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Vacancy – Lead Diesel Locomotive Fitter

Vacancy - Lead Diesel Locomotive Fitter We are seeking an experienced full time Lead Diesel Locomotive fitter. The position will be based at Weybourne Motive Power Depot and will encompass the repair, refurbishment and running maintenance of both Diesel and Steam locomotives. Applicants should be a time served mechanical technician with a solid background working with diesel engines. Experience of Diesel/Electric railway traction applications would be preferable, but those with transferable skills in fault-finding and the rebuilding of similar large maritime or commercial applications may be suitable. Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to shift and weekend working [...]

Vacancy – Boilersmith/Plater

Vacancy - Boilersmith/Plater The North Norfolk Railway operates steam and heritage diesel trains through beautiful coastal countryside between the Georgian town of Holt and the smart Victorian seaside resort of Sheringham. The 5½ mile line attracts around 165,000 passengers each year, is one of the County’s most popular tourist attractions and hosts a series of popular annual events including the Forties Weekend in September and the acclaimed Norfolk Lights Express in November. We are seeking to recruit a time served boilersmith/plater or an individual who has the relevant experience and aptitude to learn skills required by our established and expanding [...]

Vacancy – Machinist/Fitter

Vacancy - Machinist/Fitter The North Norfolk Railway operates steam and heritage diesel trains through beautiful coastal countryside between the Georgian town of Holt and the smart Victorian seaside resort of Sheringham. The 5½ mile line attracts around 165,000 passengers each year, is one of the County’s most popular tourist attractions and hosts a series of popular annual events including the Forties Weekend in September and the acclaimed Norfolk Lights Express in November. We are seeking an experienced full time Machinist/Fitter, to join our engineering establishment at Weybourne Engineering Works. The successful candidate will provide machine shop support across the Railways [...]

We’re Hiring! Permanent Way Platelayer

Vacancy - Permanent Way Platelayer The North Norfolk Railway operates steam and heritage diesel trains through beautiful coastal countryside between the Georgian town of Holt and the smart Victorian seaside resort of Sheringham. The 5½ mile line attracts around 165,000 passengers each year, is one of the County’s most popular tourist attractions and hosts a series of popular annual events including the Forties Weekend in September and the acclaimed Norfolk Lights Express in November and December. Based at Weybourne, the position of Permanent Way Platelayer encompasses the inspection, repair, refurbishment & running maintenance of the track and associated groundwork on [...]

Vacancy – Signal & Telegraph Technician

Vacancy - Signal & Telegraph Technician The North Norfolk Railway operates steam and heritage diesel trains through beautiful coastal countryside between the Georgian town of Holt and the smart Victorian seaside resort of Sheringham. The 5½ mile line attracts around 165,000 passengers each year, is one of the County’s most popular tourist attractions and hosts a series of popular annual events including the Forties Weekend in September and the acclaimed Norfolk Lights Express in November and December. We currently have an opportunity for a suitably qualified full time Signal & Telegraph Technician working on the maintenance, repair and improvement of [...]

Steam Gala : 3rd – 5th September

The first weekend in September sees the first steam gala of 2021. Locomotives planned to be in traffic (subject to last minute availability) are: GER        Class Y14               0-6-0      No 564 BR           Standard 4MT      2-6-0      No 76084 LNER     Class B12/3           4-6-0      No 8572 S&DJR   Class 7F                  2-8-0     No 53809 WD                                  [...]

North Norfolk Railway 40s Weekend : 18th – 19th  September 2021

The North Norfolk Railway has staged the extremely popular Forties Weekend in mid-September for the past 26 years. During this time the event has grown in popularity with pre-pandemic visitor numbers reaching in the region of 40,000 over the weekend. After being forced to cancel the 2020 event due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the North Norfolk Railway has decided to stage the Forties Weekend on the 18 and 19 September 2021 as a largely outdoor event with a slightly amended format. Click here for full details and to book. We have very carefully assessed the safe and responsible deliverability of a [...]

Vintage Transport Day update:

    The North Norfolk Railway is pleased to confirm that the Vintage Transport Day will be going ahead as planned on Sunday 15th August 2021. Tickets are now on sale, and standard fares apply.   What's happening on the day? At Holt, there will be a display of classic cars, buses and motorcycles as well as Vintage Bus rides from Holt to Sheringham! On top of that, there will be hot and cold food available at Holt, including locally made ice creams and trading of motoring accessories and cleaning materials. A special intensive train service will also be running [...]

Vacancy for Sheringham Station Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant   The North Norfolk Railway is currently looking to hire a Catering Assistant who will help with the day-to-day smooth running of the company's refreshment room at Sheringham station.   Working alongside the Head of Catering, the candidate will be required to   Assist with the replenishment of food, beverages and equipment to ensure that service periods do not stop. Assist with the hygienic cleaning of utensils and work areas after service periods. Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards including cleaning and replenishing all hot and cold beverage machines. Assist with the setup, service, [...]

What’s changing at the North Norfolk Railway from July 19th 2021?

What’s changing at the North Norfolk Railway from July 19th 2021? With the summer season rolling in at full swing and the Government today easing virtually all remaining restrictions on the public, we are glad that the world is returning to some sort of normality. However we are equally aware that the Pandemic is not yet over, and the rate of infection is rising once again. Our priority throughout the Pandemic has always been to keep our visitors, volunteers and staff safe. We have therefore concluded that from July 19th 2021, we will still not be allowing those without a [...]

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