June Real Ale Train with steam!9 June

Following the success of our Real Ale Trains last year, we're running even more this year!

Real Ale Train

Running as part of our Steam Gala, with steam traction at the helm for the first time, the train fare is just £10 for travel after 5pm (£5 for holders of our residents railcard). Alternatively if you wish to enjoy the full day with us, then our All Day Rover ticket includes travel on the Real Ale Train.

We plan to have a selection of local cask ales from Leigh on Sea and Silk's breweries and 2 ciders available, together with bottled ales, soft drinks, wine and bar snacks, onboard the train in the Flag and Whistle Bar. Contactless payment will be accepted! 

Leave the car at home!

We will be running our connecting heritage buses between North Weald and Epping Underground station later into the evening including a connection with the last train arrival. Check back later for times.

Real Ale and Cider

We expect the following Real Ale and Cider to be available. 

Real Ale

Leigh-on-Sea Brewing Company

Silk's Brewery



Hot Food

We are pleased to offer an option of Fish and Chips for an additional cost of £7.50. This will be served on the train at 1915 and can be pre-booked below. If you are joining us all day, then a very limited number of portions may be available to buy on day, but must be booked in the bar carriage before 14.00.

Other Products Available

Soft drinks, crisps, Red, Rose and White wines and Gin & Tonic will also be available; Souvenir glasses are also available to purchase during the evening at a cost of £3.

Flag and Whistle on train bar

Other dates for your diary

More Real Ale trains will run on the following dates:

And don't forget our Real Ale Festival - July 20, 21 and 22

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