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Trains in the Night Richard Hardy Remembers The M&GN at Melton Constable
Railway Lives Running The Railway Vol1 Running The Railway Vol2

 Railway Lives

(Royal Trains, Wissington, Trams and Push - Pull)

M&GN Joint Railway Society Oral Histories - No4

Bill Last tells of his experiences at Cambridge and working Royal Trains. Ron Bowyer and John Shorten also have memories of Royal Trains. Bill Last describes the problem for railwaymen with the coming of Diesel and Electric traction. Reg Gapp talks about the Wissington locomotive which he drove on the factory railway. Finally, Ron Bowyer and John Shorten remember the Wisbech Tram engines and the Kings Lynn Push and Pull.

Track 1  Bill Last - Early days and starting work on the railway 6:52
Track 2  Bill Last - Fitting and cleaning  8:05
Track 3  Bill Last - Working the Royal Train  6:22
Track 4  Ron Boyer & John Shorten - Royal Trains  6:27
Track 5  Bill Last - Steam, Diesel and Electric  11:18
Track 6  Reg Gapp - Wissington, a conversation 8:40
Track 7  Ron Bowyer & John Shorten - Wissington Line  4:21
Track 8  Ron Bowyer & John Shorten - Wisbech Tramway  3:12
Track 9  John Shorten - Push and Pull  2:08

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.

The Society actively works to preserve, display and operate a wide range of historical artefacts which include four steam locomotives and many unique carriages and wagons.

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