The longest Easter Egg Hunt on the edge of London?

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Child fares just £1 throughout 2024!

Child fares just £1 on our standard timetable days throughout 2024! It's three heritage experiences for one great value ticket. We've some great ideas to help you make the most of your visit too!

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Festival of Steam - a trilogy of events this Spring - 27 April to 12 May

It's a Festival of Steam this Spring! We've a trilogy of events over three consecutive weekends, featuring our own fleet of locomotives, 45690 Leander, with its final steamings of its current certificate and 2999 Lady of Legend

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Welcome aboard the Epping Ongar Railway

Step back in time with us and experience the romance of travel in bygone times as you pass through picturesque countryside, beautiful forest and historic towns. We are both the longest heritage railway in Essex and the closest to London, easily accessible via the tube network. We're also the only heritage line that runs on a former part of the tube network!

On most of our operating days, our vintage buses start from the front door of Epping and Shenfield stations, whisking you back in time to our period stations, with heritage steam and diesel hauled trains. Check our events page for details of family and enthusiast events held throughout the year. 

On most of our standard operating days, all three heritage transport experiences are included in one great value ticket - and it's valid ALL day long! It's a great day out for the family and enthusiast alike!

We're on the edge of Epping Forest.  We're London's Heritage Railway. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!