All weekend event

With lots to see and do during the weekend, this page has all the details of all the events to help you plan your weekend.




The event is now open at Dereham, Yaxham, Hardingham and Wymondham stations.

We have vehicles, stalls and displays at all stations, with food and drinks available at Dereham, Hardingham and Wymondham.

We have Music and performers at Dereham and Wymondham station.

Displays are also at Yaxham station, so do take your time to enjoy the displays and ride the light railway at Yaxham.

Or join the Axis forces at Hardingham Station. 

Reenacting groups and Characters

There will be groups of reenactors with displays based at all stations.

Alight at Yaxham Station and visit the Light Railway, you can even get to drive one of the period engines and enjoy a snack before catching the train back to Dereham.

Lots of historical characters will be present, please do ask them questions and find out about life during the war. 

The Blitz experience will be open at Dereham Station, relive the London blitz and view films from the period.


Live firepower demonstration

There will be a demonstration of Weapons used during the war on platform 1


Live firepower demonstration

Our second firepower demonstration taking place at Dereham station with Weapons used during the war.


Event Closes

After a busy day packed full of displays and events, we close at 1700hrs.

Ticket Prices - 2023

Rover tickets - valid all day on all trains


£15 for 1 day

Return Ticket - valid for 0ne return trip



Child (aged under 5)


Platform tickets - not valid for travel

£2 for Dereham station and displays


Parking is not available at the Stations.

Please use the parking at Neatherd High School.

55 Norwich Road - Dereham - NR20 3AX

Parking is a 10 minute walk from the Station

Train Timetable for 2023 

A Weekend back in time.

We hope you enjoy the weekend, please do follow us on our facebook page - Mid Norfolk Railway - Railway at war 1940s weekend.



Contact us if you would like to provide a display or bring a vehicle.

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Event details are listed here.