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Mid-Norfolk Railway

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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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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Thought I would take a trip on the MNR today and very glad I did, it was also double the pleasure as there was a steam loco running. The staff were great and knowledgeable on all aspects of the trains and journey pointing out all...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Ron L
MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us, we do try to re-create that feel of a countryside railway. We are limited with what we can do at Wymondham Abbey at...More

Reviewed 3 July 2014

Decided to travel from our home town of Dereham to Wymondham when we had adult family visiting. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience, I love trains anyway, the view of Wymondham Abbey as you approach Wymondham is stunning. Staff were very friendly and the carriages were clean....More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank Christine A
MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us. We look forward to seeing you and your family again in the future.

Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

I had always wanted to visit the Mid Norfolk Railway but being mostly diesel locomotives with 1970's stock and not near where my family usually stay in Norfolk it didn't catch my interest when I was younger and so I haven't been. I appreciate the...More

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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us, and we hope to see you again in the future. We are always building our Steam side, and we think the Blue/Grey era...More

Reviewed 2 June 2014

The trains. station and volunteers really do Dereham Mid-Norfolk Railway proud, but it is restrictively priced which excludes a lot of families, which are the train spotters and enthusiasts of tomorrow, which in turn will allow little stations like the Mid Norfolk to be preserved....More

Date of experience: June 2014
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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. We only charge Platform tickets at our Special Events, when the costs of putting those events on means we need to charge. We think we are set fair prices, particularly on normal operating days,...More

Reviewed 2 June 2014

We ended our Norfolk trip with a pre arranged trip to Dereham, for the MNR West Coast Gala, we were impressed by the staff, who were all very friendly, and could not do enough for the paying public, myself I was delighted that the staff...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us at our West Coast Steam Gala, it was a great weekend. We hope to see you again in the future for one of...More

Reviewed 1 June 2014

My colleague and I visited MNR yesterday (30th May) for the West Coast Steam Gala and arrived there at 9.00 just in time for the 9.40 and purchased our two tickets £28 each (asked for Senior but told there is only Adults at the £28)....More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had tried to visit this railway back in 2008 but thanks to our sat nav kept missing the trains. As we were in Norfolk for a wedding we decided to try a visit again on our way home. We avoided the Peppa Pig day...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us, and we hope to see you again in the future. I'm sorry the Museum was closed on the day you travel, we do...More

Reviewed 24 May 2014

A lovely stretch of rail from Dereham and the return from Wymondham. Dereham station was a hive of activity as we boarded the 11.30 am diesel. The staff at the station were ever so friendly and chatted away to us as we waited for the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Hi, Thank you for leaving a Review of the Mid-Norfolk Railway. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time with us, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 23 May 2014

My husband & I are regular visitors to the railway as it's less than an hour's drive from our home. It's a great day out with friendly staff and an excellent variety of events throughout the year. We have a Greyhound who is always welcome...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Hi There, Thank you for your kind words and review of the railway. All the volunteers work hard to provide the best service possible, and we are over the moon that you think we are the best. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2014

I have visited this railway several times have travelled up from West Sussex. I admit I am rail enthusiast! However, that means I've visited several railway and can compare them. Firstly, like so many railways check to see what is running. If you are specifically...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Neil C H
MidNorfolkRly, Manager at Mid-Norfolk Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Hi There, Thank you for your review of the railway, we value your review having been to many attractions. All the volunteers work hard to provide the best service possible. Our Steam season starts at the end of May and runs until the end of...More

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claire a
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Response from Jackson M | Reviewed this property |
its fine for all ages
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Sally R
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Response from Rick E | Reviewed this property |
think carriages are all the same, all premium gets you I think is a parking spaces at the station, we just parked in Morrisons across the road, get 3 hours there
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tinabuxton63
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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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