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The Yarmouth and Norwich, Norwich and Brandon and the Lowestoft became amalgamated into the Norfolk Railway Company, which built a line from Wymondham to Fakenham, the second and last stage of which was opened on March 30th, 1849.
Other short lengths opened shortly afterwards were :- March- Wisbech, May, 1847 ; Cambridge- St. Ives, August, 1847; and St. Ives- March, March, 1848.
1862 Amalgamated with others to form the Great Eastern Railway.