Steam on the Great Eastern: Norfolk and Suffolk (Transport Treasury)

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An album of high-quality black & white photographs of steam trains operating on former Great Eastern Railway lines throughout Norfolk and Suffolk. Author Alan C Butcher has chosen a selection of images from the collection of photographer Dr Ian C Allen and provided extensive captions to accompany each image.

Photographs are arranged into chapters, each covering a former GER line in East Anglia. Lines covered in this book include:

  • Cromer High to Norwich
  • Hunstanton to King's Lynn
  • Dereham to King's Lynn
  • King's Lynn to Ely and Newmarket
  • Swaffham to Roundham Jct
  • Yarmouth and Lowestoft to Beccles
  • Waveney Valley Line
  • Norwich Victoria to Ipswich
  • Beccles to Ipswich
  • Norwich Thorpe to Ely
  • Ipswich to Colchester

Photographs largely cover the period between the end of World War 2 and the end of steam operation in the area. Some earlier photographs from the inter-war period are also included. Steam on the Great Eastern: Norfolk and Suffolk provides a pictorial review of railways in Norfolk and Suffolk during the heyday and decline of steam motive power. 112 pages.

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