at sea.
What's for dinner? Plan meals, try new foods and explore cuisines with tested recipes from the country's top chefs.
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