There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2020

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Spring Steam Gala

Dates for this event

  • 6th March 2020,
  • 7th March 2020,
  • 8th March 2020

Springtime Steam

Welcome to the East Lancashire Railway’s first steam event of the new-year. Our home fleet locomotives will be running all weekend.

What’s Included

Enjoy intensive all steam passenger services during the event. The following locomotives have been confirmed:

  • Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Loco 752 running as 51456 - Her first fare paying passenger train since 1982, after a long restoration project
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class A 52322
  • Hunslet 2890 0-6-0 "Douglas"
  • West Country Class 34092 "City of Wells"
  • LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 44871
  • BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4T 80097

Important Information And Getting Here

The booking office, gift shop and buffet are open from approximately 10am – 4pm. The Trackside Bar will also be open from 1030am – 12am (Friday), 09:30am – 12am (Saturday).

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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