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Steam Powered Parties

You know what kids parties are like, all the cake and chaos, the tiring tornado that is a group of toddlers having a good time and of course the clean up afterward… well why not let the East Lancashire Railway help? Let us take care of all of the little details whilst you focus on the important things, like making sure you get five minutes to have a sit down!

What’s Included

Our standard package includes provisions for 10 children which includes a full train ride from Bury to Heywood and back, food, party activities and games all supervised by one of our party hosts.

The package also includes 4 adult tickets to travel on the return train ride from Bury to Heywood.

Cost: £175

Optional extras

Power up your party with these add-ons:

  • Additional Children: £12.50 per child
  • Additional Adults: £7.40 per adult (1 additional adult travels free for every 4 children added to your party package, train ride only)
  • Party bags: £2.50 per child

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Parties are held on Saturday’s and Sunday’s (excluding special event weekends) at 10:40 and 13:25 and last for 2 hours 20 minutes. Recommended ages 3 – 8 years. Please note that due to limited availability, Children's Parties are only available to book for July 2018 onwards.

Pick from a morning or afternoon schedule as outlined below:

 Party 1 Party 2 
Guests Arrive 10:40  13:25 
Board Train 10:55  13:40 
Train Departs Bury Bolton Street Station 11:00 13:45 
Train Arrives Heywood Station 11:13  13:58 
Activity at Heywood Station 11:15 - 11:25  14:00 - 14:10 
Board Train 11:25  14:10 
Train departs Heywood Station 11:30  14:15 
Train arrives Bury Bolton Street Station  11:45  14:30 
Food in Footplate Experience building  11:45 - 12:15  14:30 - 15:00 
"Happy Birthday" Sing-A-Long 12:15 - 12:20  15:00 - 15:05 
Activity/games in Footplate Experience building 12:20 - 12:55  15:05 - 15:40 
Party Bags 12:55 - 13:00 15:40 - 15:45 
Party Ends 13:00 15:45 
 Duration 2 Hours 20 Minutes 2 Hours 20 Minutes 

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