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‘Black Prince’ temporarily withdrawn for firebox repairs.

The North Norfolk Railway’s flagship loco, No. 92203 ‘Black Prince’, is being temporarily withdrawn from traffic for firebox repairs.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 [...]

First Spring Steam Gala Guest

We are delighted to announce the first of our Spring Steam Gala guests. Courtesy of our friends across the border at the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway we welcome the flagship loco of the Scottish Railway Preservation Society. Caledonian Railway no. 419, will be joining members of our home fleet for the first steam extravaganza of 2019 between 5th - 7th April. Tickets are available from our online shop HERE and to kickstart our 2019 events calendar, a spring steam gala day rover ticket will be valid for not one... but TWO days travel. Stay tuned for further gala announcements.

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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