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.

View our Event Archive

Real Ale Train

24 July

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 ...

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PAW Patrol visit

8 and 15 August

SORRY - BOTH DATES NOW FLLY BOOKED WHY NOT CHECK OUT OUR OTHER GREAT EVENTS? Your favourite characters from PAW Patrol pay another visit to the Epping Ongar Railway! On Sundays 8 and 15 August Chase and Marshall will be here. The heroic pups will be making appearances at ...

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Dinosaurs at the Railway

22 August

SORRY THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED Why not check out our other great events? Come and meet the roaring, walking Neovenator - he's normally very friendly, except when hungry! Plus meet the baby dinosaurs on board the train! See the Neovenator as you arrive at North ...

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Peppa Pig and George visit

28 August

The ever popular Peppa Pig and George visit the Railway this Summer. SORRY - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - WHY NOT CHECK OUT OUR OTHER GREAT EVENTS? Arrangements this year have been modified to ensure the safety of our volunteers and all passengers. Capacity on each train will ...

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Classic Car Rally

29 August

Not just for the car enthusiast - anyone who loves steam and diesel locomotives and buses will have a great day with us too. We are expecting an eclectic mix of some 70 classic, sports cars and other vehicles on our field at North Weald Station. Timetable Our usual steam and ...

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Come and See The Gruffalo

30 August

Oh help! Oh no! It’s a Gruffalo! And he's coming to the Epping Ongar Railway! SORRY - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Every child’s favourite picture book character, the Gruffalo, has found his way to the Epping Ongar Railway. On Bank Holiday Monday 30 August, take a ...

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