NNR launches Reedham signalbox appeal

THE North Norfolk Railway (NNR) has launched a £35,000 appeal to cover the costs of transporting Reedham Junction signalbox in Norfolk to its new location at Holt, and its restoration as a working museum, reports Richard Horner.

The 1904-built Great Eastern Railway ‘box has been gifted to the NNR by Network Rail  (RM May, p85), but the funding is required to cover removal and transport costs, construction of foundations and a brick base at Holt, re-erection, restoration of rotten woodwork and repainting. 

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Reedham Junction signalbox on October 2, 2018, before it was taken out of operational use. RICHARD HORNER

Volunteers have already removed electrical and mechanical equipment for safe storage in advance of the move. 

Further details can be found on the NNR website at: www.nnrailway.co.uk

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