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Mixed Traction Gala – 12th – 14th June 2020

We are also delighted to announce the first two visiting locomotives for our Mixed Traction Gala scheduled for 12th – 14th June. The first will be a member of the DRS fleet, which will join us via the Sheringham level crossing. We are privileged to be supported by DRS for the event, with their locomotives usually busily engaged hauling both freight and passenger trains across the mainline network. The identity of the locomotive will be confirmed closer to the event and we are grateful to DRS for being able to supply us a locomotive for the weekend. Our second visitor [...]

Spring Steam Gala – 27th to 29th March

The railway is pleased to announce the second locomotive that will be attending our Spring Steam Gala from the 27th to 29th March. It is Great Western Railway 42XX class 2-8-0T No 4270 which is visiting thanks to the owners, Icons of Steam and its home railway, the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Steam Railway. Visitors can also book tickets for evening trains on Friday and Saturday which will include a fish and chip supper. These will depart from Sheringham at 18:20. For those holding a gala ticket there will be a small additional cost for the food. A bar will also [...]

Spring Steam Gala – 27th to 29th March

The railway is delighted to announce the first visiting locomotive that will be attending the Spring Steam Gala. It is Great Western Railway 28XX class 2-8-0 No 2857 that is visiting thanks to our friends at the Severn Valley Railway and its owners, The 2857 Society. It will be joined by locomotives from our home fleet hauling a variety of different trains which will include the BR Suburban set and the LNER Quad-Art set, making a rare appearance at a steam gala. A goods train will operate each day along with double-headed and non-stop trains. Details of the second visiting [...]

Experience the wonders of Norfolk and the amazing North Norfolk Railway this year.

We collaborated with myhotelbreak when they visited us recently. Find out about their experience in this special guest post: Norfolk is one of our favourite places to visit. It has so much to see and do.  We were in this region and really wanted to find something unique during our time there. Norfolk is known for its beauty and many notable attractions but we wanted to find something different, something really memorable. We spoke to some people at our hotel and they had mentioned one of the most majestic attractions in the area was the North Norfolk Railway.  We looked [...]

Reedham Junction Signal Box Appeal – The last push!

You can help preserve history with the Reedham Junction Signal Box Appeal. Network Rail have generously gifted the 60-lever Reedham Junction signal box to the North Norfolk Railway, to relocate it at our Holt site for the purpose of creating a hands-on railway signalling simulator. Here everyone from families to signalling enthusiasts will be able to work a ‘real’ signalbox and be that signalman without fear of delaying trains. Unlike most signal boxes in preservation, mainly single track with token operation, Reedham Junction will showcase the larger ‘boxes with double track absolute block with a junction too! Visitors will be [...]

Platform 2 Appeal

The Railway is mounting an appeal for £185,000 to re-instate the demolished building on Platform 2 at Sheringham Station... Unfortunately, British Railways demolished the buildings on this platform before we acquired the station. We are fortunate to have a full set of facilities contained in the station buildings on Platform 1, which were originally built in 1906. Can you help us revive Platform 2? Find out more

Le Paradis Memorial Fund Raising Train

The Paradis Commemoration Group are seeking to establish a memorial in Norfolk to the memory of the 97 soldiers mostly from The Royal Norfolk Regiment who were massacred on 27th May 1940 in Le Paradis. In order to support this important appeal the North Norfolk Railway is hosting a black tie and tiara dinner aboard the North Norfolkman dining train on Monday 14th October. The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society have kindly made available their War Department locomotive No 90775 The Royal Norfolk Regiment to haul the train. The train will depart from Sheringham at 19.10 and return at [...]

NEW! The Norfolk Lights Express

Our brand new evening spectacular brings Norfolk it’s very own version of the Northern Lights. Departing Under the cover of darkness the Norfolk Lights Express, fully decorated with lights both inside and out, will steam it’s way through the countryside between Sheringham and Holt. From the comfort of plush carriage seats, you will be treated to an amazing light show with illuminated festive scenes nestled within line side woodland, cuttings, embankments and stations alike. A complete range of refreshments including a licenced bar will be available on board.  Tickets cost £15.00 per person and can be purchased here online or [...]

A successful Beer festival

A very big thank you to everyone who visited our beer festival last week, and especially to all our volunteers, staff and railway friends who helped to set-up, take down and work so hard during the event to make it another great success here on the railway for 2019. I don't think we have ever had so many votes given for your favourite beers and the results are 1st - Swannay Brewery - 'Scapa Special' 2nd - Swannay Brewery - 'St Magnus' Joint 3rd - Bosuns - 'Razamataz Raspberry' Colchester Brewery - 'Cat's Whiskers Stout Joint 4th - Bosuns Brewery [...]

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