Norfolk’s High Sheriff Georgina Holloway rides on North Norfolk Railway steam train

Norfolk's High Sheriff took a ride on a steam train in north Norfolk this week to celebrate the end of her term.

Georgina Holloway, visited the North Norfolk Railway on Monday and got the chance to ride on the footplate of the engine from Sheringham to Holt.

'It's been a childhood dream of mine,' she said.

'And joined by a group of 25, from senior citizens and teenagers, I had the chance to do just that.'

Mrs Holloway was given a tour of Sheringham station and level crossing by general manager Trevor Eady. And when the group arrived at Holt she again taken on a tour of station yard and the William Marriott Museum with curator Dave King.


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She was also shown around the railway cottage by learning and access officer Jenny Phillips.

'It was absolutely wonderful,' she added.

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'We were all so impressed with all the volunteers who run the railway. I was just amazed by them and I loved the museum.'

Mrs Holloway said it was the perfect ending to a great year of being High Sheriff, which ends of April 10.

She added: 'I have met some lovely people and the thing I've noticed the most is there are lots of volunteers who help in Norfolk and dedicate their time to a lot of causes.'

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