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Lydney, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
  • In roughly the middle is the largest station, Norchard, where I found a line of stationary railway carriages that had been converted in to a restaurant car , named the Royal Forester Dining Car
  • As I like old trains and most things to do with days gone by, I really enjoyed the museum which had lots of equipment and other memorabilia from the days when trains were pulled by steam locomotives

    • by Henry Tucker
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      I recently had a train ride on the Dean Forest Railway, which is a small railway (on about ten miles of track) operated mainly by enthusiasts and offering train rides mainly to tourists and day-trippers in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. I loved riding in the old carriages and

      seeing the old steam locomotives that this railway uses. The line goes from Lydney, situated on the bank of the River Severn, northwards up to Parkend. In roughly the middle is the largest station, Norchard, where I found a line of stationary railway carriages that had been converted in to a ...

      • “restaurant car”, named the Royal Forester Dining Car. As I sat there eating my lunch, I kept expecting this carriage to move off but it never does, since this dining car stays permanently at Norchard Station. As I like old trains and most things to do with days gone by,
        I really enjoyed the museum which had lots of equipment and other memorabilia from the days when trains were pulled by steam locomotives. So, if you like old trains and everything associated with them , this would be well worth a visit if you ever find yourself in this part of England.




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