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Download our latest press releases to find out the latest news from the railway.

Press ReleaseDate ReleasedImages
New Wheelchair Accessible Carriage Launches at East Lancashire Railway w/c 25 July 2016 Download
Steam into Summer at the East Lancs Railway w/c 18 July 2016 Download
East Lancs Railway Receives Defibrillator Donation w/c 6 June 2016 Download
The ELR Recognised with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service for 2016 w/c 30 May 2016 Download
All Aboard the Chattanooga Choo Choo for the East Lancs Railway's 1940s Weekend w/c 16 May 2016 Download
East Lancs Railway's Sci-Fi Event is Out of this World w/c 11 April 2016 Download
Forget Time Travel. It's All About Train Travel with New Sci-Fi Event w/c 6 April 2016 Download
Egg-Citing Times Ahead at the East Lancashire Railway w/c 21 March 2016 Download
Flying Scotsman Fever as Thousands Welcome World Famous Loco to North West w/c 18 January 2016 Download

Please click the download link, adjacent to the relevant press release, for a selection of accompanying images.

Please contact Kate Walker, Marketing Manager at the East Lancashire Railway via or 0161 764 6762 for copies of high resolution images, press passes and further information.

  • Photo: Collecting the Visit Lancashire Award
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