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Christmas Shopper Specials

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    Christmas Shopper Special

    Haven’t started the search for Christmas gifts yet? Well there’s no need to worry, the East Lancashire Railway is here to save the day with their ‘Christmas Shopper Specials’.

    Board a diesel train on 2, 9 and 16 December and enjoy a scenic journey through the winter wonderland that is the Irwell Valley, as well as taking advantage of some exclusive offers from nearby shops, cafes and pubs.

    The Christmas Shopper Specials are here to take the pressure off Christmas shopping with heavily discounted fares and regular services to the fantastic destinations located along the line as well as a free voucher booklet with every train ticket which includes some great offers on gifts, food and drink!.

    Take advantage of these fantastic Offers!

    Name Details Offer Address Website
    China Gift Shop A family run business and retailer of quality gifts 5% off any purchase 19 - 23 Market Place, Heywood, OL10 1LA
    Crystal Poppy Everything you need to relax mind, body and soul 5% off any purchase 54 Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0LL
    Bury Art Museum Gift Shop Explore the work of Bury's local artists and take in fascintating exhibitions 20% off a £10 spend Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DR
    The Fusilier Museum A tribute to Lancashire's greatest heroes £1 off ticket price Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF
    Kwoff Wine Shop Organic, vibrant wine shop offering 500 varieties of wine 10% off any purchase 8 Silver Street, Bury, BL9 0EX
    The Trackside Good Beer Guide listed pub that serves real ales and traditional food 1/2 price cask ale and free tea/coffee and mince pie with every main meal Platform 2, Bolton Street Station, Bury Bl9 0EY Find out more about the Trackside
    The Chocolate Cafe Indulge yourself with luxury handmade treats 2 for 1 Afternoon Teas 2 Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, BL0 9HX
    The Ramsbottom Tap Offering real ale, real cider and pleasant surroundings £2.70 per pint for any cask ale and 20% off any real cider 43 Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, BL0 9HU Find out more about the Ramsbottom Tap
    The Cultured Bean Highly recommended cafe serving good teas, coffees and cakes Mulled wine or Americano and homemade mince pie for £3.50 9E Bridge Street, Ramsbottom, BL0 9AB
    Fresh Cafe Deli The cafe is sure to tickle your tastebuds and fill you with warmth. Free drink refill 89 Bank Street, Rossendale, BB4 7RW
    The Mather Gallery Welcoming and family friendly art gallery 10% off paintings of original art 28 Bury Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 6AA
    The Whitaker Gallery Look round the iconic museum and enjoy hot drinks at the cafe Buy 1 hot drink get 1 free Whitaker Park, Haslingden Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 6RE
    The Buffer Stops Bar Serves fine cask ales and real ciders 1/2 price cask ale Rawtenstall Station, Rawtenstall, BB4 6AG Find out more about the Buffer Stops Bar

    To take advantage of these offers pick up one of our Christmas Shopper Specials flyers at any manned station and present your voucher, along with your train ticket, when purchasing an item or ordering a meal.

    Timetable & Fares

    Heywood DEP   10:00 11:40   13:20 14:55 16:40
    Bury ARR   10:13 11:53   13:33 15:08 16:53
    Bury DEP   10:15  11;55     15:10  
    Summerseat DEP   10:23  12:03     15:18  
    Ramsbottom ARR   10:28  12:08     15:23  
    Ramsbottom DEP   10:30  12:10     15:30  
    Irwell Vale DEP   10:37  12:17     15:37  
    Rawtenstall ARR   10:45  12:25     15:45  


    Rawtenstall DEP   10:50 12:30     15:50  
    Irwell Vale DEP   10:57 12:37     N/S  
    Ramsbottom ARR   11:04 12:44     16:04  
    Ramsbottom DEP   11:06 12:46     16:06  
    Summerseat DEP   11:11 12:51     16:11  
    Bury ARR   11:20 13:00     16:20  
    Bury DEP 09:43 11:22 13:02 14:35   16:22  
    Heywood ARR 09:50 11:35 13:15 14:48   16:35  

    Note: N/S - Train does not stop at this station

    The East Lancashire Light Railway Company reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice. All locomotives subject to availability.

    The Christmas Shopper Specials Timetable is also available to download below

    Travel tickets can be purchased on the day from our Booking Offices of Travelling Ticket Inspectors. Tickets include a free voucher booklet with exclusive discounts at different outlets up the line.

    Adults £5.20
    Child/Concession £3.60

    Notices and promotions

    • Gift vouchers for every occasion

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