There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2021
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Dining With Distinction
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The East Lancashire Railway is back

The East Lancashire Railway is thrilled to announce that our doors are once again open.

Steam and Diesel Services

Heritage steam and diesel trains will run during weekends and on selected mid week dates. Find the timetable here. Tickets for standard services can be purchased in advance here

Dining with Distinction

If you’re looking to treat yourself, or looking for the perfect gift, then pick from our wide selection of luxury Dining experiences, from Lancastrian Lunches and Red Rose Diners to Mid-Week Luncheons and Murder Mystery nights. Find out more and book here.

1940s Weekend 3 - 5 June 2022

Please note that next year's 1940s Weekend is scheduled for Friday 3 - Sunday 5 June 2022. More details to follow.  

Activity Superstore

We are accepting Activity Superstore vouchers!

Please refer to Activity Superstore to make sure your voucher is valid, you will need to redeem your voucher at

Please ensure you have a valid activation code before arriving at the Railway.

Vouchers that are not validated will not be accepted and you will be required to pay the standard fare.

Trackside and Bufferstops

Due to unforeseen circumstances, The pubs will be closed. As soon as a re-opening date is known, an announcement will be published online. Heritage Trains continue to operate as timetabled.

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