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Halloween Ghost Trains

Dates for this event

  • 28th October 2016,
  • 29th October 2016,
  • 31st October 2016
Say hello to creepy clowns and hilarious haunters!

Are you brave enough to break the curse of the Creepy Carnival?

Roll up, roll up for the ride of your life on the East Lancashire Railway's Halloween Ghost Trains! The spooky circus is steaming into town with a host of creepy clowns, hilarious haunters and giggling ghouls. You will want to get ringside seats for this!

A family event where we challenge you to not get scared!

Not a shriek, nor a scream, nor a gasp, nor a wail.
Don't jump, shake or shiver or you will FAIL!

The Creepy carnival is in town and they need your help to break the curse that makes them appear every Halloween.
They are cursed to try and scare and chill you and they're afraid that you'll be too afraid to help them find the keys to break the spell.

Will you be brave enough to search the carriage of doom? Ride the Ghost Train of Ghouls and meet the friendly freaks of the Creepy Carnival Spooktacular, break the curse or FAIL the challenge is on!

Be amazed and entertained by:

  • From creepy clowns to hair-raising ringmasters, show off your best fancy dress
  • Take a thrilling steam train ride to Rawtenstall and back
  • Meet hilarious haunters and giggling ghosts and ghouls, including freaky fortune tellers and spooky sorcerers
  • Make like a mad scientist at Bury Transport Museum's Creepy Craft Workshop
  • Frightening food and drink at the station buffet
  • Every child receives a goody bag full of tricks and treats

Dates & Times

Friday 28 October 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30
Saturday 29 October 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30
Monday 31 October 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30

Green = Available, Orange = Limited Availability, Red = Fully Booked

Ticket Prices

Tickets Prices - Booked Before 30 September 2016
Adult £13.00
Adult with Under 3 on Knee £13.00
Child (3-15 Years) £5.00
Tickets Prices - Booked After 1 October 2016
Adult £14.00
Adult with Under 3 on Knee £14.00
Child (3-15 Years) £5.00

Getting Here

The Halloween Ghost Train boards at Bury Station and is pre-booking only. Due to a limited amount of parking in Bury, especially on a busy event day, please ensure you allow yourself plenty of time to arrive. Bury Bolton Street Station is located just five minutes walking distance from Bury Interchange, where trams and buses can be boarded for easy access from the whole of Manchester. For more information on reaching the East Lancashire Railway visit our "Getting Here" page.

Notices and promotions

  • Photo: A freaky family adventure
    Halloween Ghost Trains

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