There are trains running today using the Re-Opening Timetable All Diesel

Day Out With Thomas 24 - 25 Oct Cancelled - 

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Coming Up…

  • Reopening
    • 25th October 2020,
    • 29th October 2020,
    • 30th October 2020,
    • 31st October 2020,
    • 1st November 2020,
    • 14th November 2020,
    • 15th November 2020

    East Lancashire Railway Re-Opening

    ELR TO KEEP STEAMING IN TIER THREE

    Running This Weekend.

    Saturday 51456 or 32 and Class 50, 50015

    Sunday Scenic Diesel Railcar x 2

    ELR will remain open to visitors following the announcement of tier three restrictions for Greater

  • Halloween 1
    • 29th October 2020,
    • 30th October 2020,
    • 31st October 2020

    Halloween Ghost Trains

    EVERY STOP IS A SCARE

    Strange happenings are afoot this Halloween at ELR ... Rumour has it that there have been recent sightings of the notorious - “Irwell Grimm” who's been spooking the staff and locals along the track of ELR.

    Are you

  • Class 144
    • 7th November 2020,
    • 8th November 2020

    DMU Weekend

    D-M-Eureka

    Good things come in small packages, enjoy a day with these diminutive powerhouses as they take their well-deserved spot in the limelight for this event.

    What’s Included

    Enjoy intensive all DMU services on both days of the

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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  • Dining 2020 and 2021
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  • An updated appeal from ELR Chairman Mike Kelly

  • ELR Chairman
  • Find timetables and fares here
  • Find out how you can support the East Lancashire Railway
  • Resident's permits available

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