East Lancashire Railway

East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY
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East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway is a lovingly restored heritage railway sited deep in the heart of Lancashire. Take a relaxing steam or diesel ride along the 12 mile line, stopping off at one of the seven stations to explore the variety of cultural and historical attractions on offer.

Events at this venue

There are 28 events at this location

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1940's Weekend

" 1940's Weekend " Dust off your dancing shoes and march on over to the East Lancashire Railway for a weekend of vintage glamour at this award-winning event. Enjoy live music and entertainment, historical exhibitions and more from Britain’s finest hour!

Sat 26 May

£11–£45 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 27 May

£11–£45 / 0333 320 2830

Mon 28 May

£11–£45 / 0333 320 2830

Autumn Steam Gala

" Autumn Steam Gala "  

Fri 19 Oct

£15–£63 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 20 Oct

£15–£63 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 21 Oct

£15–£63 / 0333 320 2830

Bavarian Night

" Bavarian Night " This German themed night with traditional favourites such as sauerkraut and strudel is an authentic accompaniment to Oktoberfest celebrations!   Please note, due to the limited seating capacity of our dining train we only have a small selection of tables for two. Two seats can be purchased on a…

Fri 12 Oct

£53 / 0333 320 2830

Day Out With Thomas

" *  * Opening times " Opens 09:00am " *  * Facilities " * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * " *  * Parking " There is limited parking at the following Stations Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall. We offer A park and ride service at Heywood Station which is included in the price of…

Sat 5 May

£0–£65 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 6 May

£0–£65 / 0333 320 2830

Mon 7 May

£0–£65 / 0333 320 2830

…and 4 more dates until 7 Oct

Festive Diner

" Festive Diner " Steam into Christmas with a festive dining experience and enjoy a steam train journey through Lancashire’s very own winter wonderland.  

Sat 1 Dec

£53 / 0333 320 2830

Freedom of the Line Ticket

" Freedom of the Line " Our best value tickets which include unlimited travel all day and FREE entry to Bury Transport Museum (excludes special events). Prices: *  - Family (2 adults & 3 children): **£39.50** *  - Adult (aged 18 and over): **£15.50** *  - Concession: **£14.00** *  - Child (aged 5 - 17)…

Sat 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Halloween Ghost Train

" Halloween Ghost Train " Roll up roll up for the ride of your life on the East Lancashire Railway's Halloween Ghost Trains! The spooky circus is steaming into town with a host of spine tingling spooks and giggling ghouls. You will want to get ringside seats for this:   * Witches, wizards and werewolves welcome…

Fri 26 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Sat 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Wed 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Murder Mystery

" Murder Mystery " Fancy yourself as a bit of a Poirot? An adorer of all things Agatha Christie? Then put on your thinking cap and work up an appetite for some serious sleuthing with a Murder Mystery Night. These popular evenings are hosted by the award winning After Dark Entertainment and guarantee an evening of…

Sat 12 May

£66 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 25 May

£66 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 1 Jun

£66 / 0333 320 2830

…and 10 more dates until 23 Dec

Premium Night Diner

" Premium Night Diner " The ultimate in luxury dining experiences, our Premium Nights are a black tie affair that include a five course menu, sparkling reception, live music and table magician. Please note, due to the limited seating capacity of our dining train we only have a small selection of tables for…

Sat 23 Jun

£66 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 21 Jul

£66 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 11 Aug

£66 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Ales on the Trails

" Ales on the Trails " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that…

Sat 8 Sep

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 9 Sep

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Beer Sampling

" Beer Sampling " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that the…

Sat 2 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 11 Aug

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Best of Local Ales

" Best of Local Ales " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that…

Fri 20 Jul

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 17 Aug

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Burrs CP & Ramsbottom

" Burrs Country Park height: 212px; float: right; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;"/>Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale…

Sat 19 May

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Father's Day Special

" Father's Day Special " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that…

Sat 16 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 17 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Full Line Special

" Full Line Special " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that the…

Sat 21 Jul

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Hike for Your Hops

" Hike for Your Hops " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that…

Sat 30 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 25 Aug

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Lancashire Ales and Tales

" Lancashire Ales and Tales " Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops…

Sat 17 Nov

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail Pie & Pints

" Pie height: 212px; float: right; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;"/>Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore…

Sat 28 Apr

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 9 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 13 Oct

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Rail Ale Trail: Rawtenstall & Ramsbottom

" Rawtenstall height: 212px; float: right; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;"/>Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and…

Sat 12 May

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 23 Jun

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 14 Jul

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

…and 2 more dates until 27 Oct

Rail Ale Trail: Summerseat & Ramsbottom

" Summerseat height: 212px; float: right; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;"/>Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and…

Sat 1 Sep

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 15 Sep

£39.95 / 0333 320 2830

Red Rose Diner

" Red Rose Diner "

Fri 27 Apr

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 11 May

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 19 May

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

…and 10 more dates until 17 Nov

Red Rose Diner

" Red Rose Diner " Fine dining and finesse are in abundance on our flagship dining experience, combining first-class food with superior service. From the elegant red carpet welcome to the complimentary glass of fizz, our Red Rose Diners boast all the ingredients for a truly special evening. Please note, due to…

Fri 18 May

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

Sat 9 Jun

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 22 Jun

£50–£53 / 0333 320 2830

…and 5 more dates until 19 Oct

Ride Flying Scotsman to Heywood

" Ride Flying Scotsman to Heywood " The People's Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway as she runs a series of passenger services throughout the year. Ride behind the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the very best of…

Sat 12 May

£0–£15 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 13 May

£0–£15 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 24 Aug

£0–£15 / 0333 320 2830

…and 7 more dates until 8 Sep

Ride Flying Scotsman to Rawtenstall

" Ride Flying Scotsman to Rawtenstall " The People's Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway as she runs a series of passenger services throughout the year. Ride behind the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the very best of…

Sat 12 May

£0–£25 / 0333 320 2830

Sun 13 May

£0–£25 / 0333 320 2830

Fri 24 Aug

£0–£25 / 0333 320 2830

…and 7 more dates until 8 Sep

Scotsman on Show at Bury

" Scotsman on Show at Bury " The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays throughout the year. Get up close and personal to the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the very best…

Sun 9 Sep

Scotsman on Show at Rawtenstall

" Scotsman on Show at Rawtenstall " The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays throughout the year. Get up close and personal to the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the…

Sat 28 Apr

Sun 29 Apr

Summer Diesel Gala

" Summer Diesel Gala " If you fancy yourself as a diesel devotee you will want to mark this date in your calendar, the second big diesel event of the East Lancashire Railway’s annual calendar. Enjoy an intensive all diesel timetable that will feature home fleet locomotives from the ELR home fleet alongside special…

Fri 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Sat 7 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Sun 8 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0333 320 2830

Traditional Afternoon Tea

" Traditional Afternoon Tea " There is no finer way to while away a few hours than by indulging in a spot of Afternoon Tea. Enjoy a selection of traditional sandwiches and cakes whilst delighting in the vintage ambience on board our immaculately restored dining train with this quintessentially British treat.

Wed 23 May

£26–£35 / 0333 320 2830

Wed 13 Jun

£26–£35 / 0333 320 2830

Wed 18 Jul

£26–£35 / 0333 320 2830

…and 3 more dates until 24 Oct

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