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Summer Diesel Spectacular

Dates for this event

  • 6th July 2018,
  • 7th July 2018,
  • 8th July 2018
Summer Diesel Spectacular by Nigel Valentine

In the Summertime!

Diesel fans will want to mark this date on their calendar, it’s the second big diesel event of the East Lancashire Railway year and an excellent way to power through the summer.

What’s included?

Services will run on an intensive all diesel timetable all weekend and will feature home fleet locomotives and potentially special guests from other lines around the country. Watch this space for more information.

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   £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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Our visitors say…

  • Enjoyable diesel weekend with lots of traction to choose. Good beer on the trains and at the station!

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