There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2016

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  • Photo: Discover the magic of steam!
    Steam in Summer

Coming Up…

  • A full line real ale journey

    Taking in the entirety of the East Lancashire Railway line this professionally guided Rail Ale tour includes a scrumptious pub lunch at The Railway and affords more than a few opportunities to wet your whistle with some delicious local ales

  • Caption: D335 in the sunshine
    • 8th July 2016,
    • 9th July 2016,
    • 10th July 2016

    Summer Diesel Spectacular

    Put the power down

    Motor into summer at one of the East Lancashire Railway's most spectacular Diesel events of the year.

    This three day festival will feature an intensive, all diesel timetable running locomotives from the ELR home fleet

  • Photographing Trains
    Caption: Photographing Trains
    • 13th July 2016,
    • 16th July 2016,
    • 17th August 2016,
    • 20th August 2016,
    • 14th September 2016,
    • 17th September 2016,
    • 8th October 2016,
    • 12th October 2016

    Photography Courses

    Capture memories to treasure forever!

    The thrill of capturing the perfect photograph, from the opportunistic lucky snap to the carefully composed shot that took hours, or even days of preparation, is something that we have all experienced

Our visitors say…

  • It is a good trip out on the train and there are different places you can stop off along the way to shop or have a bite to eat or you can eat on the train at certain times.

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