End of an Era - Bus Running Day20 February

Our first bus event of 2022!

Crew operated RT bus 

Our first bus event of 2022, sees the "end of an era" - our tribute to the passing of crew operation and the iconic Gibson ticket machine. We commemorate the last commercial use of the Gibson machine - possibly anywhere in the world.

The event will feature vehicles operating additional routes through the glorious Essex countryside. Further vehicles will be on display at North Weald station. 


Vehicles operating on the day

Routemaster Bus - CRL4
Operating a feeder service from Chingford on route 718

Bus DM1052

Metrobus - M1
Courtesy of Ensignbus

Bus MB90

RF Bus - RF 392

RF Bus - RF 636

Visiting vehicle RM613
A rare opportunity to ride on this vehicle which features on the skidpan in "Secrets of the Transport Museum".

Routemaster Bus RMC1507

RT bus RT1790

RT Bus - RT2150

RT Bus - RT3238

RT bus - RT3933

Visiting vehicle SM1

Further vehicles to be announced. 


Additional Bus Routes and timetable

You can find the timetable for all the additional routes, together with vehicle allocations here. Vehicle allocations are subject to availability on the day. 

The normal route 339 bus service will also operate linking Epping Underground station with North Weald. Details of the 339 timetable can be found here.


Evening Photographic Road Run

An early evening photographic road run will take place at the end of the event using many of the event vehicles. For ticket holders wishing to attend this, then additional feeder buses will return to Epping (Route 339) and Chingford (Route 718) at the end of the road run. See the timetable for details.


Train services

You can find the times of the train services, together with times of the connecting 339 bus service here. Train services are planned to be operated by steam and diesel locomotives. 

 Crew operated RT buses



The following great value fares apply today. Tickets are valid all day and offer unlimited travel on all our trains and heritage buses, including the additional bus services being operated as part of our bus event. 

Adult: £14;
Concession: £13;
Child: £7;
Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children): £36.

Children under 3 are free - no ticket needed. 

You can purchase these tickets now, by selecting 20 February from the dates below. 

BUS ONLY FARES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. These are only valid on the bus services, and will not allow travel on the train services. These tickets can only be purchased on the day. 

Adult: £10;
Child: £5

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