There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th December 2018 using the Santa Specials Timetable 2018

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    Santa Specials

Coming Up…

  • Santa High Five
    • 14th December 2018

    School Santa Specials

    Santa is a class act!

    The countdown to Christmas has begun, and there’s no better way to give your students a send off before they head home for the holiday than with the East Lancashire Railway’s School Santa Specials. Created

  • Steam engine running through frost covered countryside
    Caption: Steam through a Winter Wonderland
    • 15th December 2018,
    • 16th December 2018,
    • 21st December 2018,
    • 22nd December 2018,
    • 23rd December 2018,
    • 24th December 2018

    Santa Specials

    Tis the Season

    Kick start your Christmas celebrations with a steam train ride through our very own winter wonderland, the Irwell Valley, on what has become a firm family favourite in the North West!

    What’s included?

      • Take a steam
  • Mince Pie Special
    • 26th December 2018

    Mince Pie Special

    The perfect way to unwind after a hectic Christmas, join the East Lancashire Railway for a boxing day train ride and enjoy a complimentary mince pie.

Our visitors say…

  • Quaint station with lovely staff they are nice and friendly and helpful. Enjoyed travelling on the steam locos and will be back!

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