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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Family Fun Day 2018

18, 19 August

It's 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 Rail ...

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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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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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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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Victorian Weekend

30 June, 1 July

Join us for some Victorian fun and antics designed to ever so slightly take you back to the golden age of Queen Victoria! Mr David Oxley brings the Palace of Curiosities back to the Epping Ongar Railway - come to marvel at the Marcus Island Mermaid and other delights from around ...

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Peppa Pig and George visited in 2018

27, 28 May 2018

Our second character visit, sees the ever popular Peppa Pig and George make another visit. See the cheeky little piggies at intervals on each day.It will be a great day out for all the family - especially the younger ones. Your train ticket entitles you to unlimited travel on our steam and ...

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