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Mid-Norfolk Railway

A line up of Class 47 diesel locomotives at Dereham  for a Gala Weekend in 2012.
A line up of Class 47 diesel locomotives at Dereham for a Gala Weekend in 2012.
Great Western Railway 4-6-0 'King Edward II' visited the line for running-in trials after it's restoration in 2011.
Great Western Railway 4-6-0 'King Edward II' visited the line for running-in trials after it's restoration in 2011.
Cream Teas are served aboard the train at weekends during the summer.
Cream Teas are served aboard the train at weekends during the summer.
LMS Pacific 'Duchess of Sutherland' visited the MNR in 2013.
LMS Pacific 'Duchess of Sutherland' visited the MNR in 2013.
Wymondham Abbey Halt
Wymondham Abbey Halt
Our Diesel Railcar provides services on quieter days and is seen amidst the rural tranquilty at Wymondham Abbey Halt and in the shadow of the ancient Abbey Church.
Our Diesel Railcar provides services on quieter days and is seen amidst the rural tranquilty at Wymondham Abbey Halt and in the shadow of the ancient Abbey Church.

East Anglia's longest heritage railway, operates diesel and summer steam train services on the former Great Eastern Railway route between Dereham and Wymondham (11.5 miles), passing through pleasant rural countryside and small wayside stations en route.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Operator

Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust

Address

Dereham Station Station Road Dereham Norfolk NR19 1DF

  • 01362 690 633
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  • View website

Open days

Sun Mar. Wed, Sat-Sun & BHol Apr-24 Jul (not 23 Jun); Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 26 Jul-1 Sep. Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun 7 Sep-31 Oct (not 8 Sep). (2016)

Travel

By Bus: Dereham :First X1. Konect 8

By Rail: Wymondham / 12 miles

Services always commence each operating day from the railway's headquarters at Dereham, and most trains call at Yaxham, Thuxton and Kimberley Park stations before arriving at Wymondham Abbey Halt, just a couple of minutes walk away from the magnificent 900 year-old Abbey itself. Limited services are also now able to operate on special occasions a further 2 miles northwards from Dereham to Hoe - although there is no access or platform there

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