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.
Our usual heritage buses will run in conjunction with these events making it easy to reach us from Epping Underground and Shenfield National Rail stations (the Shenfield bus does not run for some events as detailed on the event page).
View our Upcoming Events
Dinosaurs at the Railway
NEW FOR 2019!
Come and meet Dexter, the walking, roaring baby Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur!
Take the train to Ongar where Dexter will be performing at intervals.
Meet the baby dinosaurs aboard the train.
Follow the dinosaur trail.
Take the train into the ancient Epping ...Read More
Spring Diesel Gala
27, 28 April
the return to traffic of 47635 following roof repairs and a repaint - CONFIRMED AS RUNNING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 2 YEARS!
class 25, D7612, courtesy of South Devon Diesel Traction
our homefleet of 20001, 31438 and 37029
This is the ...Read More
April Real Ale Train
Following the success of our Real Ale Trains last year, we're running them again this year!
Running as part of our Spring Diesel Gala, with classic diesel traction at the helm, the train fare is just £12 for travel after 5pm - with a small discount if booked more than ...Read More
Green Line Running Day - Bus Rally
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 from the following ...Read More
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, ...Read More
Autumn Diesel Gala 2018
15, 16 September
sole surviving Class 17 "Clayton" D8568, courtesy of the Diesel Traction Group
long term visitor 20001
our homefleet of 03170, 31438 and 37029
Regrettably the repairs to 47635 will not be completed in time, so the locomotive will no longer be working at this ...Read More