All aboard heritage steam trains at the Epping Ongar Railway

Chipping Ongar, Essex

Pay a visit to Epping Ongar Railway, and ride on running steam and diesel engines between period stations, through countryside and forest.

Just a short trip from London, the award-winning Epping Ongar Railway is Essex's longest heritage railway line. Passing through period styled stations and scenic stretches of countryside, the whole family will enjoy this trip back through time.

With a variety of special events throughout the year, there's plenty to build a short break around. From family fun days (including Peppa Pig and Easter Egg Hunts) to 1940s themed days and Santa Specials, there's something exciting to see and do all year round.

Travel in comfort on vintage trains and buses between historic towns, and with your great value ticket you can travel as much as you like all day long on the three transport experiences – making a great day out for all ages whatever the weather. Ticket prices vary throughout the year but keep an eye out for special Kids for a Quid prices during half-terms.

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For more local tourist information:

  • Brentwood Tourist Information Centre
  • Contact Details 01277 312500

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A former mainline heritage diesel on Essex’s longest heritage railwayA former mainline heritage diesel on Essex’s longest heritage railway © Epping Ongar Railway
“Pitchford Hall” pulls into North Weald with a train from Ongar.“Pitchford Hall” pulling into North Weald with a train from Ongar © Epping Ongar Railway
Classic vintage buses are included with your ticketClassic vintage buses © Epping Ongar Railway
Ongar station dates from 1865 and is now Grade II listedOngar station © Epping Ongar Railway
GWR Tank Number 4141 pulls into North Weald stationGWR Tank Number 4141 pulling into North Weald station © Epping Ongar Railway

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