There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Friday 2nd April 2021 using the Flying Scotsman Returns 2021

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Coming Up…

  • Ride behind Flying Scotsman
    • 2nd April 2021,
    • 3rd April 2021,
    • 4th April 2021,
    • 5th April 2021,
    • 6th April 2021

    Flying Scotsman Returns

    Become a part of the legend

    Once again, we are hosting the most iconic steam locomotive, with the return of The Flying Scotsman. This celebrated locomotive will be the star attraction in an Easter weekend to celebrate steam’s golden age.

  • Churchill
    • 29th May 2021,
    • 30th May 2021,
    • 31st May 2021

    1940s Weekend

    Boogie Woogie Bugling Fun!

    Get your dancing shoes on and unpack your best polka dot dress, the East Lancashire Railway’s all singing, all dancing vintage extravaganza returns for another year!

    This steam powered spectacular will be

  • Summer Diesel Gala
    • 1st July 2021,
    • 2nd July 2021,
    • 3rd July 2021

    Summer Diesel Spectacular

    Summer Sensation

    Diesel fans looking to enjoy the (hopefully) sunny summer weather won’t want to miss this sizzling Diesel Spectacular featuring home fleet and guest locomotives.

    What’s Included

    The intensive passenger services timetable

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)!

Notices and promotions

  • Important Announcement

  • Gift Vouchers Now Available
  • Flying Scotsman Returns
  • Good to Go
  • 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

Platform Talk

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    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

    By Kate Walker, 24 December 2020 – Leave a comment

    We look forward to welcoming visitors back in 2021. The first major event will be the return of Flying Scotsman on Good Friday, 2nd April, click here to find out more and book online.

    There are a

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