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  • The Information Office is now closed until Tuesday 3rd January.

    The call centre is open 9am - 9pm every day, with the following exceptions:

    Sat 24-Dec 9am to 6pm
    Sun 25-Dec CLOSED
    Sat 31-Dec 9am to 6pm
    Sun 1-Jan 9am to 6pm

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the volunteers and staff at the East Lancashire Railway.

  • The Information Office is now closed until Tuesday 3rd January. 

    The call centre is open 9am - 9pm every day, with the following exceptions:

    Sat 24-Dec 9am to 6pm
    Sun 25-Dec CLOSED
    Sat 31-Dec 9am to 6pm
    Sun 1-Jan 9am to 6pm

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the volunteers and staff at the East Lancashire Railway.

  • 15 December 2016

    Loco Update: 76084 & 44871

    Caption: Loco Update

    We’ve got that #FridayFeeling as we’ve got some exciting loco news to share! We are delighted to announce that 76084 will be joining us from Christmas to Mid-March and will be a guest loco at our Spring Steam Gala! Thanks to 76084 Locomotive Company, we look forward to welcoming her back ‘home’ to the North West! As if that wasn’t enough, the ELR will once again host Ian Riley’s Black 5s, with 44871 initially joining us from 1 January. Thanks to all at Riley’s for their ongoing commitment to the railway!

  • Santa giving gifts

    Missed out on our Santa specials so far? Well never fear, there are still a few last minute spots left on the 21 & 22 December!

    Hop on board for a trip through a winter wonderland with Santa and his crew of happy helpers. Meander through the beautiful Irwell Valley under the power of steam as St. Nick and his festive friends make their way through the train handing gifts out to the kids and a festive tipple for the adults. Enjoy Christmas carol singing and traditional brass bands, beautiful decorations and more, it’s the best way to kick start your Christmas holiday!

    Book online or call 0161 764 7790 (10am – 4pm daily).

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