Plan Your
Day Out

Whether it’s your first visit or your fifty first, there’s always plenty to do along the East Lancashire Railway.

We’ve got amazing steam trains for fans of heritage railways. We’ve got historic waiting rooms and picture perfect platforms. And of course we have a gift shop. But we also have 12 miles of stunning scenery and 7 different stops for you to hop off and explore the beautiful countryside and vibrant market towns. Whatever stop you start at and wherever you are coming from, be it near Lancashire, Preston, Liverpool, Chester or even further afield. Whether your a couple looking to create some memories, friends that need good things to do indoors on a rainy day, or a family exploring Manchester for places to see, you’ll find everything you need to know to enjoy cheap, fun days out in the North West.

Bury Transport Museum

One of the star attractions on the ELR,
don’t miss the amazing Bury Transport Museum,
packed with historic vehicles of every shape and size.

2024 Timetable

Download the East Lancashire Railway’s latest Timetable Leaflet.

Buy a Gift Voucher!

Perfect for any rail buff or family member you want
to treat with a unique day out, our gift vouchers
are super flexible to match any occasion.