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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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Esoteric Steam at the Penny Salon this Autumn

2nd September 2021

The latest exhibiton at The Penny Salon Gallery at Ongar station, "The Esoteric Steam of Geoff Silcock", goes on display from the start of September. Conceived in early 2020, the long awaited first part of the trilogy features several themes, starting in the London area with ...

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Class 14 to visit for Diesel Gala

12th August 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway are pleased to announce the visit of Class 14 diesel hydraulic locomotive D9551 to the Railway for our Diesel Gala on 25 and 26 September. The locomotive carries a "golden ochre" livery, and is only the second member of the class of locomotive to operate ...

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London Transport Locomotive to visit the Epping Ongar Railway

9th August 2021

The Epping Ongar Railway, which operates heritage trains over a former part of the London Underground Central Line, is delighted to announce that a former London Transport steam locomotive will be visiting the line later in 2021. The locomotive L.92 is a former Great Western Railway pannier tank ...

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