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 Event Archive
Real Ale Festival
19, 20, 21 July
Live music on and off the trains
Trains and buses run into the evening on Friday and Saturday
Our biggest Real Ale Festival to date!
Tickets now on sale - scroll down to buy!
Our 7th Real Ale Festival will be held between 19 and 21 July, in ...Read More
PAW Patrol visit
3, 4 August
Your favourite characters from PAW Patrol visit the Epping Ongar Railway over two fantastic days!
On Saturday 3 August Chase and Skye are visiting and on Sunday 4 August Marshall and Rubble will be here. The heroic pups will be making appearances at intervals on each day ...Read More
Vintage Steam Weekend
10, 11 August
We'll have a wonderful collection of steam traction engines big and small on display and moving around North Weald station - an excellent mid-Summer day out. Steam and Diesel train services too!
Keep an eye on this page for further details.
Our regular steam and diesel ...Read More
August Real Ale Train
Following the success of our Real Ale Trains last year, we're running them again this year!
A special event Real Ale Train.
The train fare is just £12 for travel, with a small discount if booked more than two weeks in advance (£6 for holders of our residents ...Read More
Family Fun Day
17, 18 August
It's our 'Family Fun Day' - as much fun as a day by the seaside but with steam trains and vintage buses! Moreover getting to the Epping Ongar Railway by public transport couldn't be easier. So, avoid the queues to the coast and take the Central Line tube to Epping or ...Read More
Come and see The Gruffalo
25, 26 August
Oh help! Oh no! It’s a Gruffalo! And he's coming to the Epping Ongar Railway!
Every child's favourite storybook character, The Gruffalo, has found his way to the Epping Ongar Railway.
On Sunday 25th & Bank Holiday 26th August, take a steam train ride into the deep ...Read More