KINGS LYNN TO DEREHAM

Welcome to the lynn Dereham Railway remains page.the line was open between 1846 and 1968.the part between Kings Lynn and Middleton Towers remains open as freight traffic for silica sand trains from sibelco uk to various places in northern uk -Goole-Doncaster for glass making.The Kings Lynn to Dereham line ran along the line calling at 

Middleton Towers 

 

East winch 

 

Bilney(can be seen from a47)

 

Narbrough and Pentney

Swaffham station and goods yard plus bury and Thetford wanton branch line 

 

Sporle

 

Dunham 

 

Fransham still has small track section and rolling stock for display only 

 

Welding

 

Scarning

 

East Dereham still in use as private Heritage line.East Dereham was also on the Wymondham wells great eastern line as covered on www.norfolksdisusedrailways.com

Kings Lynn station in 2020.

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Kings Lynn platform 2 where Dereham trains departed.Also shared platform 2 with Hunstanton bound trains

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line to the left to Dereham still in use up to Middleton Towers for freight trains

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hardwick foot bridge railway view
view from the foot bridge on hardwick estate

Thanks to Andy f for these of these pictures vie Geograph.the first picture in the Lynn Dereham line passing under the now dismantled bridge that carried the South Lynn to Gayton Road m&gnjr train to fakenham.The second is a farm crossing I take it just after the bridge

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The line in-between Middleton Towers and Kings Lynn looking towards Kings Lynn with empty sand hoppers waiting a load at Middleton Towers Sibelco sand quarry 

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middle towers level crossing

Middleton Towers station

Middleton Towers station remains now in use by sibelco.sibelco transport silica sand from here to glass making facilities to the North of the uk mostly in class 66 diesel units.as seen in the distance waiting departure to Kings Lynn to join the main fen line

Middleton towers railway station
class 66 middleton towers

East winch station

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East winch railway station
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old crossing cottage between east winch and Narbrough -pentney station

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Narbrough & Pentney Railway Station

Narbrough & pentney railway station

Narbrough bridge remains code mid 2349 by chalk lane narbrough not far from Raf Marham 

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narbrough bridge remains

Narbrough railway walk.Taken from the railway walk that starts from the bridge remains and heads towards Swaffham 

Narbrough railway walk info board
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Swaffham station 

Swaffham railway station

Swaffham railway yard building remains on the lynn Dereham line

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lynn dereham line remains looking towards Swaffham from top of Dunham bridge 

lynn dereham line remains looking towards Swaffham

Bridge near Dunham unknown bridge code.The lynn Dereham line passed underneath

Dunham bridge top
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Dunham bridge looking towards dereham

Could be Dunham station remains please mail with any info

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Fransham Station

Fransham station

MTD 2377 Bridge code just before fransham bridge 2379

Mtd2379 bridge at fransham just off the a47 near Dereham sign posted Beeston

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bridge mtd 2379

Dereham Station end of the line.Dereham station is still in use in private hands of the Mid-Norfolk Railway private volunteer ran heritage railway 

Dereham station
DEREHAM STATION HOUSING OLD GREATER ANGLIA STOCK
MID NORFOLK RAILWAY YARD
DEREHAM STATION HOUSING OLD GREATER ANGLIA STOCK

LYNN TO DEREHAM LINE REMAINS THANKS FOR LOOKING PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL WITH ANY COMMENTS