There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th August 2020 using the Re-opening Timetable

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Ride with Flying Scotsman

Dates for this event

  • 18th September 2020,
  • 19th September 2020,
  • 20th September 2020,
  • 26th September 2020,
  • 27th September 2020
Ride behind Flying Scotsman

Become a part of the legend

Enjoy a return trip behind the star steam train by booking a spot on Flying Scotsman’s passenger service.

What’s Included

Enjoy one timed return trip with Flying Scotsman as well as unlimited travel on all other service trains on the date of your visit.


Date Journey Adult Adult with child Under 3 on Knee Child (3 - 17 Years) Book Now
18 - 20 September 2020  Bury to Heywood £18  £18  £12 Book Now 
18 - 20 September 2020  Bury to Rawtenstall  £29  £29 £18 Book Now 
26 - 27 September 2020  Bury to Heywood  £18 £18 £12 Book Now
26 - 27 September 2020  Bury to Rawtenstall  £29 £29 £18 Book Now

Important Information and Getting Here

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 the East Lancashire Railway, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

Thanks Liam Barnes for the pic.

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