There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 25th January 2020 using the Blue Timetable 2020

Take a ride with the Iconic Flying Scotsman in 2020, enhance your experience with a Caledonian Breakfast or Highland Afternoon Tea - 


Kids Go Free

Introduce your family to new experiences and adventures this January at the East Lancashire Railway with our fantastic Kids Go Free offer. From 11 January to 9 February 2020 one child accompanying one Freedom of the Line paying adult will be able to travel for free.* All you have to do is download this voucher and present it when purchasing your ticket.


*Not valid on 7 - 8 February 2020 due to special event.

Free travel is for children aged 5 – 17 only. Not to be used in conjunction with other offers. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Not valid on special event days. Voucher must be presented when tickets are purchased to validate the offer. Photocopies not accepted. Sale of the voucher for profit is prohibited. Admission prices are subject to change. One voucher per person and per transaction.

Ramblers Association

Card holding members of the Ramblers' Association may travel at Concessionary fares. All concessionary fares are available to them. Concessionary fares are available every weekend except Day Out With Thomas.


On production of a valid CSMA Membership Card a two-for-one discount will be available when purchasing adult Freedom of the Line tickets. This discount is not available on special event days.

Student Rates

Any full-time student who wishes to travel on the East Lancashire Railway and is able to produce suitable full-time student identification can travel at concessionary rates regardless of age. Any suitable ID is acceptable, for example: NUS Card, College ID etc.

Carvan and Motorhome Club

Members of the Caravan and Motorhome club can receive two for one travel. One person travels free when accompanied by a "Freedom of the Line" Adult ticket holder. Not valid on event days. Tickets must be used at the same time, lowest priced ticket is free. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. To take advantage of any special offer, please show your your valid signed membership card to the booking office or ticket inspector.

Brown Cow Food Discount

The Brown Cow at Burrs Country Park offers a 10% discount on food with a valid East Lancashire Railway ticket.

Activity Superstore

The East Lancashire Railway accepts vouchers issued by Activity Superstore on all standard running days. The vouchers are not valid on special events.

To download…

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