There are no trains running today - The next service will be on Saturday 31st January 2015 using the Blue Timetable 2015

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    Winter on the ELR

Coming Up…

    • 21st February 2015,
    • 22nd February 2015

    Steam Weekend and Transport Collectors' Fair

    This popular steam weekend at the East Lancashire Railway runs alongside the Transport Collectors’ Fair within the fascinating Bury Transport Museum. Take a ride on one of the home fleet or guest steam locos running all weekend then pop

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    Caption: Photographing Trains
    • 28th February 2015,
    • 28th March 2015,
    • 8th April 2015,
    • 11th April 2015,
    • 22nd April 2015,
    • 25th April 2015,
    • 6th May 2015,
    • 9th May 2015,
    • 20th May 2015,
    • 23rd May 2015,
    • 10th June 2015,
    • 13th June 2015,
    • 24th June 2015,
    • 27th June 2015

    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

    • 7th March 2015,
    • 8th March 2015

    Spring Diesel Gala

    The second big Diesel Event of the East Lancashire Railway’s online calendar, the Spring Diesel Gala will feature locos from the ELR’s acclaimed home diesel fleet, running an intensive timetable all weekend.

    Add a little extra to your

Our visitors say…

  • We planned our trip so that we would go on a diesel train one way and a steam train back and both were just so lovely. The old fashioned tickets, stations, train carriages all added to our enjoyment. We are already planning our next trip!

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