There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 23rd March 2019 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.

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

Press ReleaseDate Released
BURY COLLEGE STUDENTS CLIMB ABOARD ELR COLLABORATION w/c 12 February 2018
FLYING SCOTSMAN BACK ON TOUR IN 2018 w/c 5 February 2018
ON TRACK FOR A FAIRYTALE ENDING w/c 5 February 2018
100MPH TORNADO TO HIT NORTH WEST w/c 5 February 2018
THE BEST IN BEER & BEATS AT BUFFER STOPS BAR w/c 22 January 2018

For East Lancashire Railway press enquiries, copies of high resolution images and press passes, please contact Democracy on 0161 881 5941 or email ELR@democracypr.com.

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