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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Steam Gala

11, 12 September

Our annual steam gala is planned to take place on 11 and 12 September, with an intensive steam hauled service in operation. Further details to be announced. Why not sign up to our newsletter, via the homepage, or like or follow us on social media to be among the first to find ...

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Dinosaur Weekend

18, 19 September

Come and meet Baxter the T-Rex - he's normally very friendly, except when hungry! Plus meet the baby dinosaurs on board the train! See Baxter the T-Rex as you arrive at North Weald Visit the mini Jurassic playground Take a steam hauled train ride ...

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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 livery Class ...

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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. Steam and diesel trains in operation, and more besides - perhaps with a London Transport theme! Further details to be announced. Why not sign up to our newsletter, via the ...

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Fright Week

27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October

Dress up in your scariest outfit and join our full size ghost train as we promise ever more Hallowe'en fun! Further details and fares to be announced early summer. Why not sign up for our newsletter via our homepage, or follow us on facebook and twitter for ...

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