Events Archive

In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we also hold a number of exciting special events, from children's character days to enthusiast gala events. Santa pays a visit at Christmas too! 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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End of an Era - Bus Running Day

20 February

Our first bus event of 2022! Our first bus event of 2022, sees the "end of an era" - our tribute to the passing of crew operation and the iconic Gibson ticket machine. We commemorate the last commercial use of the Gibson machine - possibly anywhere in the world. The ...

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70 years of the RF

5 September 2021

The event based at the Railway's North Weald Station will feature routes and tours operating to local towns and villages, commemorating 70 years of the iconic RF class AEC Regal IV, visiting vehicles and a surprise or two! You can pick up a free programme on the ...

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Class 37 running day with 37029

3 October 2020

Join us for a running day with class 37 locomotive, 37029, as it celebrates it's 59th birthday and tackles some of the steepest gradients in preservation! Five round trips will be operated - the timetable can be found below - offering over 50 miles of haulage! 37029 ...

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Class 47 Running Day with 47635

17 October 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE 16 OCTOBER: Due a fault discovered whilst 47635 was being prepared for service this Saturday it will, unfortunately, no longer be working on this date. 31438 has also been failed today. Instead a special service will operate between North Weald and Ongar only, ...

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Green Line Running Day - Bus Rally

24 February

The event based at the Railway's North Weald Station will feature routes operating to local towns and villages. Our regular route 339 will also run connecting Epping Underground station with North Weald at regular intervals. Vehicles Vehicles from the following ...

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Railcar Association Annual Convention

6, 7 October

We welcome the Railcar Association to the Epping Ongar Railway for their 23rd Annual Convention. We will be running an intensive multiple unit service alongside our regular steam services. Our standard fares apply. Our usual heritage connecting buses will be in operation between Epping Underground, ...

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