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Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are the ideal gift for those who want the freedom to choose the perfect day at the East Lancashire Railway. Whether it’s a day spent travelling the line behind a steam or diesel locomotive, a guided Rail Ale Tour, a romantic dinner for two or a family adventure onboard the Halloween Ghost Train, our flexible vouchers can be used for a range of different activities and events.  

On the Rail Ale Trail

Travel Gift Vouchers

Travel Vouchers can be used as full or part payment for any train travel fare and for event tickets that can be bought on the day of travel, and are valid for a minimum of twelve months from the date of purchase.

Activity Gift Vouchers

Activity Vouchers can be used as full or part payment for any event or activity that can be booked in advance including:

Dining Gift Vouchers

Open Dining Gift Vouchers are available for our four-course Red Rose evening service,our three-course Lancastrian Lunch service and Mid Week Luncheon. Find out more about our dining programme.

Vouchers are valid for a minimum of twelve months from the date of purchase and can be redeemed against any Red Rose or Lancastrian Lunch subject to availability.

Cream Tea Special Gift Vouchers

Open Gift Vouchers are available for our Cream Tea Special afternoon services. Find out more about our Cream Tea Special.

Vouchers are valid for a minimum of twelve months from the date of purchase and can be redeemed against any Cream Tea Special subject to availability.

Footplate Experience Gift Vouchers

Vouchers are available if you wish to give someone special a gift they will never forget. If you know of someone who always dreamed of driving a real train from station to station, then our Footplate Experience Days provide the perfect present. Using mainly ex-British Railway’s steam or diesel locomotives and lovingly restored carriages and wagons, our part and full day activities offer an unforgettable experience. Find out more about our Footplate Experience Days.

You may purchase either a dated or open Footplate Experience Voucher. Open vouchers are valid for twelve months from the date of purchase.

How to Redeem a Voucher?

A Travel Voucher can be redeemed on the date of travel at the Booking Office at Bury Bolton Street Station.

An Activity, Rail Ale Trail or Dining Gift Voucher can be redeemed via the Information Office at Bury Bolton Street Station, either in person (along with the voucher) or over the phone. If you redeem your voucher over the phone, we will still need to ask you to forward us the voucher by post. Please note that the activity or dining vouchers are for advance bookings only and cannot be redeemed on the date of travel.

A Footplate Experience Voucher can be redeemed by phoning the Footplate Experience Manager on 07814 302813. Please note that the Footplate Experience vouchers are for advance bookings only and cannot be redeemed on the date of travel.

Enjoying a Cream Tea

Buy a Voucher today!

Travel and Activity vouchers are available in £5, £10 and £20 denominations and will be sent to you along with a presentation card.

Rail Ale Trail vouchers are available at £31.50  per person, these trails fill up quickly so we would advise confirming your intended date of travel as the earliest opportunity. The trails are suitable for over 18s only.

Dining Gift Vouchers are available at £44.00 per person for a Red Rose Diner and £40.50 per person for a Lancastrian Lunch and will be sent to you along with a presentation card.

To purchase a Travel, Activity or Dining Gift Voucher please contact us on 0161 764 7790 or visit our Information Office at Bury Bolton Street Station (open daily between 10am – 4pm).

To purchase a Footplate Experience Day voucher please contact the Bookings Manager on 07814 302 813.

Please note that the vouchers are not redeemable online, are non-refundable and no change can be given.

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