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Travel on heritage train with ‘Harry Potter-style carriages’ from Norwich

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There is a unique opportunity to ride on the London Transport Museum’s heritage “4TC” train this Thursday, June 6.

It is setting off from Eastleigh in Hampshire and it will pick up more passengers at Norwich Station, departing at 7.15pm and arriving at Sheringham Station at 8.20pm.

North Norfolk News: Inside the London Transport Museum's heritage 4TC train Picture: A FowlesInside the London Transport Museum’s heritage 4TC train Picture: A Fowles (Image: A Fowles)

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The train’s locomotives, Class 50 “Thunderer” and Class 33 “Lt Jenny Lewis RN”, and carriages will run on the North Norfolk Railway as part of the Rails & Ales gala from June 7 to 9. 

A spokesperson for the North Norfolk Railway said: “There is a rare opportunity to travel in Harry Potter-style carriages along the beautiful Bittern Line from Norwich to Sheringham. 

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North Norfolk News: The train will be hauled by two classic British locos Picture: A FowlesThe train will be hauled by two classic British locos Picture: A Fowles (Image: A Fowles)

“The carriages were built for transporting holidaymakers to the seaside at Weymouth and are reprising this role to the Norfolk coast.”

The coaches have been lovingly restored and feature tables around panoramic windows and individual compartments.

One-way tickets from Norwich cost £30 at branchline.uk/fixture.php

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