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Coming Up…

  • Take a ride behind Thomas
    • 1st May 2017,
    • 5th August 2017,
    • 6th August 2017,
    • 7th October 2017,
    • 8th October 2017

    Day Out with Thomas

    All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

    Meet Thomas the Tank Engine™ and his friends, who are waiting to greet you at the East Lancashire Railway!

    This fun filled day out for all the family includes:

    • Rides on Thomas
    • Meeting The Fat
  • A Rail Ale Trail tour guide talks to the group in front of a historic mill in the village of Summerseat
    Caption: History & Hops!
    • 6th May 2017,
    • 19th August 2017,
    • 25th August 2017,
    • 9th September 2017,
    • 14th October 2017

    Guided Rail Ale Trail - Summerseat & Ramsbottom

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

  • Guided Rail Ale Trail

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

Our visitors say…

  • A well organised, well maintained attraction that will interest all the family that is very visitor friendly.

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    Not long now!

    By Kate Walker, 24 April 2017 – Leave a comment

    Join Thomas the Tank Engine, the Fat Controller and all of their friends as they pay a visit to the East Lancashire Railway 29 April – 1 May for the first Day Out With Thomas event of 2017!

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