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.
View our Upcoming Events
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
Steam Gala 2018
8, 9, 10 June
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More