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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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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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