A miniature railway is on track for a bumper bank holiday weekend with a Diesel Gala featuring seven locomotives. 

The Top Field Light Railway, located at the same site as Whitwell & Reepham Station (NR10 4GA), is hosting the event on Sunday, May 5 2024 from 12noon until 5pm.

The unique 7 1/4 inch gauge railway is operated by members of the Whitwell & Reepham Model Engineering Club and construction began in 2016. 

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At the Diesel Gala, expect a variety of internal combustion and battery locos running to an intensive timetable.

Eastern Daily Press: The Diesel Gala will take place on the Top Field Light RailwayThe Diesel Gala will take place on the Top Field Light Railway (Image: Whitwell & Reepham Model Engineering Club.)

Goods and passenger trains will operate on its newly relaid line throughout the day.

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There will be seven locos, including three making their public debut which are Emlyn, made from an engine and gearbox from a Mini Cooper,  Scamp 137 and LNER Y6.

Return journeys cost £2.50 for adults and £1.50 for children or unlimited travel rover tickets are £5 and £3, respectively. 

There is free parking and Steam Sunday is running at Whitwell & Reepham Station from 10am to 4pm.