TG0921 : Shunter at Whitwell & Reepham railway station

near to Whitwell Street, Norfolk, Great Britain

Shunter at Whitwell & Reepham railway station
Shunter at Whitwell & Reepham railway station
In 1882 two railway stations opened at Reepham and Whitwell - Whitwell station, having formed part of the Norwich City to Melton Constable leg of the M&GN which ran for a total of 21.5 miles, was closed in 1959. After years of lying derelict it was acquired by the newly formed Whitwell & Reepham Railway Preservation Society Limited with the aim of restoring the station, acquiring rolling stock and to set up a museum. By September 2008 130 metres of track had been laid and with work still ongoing, the station was re-opened to the public in February 2009 on occasion of the 50th anniversary of the closure of the M&GN (Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway). From end of March onwards weekends the station is open from 10am to 6pm - with steam engine 'Annie' running every first Sunday from midday onwards.
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2012
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Saturday, 29 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 29 September, 2012
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Railways 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0916 2167 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.1287N 1:5.8687E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0915 2163
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