Special Events

Below is our Special Events list for 2019 and 2020. Most day events require no advance booking, however special daytime and evening trains do require reservations, which are marked with a triangle ▲, these can be booked online or by calling 01362851723 Monday-Friday 10am-3pm.


November & December The Polar Express™ Train Ride ▲


Under construction -- this list is to be confirmed and links to be added shortly.

15th March MNR Wedding Fair

22nd March Mothering Sunday High Tea Train
3rd-5th April Spring Diesel Event
11th-13th April Easter Event (details TBC)
18th April High Tea Train
6th May Museums at Night
6th May Biker Night at Dereham Station
8th May VE Day Celebrations
9th May High Tea Train 
10th May Vintage Bus Day
16th May Jazz Train 
17th May Cream Tea Train 
23rd May High Tea Train 
24th & 25th May Cream Tea Trains 
30th May Breckland Fryer - Fish 'n' Chips Train 
31st May Cream Tea Train 
3rd June Biker Night at Dereham Station
6th June Country & Western Train 
7th June Cream Tea Train 
13th June Murder Mystery Train 
14th June Cream Tea Train 
20th June High Tea Train ▲
21st June Mid-Norfolkman - Sunday Luncheon Train 
26th-28th June & 4th-5th July 25th Anniversary of the Mid-Norfolk Railway
1st July Biker Night at Dereham station
5th July Cream Tea Train 
11th July High Tea Train 
12th July Cream Tea Train 
18th July Jazz Train 
19th July Cream Tea Train 
25th July Breckland Fryer - Fish 'n' Chips Train 
26th July​
Cream Tea Train 
1st & 2nd August 1940s Weekend - Railway at War

5th August Biker Night at Dereham Station
8th August Murder Mystery Train 
9th August Cream Tea Train 
15th August High Tea Train ▲
15th August Rock 'n' Rail Train 
16th August Cream Tea Train 
22nd August Breckland Fryer- Fish 'n' Chips Train 
23rd August Cream Tea Train 
28th-31st August Ales by Rails - Beer & Music Festival
2nd September Biker Night at Dereham Station
5th September Jazz Train 
6th September Mid-Norfolkman - Sunday Luncheon Train
12th September High Tea Train 
13th & 20th September Cream Tea Trains 
26th September Railway closed - private event
11th October
Classic Vehicles Day
November-December The Polar Express™ Train Ride at the Mid-Norfolk Railway

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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