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LMS Jubilee locomotive Leander to make final steamings at Festival of Steam

11th February 2024

London’s heritage railway announces visiting locomotives for new “Festival of Steam” event. The Epping Ongar Railway has announced a change to its previously advertised steam gala, which has now been billed as Festival of Steam event, covering three consecutive weekends of ...

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Epping Ongar Railway hosts local TV personality for TfL podcast

22nd December 2023

This week the Epping Ongar Railway played host to presenter Tim Dunn and broadcaster Rylan Clark as they enjoyed the ultimate Christmas commute! Join them in the TfL Mind the Gap podcast. Tim Dunn gets special permission to take Rylan on a ride in the driver’s cab on a Central line ...

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EOR to welcome 2999 Lady of Legend for Steam Gala

6th December 2023

London’s heritage railway to welcome recreated Saint class locomotive 2999 “Lady of Legend” for its 2024 Steam Gala The Epping Ongar Railway has announced the first visiting locomotive for its 2024 Steam Gala. Great Western Railway (GWR) Saint class locomotive, 2999 ...

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Diesel replaces steam on 9 and 10 September

6th September 2023

Due to the forecasted high temperatures, to ensure the health and safety of our volunteer crews, and to minimise the risk of lineside fires during the prolongued dry period, our steam services will be operated by a diesel locomotive this weekend, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September. This includes ...

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Biggest diesel gala to date with 9 locomotives in action

10th August 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway is preparing for its biggest diesel event to date, with 9 locomotives expected to star at its Autumn Diesel Gala being held between 22 and 24 September. Class 25 locomotive, D7659 (25309) has already been announced as a visiting locomotive, and it will be joined by two ...

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All Hail the Ale

18th July 2023

This coming weekend, 21-23 July, our beer festival returns with the added support of CAMRA for the first time since 2019. The festival organising team have made some changes to the arrangements for this year which we’re all very excited about. Introducing the cask chalet & keg shed ...

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