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A new home for 3837

19th April 2018

The Epping Ongar Railway is pleased to give the Hawthorn Leslie Locomotive 3837 a new home for its continued restoration to working order. A sister (or is it brother?) to our own Hawthorn Leslie locomotive "Isabel", the restoration of 3837, built in 1934 and former Corby Iron & Steel ...

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A new addition to the Steam Fleet

4th April 2018

Newly arrived at the Epping Ongar Railway this week is steam locomotive "Lord Phil". The diminutive little locomotive was built in 1944 for the War Department. "Lord Phil" is one of a large type of 485 Austerity locomotives, built mainly for military or ...

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Recruitment: Marketing Assistant

28th March 2018

Full or Part Time Closing Date: 27 April 2018 The successful candidate will possess the skills to drive forward a substantial increase in passenger numbers and revenue This post could be part-time or full-time depending on the candidate. The Railway is particularly keen to expand its digital ...

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Recruitment: General Manager

28th March 2018

Full Time Closing Date: 27 April 2018 The award winning Epping Ongar Railway is seeking to recruit a General Manager to lead the existing team of full time employees and volunteers. The successful applicant will have excellent management and communication skills and will report directly to ...

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2018 in the Penny Salon

27th March 2018

The Penny Salon Gallery at Ongar Station is pleased to present it's first major exhibition for 2018 entitled "Classic Diesels in London and Essex". Having increased the display space by over 30%, the exhibition of nearly 100 framed images, with a diesel theme, mainly covers ...

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(Possibly) the longest Easter Egg Hunt on the edge of London!

27th March 2018

Between the 30th March and the 2nd April, Epping Ongar Railway’s beloved Bertie Bunny will be leading what could be the longest Easter Egg Hunt close to London. The egg hunt will run the length of the railway track from Ongar through to Coopersale, which is the length of 131,579 eggs placed ...

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