There are trains running today using the Blue Timetable 2019

Important Information: Due to refurbishment, The Trackside will not be serving food from 15th March - 29th March. - 

The kitchen will re-open on 30th March. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Key:

  • S: Steam-hauled service
  • D: Diesel operated service
  • DMU: Diesel multiple unit service
  • a: Arrival times for terminating service
  • n: Does not stop in January, November and December
  • Times in italics indicate that the service will not run on 1 January and 26 December

Saturday 19th January 2019

  • Blue Timetable 2019

    Blue Timetable (Heywood Station to Rawtenstall Station)
     DSDSDSDS
    Heywood (dep) - - 09:45 11:30 12:15 14:30 15:15 16:45
    Bury Bolton St (dep) - 09:15 10:05 11:55 13:00 14:50 15:40 17:03a
    Burrs Country Park (dep) - 09:20 10:10 12:00 13:05 14:55 15:45  
    Summerseat (dep) - 09:25 10:15 12:05 13:10 15:00 15:50 -
    Ramsbottom (dep) - 09:33 10:30 12:20 13:20 15:10 16:00 -
    Irwell Vale (dep) - 09:40 10:37 12:27 13:27 15:17 16:07 -
    Rawtenstall (arr) - 09:48 10:45 12:35 13:35 15:25 16:15 -
    Blue Timetable (Rawtenstall Station to Heywood Station)
     DSDSDSDS
    Rawtenstall (dep) - 10:10 11:05 13:00 13:55 15:45 16:30 -
    Irwell Vale (dep) - 10:17 11:12 13:07 14:02 15:52 16:37n -
    Ramsbottom (dep) - 10:30 11:25 13:25 14:20 16:02 16:47 -
    Summerseat (dep) - 10:35 11:30 13:30 14:25 16:07 16:52 -
    Burrs Country Park (dep) - 10:40 11:35 13:35 14:30 16:12 16:57n  
    Bury Bolton St (dep) 09:15 10:55 11:45 13:55 14:45 16:20 17:01a -
    Heywood (arr) 09:28 11:08 11:58 14:08 14:58 16:33 - -


    If you would like to download or print a copy of our 2019 Timetables & Information Leaflet, please click here.

    If you would like to buy tickets for this date, please click here.

    Please note that there is an amended timetable on the 6 - 7 April to run during the Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival. You can download the timetable below.

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  • Steam & DMU Replacement

    Please note that on this date the diesel service will be run by a DMU (diesel multiple unit), the steam service will run as scheduled. Thank you.

Key:

  • S: Steam-hauled service
  • D: Diesel operated service
  • DMU: Diesel multiple unit service
  • a: Arrival times for terminating service
  • n: Does not stop in January, November and December
  • Times in italics indicate that the service will not run on 1 January and 26 December

Notices and promotions

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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): £42.00
      • Adult (aged 18 and over): £16.00
      • Concession: £14.50
      • Child (aged 5 - 17): £10.00
      • Under 5s: FREE (except special events)

    SAVE 10% and buy your Freedom of the Line tickets online, please click here. Tickets must be purchased at least seven days ahead of date of travel.

    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: £9.00, Child: £6.00, Concession: £8.50

    Dogs

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

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

    Freedom of the Line tickets: £10.00

    Full Line Return tickets: Adult: £7.00, Concession/Child: £5.00

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

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