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



Santa Specials

Kick off your Christmas in style on the East Lancashire Railway’s Santa Special, a family favourite in the North West. Tickets are selling quickly so book now to ensure you don’t miss out on the festive fun, including:

  • A steam train ride to Rawtenstall and back
  • A festive atmosphere provided by a traditional brass band, carol singers and beautiful decorations
  • Costumed characters and on board magician providing entertainment on the journey
  • A meeting with Santa and his elves as they pass through the train giving a gift to each child
  • A chocolate lolly, juice drink and bespoke activity pack for children and a mince pie and festive tipple for grown-ups
  • An ELR branded drawstring bag for children, the perfect souvenir for a special day out
  • A Christmas Treasure Hunt at Bury Transport Museum

Find out more and book now!

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