Where possible the ELR has rescheduled some events for later in the year. Below is the list of events being rescheduled in May, showing the original date, event name and new date.
- Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of May – Day out With Thomas moves to Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of July (“Flying Scotsman” unavailable for display)
- Friday 8th to Sunday 10th of May – Flying Scotsman moves to Friday 18th to Sunday 20th of September
- Friday 8th to Sunday 10th of May – Highland Afternoon Tea moves to Friday 18th to Sunday 20th of September
- Friday 8th to Sunday 10th of May – Flying Scotsman Evening Dining Services moves to Friday 18th to Sunday 20th of September
Suspended May Services
The following events listed below have been suspended in May:
- Dining With Distinction Products
- Footplate (Drive a Train Experiences)
- Rail Ale Trail
- Photography Experiences
- Children’s Adventure Days
- The 1940’s event is now officially cancelled and will return in 2021
- The Caledonian Breakfast services that formed part of the Flying Scotsman Weekend in both May and September have been cancelled for both months
The East Lancashire Railway has given a number of options for people unable to attend the new dates. They can transfer to another service, have a voucher for the full amount, or request a refund.
Further Information and Support the East Lancashire Railway
The East Lancashire Railway is asking for anyone booked on any events affected by COVID-19 to take a voucher over a full refund, as this will help the heritage line during this difficult time.
The railway will be emailing customers on affected services in due course.
For more information or to support the East Lancashire Railway, please visit their website here.
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