There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable
For information about events, train services or to book tickets and experiences please contact the Information Office at Bury Station, or fill out the form below with details of your enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

The East Lancashire Railway

Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0EY

Telephone: 0333 320 2830 (lines open daily 9am - 6pm, Monday to Friday)

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation our call centre is currently operating on reduced hours. We thank you for bearing with us during this difficult time.


See if your question has already been answered. Scroll down to find our most up-to-date Frequently Asked Questions. Now available to download.

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For general enquires please email

For special event enquiries, group travel and private bookings please contact our Passenger Services Manager or

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  • Find timetables and fares here
  • Postcodes for Sat-Nav

    If using Sat-Nav please use the postcodes below:

    • Heywood: OL10 1NL
    • Bury: BL9 0EY
    • Burrs Country Park: BL8 1DA
    • Summerseat: BL9 5QY
    • Ramsbottom: BL0 9AL
    • Irwell Vale: BL0 0QG
    • Rawtenstall: BB4 6AG
  • Useful Downloads

    You'll find event timetables, visitor guides, booking forms, menus and much more in our downloads section.

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