Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
The Yaxham Light Railway
30th June 2014'
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The Yaxham light Railway on the 30th June 2014
0-4-0 Kidrooke is alongside the Mid-Norfolk railway line on the 30th of June in 2014
The Yaxham light railway is a 2ft gauge narrow gauge railway around a large garden or Field. At the village of Yaxham next to the Mid-Norfolk railway station at Yaxham. This Narrow Gauge railway was started in 1967 by the late Mr D C Potter who had bouht Yaxham statation off BR when it was no longer needed for passengers.
This 0-4-0ST No. 20 Kidbrooke was Built by W G Bagnal Ltd. in 1917 with the number 2043 for the Air Board. It went Marske-by-the-sea to be used by a contractor. It then changed hands a few times befor ended in North Wales at one of the Slate Quarries in Bleanau Ffestinog. It came to Yaxham Light Railway in 2004.
Planet Diesel no.18 at the Yaxham Light Railway in 2014
Yaxham station and level crossing gates. The Light railway is just past the station on the left.
0-4-0ST Kidbrooke on the 26th of June 2019