Mid Norfolk Railway

7 June 2014

Great Northern Railway Class N2 is an 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive designed by Nigel Gresley, and today pulls our train from Dereham to Wymondham and back

We pass a BR Class 101

Wymondham Abbey from the train

Bearing number 1744, also known as 4744 and BR 69523, this is the only example of its class to remain in preservation.

The locomotive is owned by the Great Central Railway where it is based when not on hire to other railways as today.

Heading back to towards Dereham

Approaching Thuxton. The passing loop was opened in 2010.

Thuxton station is private, and available to let as holiday accomodation.

Yaxham and its signal box, in private ownership.

Hetty enjoying her afternoon out.

At Dereham, the locomotive stands by the signal box as we head for home.


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