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Former London Transport engineering vehicles join the fleet

29th April 2022

Three former London Transport engineering wagons have arrived at the Epping Ongar Railway. Recently purchased from another heritage railway, the wagons will be used by our volunteer track maintenance team. Dean Walton, General Manager said "These wagons will enable the Railway's ...

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Guest locomotives steam in for 10th anniversary gala

11th April 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce the visit of two special guest steam locomotives for its tenth anniversary gala which is taking place over the extended Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend. Closed to passengers by London Transport in September 1994, the line has seen a resurgence as the ...

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10th anniversary and steam gala anouncement

2nd March 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway will be holding a 4 day celebration of the Railway's 10 Years of operations to co-incide with the long Bank Holiday of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The event takes place over 4 days from 2 to 5 June and will be both a celebration of our 10 years and also a steam ...

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Services on Friday 18 February

17th February 2022

Due to the forecast high winds, and to ensure the safety of our passengers, volunteers and staff, we have taken the decision to cancel our train and heritage bus services tomorrow, Friday 18th February. The Epping Ongar Railway runs through the ancient Epping Forest and this decision ...

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Farewell to a transport icon at the Epping Ongar Railway this Sunday

14th February 2022

This Sunday, 20 February, will see the Epping Ongar Railway issue the last tickets from the iconic Gibson ticket machine. The 339 bus route linking Epping to North Weald station, Ongar and Shenfield, which the Railway operates using heritage London buses, is the last commercial use of this type of ...

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Services this February Half Term

27th January 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway will be running heritage steam and diesel services through the Essex countryside and into the historic Epping Forest this coming February half term school holiday. Operating on a line that was formerly part of the London Underground network between North Weald, Ongar and ...

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