There are trains running today using the Sulzer Theme Day Timetable 2019

New Special Guest Engine announced at the Spring Steam Gala, 8 – 10 March - 

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Coming Up…

  • Photography Experience
    • 16th February 2019,
    • 9th March 2019,
    • 20th April 2019,
    • 11th May 2019,
    • 25th May 2019,
    • 15th June 2019,
    • 13th July 2019,
    • 10th August 2019,
    • 21st September 2019,
    • 19th October 2019

    Photography Experiences

    Photography Experiences

    Our Photography Experiences offer you opportunities to get unique photos of heritage trains amidst stunning rural scenery and industrial landscapes, and are ideal for both beginners and veterans.

    Learn about the

  • Sulzer Saturday
    • 16th February 2019

    Sulzer Theme Day

    Bring on the Diesels

    Don’t miss this special celebration themed around the masterpieces of the legendary Sulzer Brothers Foundry.

    What’s Included

    All of the days services are set to be hauled by one of a number of Sulzer Diesel

  • Wizard Academy
    • 21st February 2019,
    • 11th April 2019,
    • 30th May 2019,
    • 25th July 2019,
    • 1st August 2019,
    • 15th August 2019,
    • 29th August 2019,
    • 24th October 2019,
    • 25th October 2019

    Wizard Academy

    Meddle in the affairs of Wizards

    TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE

    You have been selected to attend the Wizard Academy at the East Lancashire Railway. Join a magical cast of wacky warlocks and wild witches as you brush up on your broomstick flying,

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