There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 3rd October 2020 using the Re-opening Timetable

Flying Scotsman 26 - 27 September Cancelled - 

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Coming Up…

  • Reopening
    • 3rd October 2020,
    • 4th October 2020,
    • 10th October 2020,
    • 11th October 2020,
    • 17th October 2020,
    • 18th October 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.

  • Class 42 Warship
    • 3rd October 2020,
    • 4th October 2020,
    • 10th October 2020,
    • 17th October 2020

    Diesel Service Days

    Day(s) of the Diesels

    We have a special treat for fans of Diesel locomotives this September. On selected days throughout the month DMU Services will be replaced by Diesel services.

    What’s Included

    Featured locomotives include:

    33109

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    • 29th October 2020,
    • 30th October 2020,
    • 31st October 2020

    Halloween Ghost Trains

    EVERY STOP IS A SCARE

    Strange happenings are afoot this Halloween at ELR ... Rumour has it that there have been recent sightings of the notorious - “Irwell Grimm” who's been spooking the staff and locals along the track of ELR.

    Are you

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)!

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  • Dining 2020 and 2021
  • An updated appeal from ELR Chairman Mike Kelly

  • 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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