Thursday, 5 September 2019

8th September RT and RF Celebration - Epping & Ongar Railway

The event based at the Railway's North Weald Station will feature new routes operating to local towns and villages. The regular route 339 will also run connecting Epping Underground station (Central Line, zone 6) with North Weald at regular intervals. 
Greenline RT buses

Vehicles

All routes will be operated by RT family and RF vehicles. Expect some visiting vehicles and possibly a surprise or two!
Vehicles expected include: RT1, RT8, RTW75, RT113, RTL1076, RTL1105, RTL1256, RT1499, RT1702, RT3062, RT3228, RT3238 and RT3254 and many others!.
RT1 RT8 RT3238

Road Run and Line up

At the end of the day expect a truly memorable road run featuring up to 30 RT and RF type vehicles, with excellent opportunities for photos, concluding with a line up of all the vehicles! 

Routes

Services will operate the following routes: 
  • 20A - North Weald - Wake Arms - Loughton Station
  • 205A - North Weald - Waltham Abbey
  • 250 - North Weald - Wake Arms - Theydon Bois
  • 718 - North Weald - Wake Arms - Chingford
  • 720 - North Weald - Harlow
There will also be a High Beech tour, and a road run at the end of the day. 
A link to services to the Lodge Coaches open day at High Easter will run departing North Weald at 11.45 and arriving back at 14.15.
You can download a copy of the timetable below. 
RT Buses RF Buses

Pop Up Shop - EFE Buses

A special Pop Up shop will be open at North Weald Station selling new and second hand EFE London buses. There will probably be the largest selection of London buses in the world at competitive prices - so bring your 'wants' list.
Also on sale at the Pop Up Shop and at the Gift Shop will be London themed new and second hand bus books, DVDs and other related bus merchandise.

Timetable

The timetable for the trains and 339 and 381 bus services can be found here.
The bus timetable for the additional services can be downloaded here. Bus allocations will be added nearer to the event. 

Fares

Standard fares apply, giving unlimited travel on all trains and buses (including the additional routes) all day.
Adult £14; Concession £13; Child £7. Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £36.
Select 8 September, and "All Day Rover" from the options below.
If you do not want to travel on the trains, the popular "bus only" rover will also available closer to the event priced at £10 (Child: £5). This will allow travel on all of our additional bus services and our route 339 and 381 buses linking Epping Underground and North Weald stations. 
Access to the site at North Weald will be restricted to passengers in possession of a valid All Day rover, or Bus only rover, ticket. 

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