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Tripping the Light Fantastic!

8th October 2020

The Epping Ongar Railway has taken a bold step of putting on a dazzling light show on the rails for this winter. The innovative show which blends lights and music and lineside displays and a couple of other surprises was created especially for the Railway by Andrew Pooley of AJP ...

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Steam hauled shuttle services this Bank Holiday weekend

23rd August 2020

Steam returns to the Epping Ongar Railway this August Bank Holiday weekend! On Friday to Monday, 28 to 31 August we will be running short steam hauled shuttle trips from North Weald. These will be available at no additional charge for holders of any ticket for our diesel services on the ...

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Getting Back on Track in August

11th July 2020

The Epping Ongar Railway will resume commercial services from 1 August between North Weald and Ongar with trips into Epping Forest. Initially the services will delivered with just one train taking passengers between North Weald and Ongar, with an additional excursion to the forest on the return ...

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Services resume on 1 August

27th June 2020

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce that public services will be running from 1 August. This follows a period of closure due to Covid-19. Further details of our plans for services after re-opening will be provided shortly. ...

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2020 Real Ale Festival postponed

5th May 2020

It is with much sadness that we have to announce the 2020 Epping Ongar Railway beer festival has been postponed into 2021. Whilst it is not yet clear what Government restrictions might still be in place, and with the required lead times requiring stock to be ordered now, the festival ...

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Suspension of services due to Covid-19

20th March 2020

UPDATED 18 April. We have been monitoring the situation in relation to the impact of the Coronavirus and our ability to run commercial services safely and consistent with Government measures and guidance to reduce the amount of social contact and thereby reduce the spread of the ...

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