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Suspension of services in April due to Covid-19

20th March 2020

We have been monitoring the situation in relation to the impact of the Coronavirus and our ability to run commercial services safely and consistent with Government measures and guidance to reduce the amount of social contact and thereby reduce the spread of the virus. With this in mind, ...

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Postponement of Mothers Day Dining Services

18th March 2020

It won’t be a surprise and we share your disappointment but we have decided to postpone the Mother’s Day services planned for this Sunday, 22 March. For the well being of our passengers, volunteers and staff we have concluded that it would have been difficult to meet the most recent ...

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Services in April

18th March 2020

In light of the ongoing public health situation, we are currently reviewing our planned services in April. Please look out for a further announcement. ...

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Treat your mum to a very special dining experience

1st March 2020

This Mother's Day, 22nd March, why not give that special lady in your life a REAL TREAT. New for this year, we have three exciting dining experiences to offer. Each is a high-quality dining experience, created and served by a top local catering company, served on our steam hauled trains to ...

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Services on Wednesday 19 February

18th February 2020

Following a routine inspection whilst our steam locomotive, Pitchford Hall, was being prepared for service a fault was discovered. Services on Wednesday 19 February will be provided by our impressive Class 37 diesel engine and the diesel multiple unit. Photo: Mark Lewis The maintenance ...

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Best Year Ever for Passengers on the Epping Ongar Railway

17th January 2020

The Epping Ongar Railway carried 45,710 passengers in 2019, which was 3,906 more than the previous record set in 2018. The passenger numbers in 2019 were boosted by a bumper number traveling on the Santa Specials when over 16,000 people rode on his special train in December. Earlier in the year, ...

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