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M&GN Circle

About The Circle


The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway (M&GN) was a railway network largely based within East Anglia. Much of its network duplicated that of the Great Eastern Railway, and the majority of its network was closed in 1959.

The M&GN Circle is a group for people with an interest in the former M&GN from its beginnings to the present day.

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership of a society that is dedicated to the M&GN and seeks to further its memory and understanding through its activities and publications

  • Newsletter/Magazine, ‘The Circle Bulletin’, issued monthly

  • Number of meetings held during the year at various locations on the former M&GN network

  • Annual open air summer meeting

  • Access to archive

  • Access to on-line forum



Email: Use contact box on website

Membership Fee

Full Year: £15

Part Year (from 1 October): £7.50

plus £1 joining fee


How to Join

By post.

Go to the Circle’s website (you can use this link:, and scroll down to the bottom of the opening page, then click ‘Application Form’. Print off the form and complete it, then post to ‘The Membership Secretary, Alan Ball, 27 Mill Road, Blofield Heath, Norwich, Norfolk NR13 4QJ’.

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