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Fall in for Dads Army Live!

Fall in for a comedic weekend with the Walmington-on-sea Home Guard on Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May. Join Mainwaring, Wilson, Pike, Jones and all your favourite characters as we bring to life the acclaimed comedy series, Dads Army. 'Jones's Van' the platoon transport will be joining along with a range of classic vehicles for this entertaining two day bank holiday event. Music from local group 'Timescape' each day. A selection of cakes, sandwiches and light refreshments will be available from the NAAFI tent and a variety of local beers and ciders will also be on offer. A regular steam [...]

Sheringham Manline Station Delayed

The re-development of Sheringham's mainline station (not NNR) has unfortunately been delayed again. While the re-built station was planned to re-open today (16th May 2019) the new date for opening is planned for Wednesday 22nd May. Network rail have already been delayed due to faulty materials having been delivered, however, a rail replacement bus service will continue to link Sheringham, West Runton and Cromer stations until completion. A spokesman from Greater Anglia told the Eastern Daily Press "We apologise for any inconvenience resulting from this further delay to the restoration of the normal train service to Sheringham, following our major [...]

‘Black Prince’ temporarily withdrawn for firebox repairs.

The North Norfolk Railway’s flagship loco, No. 92203 ‘Black Prince’, is being temporarily withdrawn from traffic for firebox repairs. Minor fissures have been discovered in the outer wrapper of the BR standard 9F which is being attended to by the railway’s own staff in the NNR Engineering boilershop. Although not significant, the location of the repair work (towards the top of the boiler backhead) means the cab of ‘Black Prince’ will have to be removed to allow access to the affected areas. Edmund Crosthwaite, from the Friends of Black Prince support group, said the engine may miss some of the [...]

Vintage Transport

Do you have a vintage vehicle that you would like to display at the Vintage Transport weekend? Whether it be a steam car, commercial vehicle, bus, tractor, motorbike or even a traction engine, applications for this year's Bus Rally and Vintage Transport day are now open. If you like the sound of this, download, complete and return the below application form and you could be displaying your vehicles at one of the largest vintage vehicle events in Norfolk. For buses and coaches apply HERE For all other vintage vehicles apply HERE

Network Rail Sheringham

Between the 31st March and 5th May the national rail line between Cromer and Sheringham will be closed to allow the complete reconstruction of Sheringham station in preparation for the introduction of Greater Anglia’s new fleet of bi-mode trains in the autumn. During this time a dedicated rail replacement bus service will operate between Cromer and Sheringham connecting with all Norwich services at Cromer. The North Norfolk Railway is unaffected by this closure and our trains will be operating as usual and the line to Cromer will reopen in time for the first Cromer Dining Train of the season which is due to [...]

Have You Got Green Fingers?

If you are local to Sheringham, have you thought of giving a little time to help tend the gardens at Sheringham Station? The North Norfolk Railway is a popular tourist destination and the beautifully preserved stations are all enhanced by their unique gardens and beautiful tubs and baskets. They are also an important green space attracting a variety of insects and wildlife. All the station gardens are looked after by teams of volunteers. There is plenty to occupy them all year round as well as the added bonus of keeping fit and making new friends. Garden volunteers enjoy the friendly [...]

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