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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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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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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Vintage Steam Weekend

11, 12 August

We'll have a wonderful collection of steam traction engines big and small on display and moving around North Weald station - an excellent mid-Summer day out. Steam and Diesel train services too! The following full size engines are booked to visit Fowler Road loco - Sir ...

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Steam Gala

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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My dad had one of those!

28, 29 July

The 1100 Club will be holding their 2018 National Rally at the Epping Ongar Railway over this weekend, based at North Weald Station. Come along and see the cars you remember everyone owning - 2.2 million 1100s and 1300s were sold, badged as Austin, Morris, Riley, Wolseley, MG and Vanden ...

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Real Ale Festival

20, 21, 22 July

With a theme of the end of steam in 1968, our 6th Real Ale Festival will be held between 20 and 22 July, in association with the Campaign for Real Ale. The event has grown over the years and we expect this trend to continue - expect more beers, lots of trains and more ...

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