There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable
  • 23 January 2017

    General Manager Vacancy

    The East Lancashire Railway is hiring!

    A unique opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking General Manager to join us at the East Lancashire Railway based in Bury. If you have the experience of working in a multi-functional organisation, the vision to shape the next chapter of the East Lancashire Railway's history and are looking for a new challenge, then we would like to hear from you.

    To apply, please download the Recruitment Pack below, complete the Application Form and return to East Lancashire Railway Chairman, Mike Kelly, at

  • Diesel Gala

    We’re starting 2017 off with a bang here at the East Lancashire Railway with our first major event of the year, our annual Spring Diesel Gala! With a stunning line-up of home fleet locos running an all diesel timetable all weekend this event is sure to impress.

    Be one step ahead, skip the queues and save 10% of your gala ticket by booking online, just another great reason not to miss out on this fantastic weekend.

    Share your thoughts on the Diesel Gala by heading over to Twitter and using the hashtag #greatvaluegala, we would love to hear from you!

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