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2018 in the Penny Salon

27th March 2018

The Penny Salon Gallery at Ongar Station is pleased to present it's first major exhibition for 2018 entitled "Classic Diesels in London and Essex". Having increased the display space by over 30%, the exhibition of nearly 100 framed images, with a diesel theme, mainly covers ...

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(Possibly) the longest Easter Egg Hunt on the edge of London!

27th March 2018

Between the 30th March and the 2nd April, Epping Ongar Railway’s beloved Bertie Bunny will be leading what could be the longest Easter Egg Hunt close to London. The egg hunt will run the length of the railway track from Ongar through to Coopersale, which is the length of 131,579 eggs placed ...

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Recruitment: Catering Manager

19th March 2018

CATERING MANAGER (PART TIME - average 2.5 days a week) LOCATION: EPPING ONGAR RAILWAY based at North Weald Station. Epping Ongar Railway is a volunteer led railway and tourist attraction. The railway is open every weekend between approximately Easter and Halloween, plus ...

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£2000 Grant Award to provide fully accessible coach

20th February 2018

The Epping Ongar Railway is set to become a lot more disability-friendly after a successful bid to the Stansted Airport Community Trust to provide a fully accessible coach on its regular heritage services. The Epping Ongar Railway Volunteer Society (EORVS) and Epping Ongar Railway made a joint ...

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Two buses to debut at Epping Ongar Railway's first bus event of the year

31st January 2018

The line-up of buses for Epping Ongar Railway's first bus event of the year - "Everything Has Doors" - on 18th February 2018 includes two buses making their debut public services in preservation. This event will celebrate "One Person Operation" (OPO) buses. All ...

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S160 announced as first visitor for Steam Gala

1st January 2018

We are delighted to announce the first visitor for our steam gala! United States Army Transportation Corps S160 class, number 5197 will be starring at the event from June 8 to 10. The loco will be working trains over our challenging gradients, some of the steepest and longest in ...

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