2024 Events Programme

Brief details of our 2024 Programme are shown below so you can save the dates. Further information, prices and details of how to book will be provided for each event as they become available. Click here for further details.


Steam Into Spring | Fri 29 Mar – Mon 1 April

Special timetable featuring three steam engines in action

Sixtieth Anniversary of Closure | Sat 6 & Sun 7 Apr

Marking the closure of the line from Melton Constable to Sheringham on 6 April 1964

Classic Sitcom Weekend featuring Dad’s Army Live | Sat 4 – Mon 6 May

The brigade from the Dad’s Army Museum join us to celebrate the popular series an episode  of which was filmed at Weybourne Station. The station also served as a location for Hi-de-Hi and ‘Allo ‘Allo so expect appearances from characters paying tribute to those classic shows.

Spring Bank Holiday & Half-term | Sat 25 May – Sun 2 June

Historic steam and heritage diesel trains in action including the unique Quad-Art set of articulated teak-bodied carriages which celebrate their 100th Birthday this year!

Rails & Ales | Fri 7 – Sun 9 June

Six or more steam and diesel locomotives (perhaps including a visitor or two) in action along with heritage diesel multiple units to operate an intensive service plus a chance to sample local ales and ciders at the line’s three stations and on board selected trains

Vintage Transport Festival | Sat 6 & Sun 7 Jul

Historic road vehicles descend on the railway to create a colourful spectacle alongside steam and heritage diesel trains. At least 4 trains will be running both days to provide a half-hourly service

Vintage Week | Mon 8 – Sun 14 Jul

The line’s magnificent train of beautifully restored Victorian carriages will run in alongside standard services

Make Tracks to The Sixties | Sat 20 & Sun 21 Jul

Steam and heritage diesel trains will capture the essence of the decade on the rails, while Weybourne station will play host to cars, caravans, live tribute bands and more to conjure up the atmosphere of the swinging sixties

Vintage Sundays | Suns 28 Jul – 18 Aug

The line’s magnificent train of beautifully restored Victorian carriages will run in alongside standard services

A Festival on Rails | Sat 24 Aug – Sun 1 Sept

Special intensive timetable featuring historic steam and heritage diesel trains  in action

Steam Back to the Forties | Sat 21 & Sun 22 September

The railway’s popular 1940s Weekend returns for its 29th year – come and enjoy the atmosphere of this momentous decade

Autumn Showcase | Sat 5 & Sun 6 October

An intensive timetable showcase the line’s historic locomotives and rolling stock

Hallowsteam!| Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov

Steam trains and special activities

The Norfolk Lights Express | Selected dates Nov, Dec and Jan

The popular illuminated train returns to provide an immersive show for the whole family.

Santa Specials – weekends 23 Nov – 22 Dec and selected other dates

Take a steam train ride to meet Father Christmas – there’s a present for every child and seasonal refreshments for the whole family

Mince Pie Specials – Selected dates 27 Dec – 5 Jan 

A post-Christmas treat, a ride aboard a cosy steam train complete with a mince pie and mulled local cider