There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 18th September 2019 using the Green Timetable 2019

Type 1 - 3 Theme Day

Dates for this event

  • 21st September 2019
Type 1 - 3 Diesel
Type 1 - 3 Diesel
Type 1 - 3 Diesel

1 – 2- 3- EASY AS A, B, C, D-IESEL

Come along to see these powerful diesel locomotives in action!


Enjoy a day of intensive, all diesel passenger services including the following locomotives:

  • Class 14 - D9531
  • Class 24 - D5054
  • Class 25 - D7629
  • Class 33 - 33109
  • Class 33 - 33035
  • Class 37 - 37109


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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Ticket Prices

Ticket Online Price (save 10%) On the Day Price
Adult £18.90 £21 
Concession £17.00 £19 
Child £12.60 £14 
Privilege  N/A £11.50 
Family (2 adults and 3 children) £49.50 £55 
Under 5s Free  Free 



The event begins at 10am and runs until 4pm. The booking office, gift shop and buffet are open from approximately 10am – 4pm. The Trackside Bar will also be open from 10:30am – 12am.

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

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