REAL ALE TRAIN
23 SEPTEMBER 2017

Real Ale Train - 23rd September 2017

Following the success of our first Real Ale Train earlier in the year, we're running another!

Running as part of our Autumn Diesel Gala, with classic diesel traction at the helm, the train fare is just £10 for travel after 5pm (£5 for holders of our residents railcard). Alternatively if you wish to enjoy the full day with us, then our All Day Rover ticket includes travel on the Real Ale Train.

Beer on the train!We plan to have 7 real ales from Billericay Brewery and 2 ciders available, bottled ales from Redemption together with bar snacks, onboard the train in the Flag and Whistle Bar

Draft Draught beer list

  • Billericay Zeppelin
  • Billericay Blonde
  • Billericay Dickie
  • Rhythm Stick
  • Chapel St Porter
  • Mayflower Gold
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Additional beer added!

  • Keppels Brewery - Tipsy Crow Stout

Cider list

  • Celtic Marches - Down/Down; 4.6% (Medium)
  • Gwynt Y Ddraig - Farmhouse Scrumpy; 5.3% (Medium)
  • Hogans - Hazy Rays; 3.9% (Sweet)
  • London Glider - Dry; 6% (Dry)
  • Lyme Bay - Sundown (apricot); 4% (Fruit-Flavoured)
  • Sheppy's - Orchard Dew; 6% (Dry)

A hot food option of Beef Stew with Yorkshire pudding will also be available - order on the train (additional charge).

Leave the car at home! We plan to run our connecting heritage buses between North Weald and Epping Underground station later into the evening.

Train Times

The train timetable can be found here. Remember the £10 fare is only applicable for travel after 5pm. If you wish to join us earlier you will need to purchase a "day rover" ticket.

Addtional Buses. As well as our regular 339 bus service, additional bus services will operate as follows:

  • 16.48 Epping - North Weald (Arrive 17.00) - £10 fare valid on this bus
  • 17.35 North Weald - Epping (Arrive 17.47)
  • 17.50 Epping - North Weald (Arrive 18.00)
  • 18.35 North Weald - Epping (Arrive 18.47)
  • 18.50 Epping - North Weald (Arrive 19.02)
  • 20.05 North Weald - Epping (Arrive 20.17)
  • 21.35 North Weald - Epping (Arrive 21.47)


  • 16.47 Shenfield - Ongar (Arrive 17.12) - £10 fare valid on this bus
  • 18.15 Ongar - Shenfield (Arrive 18.40)
  • 19.45 Ongar - Shenfield (Arrive 20.10)

Tickets can be booked online using the link below, now!

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