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Taking you places since 1844!

The East Lancashire Railway has always been a vital part of the areas landscape and has helped shape the destiny of the towns along its route through the transportation of goods and people. Now it makes for an exciting and dramatic gateway to a great day out, with plenty of new experiences waiting for you along the line!

Welcome to our helpful list of some of the best things to see, do, eat and drink at each of the railway stops, Heywood, Bury, Summerseat, Ramsbottom, Irwell Vale and Rawtenstall.

We hope that you will use this guide to plan many amazing days out with us, and if you have suggestions or make discoveries of your own, please feel free to share them with us through Facebook or Twitter.

For even more information on great attractions in the area of the East Lancashire Railway, visit:

www.visitmanchester.com – The official website of Greater Manchester’s tourist board

www.manchesterscountryside.com - Explore Greater Manchester’s stunning countryside

www.visitlancashire.com – The officialwebsite of the Manchester and Blackpool Tourist Board

www.modernhistory.co.uk – Celebrating the region’s diverse industrial heritage attractions


Download our Visitor Guide for more information on things to see and do around our line.