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Real Ale Train Success Story

11th June 2018

Over a hundred passengers travelled on the Epping Ongar Railway’s first steam-powered Real Ale Train on 9 June 2018. Along the way the passengers managed to work through the 7 different casks drinking 303 pints and consuming 50 portions of fish and chips. For the duration of the service ...

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Malcolm Root Painting Unveiled at Steam Gala Exhibition

10th June 2018

To mark the first anniversary of "The Penny Salon" at Ongar Station, Malcolm Root F.G.R. A. unveiled his latest painting at Ongar Station on 9 June 2018. The painting was inspired by the Epping to Ongar line in the early 1950s, when the line to Ongar was connected by the steam ...

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Five Loco Line Up for Steam Gala

31st May 2018

The Epping Ongar Railway 2018 Steam Gala line up has been confirmed as United States Army Transportation Company S160 Class, 5197 GWR 813 0-6-0 Saddle Tank Hunslet Austerity Lord Phil Metropolitan Number 1, and Hawthorn Leslie locomotive ‘Isabel’ This is the first ...

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Malcolm root painting to be unveiled at Steam Gala

31st May 2018

To mark the first anniversary of "The Penny Salon" at Ongar Station, Malcolm Root FGRA will be alongside many of his own favourite paintings on 9 and 10 June. This will also showcase Malcolm’s latest painting due to released in early June which is inspired by the Epping to ...

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Tube train returns to North Weald

14th May 2018

A tube train has returned to North Weald today (Monday 14 May). A 1959 Stock tube carriage, donated by London Underground to the Epping Ongar Railway, has been delivered to North Weald Station today. The carriage, previously in the Northern Line Depot at Morden, had to be moved as part ...

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May and early June in the Penny Salon

9th May 2018

The latest major presentation and exhibition (with 123 pictures in frames at the last count) at "The Penny Salon" in the c. 1865 Ongar Station is a pictorial over-view of London Transport from its inception in the early 1930s through to preservation. ...

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