Norwich Extension (Lynn and Fakenham Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Fakenham to Norwich

From Fakenham West to Norwich City.











The former station at Whitwell and Reepham, Norfolk, currently in the process of being restored as a railway museum complete with track and sidings. ...
Peter Todd 19/10/2011
In 2009, 'the railway' returned to the former Midland and Great Northern station at Whitwell & Reepham in the shape of a new heritage centre see image ...
Mark Dufton 29/09/1979
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A stiff breeze swishes the foliage near Lenwade station on 16th September 1978. The view is of the rail bridge across the River Wensum, just to the ...
Mark Dufton 16/09/1978
That's yer lot! The last passenger train to call at Lenwade (Hertfordshire Railtours 'Anglian Explorer') prepares to leave the station and head ...
Mark Dufton 29/09/1979
In the late 1970s, the former Midland and Great Northern station at Lenwade had a regular passenger service, albeit one visit a year from a succession ...
Mark Dufton 16/09/1978
The Midland and Great Northern railway architecture was very characteristic and attractive. At the time of this photo, in February 1977, Lenwade was ...
Mark Dufton 13/02/1977
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A melancholic air of damp and dereliction at Attlebridge on 23rd January 1977, shortly after the lifting of the track between Drayton and Lenwade. The ...
Mark Dufton 23/01/1977
By 1976, the former Midland and Great Northern Joint line from Norwich City had been lifted to a point just north of Attlebridge station. This photo ...
Mark Dufton 13/02/1977
The closed station at Attlebridge passed into private ownership in the late 1970s and by the date of this photograph, 13th October 1979, had ...
Mark Dufton 13/10/1979
After closure to passengers in 1959, the attractive M&GN station at Attlebridge remained largely intact until after the disused track was lifted in ...
Mark Dufton 22/04/1978
4 of 4 images.




The first station out from the Midland and Great Northern Joint terminus at Norwich City was Hellesdon. This is the view of its remains on a wintry ...
Mark Dufton 18/02/1978
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The former Midland and Great Northern terminus at Norwich City was reduced to rubble twice in its lifetime, once by the Luftwaffe in World War Two, ...
Mark Dufton 19/11/1977
After final closure on 3rd February 1969, the ruins of Norwich City station disappeared in stages. First to go were the street facing structures, ...
Mark Dufton 23/10/1976
2 of 2 images.





Holt Branch

From Melton Constable to Holt [1st].