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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

Online Ticket Prices

Beat the queues and save 10% by booking your gala tickets online. Our exclusive online discounts are displayed in the table below:

  Adult  Concession  Child  Family
One Day   £25.00 £22.00  £15.00  £63.00
Two Day  £42.00 £40.00  £28.00   ---
Three Day  £54.00  £50.00   ---   ---


Discounted advanced tickets will be taken off sale 24 hours before the start of an event, the below tickets will be available from manned stations on the day.

On-the-Day Ticket Prices

Single and return fares are suspended for this event. Instead you can purchase a rover ticket which gives you unlimited travel all day, or a full line round trip ticket.

  Adult  Concession  Child  Family
One Day   £28.00 £24.50  £15.50  £70.00
Two Day  £47.00 £44.00  £31.00   ---
Three Day  £60.00 £55.00   ---   --- 

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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