There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable

Coming Up…

  • Reopening Rawtenstall
    • 1st May 2021,
    • 2nd May 2021,
    • 3rd May 2021

    30 Years to Rawtenstall Anniversary

    We’re getting back on track

    This May Bank Holiday is a special one for the East Lancashire Railway. Not only will we re-open our lines to passengers for the first time after the third national lockdown, we are also celebrating an

  • 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

  • Liam Barnes Flying Scotsman
    • 29th August 2021,
    • 30th August 2021,
    • 3rd September 2021,
    • 4th September 2021,
    • 5th September 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 legendary locomotive will be the star attraction to celebrate steam’s golden age.

    The Flying Scotsman

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

  • Gift Vouchers Now Available
  • Good to Go
  • ELR Chairman
  • Find timetables and fares here
  • Find out how you can support the East Lancashire Railway
  • Resident's permits available

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