There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2018

Get up close to the legendary Flying Scotsman, 28 - 29 April - 

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    Springtime Steam

Coming Up…

  • Rail Ale Trail
    • 28th April 2018,
    • 9th June 2018,
    • 13th October 2018

    Guided Rail Ale Trails - Pies and Pints

    Embark on a Rail Ale Trail and take a voyage of discovery to explore some of the Irwell Valley’s most beautiful locations and excellent pubs.

    Rail Ale Trail Guided Tours provide a structured day out accompanied by a professionally

    • 28th April 2018,
    • 29th April 2018

    Scotsman on Show

    The Peoples Engine returns!

    The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays throughout the year. Get up close and personal to the legendary locomotive that was

  • Aziz Ibrahim

    A very special Saturday Sounds

    Join the Buffer Stops Bar in Rawtenstall for the return of DesiGuitarist Aziz Ibrahim to the valley. Best known for his work with The Stone Roses, Ian Brown and Simply Red, Aziz has also worked with prog rock

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  • A well organised, well maintained attraction that will interest all the family that is very visitor friendly.

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