There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 26th October 2016 using the Green Timetable 2016

Important Loco Update: Tomorrow's (23 Oct) steam service will be replaced with a diesel service - 

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. »

Resident's Weekend

Dates for this event

  • 4th March 2017,
  • 5th March 2017
Explore the local area

Explore the Irwell Valley at a discount!

Take full advantage of the special discounted rates ordinarily open only to holders of an ELR permit and explore the line whilst saving money! Take a train up to Ramsbottom and discover niche boutique shops or travel to Heywood for a relaxing wander around Queens Park, the choice is yours.

For more information on resident's rates, and to find out how to become a fully fledged member, visit our Resident's Permit page.

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