Steam Heritage Railway
on the North Norfolk Coast
Yarmouth & Norwich Railway (Y&NR)
was formed to build a line
between the two towns in its name
after it became apparent
that it would be a number of years
before the Eastern Counties Railway
would extend their railway into Norfolk.
Regular passenger operation began on 1 May 1844
with a passenger service of seven trains each way. […]
Nene Valley Railway is the UK’s leading international steam attraction, based at Wansford Station, and covering the stations of Overton (for Ferry Meadows), Orton Mere, Yarwell Junction, and Peterborough.
As both a living heritage railway, which is tended to by its loyal band of volunteers and a thriving attraction for the public to enjoy all year round. Nene Valley Railway offers the chance to experience the thrill of riding a steam engine; learn about the railway’s history; and explore the picturesque surroundings of the Nene Valley area.