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40s at 60

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    40s at 60

    60 years young

    Celebrate the 60th birthday of the iconic British Railway Class 40s at this special themed diesel event taking place at the East Lancashire Railway.

    What’s Included?

    Enjoy an intensive all diesel timetable featuring at least five Class 40s running passenger services all weekend. Confirmed locomotives include:

    • 40012
    • 40013
    • 40106
    • 40135
    • 40145

    Supported by:

    • D9009*
    • 50015

    *D9009 appears thanks to the Deltic Preservation Society which has allowed the use of the loco at this event.

    Locomotives are subject to availability.

    Ticket information, Prices and getting here

    Beat the queues and save 10% by booking your 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

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

      Adult  Concession  Child  Family
    One Day   £28.00 £24.50  £17.00  £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.

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