There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 26th January 2019 using the Blue Timetable 2019 - possible amendments may apply

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1940s Weekend

Dates for this event

  • 25th May 2019,
  • 26th May 2019,
  • 27th May 2019
1940s Weekend

We’ll meet again!

Take a steam train trip back in time to Britain’s finest hour at this all-singing, all-dancing vintage event.

What’s Included

Be sure to pack your dancing shoes and dust off your best polka dot dress, this award winning spectacular features live entertainment, music and dancing, vehicle exhibitions and historical displays, vintage stalls, battle re-enactments and much more.

Re-enactor information will be made available at the start of February 2019 on this page. Watch this space! 

1940s Weekend Photography Course, 25 May 2019

Make the most out of your day out and capture some memories to treasure forever on this expertly led Photography Course. Join our partners from North West Photography Courses as they take you on a tour of the line to get the best shots possible, and even visit behind the scenes of the ELR. These courses are ideal for complete beginners and veteran shutterbugs alike.

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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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