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Railways in Norfolk

Railways have played an important part in the history and development of the English county of Norfolk. It currently has thirty open National Rail stations, though there were once well over a hundred. Between 1959 and 1970 much of the network was ...


Waveney Valley line

The Waveney Valley line was a branch line running from Tivetshall in Norfolk to Beccles in Suffolk connecting the Great Eastern Main Line at Tivetshall with the East Suffolk line at Beccles. It provided services to Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Lowest ...


Wherry Lines

The Wherry Lines are railway branch lines in the East of England, linking Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. There are 14 stations including the three termini. They form part of Network Rail Strategic Route 7, SRS 07.11 and are classified a ...


Railway accidents and incidents in Norfolk


Railway bridges in Norfolk


Welham Junction

Welham Junction was a railway junction named after the village of Welham, Leicestershire, although the junction itself lay within the parish of Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire. It was the junction where the line from Market Harborough split, ...


Railway accidents and incidents in Northamptonshire


Railway bridges in Northumberland


Railway accidents and incidents in Northumberland


Bawtry to Haxey railway line

The Bawtry to Haxey railway line was a line built on the border of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, opening in 1912. It was part of an earlier scheme to convey coal from a new colliery at Tickhill to Grimsby for export. After authoris ...


Leen Valley lines of the Great Northern Railway

The Leen Valley lines of the Great Northern Railway were English railway branch lines built to get access to collieries in the Nottinghamshire coalfield. The Midland Railway had long been dominant in the area, but there was resentment against its ...


Mansfield Railway

The Mansfield Railway was an eleven-mile railway line in Nottinghamshire, England. It was built to serve collieries opening in the coalfield around Mansfield, and ran between junctions at Clipstone And Kirkby-in-Ashfield on the Great Central Rail ...


Robin Hood Line

The Robin Hood Line is a railway line running from Nottingham to Worksop, Nottinghamshire, in the United Kingdom. The stations between Shirebrook and Whitwell are in Derbyshire. Passenger services are operated by East Midlands Railway. The line i ...


Tunnels of Nottingham

Many of the tunnels of Nottingham were built by three railway companies in and around Nottingham, England because their lines crossed substantial hills. The companies were the Great Northern Railway, the Great Central Railway, and the Nottingham ...


Railway accidents and incidents in Nottinghamshire


Railway bridges in Nottinghamshire


Sun Orchid

Thelymitra, commonly known as sun orchids, is a genus of more than 100 species of plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. Unlike most other orchids, sun orchids lack a highly modified labellum and all three petals are similar in size, shape and ...


Beeches Light Railway

The Beeches Light Railway is a private narrow gauge railway in Steeple Aston in the garden of Adrian Shooter, the former director of Chiltern Railways. The line contains one station, Rinkingpong Road at an elevation of 351 feet above sea-level.


Wallingford railway branch line

The Wallingford railway branch line was a short branch line in Oxfordshire, connecting the market town of Wallingford with the nearby Great Western Railway main line. It was planned as part of a line continuing to Watlington, but money ran out an ...


Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway

The Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway was an independent English railway company that connected the Oxfordshire towns of Watlington and Chinnor to the main line railway network of the Great Western Railway at Princes Risborough. It opened ...


Railway bridges in Oxfordshire


Gateway Plus

The Gateway Plus project was a redevelopment scheme that regenerated Birmingham New Street railway station and the Pallasades Shopping Centre above it in Birmingham, England. It finished in September 2015. The project aimed to enhance the station ...


Northern Hub

The Northern Hub is a rail programme in Northern England to improve and increase train services and reduce journey times between its major cities and towns, by electrifying lines and removing a major rail bottleneck in Manchester. It is predicted ...


Proposed railway lines in England


Railway bridges in Tyne and Wear


Derailments in England


Train collisions in England


Railway accidents and incidents in County Durham


Railway accidents and incidents in Shropshire


Railway accidents and incidents in Somerset


Railway accidents and incidents in Staffordshire


Railway accidents and incidents in Suffolk


Railway accidents and incidents in Sussex


Railway accidents and incidents in Warwickshire


Railway accidents and incidents in the West Midlands (county)


Railway accidents and incidents in Yorkshire


Cambrian Line

The Cambrian Line is a railway that runs from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli, both on the west coast of Wales. The line from Dovey Junction to Pwllheli is sometimes called the Cambrian Coast Line. The railway is scenic: it runs through th ...


Heart of Wales line

The Heart of Wales line is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales. It runs, as the name suggests, through some of the heartlands of Wales. It serves a number of rural centres en route, including sever ...


Knowlesands Tunnel


Nantmawr branch


Tenbury and Bewdley Railway

The Tenbury and Bewdley Railway was an English railway company that built its line from Bewdley in Worcestershire to Tenbury station, which was in Shropshire. The line connected the Severn Valley Railway at Bewdley with the Tenbury Railway at Ten ...


Tenbury Railway

The Tenbury Railway was a standard gauge railway that connected Tenbury in Worcestershire, England, with the nearby main line at Woofferton. It opened in 1861. An independent railway company, the Tenbury and Bewdley Railway continued to Bewdley i ...


Wolverhampton–Shrewsbury line

The Wolverhampton–Shrewsbury line is the railway line from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury via Wellington; it was originally built by the Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway. The line is double track throughout, with rarely used relief sidings at Cosfo ...


Railway bridges in Shropshire


Heart of Wales Line


Somerset Central Railway


Somerton Viaduct

The Somerton Viaduct is a historic railway viaduct in the town of Somerton in Somerset, England. It is situated on the Langport and Castle Cary Railway, known as the Castle Cary Cut-off, on the Reading to Taunton Line. It carries the railway over ...


Taunton metro rail

Taunton Metro Rail was a light rail network proposed in 2009 to use a combination of existing rail infrastructure and the construction of new infrastructure in and around Taunton, Somerset.


Weston-super-Mare Tramways

The Weston-super-Mare Tramways were the electric street tramways of the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England. It operated a fleet of up to 16 standard gauge single- and double-deck tramcars on routes totalling 2.92 miles to Bi ...


White Ball Tunnel

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