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

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    Spring Steam Gala

    It’s a Steam Spring Fling Thing

    PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS EMERGENCY TIMETABLES MAY BE IN EFFECT. THESE TIMETABLES SUPERSEDE ANY CURRENT EXTANT TIMETABLES. ALL AVAILABLE TIMETABLES CAN BE DOWNLOADED BELOW.

    A real steam dream for loco lovers, join the East Lancashire Railway for the first steam powered spectacular of the year.

    What’s Included?

    An intensive all steam timetable running throughout the whole weekend and featuring favourites from the East Lancashire Railway’s own home fleet, and maybe a couple of surprise special guests...

    The event will also feature a free vintage bus service running between Bury and Burrs.

    Loco Line-Up

    • LMS Jubilee Class No. 45690 'Leander'*
    • Class A4 Pacific 60009 "Union of South Africa"
    • Hunslet built Austerity, 2890 "Douglas"
    • BR No. 52322
    • LMS Hughes Fowler Crab 2-6-0 No. 13065
    • Ex-SR Bulleid West Country 4-6-2 No. 34092 'City of Wells
    • LMS 'Black 5' No. 45212
    • LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 No. 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'

    * Courtesy of the Jubilee Locomotive Company and Chris Beet. 'Leander' is subject to availability and the completion of repairs.

    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 Rover £25.00 £22.00 £15.00 £63.00
    Two Day Rover £42.00 £40.00 £28.00 N/A
    Three Day Rover £54.00 £50.00 N/A N/A

    #greatvaluegala

    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

    The below Rover Tickets will replace all standard travel fares across the weekend.

      Adult Concession Child Family
    One Day Rover £28.00 £24.50 £17.00 £70.00
    Two Day Rover £47.00 £44.00 £31.00 N/A
    Three Day Rover £60.00 £55.00 N/A N/A


    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…

    • Well priced for what it offers in terms of engines to see. Railway enthusiasts would be very happy at the variety of steam engines going up and down the line.

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