There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable
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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