Special Event for Saturday 3rd July 2021

Take a journey through the picturesque Essex countryside and into the historic Epping Forest with our steam and diesel services.

Take time to explore the historic town of Ongar, or, alternatively, why not take the train one way and walk back via the many local footpaths? 

Click or tap this link for more details.

Our heritage bus service remains suspended

Parking will be available at North Weald station (CM16 6BT)

The Epping Fryer lunchtime fish and chip service also runs today. 

Train times

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Steam and diesel hauled service: North Weald to Ongar

  D Steam train logo Steam train logo
D Steam train logo
North Weald (depart) 10.30 11.45 13.00 14.15 15.30
Ongar (arrive) 10.45 12.00 13.15 14.30 15.45

Steam and diesel hauled service: Ongar to North Weald

  D Steam train logo Steam train logo
D Steam train logo
Ongar (depart) 10.55 12.15 13.30 14.45 16.00
North Weald (arrive) 11.10 12.30 13.45 15.00 16.15

A - Train conveys pre-booked dining passengers. Limited accomodation for non dining passengers. 
D - These services are planned to be operated by a diesel locomotive.
Steam train logo - These services are planned to be operated by a steam locomotive.

Diesel service from North Weald to Epping Forest

North Weald (depart) 11.20 12.35 13.50 15.05 16.20
North Weald (arrive) 11.40 12.55 14.10 15.25 16.40

You can only join, or alight from, this diesel service at North Weald. This service is gauranteed to connect with the steam and diesel services to and from  Ongar. You may travel on this service for no extra charge either before, or after, your booked service. 

There are no bus services running in conjunction with these services; parking will available at North Weald station (CM16 6BT), or in public car parks in Ongar. There is no parking available at Ongar station.

Follow this link for details of how to find our stations.


Tickets and Fares

The following fares apply:

Adult: £7.50 single, £15 return; Child (age 3 and over): £4 single; £8 return.
Children under 3 are free - no ticket needed. 

Optional Picnic Lunch: £6 per person

Tickets must be booked in advance up until midnight of the day of travel. All tickets are sold as single fares - you must select both and outward and return services if you are making a return journey. 

To allow us to maintain social distancing on the services, tickets are only valid on the services between North Weald and Ongar, or Ongar and North Weald selected when booking. They also allow travel on the diesel service to Epping Forest either before, or after, your booked service at no additional cost. 

Picnic Lunches can only be purchased in conjunction with a travel ticket. 

All tickets will be scanned electronically on arrival. This can be from a mobile phone or a print out. Please help us by making sure that you have these ready for our volunteers.


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