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Bure Valley Railway: Quiz


Question 1: The railway runs from Wroxham to ________ (9 miles/14.5 kilometres) and is Norfolk's longest railway of less than standard gauge.
AylshamReepham, NorfolkAcleBlickling

Question 2: The Bure Valley Railway is a 15 in (381 mm) minimum gauge heritage railway in Norfolk, within ________.
North NorfolkThe BroadsNorwichBroadland

Question 3: The ENR was taken over by the ________ in 1882, which was amalgamated into the London & North Eastern Railway in 1923.
Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)Barry Railway CompanyLondon and North Eastern RailwayGreat Eastern Railway

Question 4: The Bure Valley Railway opened on 10 July 1990, and a long distance footpath (rail trail) opened alongside it in ________.

Question 5: There are 17 bridges, including a 105 ft (32 m) long girder bridge over the River Bure in Buxton with Lammas as well as Aylsham Bypass Tunnel under the A140 at ________.
AcleReepham, NorfolkWroxhamAylsham

Question 6: Coal traffic continued to be carried from Norwich Thorpe via ________ to Norwich City - a fantastic trip around Norfolk just to cross Norwich!
AcleWroxhamAylshamReepham, Norfolk

Question 7: It uses both steam and ________.
Rail transportElectric locomotiveDiesel engineDiesel locomotive

Question 8: The ENR started in 1877 when the East Norfolk Railway opened from Norwich to Cromer, with an extension from Wroxham to ________ in 1880.
AcleReepham, NorfolkAylshamBlickling


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