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A train covered in Christmas Lights is coming to Epping

The Epping-Ongar heritage railway is launching a special service for this winter, with trains covered in Christmas lights.

Steam trains return to the Epping Ongar Railway for the Bank Holiday

This coming Bank Holiday weekend, steam trains will once again ply the route along the Epping Ongar Railway.

Support the campaign to bring a vintage tube train to Epping

As the old 1938 era tube trains are coming to the end of their extended life on the Isle of Wight, a campaign has been launched to return one to London.

Isle of Wight tube trains could return to London

It’s been confirmed that one of the Isle of Wight tube trains could make a return to London in the near future.

Campaign launched to save a steam railway

London’s nearest heritage railway, the Epping Ongar, has launched a campaign to save the steam trains from permanent closure.

Epping Ongar Railway reports record visitor numbers

London’s nearest full size heritage railway, the Epping Ongar Railway says that its had its busiest year yet, thanks largely to themed events on the railway.

Old trains and a countryside ramble

A new ticket deal from the Epping Ongar Railway makes it cheaper to take a heritage train trip on the edges of London.

Tickets Alert: Five steam trains coming to Epping

This weekend, the Epping Ongar heritage railway, at the end of the Central line, will be hosting a grand total of five steam trains chugging decoratively through the Essex countryside.

Vintage tube train arrives at the Epping Ongar railway

The heritage railway at Epping, formerly part of the Central line has gained its very own tube train, a 1959 era Northern line carriage.

An art gallery in an old railway station

Ongar station, once part of the Central line has a small art gallery inside it now, and their first exhibition of the year is appropriately about trains.

Miniature steam trains for Epping

The Epping Ongar Railway, a heritage line with lots of big steam trains has gained a smaller counterpart – a fully working miniature steam railway.

Tickets Alert: Celebrate the 50th birthday of the Class 50 locomotive

Next month marks their 50th anniversary, and there will be one running along a stretch of former London Underground track to celebrate.

Tickets Alert: London Transport returns to Ongar

The Epping Ongar Railway — a steam heritage line in East London — is going back to its roots, back to when it was part of the Central Line.

One Step Closer to Steam Trains at Epping Tube Station

The Epping Ongar Railway, that doesn’t actually run from Epping has made a step closer to joining up with its namesake. When the Epping to Ongar section of the Central Line was closed down, and later turned into a heritage

Tube trains return to a disused tube line

Later this month will be a chance to see tube trains make a special return to a part of the Central Line that stopped passenger services 20 years ago.

London’s nearest steam railway needs a new bridge

The steam train service running along a length of old Central line tube train tracks up at Epping is seeking funds to install a new railway bridge.

Ride in the drivers cab along the old Central Line

Want to ride in the drivers cab of a locomotive along part of the old Central line? Well, you can later this month.

Steam trains to run along part of the Central Line in June

Tickets for another of the London Underground’s 150th anniversary events have just gone on sale, and include some pretty decent prices for trips in a luxuriously restored Victorian steam carriage.