First Spring Steam Gala Guest.
We are delighted to announce the first of our Spring Steam Gala guests. Courtesy of our friends across the border at the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway we welcome the flagship loco of the Scottish Railway Preservation Society.
Caledonian Railway no. 419, will be joining members of our home fleet for the first steam extravaganza of 2019 between 5th - 7th April. Tickets are available from our online shop HERE and to kickstart our 2019 events calendar, a spring steam gala day rover ticket will be valid for not one.. but TWO days travel.
Stay tuned for further gala announcements.
More information on this position can be found on our employment page.
Network Rail Station Sheringham.
Between the 31st March and 5th May the national rail line between Cromer and Sheringham will be closed to allow the complete reconstruction of Sheringham station in preparation for the introduction of Greater Anglia’s new fleet of bi-mode trains in the autumn. During this time a dedicated rail replacement bus service will operate between Cromer and Sheringham connecting with all Norwich services at Cromer.
The North Norfolk Railway is unaffected by this closure and our trains will be operating as usual and the line to Cromer will reopen in time for the first Cromer Dining Train of the season which is due to operate on the 8th May. There will be no impact on the Spring Steam Gala that is taking place between the 5th and 7th April as the visiting locomotives are being brought in by road as usual.
Have you got green fingers?
If you are local to Sheringham, have you thought of giving a little time to help tend the gardens at Sheringham Station? The North Norfolk Railway is a popular tourist destination and the beautifully preserved stations are all enhanced by their unique gardens and beautiful tubs and baskets. They are also an important green space attracting a variety of insects and wildlife. All the station gardens are looked after by teams of volunteers. There is plenty to occupy them all year round as well as the added bonus of keeping fit and making new friends. Garden volunteers enjoy the friendly railway atmosphere, teamwork and flexible hours to suit. The railway is in particular need of new volunteers to tend the gardens at Sheringham. If you have some spare time and enjoy gardening or are interested in other volunteer roles then please get in touch we would love to hear from you.
Are you looking for something extra special for this February and March?
We have a smashing selection of dining trains and railway experience days perfect as a gift for a loved one or even to treat yourself.
Saturday 16th February will see our 'Valentine Special' dining train depart Sheringham at 7 pm for an evening of romance and for an afternoon out, our lunchtime dining train on the 10th & 31st March will be departing Sheringham at 12.10.
We have 'Bronze' driver experiences available on the 15th Feb, 1st & 15th March for a full day experience of driving and firing a steam loco.
An in-depth, 5-day driver experience course will be running between 4th - 8th March.
All dining and experiences days need to be booked in advance.
Booking is available from our online shop, or via our general office 01263 820 800
February Half Term.
We are currently running operating our Yellow Service with steam and diesel hauled trains.
Sherinham Departures (steam = S, diesel = D)
9.55 (D), 10.30 (S), 11.20 (D), 12.10 (S), 1.00 (D), 1.50 (S), 2.40 (D), 3.30 (S)
Holt Departures (steam = S, diesel = D)
10.35 (D), 11.25 (S), 12.15 (D), 1.05 (S), 1.55 (D), 2.45 (S), 3.35 (D), 4.25 (S)
After which, we will be running our Yellow Service at weekends through March and daily running from April 1st through to October.
Do you have a vintage vehicle that you would like to display at the Vintage Transport weekend?
Whether it be a steam car, commercial vehicle, bus, tractor, motorbike or even a traction engine, applications for this year's Bus Rally and Vintage Transport day are now open.
If you like the sound of this, download, complete and return the below application form and you could be displaying your vehicles at one of the largest vintage vehicle events in Norfolk.
For buses and coaches apply HERE
For all other vintage vehicles apply HERE
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