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Trains in the Night Richard Hardy Remembers The M&GN at Melton Constable
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The M&GN at Melton Constable

M&GN Joint Railway Society Oral Histories – No3

From the late 1800’s to 1964, Melton Constable was unique as a railway village. The railway construction and maintenance works closed in 1936 after the L.N.E.R. took control. The busy station and junction remained until the final Beeching closure. These reminiscences are from some of the people connected with the railway, who still remember those times.

Track 1 Raymond Meeks talks about the village and his family 15:29
Track 2 Frank Morgan remembers work in the 1920's 4:50
Track 3 Frank in conversation with Peter Hollingham 6:51
Track 4 Frank returns to Norfolk 6:10
Track 5 Harold Drewry and Alan Bullen, starting on the railway 7:14
Track 6 Harold and Allen, working on the railway 4:55
Track 7 Alan tells two stories 5:58
Track 8 Harold describes a unique railway 5:44
Track 9 Alan tells a story. Harold praises the standard of building ..... 4:48
Track 10 Phyllis Youngman tells of the time after closure 6:33

Produced by :- M&GN Society Publications, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA

© Copyright Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society 2003

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The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society is the supporting charity of (and major shareholder in) the North Norfolk Railway, which operates a 5¼ mile heritage railway from Sheringham to Holt.

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