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Warship to visit the Epping Ongar Railway

2nd March 2019

We are delighted to welcome British Railways class 42 "Warship" diesel hydraulic locomotive D821 "Greyhound" to the Epping Ongar Railway this autumn, courtesy of the Diesel Traction Group. The locomotive is making a rare visit away from it's home base of the Severn ...

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Epping Ongar Railway - 25 years in the making!

22nd January 2019

All of us at Epping Ongar Railway would like to wish everyone the very best for 2019, and hope that you will join us during the year and enjoy some of the fantastic events we have lined up. But why '25 Years In The Making'? In 1994, London Transport withdrew services from the ...

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A record year in 2018!

14th January 2019

2018 was the best ever year for passengers on the Epping Ongar Railway The Epping Ongar Railway carried 41,804 passengers in 2018, higher than the previous record of 41,125 set in 2016. The passenger numbers in 2018 were boosted by a record numbers of passengers travelling on the Santa Specials. ...

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Exciting 2019 Programme Announced

22nd December 2018

The Epping Ongar Railway has confirmed that the Metropolitan Railway E Class 0-4-4T, “Metropolitan Number 1”, will be staying for another year. The locomotive will feature in a number of special events throughout the year as the Railway develops its commercial offering beyond ...

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Steam locomotive 80078 pays a return visit

30th November 2018

Former British Railways Standard Class 4 tank locomotive 80078 has returned to the Epping Ongar Railway to work Santa’s special trains throughout December. Built at Brighton works, and a former stalwart of the London Tilbury and Southend line, the local locomotive will also be ...

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Penny Salon Photographic Competition Winner Announced

21st November 2018

During October the Penny Salon presented the first part of Geoff Silcock's trilogy of 'best of' photographs entitled And the Night Comes on. The public were asked to vote for their favourite three photographs from the forty on display and a competition was held to see who would come ...

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