There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 21st January 2017 using the Blue Timetable 2017

Residents' Weekend

Dates for this event

  • 4th March 2017,
  • 4th March 2017,
  • 5th 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.


Take advantage of special discounted ticket fairs. Our Freedom of the line tickets offer unlimited travel all day.

Adult £9.00

Our Full Line Return Tickets allow one full return trip along the line

Adult £6.00
Child/Concession £4.00

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