Upcoming Events

In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we have special events on some weekends. Details appear below as our plans evolve. Tickets for these events can be booked from the event page.

Our usual heritage buses will run in conjunction with these events making it easy to reach us from Epping Underground and Shenfield National Rail stations (the Shenfield bus does not run for some events as detailed on the event page). 

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Family Fun Day

18, 19 August

New for 2018 is our' Family Fun Day' - as much fun as a day by the seaside but with steam trains and vintage buses! Moreover getting to the Epping Ongar Railway by public transport couldn't be easier. So, avoid the queues to the coast and take the Central Line tube to Epping or National ...

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The Gruffalo visits

26, 27 August

Oh help! Oh no! It’s a Gruffalo! And he's coming to the Epping Ongar Railway! A great day out for all the family - especially the younger ones. Every childs favourite storybook character, The Gruffalo, has found his way to the Epping Ongar Railway. Our train tickets ...

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Classic Car Rally

2 September

The second of our one day classic car shows. Not just for the car enthusiast. Anyone who loves steam and diesel locomotives and buses will have a great day with us too. We are expecting an eclectic mix of some 70 classic, sports cars and other vehicles on our field at North Weald ...

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Special Events in 2018

As well as our regular steam and diesel train service, and connecting heritage buses, we have lots of great events lined up for 2018. Dates of all our planned events are below. Look out for four great character visits as Peppa Pig and George, The Gruffalo and Chase ...

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September Murder Mystery Evening

8 September

Morse or Miss Marple could do it. Can you? Why not join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem as our professional actors from The Company Upfront present a new plot for 2018. We take you on a leisurely tour of the entire line from Epping Forest to Ongar whilst ...

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Reshaping and Beyond

9 September

This year's bus event, centred on North Weald station, marks 50 years since the Reshaping Plan that heralded the advent of new one person operated buses to London. This event features many of the new vehicle types that followed, together with many traditional ones from the "old ...

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