In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we have special events on some weekends. Details appear below as our plans evolve. Tickets for these events can be booked from the event page.
For most events our connecting heritage bus services will operate from Epping Underground and Shenfield stations. Please check the event listing for details.
If there is no event shown on a particular date, do check our calendar as we may be running our standard steam and diesel hauled services.
View our Event Archive
Father's Day Steam Service
Take a scenic ride through the picturesque Essex countryside on our steam and diesel services.
We’re running a simple service that will continue the process of bringing our heritage railway back to life. For this we need your support more than ever – both to travel on ...Read More
Early Summer Services
26 June to 18 July
Take a scenic ride through the picturesque Essex countryside and into the historic Epping Forest on our steam and diesel services.
We’re running a simple service that allows us to comply with ongoing Government guidance. Whilst the railway comes back out of hibernation, we need ...Read More
Mothers Day Dining Trains
Along with many we weren't able to celebrate Mother's Day this year.
However, why not belatedly treat your mother (and the rest of the family, too!) to a steam hauled dining experience as you travel through the Essex countryside on board one of our heritage trains? There is a choice ...Read More
Peppa Pig and George visit
11 and 25 July
The ever popular Peppa Pig and George make two visits to the Railway this July.
ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED DUE TO DEMAND!!
11 JULY NOW SOLD OUT - TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 25 JULY
Arrangements this year have been modified to ensure the safety of our volunteers and all passengers. ...Read More
Dinosaurs at the Railway
18 July and 22 August
Come and meet the roaring, walking Neovenator - he's only normally found on the Isle of Wight!
Plus meet the baby dinosaurs on board the train!
See the Neovenator as you arrive at North Weald
Visit the mini Jurrasic Jungle
Take a steam hauled train ride ...Read More
Real Ale Train
Our Real Ale Trains are back for 2021!
The train fare is just £12 per person for travel on the train (excluding drinks and other refreshments), which will make two return journeys between North Weald and Ongar.
We plan to have a selection of local real ales and ciders ...Read More