There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2017
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    Winter at the ELR

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  • Out and about on the ELR
    • 25th February 2017,
    • 26th February 2017

    School's Out - February Half Term

    Half-time hijinks!

    It seems like it’s been barely any time at all since the little-ones went back to school after Christmas, but here we are again. A whole week of school free time looms before you, a week you need to fill to avoid those

  • Mystery at the Magic Museum
    • 25th February 2017,
    • 26th February 2017

    Mystery at the Magic Museum

    Can you solve the Mystery at the Magic Museum?

    Travel to Bury Transport Museum for an amazing adventure as history comes to life around you!

    In the Mystery of the Magic Museum you must unravel the secret of an ancient spell that has

  • A Rail Ale Trail tour guide talks to the group in front of a historic mill in the village of Summerseat
    Caption: History & Hops!
    • 4th March 2017,
    • 18th March 2017,
    • 6th May 2017,
    • 19th August 2017,
    • 25th August 2017,
    • 9th September 2017,
    • 14th October 2017

    Guided Rail Ale Trail - Summerseat & Ramsbottom

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

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  • From the moment we arrived the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. Another tick on my "To Do" list and one of the best ever.

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