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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Everything has doors. Bus Event

18 February

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 ...

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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 ...

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New Year Steam Day

1 January 2018

Steam into the New Year with our steam only running day! What a treat. All our services will be worked by steam locomotives today. Timetable information can be found here. GNR N2 locomotive 1744 and Metropolitan E Class locomotive Number 1 should both feature. The Penny ...

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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 ...

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Mince Pie Specials

27, 28, 30, 31 December

Santa is off for a well deserved rest, and you can wind down after the Christmas festivities too! 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! What's not to like? Steam ...

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Santa Specials

2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24 December

Sorry this event is now over for this year. Well Santa does need a well deserved rest! Details of our 2018 Santa Specials, and ticket sales, will be available mid 2018. Signup to our newsletter, or follow our social media pages to be among the first to hear when tickets go on sale! Why not ...

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