There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 using the Green Timetable 2019

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Race the Train

Dates for this event

  • 23rd June 2019
Race the Train
Train ready to race

The Race is On

It’s man versus machine as runners set out to beat the steamer from Bury to Rawtenstall.

What’s Included

Cheer on your favourite runner, or your favourite engine, as they try to beat one another in a fun run from Bury to Rawtenstall. All donations go to a good cause at this annual clash of the titans!

Important Information and Getting Here

The East Lancashire Railway will be running standard fares and timetables. For more information visit our Timetables and Fares page.

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 – 11pm.

For more information on how to reach Bury Transport Museum, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

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