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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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Epping Ongar Light Fantastic - Helping our friends in the Emergency Services

7th November 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway will start running its amazing Lights Train on 18 November from Ongar to North Weald. The show, revamped following feedback from 2022, is much improved with bigger and better displays and makes use of the ample parking available in Ongar Town Centre. Fares for all have ...

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Epping Ongar Railway hosts ORR policy teams for informal visit

7th October 2022

In early October, the Railway welcomed His Majesty's Principal Inspector of Railways, Steve Turner, and a group from an Office of Rail and Road (ORR) policy team. The ORR develops regulations that apply to heritage railways, as well as the national rail network, and this informal visit was ...

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Statement on the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II

8th September 2022

On behalf of the Railway and all our community, we are very saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty the Queen and offer our condolences to the whole royal family at this very sad time, with gratitude for decades of public service as the longest-serving monarch in British history. Our ...

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