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Autumn Steam Gala

Dates for this event

  • 19th October 2018,
  • 20th October 2018,
  • 21st October 2018
Autumn Steam Gala

Steaming send off

Make sure not to miss the last large scale steam gala of the ELR’s calendar! A fantastic way to ward off the winter chill.

What’s included?

An all steam timetable will be running all weekend, with home fleet locos and special guests hauling passenger services.

Ticket information, prices and getting here

Special event fares apply. More information available soon.

We recommend beginning your journey at Bury Bolton Street Station. For information on how to find us and car parking visit our Getting Here page.

Our visitors say…

  • If you're into steam locos or nostalgia then you will love this place!

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