Ongar railway station

former London Underground station

Ongar tube station is a former London Underground station in the town of Chipping Ongar, Essex. Until its closure in 1994, it was the easternmost point of the Central line, and from 1961 until its closure in 1994 it held the distinction of being the London Underground station farthest from Central London.[1]

Ongar railway station in 1980.jpg
PlaceChipping Ongar
Local authorityEpping Forest (district)
Opened byEastern Counties Railway
Key datesOpened 1865 (Central line)
Closed 1994 (Central line)
Reopened 2004 (EOR)
Closed every winter


  1. Before 1961, the Metropolitan line's north-western terminus at Aylesbury was the most distant. After Ongar's closure, the most distant is the Metropolitan line's Chesham

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     Heritage railways  
North Weald   Epping Ongar Railway   Terminus
Disused railways
Preceding station     London Underground   Following station
towards Epping
Central lineTerminus
towards Epping
Central line

Coordinates: 51°42′32″N 0°14′34″E / 51.70889°N 0.24278°E / 51.70889; 0.24278