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The Night Comes On in the Penny Salon

5th October 2018

The first part of Geoff Silcock's trilogy of his best photographic work - 'And the Night Comes On' starts this weekend in the Penny Salon Gallery at Ongar Station, and will continue until the end of October. This features black and white and later colour photographs spanning a ...

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The Penny Salon into Autumn and beyond

5th August 2018

August 2018 will be marked at many heritage railways throughout Britain as the 50th anniversary of the end of main line steam on British Railways on 11 August 1968 and the steam ban that was placed on BR tracks following this. At the EOR, we are remembering this by an exhibition in the Penny Salon ...

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In search of Great Eastern steam in the Penny Salon Gallery

19th June 2018

Arranged to coincide with the historical nature of the forthcoming Victorian Weekend of 30 June and 1 July, the latest photographic presentation in the Penny Salon Gallery at Ongar station is "On the trail of Great Eastern steam..." by resident ...

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Real Ale Train Success Story

11th June 2018

Over a hundred passengers travelled on the Epping Ongar Railway’s first steam-powered Real Ale Train on 9 June 2018. Along the way the passengers managed to work through the 7 different casks drinking 303 pints and consuming 50 portions of fish and chips. For the duration of the service ...

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Malcolm Root Painting Unveiled at Steam Gala Exhibition

10th June 2018

To mark the first anniversary of "The Penny Salon" at Ongar Station, Malcolm Root F.G.R. A. unveiled his latest painting at Ongar Station on 9 June 2018. The painting was inspired by the Epping to Ongar line in the early 1950s, when the line to Ongar was connected by the steam ...

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Five Loco Line Up for Steam Gala

31st May 2018

The Epping Ongar Railway 2018 Steam Gala line up has been confirmed as United States Army Transportation Company S160 Class, 5197 GWR 813 0-6-0 Saddle Tank Hunslet Austerity Lord Phil Metropolitan Number 1, and Hawthorn Leslie locomotive ‘Isabel’ This is the first ...

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