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 '1st May 2017 Diesel Gala'
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 Friday 1st May 2017
British Railway Class 04 0-6-0 Deisel shunter D 2334
British Railway Class 04 0-6-0 Deisel shunter D 2334 at Dereham station on the Mid-Norfolk Railway .
D 2334 is a  British Rail Class 04 diesel-mechanical shunting locomotive D2334 that was was built  in 1961.This locomotive was withdrawnby by BR in 1968 It then went to the National Coal Board  before being sold for preservation in 1985.
This Locomotive which is privately owened had only just come to the the Mid-Norfolk Railway this year and is being overhauled, so did not run at this event.
Yellow BSC diesel shunter
Yellow BSC diesel shunter at Dereham Mid-Norfolk Railway station
Class 47 506
Class 47 506 in Dereham Mid-Norfolk Railway station waits for the off.
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust
It was only around 1995 that The Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust started to restore this line between Dereham and Wymondham. It now has 17.5 miles of track (11.5 miles is in use) which when its is all in use, will be one of longer preserved railways in the UK. A lot of the other preserved railways had already had a twenty year start when they started.
Trains run now between Dereham and Wymondham. The next section from Dereham to County School is next. There is a even longer term aim to reach as far as Fakenham. The way they are going, they may well get there.
The Mid-Norfolk Railway has a ever growing collection of heritage diesels, carriages and wagons which just gets bigger each year. When you go back you can see what has been done since last time you came.
Some of other the preserved railways have had things that have been ongoing for years, not The Mid-Norfolk Railway it just gets them done.
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