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Scenic Railcar Weekend

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    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.

    The locomotive line up is as follows:

    • Class 104
    • Class 105
    • Class 110
    • Special Guest - Class 117
    • Class 122

    Ticket information, prices and getting here

    Standard fares are available however Freedom of the Line tickets are valid for ONE round trip only. Those requiring more than one round trip must purchase a Rover Ticket. Prices are as follows:

      Adult Concession  Child  Family 
    Freedom of the Line £15.50  £14.00  £9.50  £39.50 
    One Day Rover  £20  £18  £12  £50 
    Two Day Rover  £36 £32  £21  N/A 
    Privilege Fares (Residents, Reciprocal & ATOC, one round trip only)  £6.50  £4.50  £4.50  N/A 
    One Day Privilege Rover (All Day Travel) £11 £11 £11 N/A

     Please note platform and Bury Transport Museum access is free during this event, however donations are appreciated.

    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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