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Diesel and Steam

A selection of trains from an Intercity 125 to LNER Thompson Class B1 61306 ‘Mayflower’ and LMS Royal Scot Class 6115 ‘Scots Guardsman’.

Home movie 1971 4 mins Silent

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Amateur footage by a railway enthusiast making a personal record of some notable trains that have passed close to Sheringham. At the time of this film, the Mayflower was owned by the North Norfolk Railway. It operated as the Cathedrals Express from Norwich to Windsor, its first mainline operating since the mid 1970s.