There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th August 2020 using the Re-opening Timetable

We're reopening August weekends 2020 - 

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Important Notice

We have a couple of important ipdates to share!

Firstly lets start with some good news!! .

The Trackside and Bufferstops Pubs are planning to re-open on Saturday 4th July. We will of course be taking steps to make sure government guidelines are followed to protect the team and the public so you can enjoy your pint and tipple safely. We will be releasing this information and opening hours in the coming days.

We are also working hard to ready the locomotives and track for re-opening the trains to passengers. Watch for further updates very soon.

Over the past few months, we have been overwhelmed by your generosity be that through donations, turning your orders into vouchers and of course your truly kind messages, emails, and letters. Thank you all So very much for this.

So far, we have raised an absolutely staggering £140,000 (including gift aid). We still have a way to go to reach our £200,000 goal and the ELR still needs your support and any contributions that you can make will help us to keep steaming for the long-term future.

Thank You all once again for your continued support , and we will be seeing you all very soon.

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