There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st February 2020 using the Blue Timetable 2020

Not long to go now until our Winter Diesel Gala, 7 – 8 February - 

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    Winter at the ELR

Coming Up…

  • D832 Ian Furness
    • 7th February 2020,
    • 8th February 2020

    Winter Diesel Gala

    Roar into 2020 with some diesel dynamos

    Join the East Lancashire Railway for the first large scale diesel event of 2020. Enjoy intensive passenger services all weekend with a host of home fleet locomotives.

    What’s Included

    Visitors can

  • Drive a steam train 1
    • 21st February 2020,
    • 28th February 2020,
    • 20th March 2020,
    • 27th March 2020,
    • 24th April 2020,
    • 27th April 2020,
    • 15th May 2020,
    • 18th May 2020,
    • 1st June 2020,
    • 8th June 2020,
    • 19th June 2020,
    • 22nd June 2020,
    • 10th July 2020,
    • 17th July 2020,
    • 10th August 2020,
    • 24th August 2020,
    • 14th September 2020,
    • 25th September 2020,
    • 28th September 2020,
    • 5th October 2020,
    • 16th October 2020,
    • 26th October 2020,
    • 6th November 2020,
    • 20th November 2020

    Drive a Steam Train Experience

    MAKE YOUR DREAM A REALITY

    Become part of the crew! This full day experience will see childhood dreams realised as participants get behind the controls of the engine with time to drive, fire and guard a heritage steam train!

    £449.00 per

    • 6th March 2020,
    • 7th March 2020,
    • 8th March 2020

    Spring Steam Gala

    Springtime Steam

    Welcome to the East Lancashire Railway’s first steam event of the new-year. Our home fleet locomotives will be running all weekend.

    What’s Included

    Enjoy intensive all steam passenger services during the event.

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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