There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 17th November 2018 using the Blue Timetable 2018 - possible amendments may apply

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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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