Events Archive

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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Santa Specials 2018

1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 December

HE'S AGREED TO RETURN FOR 2018, SO IT'S ALL ABOARD FOR SANTA'S SPECIAL TRAIN! TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Bring the family to see Santa on his special train with the fantastically festive Epping Ongar Railway Santa Specials! The experience starts at North Weald ...

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Mince Pie Specials

28, 29, 30 December

Santa is off for a well deserved rest, and you can wind down after the Christmas festivities too! With heated carriages, you can get away from the repeats on TV and bring the family and friends to the Epping Ongar Railway for a great day out. Every adult receives a complimentary mince pie! ...

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PAW Patrol visit

4, 5 August

Chase, Rubble, Skye and Marshall Visit the Epping Ongar Railway! A great day out for all the family - especially the younger ones. Your favourite characters from Paw Patrol, Chase, Skye, Marshall and Rubble visit over two fantastic days and will be making appearances throughout the day at the ...

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Railcar Association Annual Convention

6, 7 October

We welcome the Railcar Association to the Epping Ongar Railway for their 23rd Annual Convention. We will be running an intensive multiple unit service alongside our regular steam services. Our standard fares apply. Our usual heritage connecting buses will be in operation between Epping Underground, ...

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Autumn Diesel Gala 2018

15, 16 September

featuring: sole surviving Class 17 "Clayton" D8568, courtesy of the Diesel Traction Group long term visitor 20001 our homefleet of 03170, 31438 and 37029 Regrettably the repairs to 47635 will not be completed in time, so the locomotive will no longer be working at this ...

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Steam Gala 2018

8, 9, 10 June

featuring: United States Army Transportation Company S160 Class, 5197, courtesy of the Churnet Valley Railway and the owners Batt Holden Limited GWR Saddle Tank, 813, courtesy of the GWR 813 Preservation Fund and the Severn Valley Railway Hawthorn Leslie locomotive ...

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