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Next date - 20th July

Returning for 2024, themed Murder Mystery Nights!

Jump on board our Diesel* Hauled heritage train for a brand new Murder Mystery Adventure from Dreamstone Productions.

Your experience will be enhanced by enjoying freshly made fish and chips from a local supplier at your table during the journey while you work to solve the murder mystery. You can also pre-order drinks** to accompany your meal and to keep you going while you try to unravel the mystery onboard! 

Price: £47 per person, including your choice of fish & chips, sausage and chips or vegetarian option and chips. Drinks purchased separately. Your evening will include two trips between Dereham and Thuxton stations, departing at 6.30pm with your final arrival back at Dereham at approximately 8.40pm.

Saturday July 20th, 6.30pm departure:


"Holmes under the Hammer"

Sherlock Holmes, renowned detective, genius and inventor of deductive reasoning, is travelling to an auction house at Thuxton where the sale on an unusual antique pipe which has caught his eye. However, other people are also on the train with the same destination in mind - and not altogether innocent intentions!


How can Holmes tell the difference between friends and enemies? Will he uncover the secret of The Crown of Lillith? And will there be a dreadful murder on board? Join us to find out! 




Further dates coming up:

September - 14th

Special Dietary Requirements

We do try to cater for any vegetarians, vegans or any other special dietary requirements - please contact us at the time of booking. 

Please note due to the age and style of our carriages we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs on these trains.

Dining Trains - Terms & Conditions

*Please note that whilst every effort is made to the advertised traction & services we do reserve the right to amend, alter or cancel service, The Mid-Norfolk Railway does not accept any responsibility for any inconvenience caused.

**Please note that the Mid-Norfolk Railway do operate a Challenge 25 policy and reserves the right to ask for Photo Identification/proof of date of birth. The Mid-Norfolk Railway also reserves the right to not serve alcohol to anyone it believes is below 18 years old, no refund will be made in this case. The Mid-Norfolk Railway will not tolerate any abuse or violence towards its staff members at any time. 

The Mid-Norfolk Railway are unable to offer any cancellations, refunds or reschedules to any orders, therefore please ensure you can attend the date/time you select before you make payment and book. By making a booking you agree that you shall not take on board the carriage any alcoholic drinks and that all alcoholic drinks must be bought within the MNR premises. 

Murder Mystery Train



Multiple themes throughout the year.


Dress up to play the part (not compulsory)


On the train Fish & Chip meal


Runs multiple times throughout the year

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