TF9336 : Goods shed at the former Walsingham railway station

taken 9 years ago, near to Little Walsingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Goods shed at the former Walsingham railway station
Goods shed at the former Walsingham railway station
This former goods shed stands opposite the station building, now a Russian Orthodox church > LinkExternal link - in the corner of a coach park, the former goods yard.

Walsingham once used to be connected to the railway network by the Norwich via Fakenham, Dereham and Wymondham route, with the final regular steam journey taking place on the 17th September 1955. Diesel units took over the next day, with but for a short while some Saturday extras continued to be steam operated. Steam-hauled freight continued into the early 1960s. Despite an hourly passenger service to Norwich which took between 32 and 40 minutes, the increased use of road transport lead to a decline in passenger numbers and the line from Dereham to Wells finally closed on October 5th 1964. See LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) for a more detailed history.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 18 March, 2009
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Railway station (disused)   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 931 368 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.6482N 0:52.1478E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 931 367
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