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

Our popular Santa Special trains have surpassed all expectations and have now reached nearly 90% occupancy! Don’t miss out on this fantastic festive experience that has become an annual tradition for many

  • Take a steam train ride to Rawtenstall and back through the Irwell Valley
  • Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere provided by a traditional brass band and carol singing
  • Admire the beautifully decorated Bury Bolton Street Station
  • Say hello to costumed characters and be amazed by the on board magician
  • Meet Santa and his elves as they travel through the train giving a gift to each child
  • Each child will also receive a biscuit and juice drink whilst adults will receive a mince pie and festive tipple
  • Hunt for hidden clues in Bury Transport Museum with the Great Christmas Treasure Hunt

Additional seats have just been released for the 9:30 trains on the 24th and 25th November.

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