News2020-06-22T10:59:50+01:00

NEWS

Red Service Commencing July 26th – Update

From July 26th, we will be changing from a Yellow Timetable to a Red Timetable, meaning that two steam locomotives will be scheduled to run every day! From July 26th also, we will also be returning to our normal operating fares, where an adult can get unlimited daily travel on our line for just £15. On top of that, face coverings will no longer be mandatory at any place on the Railway, although we do strongly advise that face coverings are worn on board our trains for your safety, as there is a risk you may come in to close [...]

Vintage Transport Day 2021

    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 will be on sale in the near future, but application forms are welcomed by car club secretaries and private owners. Please see the form attached to this post.   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 [...]

Dad’s Army Live! – Postponement

The Railway had been hoping to stage the popular Dad's Army Live! event on the 26th and 27th June in association with our friends from the Dad's Army Museum in Thetford. This a much-loved fixture in the Railway calendar and many were looking forward to its return after an absence last year. With the latest Government announcement keeping the remaining COVID restrictions in place for a further 4 weeks, we have regretfully taken the decision to postpone the event until later in the year as it would be impossible for it to take place at Weybourne given the continuing need [...]

VACANCY: Commercial Manager

VACANCY: Commercial Manager   The North Norfolk Railway is seeking to appoint a Commercial Manager. The position is a senior role reporting to the General Manager. The role is part of the senior management team that also includes Engineering, Operations and Finance. The candidate will ideally have worked in supervisory role(s) and will be a motivated, self-starting individual with good vision on how to profitably grow a thriving business and able to demonstrate good management skills. Railway experience is preferred but not an essential requirement to do this job. An understanding of retail and catering business is an important asset [...]

Dad’s Army Live!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED SHORTLY The Railway is delighted to announce that Dad's Army Live! will be returning to Weybourne Station over the weekend of the 26/27th June. We plan to raise everyone's spirits with a comedic weekend with the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard thanks to our friends from the Dad's Army Museum at Thetford who will be visiting in Jones' butchers van.  Re-live some of the best moments from the hit BBC comedy which visited Weybourne Station to film the 'Royal Train' episode nearly 50 years ago.

Diesel Running Days 2021

D6732 (37032) has a number running days scheduled for May, June and July commencing with the 22nd and 29th May and on these dates the locomotive will be running a special service in addition to the normal NNR services. Tickets for these special D6732 hauled services are now All Day Diesel rover tickets and are priced as follows: Compartment for 2 - 4 people all day - £40 Compartment for single occupancy all day - £15 Due to the special nature of the service no further discounts will be available. These tickets will be for the D6732 hauled services on [...]

M&GN Society Members and NNR Shareholders Tickets

The North Norfolk Railway is thrilled to announce that we will once again be able to start offering our Shareholders and members of the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society concessionary pricing. These tickets will be available on a walk-up basis from Sheringham only, and will be available at the same rate as agreed for the originally planned 2020 season. These tickets cannot be pre-booked, and for that reason they are subject to the availability of space aboard our trains.

£397,000 Awarded to the North Norfolk Railway by HM Government

£397,000 Awarded to the North Norfolk Railway by HM Government The North Norfolk Railway has been awarded £397,000 by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. This is part of a large investment in to the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, and will help organisations such as the North Norfolk Railway with its recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. We are thrilled to have been awarded £397,000 in funding from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. In addition to the £360,000 we received in 2020 from the same fund, this totals £757,000 in crucial funding to help [...]

We’re Hiring! New Post Available

The North Norfolk Railway Operating Department has a vacancy for the position of Operations Assistant. This is a full time position (average of 40 hours per week) which includes weekday, weekend and Bank Holiday working. The role requires flexibility with working hours, including some early starts and late finishes in order to meet the operational requirements of the business. The role will primarily be based at Sheringham but may include working at any location on the railway. This position is a safety critical role. Reporting to the Operating Superintendent, the position involves being involved in all aspects of the day-to-day [...]

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