There are no trains running today - The next service will be on Saturday 28th November 2015 using the Santa Specials Timetable 2015

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    Freedom of the Line

    Our best value tickets which include unlimited travel all day and FREE entry to Bury Transport Museum (excludes special events).

    • Family (2 adults & 3 children): £37.00
    • Adult (aged 16 and over): £14.50
    • Concession (aged 60 and over): £13.00
    • Child (aged 5 and over): £9.20
    • Under 5s: FREE (except Day Out with Thomas)

    Other Fares

    Single and return fares are available between our four main stations - Heywood, Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall, except on Special Events.

    Return tickets start from: Adult: £8.00, Child: £5.10, Concession: £7.20


    Dogs are allowed to travel on the railway at no extra charge, however must be kept on a lead at all times.

    Resident's Permit

    Great discounts for residents of the boroughs of Bury, Rochdale and Rossendale.

    Freedom of the Line tickets: Adult, Concession, Child: £9.00

    Full line return tickets: Adult: £5.20, Concession/Child: £3.60

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    Special Events Rover Tickets

    Special tickets may replace other ticket types and are available on special event days including: Day Out with Thomas, 1940s Wartime Weekend, Diesel & Steam Events. Please see individual events or contact us for details.

    Full terms and conditions

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