There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2018

Get up close to the legendary Flying Scotsman, 28 - 29 April - 

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    Springtime Steam

Coming Up…

  • 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

  • Rail Ale Trail
    • 28th April 2018,
    • 9th June 2018,
    • 13th October 2018

    Guided Rail Ale Trails - Pies and Pints

    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

    • 28th April 2018,
    • 29th April 2018

    Scotsman on Show

    The Peoples Engine returns!

    The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays throughout the year. Get up close and personal to the legendary locomotive that was

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  • A well organised, well maintained attraction that will interest all the family that is very visitor friendly.

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