Special Events

Most day events require no advance booking, however special daytime, evening trains and some special events require reservations, which are marked with a triangle ▲, these can be booked online or by e-mailing info@mnr.org.uk, we currently are not providing a regular telephone service.

A message from our working-at-home Office Manager, anyone who has bookings with us in June or July will be contacted in the near future if they haven't already. There may be a delayed response to your queries due to the limited resources we have at this time.


2020

The Railway is closed to the public until at least 31st July, the following events are cancelled:

6th June Country & Western Train ▲
7th June Meccano Exhibition with The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
14th June The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
21st June Mid-Norfolkman - Sunday Luncheon Train
28th June Hardingham Fête
5th July The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
11th July The Heart of Norfolk Afternoon High Tea Train ▲
​12th July The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
18th July Evening Jazz Train ▲
19th July The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
25th July Craft Fair
25th July Breckland Fryer - Fish 'n' Chips Train ▲
26th July The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
1st & 2nd August 1940s - Railway at War Weekend
8th August Evening Rock and Rail Train ▲

Our MNR 25th Anniversary weekend has now been postponed to the August Bank Holiday,
which will be a Mixed Traffic & Beer weekend. 



The following events are planned to run in 2020, however these may change at short notice:
 
1st July Biker Night at Dereham Station

 
5th August Biker Night at Dereham Station

 
9th August The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
15th August The Heart of Norfolk - Afternoon High Tea Train ▲
followed by the Breckland Fryer - Fish 'n' Chips Train ▲
   
16th August The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲

 
22nd August Railway closed - private event
23rd August
 
The Brecklander Cream Tea Train ▲
 
28th - 31st August

 
MNR 25th Anniversary Weekend (details TBC)
Mixed Traffic with Beer Festival
 
29th August Breckland Fryer - Fish 'n' Chips Train ▲

 
2nd September Biker Night at Dereham Station

 
5th September Evening Jazz Train ▲

 
6th September Mid-Norfolkman - Sunday Luncheon Train (details TBC)
12th September The Heart of Norfolk Afternoon High Tea Train ▲
13th September Wymondham Vintage Day (details TBC)
13th & 20th September The Brecklander Cream Tea Trains ▲
26th September Railway closed - private event
   
October Flying Scotsman ▲ *Tickets not available at this time*

24th & 25th
October

 

 The Railcar Association 25th Anniversary Event
(details TBC)
 
November
& December
The Polar Express™ Train Ride at the Mid-Norfolk Railway
*Tickets not available at this time*

2021

7th & 8th August 1940s Railway at War Weekend


We will do our best to operate services as planned but we reserve the right to alter or withdraw any services without prior warning. All visiting locomotives are subject to availability and may be altered without notice.  

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Breckland Fryer - On-Train Fish 'n' Chips 2020
A perfect way to spend your summer evening, departing Dereham at 7pm to Wymondham Abbey returning ba..
£25.00
Jazz Train 2020
Join us on board for an evening of live jazz. The band will play at Dereham station bef..
£17.50
On-Train Afternoon Cream Tea 2020
THE BRECKLANDER CREAM TEA SERVICE Locally baked scones, clotted cream, fresh strawberries and tea..
£24.50
On-train Afternoon High Tea 2020
THE HEART OF NORFOLK AFTERNOON TEA For steamy sophistication, on selected Saturdays this summer, ..
£29.50