North Norfolk Railway

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The North Norfolk Railway is a working museum, providing an insight into railway transport in East Anglia over the last 130 years or so. Trains run, as per timetable, between Sheringham and Holt, a distance of 5 1/4 miles.

Venue Type:

Transport heritage site

Opening hours

January - February By prior booking (No public train service)
March - December
0900-1830 or later (Please check timetable)

Admission charges

Standard Fares: (All day Rover Tickets)
Adults £8 Return
Child £4.50 Return
Senior Citizen £7 Return
Family Ticket £23 Return.
(2 adults and 2 children / 3 adults and 1 child)
For special events other rates may apply. For group travel discounts, parties, private train hire and weddings at Weybourne Station please call (01263-821566)

The working collection includes everything on the railway, including locomotives, coaches, wagons, signals and signalboxes, stations and other buildings, right down to the large collection of original signs.

Our collections policy allows us to collect railway items to interpret our railway heritage in East Anglia, especially that of the M&GN Joint Railway.

Collection details

Archives, Industry, Land Transport, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Grand Steam Gala

  • 4 — 6 September 2015

The NNR's late summer gala is the curtain raiser to similar events around the country. Showcasing a mix of visiting and home locomotives, it's as popular with visiting holidaymakers as it is with enthusiasts.

The North Norfolk Railway is pleased to announce that SR West Country Class 4-6-2 34007 'Wadebridge' will be visiting the railway for this event, with the kind permission of Wadebridge (34007) Ltd and the Mid Hants Railway.

Rolling stock also on display:
Quad - Art set in operation
MK1 stock, both in maroon and plum and custard livery
A short goods train, featuring some newly refurbished vehicles

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Fares apply.


1940s Weekend

  • 19 — 20 September 2015

Come and enjoy the 1940s weekend on the North Norfolk Railway, our most popular event for adults by far!

Over the years this event has attracted more and more visitors and more and more exhibitors. It is widely felt to be one of the best events of its type in the country. People who attended last year were booking accommodation before they left as they enjoyed it so much!

Come in uniform or 1940s civilian dress to add to the atmosphere. Don't forget your gas mask and ration books!

The singing of American Tan, air raids, the Sheringham Salvation Army Band, Nostalgia Unlimited and gramophone music.

Wartime rations, tea, together with spam sandwiches, from the NAAFI.

Jitterbug dancers, re-enactment groups, a collection of 1940s vehicles and veteran and vintage bicycles.

The excitement, fear, hope and bravery of the Blitz.

The golden age of steam.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Fares apply.


Halloween Week

  • 24 — 31 October 2015

Halloween half term starts on 24th October, and the North Norfolk Railway is ready with a week that’s full of treats and more than a spooky trick or two!

Ghoulies and ghosties abound! At Weybourne Station, if you're feeling brave enough, you can enter the spook-laden Ghostly Grotto, hellish haunt of witches, warlocks and shuddering spiders.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Fares apply.


North Norfolk Railway
Sheringham Station,
Station Approach
NR26 8RA


General Railway, Timetables, Driver Experience, Fares etc.

Society - membership, news, locos, coaches etc


General enquiries, bookings etc.

M&GN Society enquiries

Museum enquiries


General enquiries, Timetable etc.

01263 820800

Talking Timetable

01263 820808


01263 820801

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.