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Halloween Ghost Trains

Dates for this event

  • 31st October 2019,
  • 1st November 2019,
  • 2nd November 2019
Halloween Ghost Trains

Steam powered screams!

There’s something strange in this neighbourhood, it’s the Halloween Ghost Trains, returning to haunt the ELR once again.

What’s Included

Dare you climb aboard the spooktacular steam train for a terrifying trip to Rawtenstall and back. Enjoy a host of hauntingly hilarious tricks and treats, rub shoulders with ghouls and ghosts and show off your best fancy dress. You can even start at Bury Transport Museum’s Creepy Craft Workshop to get set for the scare!

Dates, times and tickets

The East Lancashire Railway will be running a special event fare and timetable. More information will be made available nearer the event.

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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