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Flying Scotsman Seaside Special (The Wells Flyer)

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    Join us for a one-off fundraising trip along the North Wales Coast direct from Bury hauled by the WORLD FAMOUS 'Flying Scotsman'!

    What better way to explore the North Wales Coast than a trip behind the WORLD FAMOUS 'Flying Scotsman'! 

    To assist in raising funds for the purchase of 'City of Wells', the East Lancashire Railway will be running a one-off steam hauled excursion to North Wales. The train will be steam hauled throughout direct from Bury Bolton Street Station.

    Calling to pick-up passengers at Heywood, Manchester, Newton-Le-Willows and Warrington, this train will make its way across the North Wales Coast to the Irish ferry port of Holyhead, where a two hour afternoon break is available to explore the old harbour town. 

    Travellers also have the option to leave the train at Llandudno Junction to explore the seaside town of Llandudno where road coaches will be waiting to take travellers direct into the town for a four hour break.


    Joining Points Depart Approx Return Approx
    ELR Bury 07:15 20:30
    ELR Heywood 07:45 20:15
    Manchester Victoria 08:30 19:40
    Newton Le Willows 08:55 19:15
    Warrington 09:10 19:00
    Llandudno Junction 11:30 16:30
    Holyhead 12:45 14:45


    Ticket Prices Adult Junior
    Booked by 30th June 2018 – Standard Class £132.00 £95.00
    Booked from 1st July 2018 – Standard Class £142.00 £105.00

    To book, please download the booking form below. 


    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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