There are trains running today using the Re-opening Timetable

Trains now running to Rawtenstall and Irwell Vale - 

Find Updated Timetables here »

Spring Steam Gala

This event has no upcoming dates

    Caption: 51456 by Stewart Rowland

    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:

    • GWR Pannier tank 6412 appearing with special thanks to the South Devon Railway
    • 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"
    • LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 44871
    • BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4T 80097
    • MSC 32 "Gothenburg"

    Dates, times and tickets

    The East Lancashire Railway will be running a special event fare and timetable.

    Book online and save up to 10% (not including postage)

    Online prices 

      Adult  Concession  Child  Family (2 adults and 3 children) 
    One Day Rover  £27  £24.30  £17.55  £69.30 
    Two Day Rover £45.45  £40.95  £29.70  N/A
    Three Day Rover  £60.30  £54  £39.14  N/A 

    On The Day Prices

      Adult  Concession  Child  Priv Rover  Family (2 adults and 3 children) 
    One Day Rover  £30  £27  £19.50  £16.50 £77 
    Two Day Rover £50.50  £45.50  £33  N/A  N/A 
    Three Day Rover  £67  £69  £43.50  N/A  N/A 


    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.

    To download…

    Notices and promotions

    Find out First

    Want the latest news hot from the firebox? Sign up to receive our regular e-newsletter and keep up-to-date with news, offers and events.
    Visit England - Quality Assured Visitor Attraction Greater Manchester's Transport Heritage East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society Pennine Telecom The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service  We're Good To Go - Visit England 2020 Travellers Choice - Tripadvisor
    © The East Lancashire Railway 2014 - 2020. All rights reserved.
    The East Lancashire Light Railway Company Limited registered in England and Wales. Registered office: Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY Registered number: 02023981