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The Penny Salon Gallery reopens on 24 July

19th July 2021

With all the uncertainties about foreign travel in the current post-Covid situation we take a look back to a time when holidays in Britain were the norm. The end of World War 2 in 1945 led to a resurgence in travel and tourism after the restrictions imposed during the hostilities. But this was ...

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Services this Spring and Summer

7th June 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway will continue to run a simple diesel service until 19 June. Steam services return from 20 June with a special Father's Day steam hauled service. Our regular steam and diesel hauled services are planned to resume from 26 June with trains operating every Saturday ...

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Carriage arrives at the Epping Ongar Railway

24th May 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is pleased to welcome an additional carriage to enhance its coaching stock fleet. British Railways Mark 1 open coach, 4947 was built in 1961 at Wolverton works and currently wears the attractive "carmine and cream" livery. The vehicle was previously based ...

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Back in steam this late May Bank Holiday weekend

8th May 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce that steam hauled services will return earlier than originally planned. Services between Ongar and North Weald stations will be operated by a steam locomotive over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 29, 30 and 31 May. This ...

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Culture Recovery Fund Grant

2nd April 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway has received a grant of £62,000 from the from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. Nearly £400 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country ...

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Services resume from 22 May

30th March 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce that its heritage services will re-commence on 22 May, subject to the Government's road map remaining unchanged. Due to continuing essential engineering work our initial service will be formed of a heritage diesel multiple unit operating between ...

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