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...
52322 on the East Lancashire Railway by Liam Barnes

Steam locomotive No. 52322 to visit the Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway has announced that A Class No. 52322 will be visiting the line from May to August 2018. The locomotive is currently based at the East Lancashire Railway in Bury and is...
504 at Bury

Class 504 Preservation Society given 16 weeks accomodation at the East Lancs Railway

The Class 504 Preservation Society have announced that they have been offered 16 weeks undercover accommodation at the East Lancashire Railway. The accommodation is at the locomotive works at Baron Street rather than the 2...
Leander steams through Summerseat during the East Lancashire Railway Spring Steam Gala 2018video

East Lancashire Railway – Spring Steam Gala 2018 (4K)

Over the weekend of 3rd/4th March 2018, we find ourselves back at the East Lancashire Railway for the second time in 2018. In what was a very hit and miss event, due to the snow...
D832 "Onslaught" Arrives at Wirksworth // Credit Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Class 42 ‘Warship’ No. D832 “Onslaught” arrives at Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway have announced that Class 42 'Warship' No. D832 "Onslaught" has arrived at Wirksworth, ahead of the line's Diesel Locomotive Weekend. About D832 "Onslaught" D832 is one of only two remaining Class 42 'Warships' and is...
45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into our events calendar. Along with the...
2890 Douglas at Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No. 2890 “Douglas” to visit Great Central Railway Nottingham for 2018

The Great Central Railway Nottingham (GCRN) has announced that Hunslet-class steam locomotive No. 2890 "Douglas" will be operating trains on the line throughout 2018. About Douglas' stay at the GCRN Currently based at the East Lancashire Railway,...
Leander steams out of Holyhead

East Lancashire Railway release emergency timetable for Friday!

The East Lancashire Railway has released an emergency new timetable for the first day of its Spring Steam Gala, which starts tomorrow (2nd March 2018). The new timetable is as a result of the extreme...