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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Kids for a Quid
10, 11, 14, 17, 18 February
Keep the kids entertained over the half term holiday when our Child tickets are just £1!
We have our regular steam and diesel hauled services, together with our connecting heritage buses from Epping Underground station. With these fares you can afford to bring not just ...Read More
Everything has doors. Bus Event
This event will celebrate "One Person Operation" (OPO) buses. All buses at this event will have doors - no open platforms in sight - including those operating our normal 339 service between North Weald and Epping Underground station.
It is a running day and we will be operating trips ...Read More
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 ...Read More
Easter Egg Hunt
30, 31 March; 1, 2 April
Epping Ongar Railway’s beloved Bertie Bunny will be leading what is probably the longest Easter egg hunt in Essex. Running the length of the railway track, from Ongar through to Coopersale, the distance covered is equivalent to 131,579 eggs placed end to end!
Upon arrival, children ...Read More
Spring Diesel Gala
28, 29 April
the return to traffic of class 47, 47635 "Jimmy Milne" fresh from roof repairs
our homefleet of 31438, 37029, 03170 and 03119
long term visitor 20001
possible guest locomotives to be announced
This is the first of our ever popular Diesel Galas, where ...Read More
April Real Ale Train
Following the success of our Real Ale Trains last year, we're running even more this year!
Running as part of our Spring Diesel Gala, with classic diesel traction at the helm, the train fare is just £10 for travel after 5pm (£5 for holders of our residents railcard). ...Read More