Fakenham Branch (Norfolk Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

A roadside view of Fakenham East station on 11th October 1980, shortly after its final closure to all traffic. Standing in as a bus depot after loss ...
Mark Dufton 11/10/1980
On Saturday 21st April 1979, Class 105 DMUs returned to Fakenham East station for one last day after an absence of almost 15 years. The train was a ...
Mark Dufton 21/04/1979
Saturday April 21st 1979 was the last time a passenger train reached the former Great Eastern station at Fakenham before final closure of the line in ...
Mark Dufton 21/04/1979
The end for Fakenham East station in October 1980. Since passenger services ceased in 1964 Fakenham had been the terminus of a freight spur from ...
Mark Dufton 11/10/1980
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A few local inhabitants have turned out to see the unusual sight of a passenger train visiting Ryburgh station in October 1980. The train (two Cravens ...
Mark Dufton 11/10/1980
The view south through Ryburgh station, Norfolk on 9th September 1979. Located on the Wymondham-Wells branch, it was then still open for grain traffic ...
Mark Dufton 09/09/1979
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The former station at County School in Norfolk has the distinction of having been opened for rail business twice and pushed into dereliction twice. ...
Mark Dufton 20/03/1977
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Shunting of grain hoppers under way at North Elmham on 27th April 1984. The train loco (37 080) is setting back to position empty wagons alongside the ...
Mark Dufton 27/04/1984
Locomotive 37 080 looms over the level crossing at the former North Elmham station on April 27th 1984. It has just completed shunting the cramped ...
Mark Dufton 27/04/1984
The shunter hitches a precarious ride from 31106 as the loco runs around its train of grain wagons in June 1987. The granary at North Elmham closed 18 ...
Mark Dufton /06/1987
Back in July 1990, when this photo was taken, the level crossing gates at North Elmham were in pristine condition, having been very recently repainted ...
Mark Dufton 20/07/1990
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Exterior of Dereham station, Mid Norfolk Railway, on 30th August 2016. Originally opened on 15th February 1847, it closed to passengers - amid much ...
David Bosher 30/08/2016
Dereham station at sunset on 11th November 1977, looking north. The passenger service to Norwich had ceased 8 years earlier, but a daily goods train ...
Mark Dufton 20/11/1977
A distinctly nostalgic evening scene on the platform at Dereham in March 2011. But for the modern building in the background, you might guess fifty ...
Ken Strachan 05/03/2011
Dereham station and its environs looking distinctly post Judgement Day in July 1990, with all in sight deserted, overgrown and in ruins. The railway ...
Mark Dufton 20/07/1990
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