There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 23rd March 2019 using the Blue Timetable 2019

Important Information: Due to refurbishment, The Trackside will not be serving food from 15th March - 29th March. - 

The kitchen will re-open on 30th March. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

City of Wells by Liam Barnes

A Home For Wells Appeal

Over the past few years the East Lancashire Railway has been honoured to host Ex-Southern Railway Bulleid Light Pacific No. 34092 “City of Wells”. Since her arrival in 2015 the engine has been a stalwart of the railway’s line up, doing us proud in any weather and at any event, from snowy Santa Specials and sweltering summer galas to haunted Halloween specials and luxury evening diners. She’s become such a mainstay of our work here we would like to offer her a permanent home here at the ELR.

Within the last year or so the engine has been put up for sale and, through the sterling efforts of our generous visitors and volunteers, the East Lancashire Railway has been working hard to purchase her and add her strength to our own. We’re almost there!

If you would like to make a donation to the ongoing effort to purchase City of Wells, please click here.

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