There are trains running today using the Autumn Diesel Gala Timetable 2018 (Special Fares Apply)

Power into the season for our Autumn Diesel Gala this weekend - 

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Scenic Railcar Weekend

Dates for this event

  • 3rd November 2018,
  • 4th November 2018
Scenic Railcar Weekend

Day of the DMU

Pay tribute to the stalwart Diesel Multiple Unit at this special theme weekend as these endearing engines take the spotlight.

What’s included?

The timetable for the weekend will be an intensive all DMU timetable, a great opportunity to get some snaps of these magnificent machines.

Ticket information, prices and getting here

Standard fares apply. 

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


The East Lancashire Railway welcomes people of all abilities and we strive to make sure we are easily accessible to everyone. Therefore, we encourage you to get in touch if you have any questions or requirements, and we will do our best to help you plan your visit. You can contact us on 0333 320 2830 and press option two twice, or you can email us at

All of our stations offer step-free access, and on most services we carry a ramp to allow step-free access to our trains. Disabled toilet facilities are available on most operating days at Bury, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall and Heywood Stations as well as Bury Transport Museum. If you have any questions or further requirements, please get in touch.

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