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Services in April

18th March 2020

In light of the ongoing public health situation, we are currently reviewing our planned services in April. Please look out for a further announcement. ...

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Treat your mum to a very special dining experience

1st March 2020

This Mother's Day, 22nd March, why not give that special lady in your life a REAL TREAT. New for this year, we have three exciting dining experiences to offer. Each is a high-quality dining experience, created and served by a top local catering company, served on our steam hauled trains to ...

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Services on Wednesday 19 February

18th February 2020

Following a routine inspection whilst our steam locomotive, Pitchford Hall, was being prepared for service a fault was discovered. Services on Wednesday 19 February will be provided by our impressive Class 37 diesel engine and the diesel multiple unit. Photo: Mark Lewis The maintenance ...

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Best Year Ever for Passengers on the Epping Ongar Railway

17th January 2020

The Epping Ongar Railway carried 45,710 passengers in 2019, which was 3,906 more than the previous record set in 2018. The passenger numbers in 2019 were boosted by a bumper number traveling on the Santa Specials when over 16,000 people rode on his special train in December. Earlier in the year, ...

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Exciting 2020 Programme of Events Announced

23rd December 2019

The Epping Ongar Railway is delighted to announce it's programme of special events for 2020. The exciting programme features some new events for 2020, together with many old favourites. To celebrate Mother's Day on 22 March, the Railway is pleased to offer three special ...

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Snow and Steam at the Penny Salon Gallery

21st December 2019

Snow – it wouldn’t be winter without it. So take the magic of snow and add the spectacle of steam. If you get sun as well the results can be stunning. Judge for yourself in this exhibition of some the best of steam railway photography by Geoff Silcock taken over the last six decades. ...

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