Upcoming Events

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.

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Autumn Diesel Gala

25, 26 September

Join us for 37029's 60th Birthday bash! The diesel fleet comes to the fore for a weekend of action over some of the steepest gradients in preservation. Featuring Class 37, D6729 (37029), alongside Class 03 D.2170 making its gala debut in British Railways green ...

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Autumn Real Ale Train

25 September

Our Real Ale Trains are back for 2021! Running as part of our Autumn Diesel Gala, the train fare is just £12 per person for travel on the train (excluding drinks and other refreshments). The train will make a number of journeys between North Weald, Ongar and Epping Forest throughout ...

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London Transport Weekend

8, 9, 10 October

Join us for a gala weekend as we celebrate the Epping Ongar Railway's links with London Transport. Featuring three London Transport liveried locomotives working together, including: London Transport steam locomotive L.92 (Great Western Railway 5700 class ...

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October Real Ale Train

9 October

Our Real Ale Trains are back for 2021! Running as part of our London Transport Weekend, the train fare is just £12 per person for travel on the train (excluding drinks and other refreshments). The train will make a number of journeys between North Weald, Ongar and Epping Forest ...

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Fright Week

27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October

Dare you ride the Ghost Train from North Weird? Dress up in your scariest outfit and join our full size ghost train as we promise some Hallowe'en fun! The Journey Take a ride on our steam hauled ghost train from North Weird. Before boarding, dare you collect ...

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Epping Ongar Light Fantastic

Selected dates - 19 November to 9 January

THE WINTER EXPERIENCE THAT YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS! A train with a twist - adorned with hundreds of colourful lights Specially illuminated lineside displays On board narration and music The winter experience you will not want to miss! The ...

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