There are trains running today using the Green Timetable 2016

25 - 27 May: Due to ongoing refurbishment, the trackside pub will not be serving food. Our Buffet on platform 3/4 will be open serving sandwiches, snacks, cakes and drinks. - 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Photo 5
    1940s Weekend

Coming Up…

  • Photographing Trains
    Caption: Photographing Trains
    • 28th May 2016,
    • 13th July 2016,
    • 16th July 2016,
    • 17th August 2016,
    • 20th August 2016,
    • 14th September 2016,
    • 17th September 2016,
    • 8th October 2016,
    • 12th October 2016

    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

  • 1940s train

    Keep calm and keep snapping!

    Shutterbugs of the North West, the East Lancashire Railway needs you... to join us for a fabulous forties photography frolic in the Irwell Valley along with our partners at North West Photography Courses. This

  • 1940s Weekend
    Caption: Picture Courtesy Of www.kre8photographic.co.uk
    • 28th May 2016,
    • 29th May 2016,
    • 30th May 2016

    1940s Weekend

    We'll Meet Again

    Put on your glad rags and travel with us back to the glamorous 1940s. This award-winning event is back at the East Lancashire Railway with more entertainment and activities than ever before, including battle scenarios and

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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