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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Autumn Diesel Gala 2018

15, 16 September

featuring: 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 ...

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Steam Gala 2018

8, 9, 10 June

featuring: United States Army Transportation Company S160 Class, 5197, courtesy of the Churnet Valley Railway and the owners Batt Holden Limited GWR Saddle Tank, 813, courtesy of the GWR 813 Preservation Fund and the Severn Valley Railway Hawthorn Leslie locomotive ...

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Family Fun Day 2018

18, 19 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 National Rail ...

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My dad had one of those!

28, 29 July

The 1100 Club will be holding their 2018 National Rally at the Epping Ongar Railway over this weekend, based at North Weald Station. Come along and see the cars you remember everyone owning - 2.2 million 1100s and 1300s were sold, badged as Austin, Morris, Riley, Wolseley, MG and Vanden ...

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Victorian Weekend

30 June, 1 July

Join us for some Victorian fun and antics designed to ever so slightly take you back to the golden age of Queen Victoria! Mr David Oxley brings the Palace of Curiosities back to the Epping Ongar Railway - come to marvel at the Marcus Island Mermaid and other delights from around ...

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London Transport Weekend 2018

12, 13 May

The Railway has a long association with the Underground and London Transport stemming from its time as a part of the Central Line. This weekend, in conjunction with the London Transport Museum is a celebration of all things London Transport. An intensive train service will operate, ...

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