Sheringham

  • Stadler sets spread their wings in the east

    Stadler sets spread their wings in the east

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    GREATER Anglia introduced Class 755 units on Ipswich to Felixstowe services from November 19. The move is part of the expansion of operations of Stadler bi-mode units. Greater Anglia is in the process of cascading its remaining Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ units to Transport for Wales, and the rollout of Class 755s is increasing. Sets are…

  • Poppy Line launches appeal to restore Sheringham’s platform 2

    Poppy Line launches appeal to restore Sheringham’s platform 2

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    THE North Norfolk Railway (NNR) has mounted a £185,000 appeal to return platform 2 at Sheringham station to the condition it was in when the line was closed by BR in 1967.  The project will see the long-demolished waiting room building re-instated, together with the wall, which was primarily there to support the canopy, but…

  • Northern and Greater Anglia increase use of new trains during August

    Northern and Greater Anglia increase use of new trains during August

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    NORTHERN and Greater Anglia (GA) introduced more new trains to their routes throughout August. GA’s bi-mode Class 755 No. 755410 made a low-key debut on July 29, between Lowestoft and Norwich, with services having now expanded to include Great Yarmouth and the busy Norwich-Ely-Cambridge route.  Units on test and undertaking platform gauging checks have visited stations,…

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