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    Springtime Steam

Coming Up…

  • Steam into Summer
    • 28th July 2017,
    • 29th July 2017,
    • 30th July 2017,
    • 31st July 2017,
    • 1st August 2017,
    • 2nd August 2017,
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    • 25th August 2017,
    • 26th August 2017,
    • 27th August 2017,
    • 28th August 2017,
    • 29th August 2017,
    • 30th August 2017,
    • 31st August 2017

    Steam into Summer

    Steam in the sun

    Forget the summertime blues, it’s time for the summertime choo-choos, put down the summer wine and take a ride on the summer line… It’s summertime at the East Lancashire Railway is what we’re hinting at, and have we got a

  • 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

  • Children's Craft Workshop

    Keep those little minds occupied over the summer holiday with Bury Transport Museum’s drop in craft workshops. Make like Make those puppets dance as you craft your own jumping and jiving train guard puppet! Activity runs 11am – 3pm, museum

Our visitors say…

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

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