There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th August 2020 using the Re-opening Timetable

We're reopening August weekends 2020 - 

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    The East Lancashire Railway

Coming Up…

    • 15th August 2020,
    • 16th August 2020,
    • 22nd August 2020,
    • 23rd August 2020,
    • 29th August 2020,
    • 30th August 2020,
    • 31st August 2020

    East Lancashire Railway Re-Opening

    The East Lancashire Railway is back!

    Important note following new guidelines

    The time is finally here! The East Lancashire Railway is thrilled to be able to announce that we will begin running limited services every Saturday and Sunday

    • 6th September 2020

    Vintage Transport Gathering

    We’re in love with your cars!

    The one and only Vintage Transport Gathering makes a welcome return to the East Lancashire Railway in 2020.

    What’s Included

    The exhibition will be sited outside of the Bury Transport Museum and will feature

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    • 9th October 2020,
    • 10th October 2020,
    • 11th October 2020

    Autumn Steam Gala

    Season of Steam

    This is it, the last big steam event of 2020. Don’t miss this chance to ride behind both home fleet and special guest engines at the East Lancashire Railway.

    What’s Included

    Take a ride on all steam hauled passenger

Our visitors say…

  • The ELR experience takes you back in time to travel from a previous BR era. Great fun for both children and parents (and grandparents too)!

Notices and promotions

  • An updated appeal from ELR Chairman Mike Kelly

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  • ELR Chairman
  • Find timetables and fares here
  • Find out how you can support the East Lancashire Railway
  • Resident's permits available

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