There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 25th May 2016 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.

Since our reopening of the line in 1987 we have invested heavily in our infrastructure, coach fleet and more recently our Crab steam locomotive. Now, we are taking the next steps to create a sustainable railway with appeals aimed to further enhance and secure the preservation of the railway for generations to come.To read about our current projects and fundraising initiatives visit the appeal pages below:

STANDARD TANK 80097

The East Lancashire Railway needs more steam power and the restoration of 80097 would be a welcome addition to our regular locomotive fleet. Read more about the Standard Tank 80097 appeal

COACHES FOR OUR FUTURE

In order to grow both our Dining with Distinction services and Santa Specials event funding is required to restore the four new coaches needed for their expansion. Read more about the Coaches For Our Future appeal

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