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Back in steam this late May Bank Holiday weekend

8th May 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce that steam hauled services will return earlier than originally planned. Services between Ongar and North Weald stations will be operated by a steam locomotive over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 29, 30 and 31 May. This ...

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Culture Recovery Fund Grant

2nd April 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway has received a grant of £62,000 from the from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. Nearly £400 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country ...

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Services resume from 22 May

30th March 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce that its heritage services will re-commence on 22 May, subject to the Government's road map remaining unchanged. Due to continuing essential engineering work our initial service will be formed of a heritage diesel multiple unit operating between ...

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Two new steam locomotives join the Epping Ongar Railway fleet

9th February 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway has welcomed two new members to the steam locomotive fleet. Numbers 56 and 63 are Robert Stephenson and Hawthorn saddle tank locomotives which worked at the Stewarts and Lloyds Minerals Ltd quarry at Harringworth, near Corby. A total of nine saddle tank ...

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We'll be back back later in 2021

31st January 2021

All Epping Ongar Railway services are currently suspended. The current Coronoavirus pandemic means we will be unable to operate our usual February half term services. The staff and volunteers in the Management team are keeping an eye on developements with a view to assessing what form of ...

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Services in December and January

20th December 2020

With our part of Essex now falling under tier 4 of the latest government restrictions we have no option other than to cancel our services planned for December and January with immediate effect. We will be in contact with all passengers who have booked to travel with us over this period, in ...

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