There are trains running today using the Yellow Timetable 2016

They're 2, they're 4, they're 6, they're 8 - 

thomas the tank engine visits the ELR on 6 & 7 August »

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    Day Out With Thomas

Coming Up…

  • An Eastern Adventure!

    Take a tour on the wild side... of the Heywood East Lancashire Railway line. This tour will see you take a steam train up to Heywood, known affectionately by locals as Monkey Town, before disembarking to explore the local history and the

  • Children's Craft Workshop

    Keep your little one’s mind active over the school holidays with the Bury Transport Museum’s drop in craft workshops. It’s a real mask party at Bury Transport museum during this crafty adventure as your children make a fantastic face!

    • 4th August 2016,
    • 18th August 2016

    The Pirate Adventure

    Yo-Ho-Ho Me Hearties

    Don your eye-patch, splice the main brace and join us for this fantastic, pirate themed, family fun day. Bring your aspiring little buccaneers along for a day of high adventure and steam powered plundering with

Our visitors say…

  • It is a good trip out on the train and there are different places you can stop off along the way to shop or have a bite to eat or you can eat on the train at certain times.

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    Loco Update: 30 & 31 July

    By Kate Walker, 29 July 2016 – Leave a comment

    This weekend's locomotives will be:

    Saturday:

    • BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4 Tank No. 80080 (steam)
    • Ex-SR Bullied West Country 4-6-2 No.34092 ‘City of Wells’ (steam and diner engine)
    • 31466 (diesel)

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