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Steam Galas

During 2015 the North Norfolk Railway will be holding two Steam Galas; details will be released below when they are finalised about our September event, click here to view information about our March event.

4 - 6 September 2015 Grand Steam Gala

Details about our 2015 Grand Steam Gala will be available soon... however, for now, we leave you with as much detail as we can about last year's event, just so you can get a taste of what our Steam Galas are about!

All details below refer to our 2014 event.

29 - 31 August 2014

The NNR's late summer gala is the curtain raiser to similar events around the country. Showcasing a mix of visiting and home locomotives, it's as popular with visiting holidaymakers as it is with enthusiasts.

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How to Book

Locomotives - all subject to availability

Visiting Locomotives

The North Norfolk Railway is pleased to announce that the following locomotives will be visiting the railway for this event:

GWR 78xx 7820 Dinmore Manor - 7820 is visiting from the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway.

LMS Stanier Class Five 45305 - The attendance of this locomotive will provide the opportunity to plan some double headed operations with our resident Black Five George Stephenson

Home Locomotives

LNER Thompson Class B1 61306 Mayflower 

BR Standard Class 9F 92203 Black Prince - Returning from overhaul.

LNER Class B12 8572 (61572).

BR Standard 4MT 76084.

LMS Stanier Class 5 44767 George Stephenson.

Rolling Stock - all subject to availability

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  • Quad - Art set in operation

  • MK1 stock, both in maroon and plum and custard livery

  • A short goods train, featuring some newly refurbished vehicles

Look out for some unusual formations too!

Evening Fish and Chips Trains

On Friday and Saturday evenings, we will be operating special Fish and Chips services which run non-stop between Sheringham and Holt, with travel included in the day rover tickets.

An onboard bar will open serving a range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, including real ale, ciders, tea and cofffee, along with cans of Cola and other soft drinks.

Fish and Chips are available to pre-order, these will be delivered to your table, fresh from a local Fish and Chips shop. You can pre-order a Fish and Chip voucher for an extra £6.50, available through our online shop as detailed below.

Friday evening's service will be hauled by GWR 78xx 7820 Dinmore Manor and Saturday evening's service will be double headed by Black Fives 5305 and 44767


Tickets are now on sale.

Please note that only rover tickets will be valid for this event. No half journey or single tickets will be available and no discounts or concessions will be available.

Ticket Type

On the day

Adult Rover 1 Day


Adult Rover 2 Day


Adult Rover 3 Day


Senior Rover 1 Day


Senior Rover 2 Day


Senior Rover 3 Day


Child Rover 1 Day


Child Rover 2 Day


Child Rover 3 Day


Family Rover 1 Day


Family Rover 2 Day


Family Rover 3 Day


Bookings made on or before Sunday 24th August will recieve an advance booking discount.

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Children under 5 travel free; paying children are aged 5 to 15 inclusive. Senior Citizen tickets are available to those 60 and over.

Dogs and cycles are charged at £1 each for unlimited travel on that day.

Evening Fish and Chip Specials - Add On Fares

Gala tickets include travel on all trains, including 'evening Fish and Chip trains. The gala ticket price excludes a Fish & Chip voucher, which is available separately, see below:

Fish & Chip Voucher: £6.50 - optional extra, this voucher is redeemable for one portion of Fish & Chips on our evening trains.*

For Evening Only Travellers:

Evening Travel only, excluding Fish and Chips: £8.00 - Discounted ticket for travel on evening Fish and Chip services only.

Evening Travel with a Fish & Chip Voucher: £14.50

* Fish & Chips will be served aboard the 19:22 departure from Sheringham. Fish & Chip vouchers are sold on a first come, first serve basis. We ask only food and drink purchased on the North Norfolk Railway is consumed on our trains.

Lineside Photographic Passes

Lineside Passes are available for photographers throughout the year. Click here for details.

Please note that being on the lineside or any non-public place without a lineside pass is trespassing, which is a prosecutable offence on the railways. Checks are made that people on the lineside hold a valid pass. 


Will be available to purchase for £1 on the day.

How to Book

Tickets are now only available to purchase from Ticket Offices on the day, apart from bookings for Fish and Chip services which are still available from the Sheringham General Office.


Please note that all train services and attractions are subject to amendment or cancellation without notice. The NNR cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.