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Scotsman on Show - your chance to sit in the drivers seat!

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    The Peoples Engine returns!

    The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays throughout the year. Get up close and personal to the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the very best of British industry.

    What’s Included

    Find out what makes Flying Scotsman so special with an engaging expert led talk, meet the crew and climb into the cab with our Scotsman on Show experience based at Bury Bolton Street Station). You can even sit in the driver’s seat and walk through the famous corridor tender, a not to miss opportunity!

    Ticket information, Prices and Getting here

    Scotsman on Show (Bury Bolton Street Station) - Time Slots
    Sunday 9 September 2018 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 14:30 15:00 15:30


    Ticket TypePrice
    Adult £15.00
    Adult (with Under 2) £15.00
    Child (2 - 17 Years) £15.00

    Admission does not include train travel.

    Please Note: Due to the nature and location of this activity, our Scotsman on Show experience is regretfully not suitable for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility.There are 50 slots available per session. Customers will be admitted onto the footplate in groups of four.


    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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