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  • Transport Collectors' Fair

    If you are rocking down to the railway to partake in some steam powered shenanigans during the Spring Steam Gala, 10, 11 and 12 March, then you will definitely want to add Bury Transport Museum to your to-do list.

    Nestled amongst the interactive exhibits and original artefacts you will find the Transport Collectors’ Fair! Browse stalls full of memorabilia and transport nick-nacks and bric-a-brac and pick up the perfect souvenir for your day on the rails.

    For more information on the Steam Gala and Collectors Fair click here.

    If you would like to exhibit your own stall, make sure that you fill out this form.

  • 14 February 2017

    Buffer Stops Bar Update

    The East Lancashire Railway is always looking to improve our offering to all of our visitors. As such, and as part of an ongoing re-vamp of our food and drink offerings at our station pubs, the Buffer Stops Bar will be undergoing renovation from 13 February – 5 March. It will remain open during this time.

    The Bar will be closed on 6 – 7 March for the finishing touches and paintwork.

    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but hope that you will enjoy the end result!

    For more information on the Buffer Stops and everything it has to offer, why not pay a visit to the Buffer Stops Bar Facebook page and join the conversation!

  • Buffer Stops Bar

    Put your power to ponder perplexing puzzles whilst putting away a pint to the test! The Buffer Stops Pub Quiz is the place to be for wannabe question masters and those who like to shout the answers at game shows on T.V.


    Kicking off at 7:30pm on the first and third Wednesday of every month, there are numerous prizes on offer. You could be the lucky person to take home Beer tokens for the Buffer Stops Bar or East Lancashire Railway Activity Vouchers, there’s even a roll over prize to keep you coming back for more.

    Join the conversation on facebook!

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