6990 Witherslack Hall at Rawtenstall on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No.6990 Witherslack Hall to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway will be having another Great Western Railway steam locomotive for the summer, in the form of 6990 'Witherslack Hall'. You may remember that GWR locomotive No.5199 has arrived at the East...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

Where and when to see steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman this week

World famous locomotive Flying Scotsman will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Manchester and Keighley on Thursday 17th May 2018. The A3 locomotive is on a light engine movement. 60103...
5199 departs the Llangollen Railway for a summer away at the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No.5199 departs the Llangollen Railway for the East Lancashire Railway

The Llangollen Railway have announced that steam locomotive No.5199 has departed the railway for the East Lancashire Railway. The locomotive is going to the East Lancashire Railway for a visit to the line over the...
City of Wells at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No. 34092 ‘City of Wells’ to visit Keighley & Worth Valley Railway...

This afternoon, the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that No. 34092 'City of Wells' will be visiting the line for their 50th Anniversary Gala. As many will know, 'Wells' was once part of...
Thomas set to visit the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive Thomas to visit the East Lancashire Railway this weekend

Thomas is set to visit the East Lancashire Railway. Join the blue engine, along with his friends and the Fat Controller, for a weekend full of fun. You can have rides behind Thomas, meet the...
Class 504 Preservation Society

Class 504 Preservation Society looking for new volunteers

The Class 504 Preservation Society is asking for more volunteers to help continue the restoration of their Class 504 on the East Lancashire Railway. Do you remember riding these multiple units? Or have you become...
D832 "Onslaught" // Credit Severn Valley Railway

D832 Onslaught to visit North Norfolk Railway for Summer Diesel Gala

The North Norfolk Railway has announced Warship class D832 Onslaught as their first visiting locomotive to their Summer Diesel Gala. Appearing courtesy of Bury Hydraulic Group, the Warship will be visiting the railway from the...
9F No.92134 Leaving for North Yorkshire Moors Railway // Credit 92134 FB Page

Steam locomotive No.92134 moves to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The 92134 Facebook page has announced that 9F No.92134 has been loaded onto a lorry for transport to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR). Leaving the East Lancashire Railway (ELR) 92134 leaves the East Lancashire Railway...
Class 504 Preservation Society

Class 504 Preservation Society – 21st April 2018 Working Party update

The Class 504 Preservation Society have released a quick update as to what work went on during their Working Party on the 21st April 2018. This working party only had one member today, Paul. Can...
Flying Scotsman passes 34092 'City of Wells' at Ramsbottom

Step onboard steam locomotive No. 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ at the East Lancashire Railway this...

The world-famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman, returns to the East Lancashire Railway for a static display this April. Yes, that's right, book yourself a place for its visit on the 28th and 29th April 2018 to...