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  • Photo: 60009 By Emma Seddon
    Autumn Steam Gala 18 - 20 October 2019 Locos

Coming Up…

  • Autumn Steam Gala
    • 18th October 2019,
    • 19th October 2019,
    • 20th October 2019

    Autumn Steam Gala

    Autumnal steam dreams

    The leaves might be falling but the steam is still rising this year at the East Lancashire Railway!

    What’s Included

    Favourites from the East Lancashire Railway’s home fleet will be joining special guest locomotives

  • Photography Experience
    • 19th October 2019

    Photography Experiences

    Photography Experiences

    Our Photography Experiences offer you opportunities to get unique photos of heritage trains amidst stunning rural scenery and industrial landscapes, and are ideal for both beginners and veterans.

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  • Take to the regulator!

    Drive and fire Pacific A4 No. 60009 "Union of South Africa" here at the East Lancashire Railway! This is the ultimate experience for any railway enthusiast and your opportunity to step onto the footplate of this

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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