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Steam Weekend and Transport Collectors' Fair

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    This popular steam weekend at the East Lancashire Railway runs alongside the Transport Collectors’ Fair within the fascinating Bury Transport Museum. Take a ride on one of the home fleet or guest steam locos running all weekend then pop into the museum to browse stalls full of vintage collectables and souvenirs.

    Steam line-up:

    Visiting Locomotive: BR Standard 5MT '73129' courtesy of the Midland Railway Centre.

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    Transport Collectors' Fair

    Visit the Bury Transport Museum's Transport Collectors' Fair and view a selection of railway relatated collectibles including, displays from the Meccano Society, a Gauge One Model Railway Layout and a 0 Gauge Railway.

    February Steam Event Mini Photo Charter

    The loco will be visiting Standard Five 73129 and as we have already run full day charters with the parcels set and a mixed freight, this time we will run with an engineering train comprising ballast hoppers and bogie flats. As usual, the event will take place at Burrs - for more information click the download at the bottom of this page. 

    Photography Experience

    Calling all photographers: Get behind the scenes at the East Lancashire Railway on one of our busiest gala weekends of the year. Whether you're just starting out or are a bit of a shutterbug, this half day expert led experience provides a great introduction into camera techniques and settings in the surrounds of a bustling heritage railway. Go behind the scenes, in areas not open to public access, and capture both home fleet engines and visiting locos steam up and down the line.

    • Expert guide from North West Photography Courses
    • Introductory tuition on camera techniques and settings
    • On location photography in public restricted areas of the railway
    • £5.00 lunch voucher for te Buffet on Platform 3/4 at Bury Bolton Street Station

    £50.00 per person


    Ticket Prices

    Ticket Prices
     One DayTwo Day
    Adult £23.50 £42.00
    Concession £21.00 £38.00
    Child £15.00 £27.00
    Family £60.00  

    Free Bus Service

    A free vintage bus service will run throughout the weekend from Burrs Country Park to Bury Bolton Street at the times stated below:

    Burrs Country Park dep 09:25 10:05 10:45 11:20
    Bury Bolton Street arr 09:40 10:20 11:00 11:35
    Bury Bolton Street dep 14:00 15:10 16:00 16:40
    Burrs Country Park arr  14:15 15:25 16:15 16:55

    A free vintage bus service will run throughout the weekend from Bury Bolton Street to Ramsbottom at the times stated below:

    Bury Bolton Street dep 12:15 14:15
    Ramsbottom arr 12:45 14:45
    Ramsbottom dep 12:52 14:52
    Bury Bolton Street arr 13:20 15:20
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