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2022 programme to be announced shortly

9th January 2022

The Epping Ongar Railway is currently closed for winter maintenance. Following a successful period of Santa Special and Epping Ongar Light Fantastic services, the coming weeks will see our volunteers undertaking essential maintenance to our stations, track and rolling stock. The Railway will ...

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Cancellation of New Years Steam event

17th December 2021

Daytime steam services cancelled on 1 & 2 January Over the past weeks, the Epping Ongar Railway has operated an intensive service of Santa Specials and Epping Ongar Light Fantastic services and the staff and volunteers have pulled out all the stops and continue to do so. However as time ...

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Varied work of our volunteers

9th December 2021

Our Epping Ongar Light Fantastic trains presented a different challenge last night (Wednesday 8 December) when our Train Manager was asked if he could help a party on the train. A passenger calmly explained that her son had thrown her phone out of a window! She gave us a vague location on a map ...

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Essex’s Only Light Fantastic Train Spectacle Set to Sell Out on First Weekend

16th November 2021

The volunteers of the Epping Ongar Railway are putting the finishing touches to the Light Fantastic services this week ahead of what will be a sell-out first weekend as only a few tickets are still available on Sunday. The Light Fantastic service takes passengers from North Weald to Ongar and ...

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Three London Transport liveried locomotives in action this weekend

5th October 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway has assembled an impressive range of London Transport related locomotives as part of its London Transport Weekend. Seeking to highlight its nearly 50 years as part of the London Underground as the Eastern Terminus of the Central Line the Railway has pulled together an ...

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Three London Transport liveried locomotives working together this October

12th September 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway is please to annouce that class 20 diesel locomotive, 20227, will be paying a short visit this October. The locomotive, in the striking London Transport maroon livery will be in action working trains over the former London Underground route between Epping Forest and ...

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