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Mid-Norfolk Railway

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“dereham station”(32 reviews)
“wymondham abbey”(30 reviews)
“steam gala”(16 reviews)
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway runs Heritage Steam and Diesel train services from the market town of Dereham to Wymondham in Norfolk, just outside Norwich. It is run entirely by volunteers, and operates a number of Special Events throughout the year.
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Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
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+44 1362 851723
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On the day I visited there were no trains running between Dereham and Wymondham however there was a special service running north on a diesel multiple unit on the track that is currently being restored. There is plenty to see at Dereham station including a...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a rail enthusiast this was a 'must do' on my holiday in the area. Arrived at Dereham Station in plenty of time for the next train, so bought my ticket and went to look for something to see while I waited. There is nothing...More

1  Thank fred w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Afternoon tea on the mid Norfolk railway includes a days rover ticket, allowing endless rides on the train between Dereham and Wymondham, and any stops in between. Parking is also free. All the volunteers were friendly and both the train rides and the afternoon tea...More

2  Thank mystic100
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small heritage railway that has a good variety of steam and diesel locomotives, many of which can be seen in the sidings as you leave Dereham Station. This station is well signposted from the A47 and this route avoids the congested town...More

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A trip to one of Norfolk’s heritage railways starting at Wymondham. Prior to the journey, took the chance to see the Abbey there. Worth a visit, and even now serving tea/coffee in their new extension. The train journey was enhanced by the information/commentary given by...More

Thank RobinEaston
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The Mid Norfolk Raiway, is one of several railway systems operating in Norfolk, with rolling stock both steam and diesel. Although steam is the favourite of most people, we took a ride in a two carriage diesel loco, from Wymondham to East Dereham, and it...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Very enjoyable trip on this steam train, agree with others carriages can look a bit tacky but they where very clean, the staff where very friendly. My husband who is the steam enthusiast was a little disappointed on the small 6 wheel engine but overall...More

Thank Frankie030
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were very surprised by this little known railway. It's a little gem of a line. The workers, or volunteers, were all excellent; friendly and helpful. We had with us one member of the family who has some mobility issues and the staff took time...More

Thank Chordot
Reviewed 25 August 2018

My colleague and I finally visited MNR again after our 2014 visit (Steam Gala Special..disappointed with pricing) and on arrival I showed them my email regarding their reply back then, to which they gave me a complimentary voucher to use on my train journey today...More

Thank busterSolihull
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Generous car park, friendly staff and the track is about 15 miles long, Carriages interior could do with a deep clean/spruce up. Lots of country side vistas.

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claire a
7 September 2018|
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Response from Jackson M | Reviewed this property |
its fine for all ages
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Sally R
25 May 2018|
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Response from Charlotte H H | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had premium tickets last year it was so worth it we could park at the station and we got a lovely mug each as well as a bell, bag hot chocolate and a cookie and also the seats on the train were huge and very comfy 😊
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tinabuxton63
16 April 2018|
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Response from becky a | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 40 mins but a brill experience! Get the premier tickets if you can! Worth them just for tge mug and bag
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