There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 3rd October 2020 using the Re-opening Timetable

Autumn Steam Gala 9 - 11 Oct & Day Out With Thomas 24 - 25 Oct Cancelled - 

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Photography Experiences

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    Photography Experience
    Up close to the locomotives

    Photography Experiences

    Our Photography Experiences offer you opportunities to get unique photos of heritage trains amidst stunning rural scenery and industrial landscapes, and are ideal for both beginners and veterans.

    Learn about the region’s heritage and socialise with your fellow photographers as you tour the line and even get a peek behind the scenes and explore areas not normally open to the public.

    What’s Included:

    • Morning debriefing on the Platform, including a safety briefing and some basic hands on tuition tailored to the needs and ambitions of each attendee.
    • A light lunch provided during the day.
    • A heritage steam or diesel train ride for location shots, where the focus will be photography of the trains, architecture, as well as flora and fauna of the surrounding area.
    • Train ride back to Bury for a unique behind the scenes visit to the locomotive sheds where you will have the opportunity to get up close to the engines and see the ongoing work required to repair and maintain them.

    2019 Dates

    Date Price Theme Booking
    19 Oct 2019 £130  Autumn Steam Gala SOLD OUT 

    Important Information and Getting Here

    Each photography experience begins at 10am on Bury Bolton Street Station Platform. The booking office, gift shop and buffet are open from approximately 10am – 4pm. The Trackside Bar will also be open from 10:30am – 12am.

    For information on how to find Bury Bolton Street Station, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

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