There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Wednesday 18th September 2019 using the Green Timetable 2019
  • Road Closures

    Run for All are working with Bury Council to deliver the 4th annual Bury 10K run on 15 September, starting at 9:30am.

    In accordance with traffic authority regulations an order has been made prohibiting and restricting the use of certain roads and road junctions in order to ensure the safety of the runners and others.

    Download the full list of road closures here.

  • Hungry for savings? You can save 25% on our marvellous Mid-Week Luncheons for the whole of September!

    Treat your taste buds with a great, great value two course steam train hauled lunch!

    We currently have availability on 12, 19 and 25 September, so if you're wanting to break up the day with something exciting, looking for a foodie experience with a difference or have always fancied Dining with Distinction - now is your chance!

    Just use discount code "SEPTSAVE" when booking to save 25% per person.

    Adult = £30 | Child = £22.50

    For more details, booking and dates click here.

  • 28 August 2019

    Bury at Heart

    Yesterday, our home town had some heartbreaking news as our football club, Bury FC, was expelled from the English Football League.

    Football has always been important to our community and our team has always been at the heart of our town and our people - we too are devastated.

    Today, our railway will be showing support to our club, the players, staff and fans, and our community, with our steam engine for the day proudly displaying a Bury FC headboard.

  • Braunton

    Join the East Lancashire Railway this August Bank Holiday as we welcome special guest Southern Railway West Country Class 4-6-2 Pacific No. 34046 “Braunton”. She will be running alongside ELR stalwart and sister engine Ex-Southern Railway Bullied Light Pacific No. 34092 “City of Wells” on an intensive passenger service timetable.

    Enjoy the dynamic duo at a discount by booking online and saving 10%. Find out more and book now here.

    Thanks Fox Pix for the image.

  • Burrs

    Local favourite and newest stop on the East Lancashire Railway line, Burrs Country Park, has been nominated for The Fields in Trust UK’s Best Park 2019.

    For those yet to visit, the park is a lovely place – a mixture of open spaces and woodlands, rivers, ponds and a canal. It can be easily reached on one of our trains, with a station stop sited within the park itself.

    Show your support for this local beauty spot and cast your vote now.

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