There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Friday 2nd April 2021 using the Flying Scotsman Returns 2021



  • Ride behind Flying Scotsman

    Flying Scotsman Returns

    • 2nd April 2021,
    • 3rd April 2021,
    • 4th April 2021,
    • 5th April 2021,
    • 6th April 2021

    Become a part of the legend

    Once again, we are hosting the most iconic steam locomotive, with the return of The Flying

  • Churchill

    1940s Weekend

    • 29th May 2021,
    • 30th May 2021,
    • 31st May 2021

    Boogie Woogie Bugling Fun!

    Get your dancing shoes on and unpack your best polka dot dress, the East Lancashire Railway’

  • Summer Diesel Gala

    Summer Diesel Spectacular

    • 1st July 2021,
    • 2nd July 2021,
    • 3rd July 2021

    Summer Sensation

    Diesel fans looking to enjoy the (hopefully) sunny summer weather won’t want to miss this sizzling

  • Autumn Diesel Gala Liam Barnes

    Autumn Diesel Gala

    • 17th September 2021,
    • 18th September 2021

    Diesel Power Up Your Autumn

    Finishing a year of fantastic diesel events, the Autumn Diesel Gala will feature a host of

  • 60009

    Autumn Steam Gala

    • 15th October 2021,
    • 16th October 2021,
    • 17th October 2021

    Season of Steam

    This is it, the last big steam event of 2020. Don’t miss this chance to ride behind both home fleet

  • Class 105 Emma Seddon

    DMU Weekend

    • 13th November 2021,
    • 14th November 2021


    Good things come in small packages, enjoy a day with these diminutive powerhouses as they take their

Our visitors say…

  • They have regular events throughout the year Ghost trains, Christmas, Thomas and friend and WW2 days. Have had some great music events linked to the Trackside pub.

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