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Santa with child

It's that time of year again when the air takes on that crisp chill of winter and children stay up late listening for the tell-tale tinkling of Santa's sleigh bells. Yes it's Christmas, and every year the East Lancashire Railway likes to join in the fun with their incredibly popular Santa Specials!

An annual tradition for many families in the North West, the Santa Specials allow you to step into a magical winter wonderland. Soak in the atmosphere at the breathtakingly decorated Bury Bolton Street Station before stepping onto a genuine heritage steam engine for a merry ride to Rawtenstall and back.

Meet Jolly St Nick himself as he travels through the train along with his crew of happy helpers and hands gifts out to the children, as well as a mince pie and festive tipple to the adults. It is a truly unforgettable Christmas adventure.

The Santa Specials are pre-booking only and spots fill up fast so don't miss out, book today!

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