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Santa cut off time for this weekend is 18:00 Today


With only 21 seats available for this weekend, the cut off time to place an order is 18:00 today. Book now to avoid disappointment In total there is only 37 seats available with the balance of seats available on 22nd This is our best year ever, so come and enjoy the experience

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Annie repair fund benefits over £340 from Joan Cushing 90th Birthday party


Joan Cushing had her 90th Birthday Party in the Sidings Function room again this year and asked her guests not to buy her anything. Joan said if they felt like they wanted to do something for her, then a donation to Annie repair fund would be a nice gesture In total Joan guests donated £342.84 to the Annie fund. It …

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Reepham Rock Event at Whitwell Station Raises over £1200

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The first ever Reepham Rock event at Whitwell Station raised over £1200 for Reepham High School Music Department. A big thank you to everyone that supported the event. Keep an eye on the website for future events

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Extra Santa Date added on 22nd December


Due to a high demand for Santa this year, and for guests that have not already booked We have secured an extra day Tuesday 22nd December with train times of 17:00, 18:00 and 19:00 After putting on this extra day which gave us another 96 seats, we only have in total 132 seats available

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Agecroft Restoration Fund breaks through the £1000 barrier

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As at the 31st October the Agecroft fund breaks through the £1000 within two months of starting the appeal The Thursday gang are proceeding at a great pace trying to get the engine back in steam for 2017 Anyone wishing to help and/or wishing to make a donations please contact and cheques to be made out to “Agecroft No …

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Over 150 radio stations contacted from Whitwell Station GB2MGN


We received a report from Bittern DX Group who where part of the Railways on Air weekend on 26th/27th September They set up three radio stations in the signal box, a small station running VHF on 145Mhz for local contacts using a vertical antenna attached to the safety rail, a Raspberry Pi (this is a tiny constructed computer about the size …

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The Prudential Financial Services Volunteering Day 15th September 15


Whitwell & Reepham railway benefited with the help of nearly 20 staff from the Prudential Financial Services this week. It was a great team building exercise The Prudential operate a system where they help charities and this week it was the turn of Whitwell & reepham Railway They assisted with ballast laying and weed clearing in between bacon rolls and …

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Annie repair fund breaks the £13000 barrier

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As at 14th August 2015 the repair fund stands at £13029.69 Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. We still need to get to a minimum of £15000, but we hope with the work we are doing ourselves will save money

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First Santa 2015 Tickets Sold

We are pleased to say that due to the demand last year, we where asked to make 2015 tickets available sooner and we are please to say we have done this and they are already being purchased Please see our online store to purchase this year Santa experience  

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