There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 7th December 2016 using the Christmas Shopper Specials Timetable 2016 - possible amendments may apply

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  • Christmas Shopper Specials

    • 7th December 2016,
    • 9th December 2016,
    • 14th December 2016,
    • 16th December 2016

    Looking for the perfect gift? The East Lancashire Railway can help with these special mid-week diesel trains that run

  • Santa with little boy on the Santa Special

    Santa Specials

    • 10th December 2016,
    • 11th December 2016,
    • 17th December 2016,
    • 18th December 2016,
    • 21st December 2016,
    • 22nd December 2016,
    • 23rd December 2016,
    • 24th December 2016

    Oh What Fun it is to ride a Steam Hauled Santa Train

    Christmas, that time of year when (hopefully) the world is covered

  • Music Mondays

    Music Mondays

    • 12th December 2016

    Head down to the Buffer Stops Bar in Rawtenstall for a selection of live folk and traditional music every Monday! These

  • Mince Pie Specials

    • 26th December 2016

    What could be better than a lovely Boxing Day steam train ride with a complimentary mince pie? Possibly the perfect way

  • Whisky
    Caption: It's Whisky Time!

    Whiskey Chaser

    • 1st January 2017

    On behalf of the East Lancashire Railway may we take this opportunity to wish all our passengers a very happy new year!

Our visitors say…

  • Beautiful stations along the way and great to take the family. It's just something different for everyone. Reasonably priced and all volunteers which makes it all the more special.

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