Bure Valley Railway

The Bure Valley Railway
The Bure Valley Railway

The Bure Valley Railway is a 15" narrow gauge railway operating in north-east Norfolk providing a nine mile journey between Aylsham and Wroxham, boating centre of the Norfolk Broads.

Bure Valley Railway
Bure Valley Railway

Tickets are available for combined train and boat excursions. There are halts along the line at Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall.

Bure Valley Railway
Bure Valley Railway

The railway operates along the trackbed of the former Great Eastern Railway, operating on a standard gauge. Passenger services ceased along the original line in 1952. The line was completely closed in 1982. The present railway opened in 1990.

Diesel Loco No. 3
Diesel Loco No. 3

2nd Air Division USAAF. This locomotive was built to assist with construction of the line and now operates some of the passenger services.

No. 9 Mark Timothy
No. 9 Mark Timothy

Taking water at Aylsham and being turned on the turntable.

2nd Air Division USAAF
2nd Air Division USAAF

Departing on the last service of the day from Aylsham.

SIgnal Box at Aylsham
SIgnal Box at Aylsham
No. 4 Diesel Shunter
No. 4 Diesel Shunter
Wroxham
Wroxham

The station serves the boating centre of the Norfolk Broads and provides a connection with the mainline station on the line that runs from Norwich to Cromer and Sheringham. A restored mainline signal box is situated between the two stations.

Wroxham
Wroxham

A turntable is also situated at this end of the line enabling locos to be turned.

No. 8 John of Gaunt
No. 8 John of Gaunt

Passing loops along the line allow 2 locos to operate at busy periods.

No. 8 John of Gaunt
No. 8 John of Gaunt