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Whisky Chaser

Dates for this event

  • 1st January 2020
Whisky Chaser

Auld lang time to ride on a train!

Steam into 2020 in style on board a heritage locomotive, complete with a dash of whisky, compliments of the ELR!

What’s included

The East Lancashire Railway will be running special new year’s day passenger services, featuring an immaculately restored steam engine. The best part? Every adult passenger will receive a tot of whisky with every hot drink they purchase on the train (subject to availability, the East Lancashire Railway encourages responsible drinking).

Dates, times and tickets

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


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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