There are trains running today using the Green Timetable 2020

Trains now running to Rawtenstall and Irwell Vale - 

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  • Reopening

    East Lancashire Railway Re-Opening

    • 28th October 2020,
    • 29th October 2020,
    • 30th October 2020,
    • 31st October 2020,
    • 1st November 2020,
    • 14th November 2020,
    • 15th November 2020

    ELR TO KEEP STEAMING IN TIER THREE

    Running This Weekend.

    Saturday 51456 or 32 and Class 50, 50015

    Sunday Scenic

  • Halloween 1

    Halloween Ghost Trains

    • 29th October 2020,
    • 30th October 2020,
    • 31st October 2020

    EVERY STOP IS A SCARE

    Strange happenings are afoot this Halloween at ELR ... Rumour has it that there have been recent

  • Class 144

    DMU Weekend

    • 7th November 2020,
    • 8th November 2020

    D-M-Eureka

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

  • Santa in a train

    Santa Specials

    • 21st November 2020,
    • 22nd November 2020,
    • 28th November 2020,
    • 29th November 2020,
    • 5th December 2020,
    • 6th December 2020,
    • 12th December 2020,
    • 13th December 2020,
    • 19th December 2020,
    • 20th December 2020,
    • 21st December 2020,
    • 22nd December 2020,
    • 23rd December 2020,
    • 24th December 2020

    EAST LANCS RAILWAY IS THE HOME OF CHRISTMAS - AND SANTA'S ON BOARD!

    It's been a strange sort of year, and like most of

  • Mince Pie Specials

    • 26th December 2020,
    • 27th December 2020,
    • 28th December 2020

    Eyes on the pies

    What could be better than kicking back and relaxing on Boxing Day with a delicious Mince Pie.

    What’s

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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