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Bure Valley Railway

Steam trains to the Norfolk Broads Experience a nostalgic trip by steam on Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway which...

Walking

Walk beside the line alongside the pretty Bure Valley Railway one way and take the train back the other way....

Bure Blog

Explore The Line

Experience the beauty of the area, just hop on or off the train at any station along the line with...

Aylsham

Aylsham is an attractive market town, situated beside the upper reaches of the River Bure. Aylsham has an unspoilt...

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Brampton

WE REGRET THAT BRAMPTON STATION WILL REMAIN CLOSED AND NO TRAINS WILL STOP AT THIS STATION FOR THE REMAINDER OF...

Buxton

WE REGRET THAT BUXTON STATION WILL REMAIN CLOSED AND NO TRAINS WILL STOP AT THIS STATION FOR THE REMAINDER OF...

Coltishall

WE REGRET THAT COLTISHALL STATION WILL REMAIN CLOSED AND NO TRAINS WILL STOP AT THIS STATION FOR THE REMAINDER OF...

Wroxham

Wroxham is a bustling little town and is regarded as the "Capital of The Norfolk Broads" The railway station...

How To Find Us

Sat Nav Postcode Aylsham: NR11 6BW Wroxham: NR12 8UU On Foot Walk from Aylsham Town Centre via Red Lion...

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Bure Valley Railway Events

Opening Times

Aylsham station is open 7 days a week Gift Shop and Model Shop Our shop at Aylsham station...

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Privacy Policy And Data Security

Privacy Policy At Bure Valley Railway we are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. We will only use...

Our Story

The Bure Valley Railway is a major tourist attraction within Norfolk and welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year. With...

Gift Shop

Our shops at both Aylsham and Wroxham stations stock a lovely range of our own branded items including retro sweets,...

Dogs Welcome

We love dogs at the Bure Valley Railway. We have our own resident Cocker Spaniels, Henry and...

Wheelchair Accessible

IF TRAVELLING WITH A WHEELCHAIR OR SCOOTER PLEASE CALL US ON 01263 733858 TO BOOK A SPACE Whether you,...

Gift & Model Shop

Our shops at both Aylsham and Wroxham stations stock a lovely range of our own branded items including retro sweets,...

Become A Volunteer

The railway is owned by a small group of enthusiasts and is operated entirely on a not for profit basis,...

Things To Do

WE REGRET THAT WE CAN NO LONGER OFFER THE COMBINED TRAIN AND BROADS CRUISE TICKET BUT YOU CAN PURCHASE BOAT...

Membership

About Us The Friends of The Bure Valley Railway is the Independent Supporters' Organisation for the railway. We help...

Whistlestop Café

Stop in for a bite to eat at the railway Whistlestop Café at Aylsham Station, whether traveling by train or...

Gift Vouchers

A Bure Valley Railway Gift Voucher makes the perfect gift for rail lovers or just to use in the cafe,...

Jobs

Its not just volunteers that assist with the running of the Bure Valley Railway, we have a small core of...

Our Locomotives & Coaches

When the railway opened in 1990, it had a fleet of purpose built and well appointed coaches but only owned...

Our Steam Locomotives

No 1 “Wroxham Broad” 2-6-4 Tank Locomotive, painted Caledonian light blue. Originally built by Guest Engineering as a steam-outline...

Our Diesel Locomotives

No.3 "2nd Air Division USAAF" Designed and constructed by John Edwards in 1988 in preparation for assisting in the...

Our Coaches

The Bure Valley Railway has a fleet of 26 coaches, which were all purpose built for the railway. All...

No.3 "2Nd Air Division Usaaf"

No3 "2nd Air Division USAAF" History Designed and constructed for the Bure Valley Railway in 1988 by John Edwards...

No.4 - 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter

No4 Hudson Hunslet 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter History Originally built by Hudson-Hunslet in 1954 as a two foot gauge, four...

Steam Locomotive No.7

No.7 "Spitfire" History The locomotive was designed and built specifically for the railway by Winson Engineering at Penryhn in North...

Steam Locomotive No.6

Locomotive No.6 "Blickling Hall" History The locomotive is a 2-6-2 tender locomotive. She was designed by Mark Watkins and built...

History Of Bure Valley Railway 1880-1982

Parliamentary Approval and Construction The East Norfolk Railway Act of 1864 included plans for an extension to Aylsham. The...

History Of Bure Valley Railway (1982 Onwards)

The Birth of The Bure Valley Railway Norfolk County Council had a policy to attempt where possible to convert disused...

Steam Locomotive No.8

No 8 "John Of Gaunt" History The locomotive was built in the workshops here at Aylsham station in 1996/7 from...

Steam Locomotive No.9

No. 9 "Mark Timothy" History Originally designed and built in 1999 by Winson Engineering as an oil fired locomotive...

Steam Locomotive No.1

No.1 "Wroxham Broad" History The locomotive was originally built by 'Guest Engineering & Maintenance (Ltd)' in 1964 to the...

Buffer Stop Books

Buffer Stop Books Wroxham Wroxham Station is home to Buffer Stop Books which has over 5,000 pre-owned books...

Diesel Locomotive No.5

Diesel Locomotive No.5 Many of these locomotives were originally built to move peat on the Somerset levels for...

Ticket Prices

Find ticket prices and buy Bure Valley Railway tickets online for a great family day out in Norfolk, including packages...

Group Bookings & Ticket Information

A warm welcome awaits your coach party or group at the Bure Valley Railway. Our friendly team can...

Win A Family Train Ticket For 2 Adults And 2 Children,

Sorry, we are not currently running a competition while we get the railway back up and running again following the...

Special Occasions

Looking for something different for your next special occasion? Book a celebration package at the Bure Valley...

School Visits

Book your school visit to the Bure Valley Railway! What is the Bure Valley Railway? The Bure Valley...

Charter Train

Charter your own passenger train for that very special occasion and delight your friends, family or colleagues with an exclusive...

Parking Facilities

The Bure Valley Railway has large tarmac surfaced car parks at both it's Aylsham and Wroxham Station. Aylsham Station...

Cycling

A cycle path runs alongside the Bure Valley Railway between Aylsham and Wroxham. This is a permissive...

Steam Driver Experience Days

What a fantastic present to give someone for a special occasion, or maybe it's just an opportunity for you to...

Plan Your Day

How we’ll make your journey on the Bure Valley Railway COVID-19 safe • NO OVERCROWDING!...

Our Values

Environment The Railway is taking a national leading role in the development and trialling of e-coal for Heritage use....

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The Railway Children Remake To Bring A ‘Much-Needed Boost’ To Norfolk’S Steam Railways

With the remake of popular film The Railway Children hitting cinemas from July 11th 2022, Bure Valley Railway are excited...

Colour In Our Bure Valley Trains

Print off and get stuck into colouring in ten engines of the Bure Valley Railway. Which of our trains...

Strawberries And Steam July Weekends At The Bure Valley Railway

We're thrilled to be welcoming in the new Summer season by hosting our popular Strawberries and Steam event at our...

Father’S Day At The Bure Valley Railway

We’re looking forward to welcoming dads on the railway this Father’s Day weekend. Dads travel FREE with another...

Wroxham Boat Trips

If you’re enjoying a day out around Norfolk, why not take a journey on our train from Aylsham to the...

How To Celebrate The Queen's Jubilee In Norfolk 2022

This year, 2022, marks the year Her Majesty The Queen becomes the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee....

Aylsham Attractions

Your Bure Valley Railway journey may start at our Aylsham station - in the beautiful, historic market town on the...

Paw-Fect Dogs Day Out

Dogs truly are man's best friend and now they can join you on the railway for a fun day out...

Whistlestop Café Relaunch Opening Day

The Whistlestop Café’s team at the Bure Valley Railway’s Aylsham Station can’t wait to welcome customers to the Café’s relaunch...

All Aboard The Easter Eggspress!

We're thrilled to be welcoming in the new Spring season by hosting our popular Easter event at our stations. ...

Top Green Award For Norfolk Heritage Railway

Bure Valley Railway is proud to announce that at the Heritage Railway Association Annual Awards on Saturday, 19 th March,...

Places To Eat In Wroxham

Wroxham village is a short walk from our Wroxham Station, so if you fancy a bite to eat and a...

Wroxham Attractions

Broads Tours Journey by steam train through picturesque Norfolk countryside from Aylsham to Wroxham where a 15-20 minute walk...

A Day Out On Steam Train To Santa

Kick off the festive season with a visit to Santa aboard a steam train, the perfect treat for the whole...

A Family Day Out At Bure Valley Railway

Begin your day… in Aylsham, the market town is where we start our steam train journey. Before you board we...

February Half Term: What's On

Half term is approaching, so we’ve got a week packed full of fun for Kids and Parents alike! ...

Wroxham Station Opening

On Saturday 16th April 2016, the new Station layout at Wroxham was formally opened. The opening ceremony was performed by...

Steam In Minature

Thank you to everyone who attended our "Steam in Miniature" event which took place on the 26th and 27th September...

How To Cook On A Loco

A fab way to end a hard day on the engine and filming. Sitting down to eat at the...