Historic vehicles rev their engines for annual Bressingham Steam Rally

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Historic vehicles took to the roads of South Norfolk for a popular annual steam rally.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Almost 1,700 visitors enjoyed the Bressingham steam rally, which included a road rally from Bressingham to Diss - joined by 11 engines - and the return to steam of two historic locomotives.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The engines made the journey from Bressingham to Diss bus station on Sunday, April 30 evening.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Leaving the museum shortly after 5pm, it took the historic engines roughly 30mins to make the journey to Diss, passing through Roydon en route - much to the interest of other road users.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Phillip Rooke, events curator at Bressingham Steam Museum said: 'The whole weekend went really well.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt


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'We had really good attendance and it was the first time we had properly run the standard gauge engines.

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

'It was great to see them pulling visitors along.'

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt

Bressingham Steam Museum road run. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

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