There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Friday 2nd April 2021 using the Flying Scotsman Returns 2021



  • Day Out With Thomas

    Thomas the Tank Engine and friends are visiting the railway for the third and final time in 2018. Don’t miss this fantastic, family friendly event! Your one-time entry fee gets you access to all of the weekend’s events and activities, including:

    • Rides behind Thomas
    • Meeting the Fat Controller and Friends
    • Performances by Rusty and Dusty, Sodor’s cheeky station sweepers
    • Unlimited travel on steam and diesel trains
    • Thomas themed activities, including tabletop games, colouring and Thomas films, in the Imagination Station
    • Re-enactments of classic Thomas stories
    • Magic shows
    • Circus Workshops
    • Face Painting

    Tickets cost £19.50 per adult and £12 per child, under 2s travel for free. Family rates are also available. Find out more and book HERE.

  • 33109 Autumn Diesel Gala

    What better way for a diesel devotee to end a cracking year of events? Join the East Lancashire Railway for the third and final large scale diesel gala of 2018.

    The intensive all diesel timetable will feature a wide range of locomotives, including:

    • D9537
    • D7629
    • 33109
    • 37109
    • 40145
    • D832
    • 45108
    • D1501
    • 47765
    • 50015
    • 56006

    Best of all, BOOK ONLINE NOW AND SAVE 10% off the price of your ticket!


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