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Spring Diesel Gala

Dates for this event

  • 17th February 2018,
  • 18th February 2018
Spring Diesel Gala by Emma Seddon

Spring into action

Prefer the roar of a diesel engine to the huff and puff of steam? The East Lancashire Railway has you covered with the first large scale diesel event of 2018!

What’s Included?

An intensive all diesel timetable running throughout the whole weekend and featuring favourites from the East Lancashire Railway’s own home fleet!

Attending locos include:

  • D9531
  • D9537
  • D7629
  • 33109
  • 37109
  • 40106
  • 40135
  • 40145
  • D832
  • 45108
  • D1501
  • 50015
  • 56006

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.

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Our visitors say…

  • Had a great day out, fab staff on board and loads of diesels from my childhood!

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