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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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Travel to Excursions 2020 show by heritage bus with VIP show access

4th December 2019

Now in its 45th year, ExcursionsTM is firmly established as the premier national group travel trade show where over 1,200 group organisers, coach and tour operators meet face to face with over 300 attractions, destination partners and fellow tour operators from across the UK to discover, discuss ...

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Free Service for Ongar Christmas Lights

28th November 2019

The Epping Ongar Railway is pleased to offer a free shuttle service for local residents planning to visit the Ongar Christmas Lights switch on this Friday, 29th November. The free shuttle service will depart from North Weald at 17.30 and 18.20, returning from Ongar at 18.45 and 19.20. ...

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Railway Ramblers hit the trail at Epping

10th September 2019

The Epping Ongar Railway has introduced a new ticket, the Railway Rambler, to encourage people to take a single journey by heritage bus and train to Ongar and return by walking a 7½ mile section of the scenic Essex Way. On Saturday, Alison Stewart-Paterson and her family from Balham ...

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