Special Events



27 November

Ongar Christmas Lights Switch On

Special Service North Weald to Ongar for the great switch on!

1845 from North Weald

2000, 2100 return from Ongar


5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 22, 23 & 24

Santa Specials*

Santa Visits Ongar

Having enjoyed his previous visits, Father Christmas is returning to the EOR this December to help spread festive cheer. Departing North Weald, Santa will travel through the train and present all the good boys and girls with their very own gift. Good mums and dads get a free mince pie and a glass of mulled wine too.

Advanced booking is essential. For more information and booking, please visit our dedicated Santa Specials page.

Sunday 27, Monday 28 & Thursday 31
Mince Pie Specials

Escape the repeats on TV and enjoy a locally produced mince pie. A special gift for every passenger.

January 2016

Friday 1 - Saturday 2
New Year Gala

What better way to kick off the new year than with a visit to an award winning railway and it's first gala of 2016. To round off the season we’ll be running an intensive timetable, making good use of our steam and diesel home fleet.

Further details to be announced. Keep up to date with the latest details on our social media pages!

Check the website before each event for further details.
Alternatively, follow our social media pages for regular updates.

*Special Fares Apply

We reserve the right to alter or suspend events with little or no advance notice. Any such action will be made clear through our website and social media pages. Advertised attractions are subject to availability.

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