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M&GN Joint Railway Society Oral Histories – No5

These reminiscences are from people who work behind the scenes of every railway. Highly skilled personnel, sometimes working long hours to make sure the railway runs safely. These are memories from the generation who started in the late 1940s with steam and worked for British Rail. This download includes Graham Kenworthy, a technical officer in Norwich, Bob Rivett, who became a ganger in the Cromer area and Edwin Dove, who started as a porter and became assistant station manager at Norwich.

Track 1 Graham Kenworthy - Early Days 6:22
Track 2 Graham Kenworthy - Welded rails 5:16
Track 3 Graham Kenworthy - A Technical Assistant 3:15
Track 4 Bob Rivett - Early methods of track maintenance 6:25
Track 5 Bob Rivett - Becoming a Tuber in Norwich 4:24
Track 6 Bob Rivett - Leading Trackman and Ganger 5:32
Track 7 Edwin Dove - From Lad Porter to Porter 5:17
Track 8 Edwin Dove - Becoming a Signalman 4:07
Track 9 Edwin Dove - Hopton and camping coaches 2:16
Track 10 Edwin Dove - Swing bridges and level crossings 2:22
Track 11 Edwin Dove - Becoming a Supervisor 2:20
Track 12 Edwin Dove - Control Office at Norwich 1:36
Track 13 Edwin Dove - York and back to Norwich 4:58
Track 14 Graham Kenworthy - A Poem 2:21

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

© Copyright Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society 2003

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Download link is provided on completion of PayPal checkout, all track are encoded as 160kbps mp3’s, total play time is 57 minutes

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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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