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 [...]
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 [...]
Last seen in traffic in 1927, today saw the emergence of Great Eastern Railway coach No. 853 from Weybourne Woks after a 4-year restoration project by the Joint Heritage Coach Fund team led by Nigel Scarlett. Come along to the railway's Home Fleet Weekend on the 5th and 6th October for a chance of riding on it as part of the Vintage Train.
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
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
We are pleased to release three more dates for our popular Norfolk Fryer. Splendid local fish and chips served on the move as the train steams passed the picturesque North Norfolk Coastline before heading inland through woodland to Holt and returning to Sheringham. The train departs Sheringham Station at 6.45. A bar trolley service is available on board. Wednesday 24th July Wednesday 14th August Saturday 7th September Book your tickets HERE
Our new online Ticket Office has now gone live, making it easier for you to buy tickets for specific days, events and for our special services, dining trains and railway experiences. Or even a Gift Voucher for someone special.
Join us for one of our brand new afternoon Cream Tea Trains. Departing Sheringham at 3.30pm your Cream Tea will include fresh locally baked Fruit Scones, Rodda’s clotted cream, a selection of preserves and tea or coffee, all served on the move using our traditional vintage china. Cream Tea Trains now run every Tuesday up to 24th September. Tickets available from here