There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 4th March 2017 using the Blue Timetable 2017
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    Winter at the ELR

Coming Up…

  • A Rail Ale Trail tour guide talks to the group in front of a historic mill in the village of Summerseat
    Caption: History & Hops!
    • 4th March 2017,
    • 18th March 2017,
    • 6th May 2017,
    • 19th August 2017,
    • 25th August 2017,
    • 9th September 2017,
    • 14th October 2017

    Guided Rail Ale Trail - Summerseat & Ramsbottom

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

  • Explore the local area
    • 4th March 2017,
    • 5th March 2017

    Residents' Weekend

    Explore the Irwell Valley at a discount!

    Take full advantage of the special discounted rates ordinarily open only to holders of an ELR permit and explore the line whilst saving money! Take a train up to Ramsbottom and discover niche

  • 48624 Spring Steam Gala
    • 10th March 2017,
    • 11th March 2017,
    • 12th March 2017

    Spring Steam Gala

    Steaming into the new year

    Lostock Hall Motive Power Depot in the 1950’s, a locomotive shed near Preston that served the needs of the North West, providing steam locomotives that served the nation to deliver passengers and goods.

    This

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