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Residents' Weekend

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    Residents' Weekend
    A trip on the train by Pat Kilner

    Save money and travel in style

    Explore the entirety of the East Lancs line and discover the Irwell Valley’s hidden treasures at a discounted rate at our Resident’s Weekend.

    What’s Included

    For one weekend only, residents of Bury, Rochdale and Rossendale can take advantage of the discounted rates open to holders of our Resident Permits. Explore the line at great value, concessionary rates. 

    Dates, times and tickets

    Special discounted rates will be available for residents of Bury, Rochdale and Rossendale.

      Freedom of the Liine  Full Line Return: Adult  Child/Concession 
    Ticket £10 £7.00  £5.00 

    The railway will be running a standard timetable. For more information on timetables visit our Timetables and Fares page.

    Please note that proof of residency in Bury, Rossendale and Rochdale (for example a council tax statement or utility bill) is required to take advantage of the discount.

    Important Information and Getting Here

    During the weekend the booking office, gift shop and buffet will be open from approximately 10am – 4pm. The Trackside Bar will also be open 10:30am – 12am (Saturday) and 10:30am – 11pm (Sunday).

    We recommend beginning your journey at Bury Bolton Street Station. For more information on how to get here, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

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