Railway Events Calendar

Welcome to our new and improved Railway Events Calendar, we hope you find something of interest.

Jul
3
Wed
Drive A Diesel Train Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Jul 3 all-day
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty diesel engine.

Included in the price is a driving and second manning of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
23/03/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
13/04/2019 Class 45 108***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
27/04/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
18/05/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
31/05/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
03/07/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/09/2019 D1501***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
19/09/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
11/10/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
02/11/2019 Class 50 015***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £340 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Jul
4
Thu
Summer Diesel Spectacular – East Lancashire Railway
Jul 4 – Jul 6 all-day
Summer Diesel Spectacular - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

East Lancashire Railway (ELR) host their third diesel gala of 2019. With a large range of diesel locomotives based at ELR in operation over the 3-Day event, working on an intense timetable.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Diesel Locomotives

Locomotives running at this event are still to be announced.

Times

Times will be announced later in the year

 

Fares

Fares to be announced.

Other Information

WARNING – Information display on this page was correct at time of writing, Information can change quickly. Please visit East Lancs Railway website to check if any changes have been made.

Other events available to view by clicking here

For further Information about East Lancashire Railway’s Spring Diesel Gala, please visit the event’s page on their website here

Jul
12
Fri
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Jul 12 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Jul
15
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Jul 15 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Jul
19
Fri
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Jul 19 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Aug
12
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Aug 12 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Aug
19
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Aug 19 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Sep
2
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 2 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Sep
14
Sat
Drive A Diesel Train Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 14 all-day
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty diesel engine.

Included in the price is a driving and second manning of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
23/03/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
13/04/2019 Class 45 108***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
27/04/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
18/05/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
31/05/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
03/07/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/09/2019 D1501***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
19/09/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
11/10/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
02/11/2019 Class 50 015***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £340 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Sep
16
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 16 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Sep
19
Thu
Drive A Diesel Train Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 19 all-day
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty diesel engine.

Included in the price is a driving and second manning of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
23/03/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
13/04/2019 Class 45 108***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
27/04/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
18/05/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
31/05/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
03/07/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/09/2019 D1501***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
19/09/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
11/10/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
02/11/2019 Class 50 015***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £340 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Sep
21
Sat
English Electric Theme Day – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 21 all-day
English Electric Theme Day - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Join the East Lancashire Railway in the English Electric theme event celebrating diesel locomotives from EE.

There will be a range of super English Electric Diesels to travel behind, making it hard for you to chose a favourite!

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Both will be added to this page when announced

Fares – Will be added to this page when announced

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Photo: Liam Barnes – see his Flickr here.

Sep
27
Fri
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Sep 27 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Oct
7
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Oct 7 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Oct
11
Fri
Drive A Diesel Train Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Oct 11 all-day
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty diesel engine.

Included in the price is a driving and second manning of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
23/03/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
13/04/2019 Class 45 108***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
27/04/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
18/05/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
31/05/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
03/07/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/09/2019 D1501***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
19/09/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
11/10/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
02/11/2019 Class 50 015***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £340 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Oct
14
Mon
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Oct 14 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Oct
18
Fri
Autumn Steam Gala 2019 – East Lancashire Railway
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Autumn Steam Gala 2019 - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Come along to the East Lancashire Railway for their second steam gala of 2019. ELR’s home fleet will work alongside visiting engines (TBC) on an intense timetable.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Steam Locomotives

Locomotives to be confirmed

Times

Timetable to be confirmed

 

Fares

Fares to be released soon!

Other Information

WARNING – Information display on this page was correct at time of writing, Information can change quickly. Please visit East Lancs Railway’s website to check if any changes have been made.

Other events available to view by clicking here

For further Information about East Lancashire Railway’s Autumn Steam Gala, please visit the event’s page on their website here

Oct
25
Fri
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Oct 25 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Nov
2
Sat
Drive A Diesel Train Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Nov 2 all-day
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty diesel engine.

Included in the price is a driving and second manning of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
23/03/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
13/04/2019 Class 45 108***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
27/04/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
18/05/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
31/05/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
03/07/2019 Class 37 109***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
14/09/2019 D1501***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
19/09/2019 D5054***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
11/10/2019 Class 40***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now
02/11/2019 Class 50 015***  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £340.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £340 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here

Nov
8
Fri
Steam Train Driver Experience – East Lancashire Railway
Nov 8 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom

Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days.

Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop on the footplate and take control of a mighty steam engine.

Included in the price is a driving and firing of the 16 miles of the ELR, guarding a train on the 16-mile long line and hot lunch and the option to include guests.

You will also receive a certificate and a 2019 ELRPS membership.

Activities and Services

  • Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with Castlecroft Café inside), The Trackside pub, The Buffet and Gift Shop
  • Rawtenstall Station – Buffer Stops Bar, Rawtenstall Café and Gift Shop

Locomotives – Will be added to this page when announced

Route + Times – Dates for this experience are found below, along with which locomotive you will be driving (if confirmed, all subject to change).

Date Locomotive Duration Route Cost Booking
22/02/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
01/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
22/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/03/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
26/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
29/04/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
13/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/05/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
03/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
17/06/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/07/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
12/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
19/08/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
02/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
16/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
27/09/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
07/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
14/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
25/10/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
08/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now
15/11/2019 TBC  Full Day Bury – Rawtenstall £425.00 Book Now

Fares – Each experience day costs £425 each

Other Information

For more information, please visit the East Lancashire Railway’s website here

Other events available to view by clicking here