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NEWS

Information for Visitors over the 19/20 September Weekend

As we announced earlier in the year, sadly due to Covid-19 and the associated restrictions in place to control its spread, the 1940s Weekend due to take place over the next 2 days has been cancelled. We are aware that some visitors especially our loyal band of historical re-enactors that attend every year are still planning coming to the area this weekend. The Railway is operating the same Covid-19 special service that has been in force since the start of August, the timings and fares for which can be found in the Timetables & Fares section of the website. This [...]

October tickets on sale!

October Tickets are now on sale! We will be operating a compartment service as we have been since July, aside from the end of the month when we will be using our DMU to haul half of our services. You can find out more and book your tickets now here! We will also be operating our Cream Tea Trains throughout the month, which you can book here!

August Fish & Chips at NNR!

Now that August is rolling in, it's Fish and Chips on the menu at the North Norfolk Railway. New dates have been released for our Fish and Chip trains departing from Sheringham this month! Enjoy a heavenly locally sourced portion of Fish and Chips on your return journey on the historic North Norfolk Railway, and you can wash that down with a pint (or two) from our fully licensed bar on the platform! We're taking all of the precautions we can to ensure your safety while you visit us. This means that you won't be served your fish and chips [...]

CREAM TEAS!

New!!!  Get your return from Sheringham with a delicious Cream Tea! From the 28th July, we'll be offering cream tea along with a return journey on the line for £22 each. In your individually assembled and sealed box, you will have two delicious scones with clotted cream, butter and jam, as well as a knife. You will also receive a complimentary hot drink for your journey on the historical North Norfolk Railway. In July, you can choose from the times of 12:00 and 14:05, and in August & September the times will be 11:05, 12:10, 13:15, 14:20 and 15:25 from [...]

RAILWAY RE-OPENING 8th JULY

IMPORTANT NEWS We are thrilled to announce that, following Boris Johnson’s statement earlier today, we will be able to open our doors to the public once again on the 8th July. Trains will depart from Sheringham where you’ll enjoy a nonstop journey through the beautiful North Norfolk countryside to Holt. While you won’t be able to leave the station at Holt, you’ll be able to look around the historic station buildings and watch the locomotive as it moves to the other end of your train ready for the return journey to Sheringham. It is essential that you pre-book your tickets, [...]

THE 40s WEEKEND – CANCELLED

North Norfolk Railway 40s Weekend – 19th/20th September 2020. The North Norfolk Railway has staged the extremely popular 1940s event in mid-September for the past 25 years. During this time the event has grown in popularity with visitor numbers now reaching in the region of 40,000 over the weekend. Many of these come from all over the country to experience this highly-rated weekend event bringing welcome late season income to the towns of Sheringham and Holt. This year coronavirus has caused unprecedented actions with so many major events having to be cancelled or postponed. Regrettably the North Norfolk Railway along [...]

Events Update – May 2020

Due to the continuing closure of all tourist attractions including heritage railways, the Railway is sorry to announce the cancellation of further planned events. These include the Dads' Army Live! weekend that was due to take place on the 24 / 25th May, the Day Out With Thomas weekend on the 29 - 31 May, the Mixed Traction Gala on the 12 - 14 June, the Bus Rally on the 4 July, Vintage Transport Day on the 5 July, the Beer Festival on the 17 - 19 July and the Autumn Steam Gala due to be held on the 4 [...]

NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY COVID-19 EMERGENCY APPEAL

Over the past few weeks the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted businesses very severely. No corner of our lives seems untouched or immune to its effects – this includes the Heritage Railway Movement.  Following Government instructions we have had to close the railway and we do not know when we will be permitted to reopen. This is hitting the North Norfolk Railway particularly hard coming at the start of our season.   Although there are Government initiatives in place to soften the blow, these are slow in coming through. We have taken actions to limit our outgoings, including [...]

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – 25th MARCH 2020

Following the government announcement on Monday evening the North Norfolk Railway has now closed entirely until further notice. Changes have therefore been made to the following special events: We are in discussion with the owners of the two locomotives that were due to attend the Spring Steam Gala on the 27 - 29 March to attend a new date later in the summer. We will announce this once the progression of the pandemic and government restrictions becomes clearer. The VE Day celebration has been cancelled nationally and it is currently planned for it to take place on the 15 / [...]

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 [...]

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