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All services diesel hauled on 19 and 20 October

17th October 2019

Due to steam locomotive "Metropolitan Number 1" undergoing additional maintenance, all of our services will be diesel hauled this weekend. Class 37 locomotive, D6729 (37029) will operate alongside our Diesel Multiple Unit. We are sorry for any disappointment this will cause. Our ...

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Railway Ramblers hit the trail at Epping

10th September 2019

The Epping Ongar Railway has introduced a new ticket, the Railway Rambler, to encourage people to take a single journey by heritage bus and train to Ongar and return by walking a 7½ mile section of the scenic Essex Way. On Saturday, Alison Stewart-Paterson and her family from Balham ...

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Visitors vote for their favourite

10th September 2019

The Penny Salon exhibition from July 19 – September 1 - "Into the Morning" - was the third in presenter Geoff Silcock’s trilogy showcasing his ‘best of’ from 55 years of railway photography. As with the first in the series last year, we invited visitors to ...

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Spectacular Line-Up of Heritage Buses This Weekend

3rd September 2019

This Sunday, 8 September, the Epping Ongar Railway is celebrating two of London’s iconic bus types, the RT double decker which saw service from 1947 until 1979 and the RF single decker which first entered service in 1951 with the last examples withdrawn a week before the RT types in ...

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Visiting Hunslet Austerity to work steam services 30 August - 1 September

28th August 2019

Steam hauled services over the weekend of 30 August to 1 September will be operated by visiting Hunslet Austerity locomotive, 3890 . This was the last standard steam locomotive to be built for the UK (prior to recent new build steam locomotives) and was the 484th locomotive of the type ...

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All tracks led to beer and cider

3rd August 2019

Between Friday 19 July and Sunday 21, for the 7th time, North Weald station rang out to the sounds of clinking glasses and cheers as over 1800 people enjoyed the biggest beer festival, we have held yet. Despite some inclement weather on Friday, drinkers were not deterred and sampled many ales ...

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