There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 17th November 2018 using the Blue Timetable 2018 - possible amendments may apply

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    Winter at the ELR

Coming Up…

  • Buffer Stops
    • 17th November 2018

    Saturday Sounds

    The best in beers and beats!

    Stuck for something to do Saturday Nights? Join the East Lancashire Railway’s own Buffer Stops Bar for evenings of steam powered sounds. Running the gamut from folk to classic rock, and set within the cosy

  • Lancashire Weekend
    • 17th November 2018,
    • 18th November 2018

    Lancashire Weekend

    Wave the flag for the home county

    It’s all things Lancashire at this special themed weekend celebrating the historic day when the county sent its first representatives to Parliament.

    What’s included?

    Enjoy a host of fun folksy events

  • Rail Ale Trail

    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

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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