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).
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Classic Car Rally
The second of our one day classic car shows. Not just for the car enthusiast. Anyone who loves steam and diesel locomotives and buses will have a great day with us too. We are expecting an eclectic mix of some 70 classic, sports cars and other vehicles on our field at North Weald ...Read More
Come and see The Gruffalo
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 Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August, take a steam train ride into the deep dark ...Read More
Bus Rally and Running Day
The second of our bus events for 2020. Theme to be announced.
Look out for further details as our plans develop.
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Autumn Diesel Gala
Visiting locomotives (to be confirmed)
Class 45 "Peak, 45132
our homefleet of 20001, 31438, 37029 and 47635
As usual we will be running a 3 train intensive service throughout the weekend with late running Real Ale trains on ...Read More
September 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 Autumn 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 two weeks ...Read More
Murder Mystery Evening - Riverboat to Murder
Morse or Miss Marple could do it. Can you?
Why not join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem as our professional actors from The Company Upfront present a new plot for 2020.
We take you on a leisurely tour of the entire line from Epping Forest to Ongar whilst ...Read More