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Carriage arrives on loan

1st April 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway has received an additional passenger carriage on loan for the 2023 season. The British Railways Mark 1 carriage, dating from 1958, numbered 35207, is of a type known as a Brake Corridor Second (BSK), seats 32 passengers in 4 compartments and will allow the ...

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First visiting locomotives for steam and diesel galas announced

15th March 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway can reveal details of the first visiting locomotives to attend its steam and diesel galas in 2023. The steam gala, from June 23 to 25, will see British Railways Hawksworth pannier tank locomotive 9466 pay a visit to the steeply graded line, whilst the diesel gala, from ...

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All routes led to success

8th March 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway train and heritage bus services attracted over 2,500 people over the February half term week between 15 and 19 February. With child fares at just £1, passengers were able to enjoy a steam hauled ride through the Essex countryside on part of the former London ...

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New General Manager Appointed

25th February 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway is pleased to announce the appointment of George Saville as its new General Manager. The appointment arises as a result of the previous General Manager deciding to stand down at the end of 2022. Mr Saville has extensive heritage railway knowledge and experience, ...

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2023 events and services announced

2nd February 2023

The Epping Ongar Railway has announced its exciting programme of events for 2023. Building on the success of our 2022 season, the Railway is planning a busy mix of events for families and children as well as special gala weekends for the transport enthusiast. Special Events Your ...

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A dazzling start to Winter services

29th November 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway’s Light Fantastic service has begun brightening up the dark nights this winter! The services have got off to a dazzling start as over 1000 passengers have already experienced the amazing train covered in hundreds of colourful lights. Taking a return journey along the ...

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